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Maxine Waters Boycotts Trump’s SOTU—But Attended Castro Speech Shrieking ‘VIVA FIDEL!’

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Posted: Feb 08, 2020 12:01 AM
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Maxine Waters Boycotts Trump’s SOTU—But Attended Castro Speech Shrieking ‘VIVA FIDEL!’

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“10 Democrats Boycott Trump’s State of the Union Address," declared a Voice of America article. "Another Trump critic, California Democrat Maxine Waters, said she would not attend, calling Trump a “dishonorable president.” 

“Rep. Maxine Waters, another Democrat who made early calls for impeachment, applauded the senators who voted to remove Trump from office, acknowledging Republican Mitt Romney… Waters accused the other senators, all Republicans, of being “enemies of the rule of law and the Constitution,” BuzzFeed reported.

A  Martian, briefly visiting earth, (or a “Woke” person reading the Fake News Media) would surmise that Maxine Waters cares deeply about “honor” and “the rule of law," right? Well:

“VIVA FIDEL!...FIDEL!-FIDEL!-FI-DEL!” The very rafters of Manhattan’s Riverside Church shook with thundering chants honoring the racist war-monger who came within a whisker of nuking the Riverside Church (and everything for miles around it)--some years earlier.

“FIDEL!-FIDEL!-FIDEL! --VIVA FIDEL!” The overflow crowd (which included Maxine Waters and Charles Rangel) could hardly control their excitement at finally seeing - in the flesh! - the mass-murderer who craved to nuke their nation and denounced it as “a vulture preying on humanity!”

Shortly the delirious ovation (from the mostly black crowd) rose to the level of an earthquake – to a hurricane. The very walls of the Riverside Church shook with shrieks of "FIDEL! VI-VA FI-DEL!!" in honor of the jailer and torturer.

“VIVA FIDEL!...FIDEL!-FIDEL!-FI-DEL!” continued chanting the relentlessly “progressive” crowd at America’s most notoriously “progressive” church—in honor of the jailer and torturer of the most black, women and gay political prisoners in the modern history of the Western Hemisphere.

When the Beatles played at nearby Shea Stadium in 1966, the hysterical adulation was called Beatlemania. Then what to call this (mostly Black tumult) for the dictator whose sidekick Che Guevara sneered at blacks as “lazy, frivolous and averse to baths”?

“HAPPY BIRTHDAY TO YOU!” the enraptured crowd (which included Maxine Waters) added in honor of the racist, terror-sponsoring mass-murderer’s birthday a week earlier.

"I came to Harlem,” deadpanned the smiling mass-murderer as the welcoming tumult finally waned on that memorable Harlem evening of Sept. 8, 2000, “because I knew it was here that I would find my best friends." Sadly, no cameras were focused on Maxine Waters’ face at that moment. But if you recall Ann Margaret’s face while gazing at Conrad Birdie—you probably get the picture.

(Don’t miss this video clip of the jailer and torturer of the longest suffering BLACK political prisoners in the Western Hemisphere acknowledging his absolutely RAPTUROUS welcome in Harlem, which he almost nuked.)

Astoundingly, two years prior to her whooping-hollering, hand-clapping, foot-stomping participation at Riverside’s Fidel-Castro-Worship Service, Rep. Maxine Waters seemed to suffer a teeny-tiny lapse in her adulation for the mass-murdering terror-sponsor whose lifelong dream was to nuke her homeland:

Two years prior to joining Manhattan’s Castro adoration rite, you see, Maxine Waters had voted in favor of a congressional resolution calling on Castro to kindly refrain from harboring fugitives from U.S. law, (the law she claims to revere, remember?) including convicted cop-killer Joan Chesimard (aka Assata Shakur.)

Then, OOOPS! Maxine Waters caught herself in the nick of time! This idolizer of “rule of law,” this current Chair of the House Financial Services Committee, had apparently not read the actual House resolution she was voting on! 

“Dear President (all emphasis mine) Castro,” she wrote on September 29, 1998, “I am writing to clarify my position on a resolution recently passed by the United States House of Representatives on September 14, 1998. I, and some of the Members of the Congressional Black Caucus, mistakenly voted for House Concurrent Resolution 254 which called on the Government of Cuba to extradite to the United States Joanne Chesimard and all other individuals who have fled the United States from political persecution and received political asylum in Cuba. Joanne Chesimard was the birth name of a political activist known to most Members of the Congressional Black Caucus as Assata Shakur. For the record, I am opposed to the resolution. I unequivocally stated that a mistake was made and I would have voted against the legislation.”

The New Jersey police department explains Chesimard’s “political activism” here: “On May 2, 1973 New Jersey State Troopers James Harper and Werner Foerster were patrolling the New Jersey Turnpike in the area of East Brunswick and stopped a car with three occupants. The Troopers were questioning the occupants when the driver and female passenger suddenly came up with semi-automatic pistols and opened fire. Trooper Foerster was struck twice in the chest, and Trooper Harper was hit in the shoulder. The female (Joanne Chesimard) then proceeded to take the service weapon from the injured Trooper Foerster. She pointed it at the wounded Trooper and shot him twice in the head, execution style. The thirty-four-year-old trooper with just three years on the road died soon after. He left a wife and family behind.”

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The New Jersey police department also explains the proceedings of Chesimard’s “political asylum”: “In 1977 the female shooter was convicted and sentenced to life plus 26 to 33 years in prison. On November 2, 1979 in the daylight hours this convicted murderer was serving her time when she was taken from her cell to the visitor’s area to meet with four people who had come to see her. It was a setup. The four visitors took a Corrections Officer hostage. They then took a prison driver hostage. Using the hostages, the visitors helped her escape. She eluded capture for several years until 1986 when she made her way to Cuba. There she was granted political asylum. She has been there ever since.”

At last count, The Castro-Family-Fiefdom provides safe haven for 40-50 fugitives from U.S. law (which Maxine Waters professes to revere), including several on the FBI's most wanted listed. Along with convicted cop-killer Chesimard, Cuba harbors convicted cop-killer Charlie Hill, along with Victor Gerena, responsible for a $7 million heist of a Wells Fargo truck in Connecticut in 1983 as a member of the Puerto Rican terrorist group Los Macheteros. Guillermo “Willie” Morales, who bombed Manhattan’s Fraunces Tavern in 1975, which killed four Americans, also lives like a celebrity in Cuba. For decades all requests by U.S. authorities for these criminals’ extradition have been laughed-off by Maxine Waters’s terror-sponsoring friends.

But according to Maxine Waters, this stickler for “honor" and “U.S. rule of law,” some of these aren’t criminals at all. Instead, they’re mere “political activists.”