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Obama, Castro and Hanlon

Obama Castro

So, Obama shook hands with Castro at the Mandela funeral service.  A bunch of people seem to think that this is a big deal and is symbolic in some way.

While true that a sitting President should not shake hands with a communist dictator, I fail to get worked up over this turn of events.



1.  We know that Obama is a Marxist and resonates with the philosophy of the communist leader.

2.  Hanlon’s Razor:

Never attribute to malice that which is adequately explained by stupidity.

I am more convinced that Obama either didn’t know who he was shaking hands with or that his advance staff failed to tell him who he was.  Such an explanation is far more likely than Obama making a conscience statement with his actions.

New Government Policy

Quick, no googlly-ogglly-Google.

What nation said this:

X-Nation announced on Monday it would lay off “at least” half a million state workers over the next six months and simultaneously allow more jobs to be created in the private sector as the socialist economy struggles to get back on its feet.

“Our state cannot and should not continue maintaining companies, productive entities and services with inflated payrolls and losses that damage our economy and result counterproductive, create bad habits and distort workers’ conduct,”

…the government “agreed to broaden the exercise of self employment and its use as another alternative for the employment of those excess workers.”

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