“I am grateful for the step that Senator Flake took last Friday. I'll remind you in the absence of his having done so, Judge Kavanaugh would have been confirmed and seated early this week.” (Sen. Chris Coons, Oct. 4.)
In other words, Jeff Fake didn’t believe the testimony from a U.S. judge nominated for the Supreme Court of his homeland.
“There’s no evidence that somebody (Castro-regime) purposefully tried to harm somebody (U.S. diplomats and families) ….there’s no evidence that that was a deliberate attack by somebody, either the Cubans or anybody else.” (Jeff Flake, Havana, Cuba, 1/6/2018.)
In other words, Jeff Flake believed every word uttered by the KGB-trained, terror-sponsoring communist apparatchiks whose lifelong craving was to NUKE his homeland.
“I do believe Cuba’s responsible. I do believe that. And it’s a very unusual attack, as you know. But I do believe Cuba is responsible.” (President Trump regarding strange attacks on U.S. diplomats in Cuba that resulted in brain damage.)
“What we’ve said to the Cubans is: small island, you’ve got a sophisticated security apparatus. You probably know who is doing it. You can stop it. It’s as simple as that.” (Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson regarding same attacks.)
"Everybody was relatively skeptical at first (about brain injuries affecting U.S. diplomats in Cuba) --and everyone now agrees there's something there." (Douglas Smith, director of the University of Pennsylvania's Center for Brain Injury and Repair.)
“The State Department has come to the determination that they were attacks (on U.S. diplomats in Cuba)” Ambassador Peter Boode, who heads task force responding to the incidents, told a House Foreign Affairs Committee panel.)
Needless to add, while denouncing his own government as liars recently, Senator Flake was (yet again!) on a red-carpet visit to Havana hosted by his Stalinist Cuban friends (case-officers?) Too bad a communist anti-aircraft gun wasn’t nearby--or Flake could have donned a communist helmet, hopped atop the seat, and posed for pictures while aiming it at imaginary U.S. planes during the Bay of Pigs.
Indeed, almost the moment he entered Congress in 2000 Flake co-founded the Congressional “Cuba Working Group,” whose relentless goal has been to build a U.S. economic lifeline to the Stalinist Castro-regime.
Oh, sure, like all of Castro’s U.S.–based agents (on Castro’s payroll and off) Flake swears up and down that his decades-long fanatical efforts against the (so-called) Cuba embargo are, in fact, an immensely shrewd ploy to undermine Castroism by showering them with U.S. dollars!
'Hah!' Snort Flake and his anti-embargo cohorts with an eye-roll. 'How can you right-wing Cuban-exiles (people with the most knowledge of and experience with Castroism) not comprehend our brilliant plan to end Castroism!'
Well, for starters, Flake along with all his fellow "shrewd underminers of Cuban Communism by a shower of U.S. dollars," all get hero’s treatment in Cuba’s Communist media, limitless visas to visit the Castro’s Communist fiefdom and the red-carpet treatment upon every visit.
I apologize for insulting your intelligence with this issue, amigos. But that idiotic “the embargo is Castro’s best friend” meme pops up often and demands a response. So here it is:
If Castro “secretly favors the embargo,” then why did Castro’s secret agents in the U.S. ALL secretly and obsessively campaign AGAINST the U.S. embargo while working as secret agents?
Prior to their handcuffing, every subsequently convicted Cuban spy—from Ana Belen Montes to Carlos and Elsa Alvarez to Kendall and Gwendolyn Myers-- worked tirelessly to influence U.S. foreign policy AGAINST the embargo. Yet people like Jeff Flake, Patrick Leahy, etc. insist on insulting Americans’ (especially the precious few who actually study this issue) intelligence by parroting Castro’s false flag claim that his regime secretly favors the embargo.
“Listen to Survivors!” shrieked the harpies who accosted Flake in that elevator last week after the Blasey-Ford circus and (allegedly) provoked Flake’s “change of heart” on the Kavanaugh vote, which so delights Sen. Coons.
Great idea, Senator. Here’s the testimony from some women survivors of the mass-murdering, mass-torturing, terror-sponsoring regime whose economic welfare you’ve been promoting since you set foot in Congress, and whose every word you take as gold-plated truth:
These women’s prison conditions were described by former Cuban political prisoner Maritza Lugo. “The punishment cells measure 3 feet wide by 6 feet long. The toilet consisted of an 8 inch hole in the ground through which cockroaches and rats enter, especially in cool temperatures the rats come inside to seek the warmth of our bodies and we were often bitten. For week’s we’d be locked up in total darkness with a little cup of filthy water daily to drink. Nothing to wash or to flush the excrement and vermin crammed whole that passed for a toilet. Nothing to wash away the menstrual-fluid that caked to our legs. The suicide rate among women prisoners was very high.”
Indeed a study found that by 1986 Cuba's suicide rate reached twenty-four per thousand -- making it double Latin America's average, making it triple Cuba's pre-Castro rate, making Cuban women the most suicidal in the world.
Oh…and if some complain that 1986 is “ancient history!”--please note that this date is several years AFTER the date of Brett Kavanaugh’s (alleged) high-school antics which liberals claim will mark him as a serial rapist for LIFE!
How these women survived years and even decades of such horrors then “took charge of their lives” and “got their groove back,” might seem newsworthy and inspirational. Indeed their stories fairly epitomize the most popular themes of women’s chat shows. You can almost hear Gloria Gaynor’s “I Will Survive” as Joy Behar, Barbara Walters and Whoopie Goldberg greet these long-suffering--but somehow-surviving--Cuban ladies on stage with a standing ovation, sniffles and teary hugs.
Instead, “the national media has never shown the slightest interest in any of our stories,” shrugs Caridad Roque from Miami today. Ms Roque was arrested by Castro’s KGB- trained police at the age of 19 and suffered 16 years of prison and horrific torture in Castro’s Gulag.
I won’t bother asking if you’ve ever heard of her.
Her torturers, on the other hand, have been fawningly interviewed by feminists from Barbara Walters to Andrea Mitchell and from Diane Sawyer to Maria Shriver. On a visit to Cuba in 2002, feminist pioneer and fanatical Hillary-backer Carole King sang Fidel Castro a personal and heartfelt “You’ve Got a Friend.”