Those $1,000 dinner dates for the non-Cuban elites

On the 58th anniversary of the failed Bay of Pigs invasion this week, we saw Raúl Castro come out of retirement to give the country some bad news.  In other words, things are going to get really bad again — fasten your seat belts for more shortages.  As my mother calls it, the same "expletive deleted" that we've been hearing for way too long. Why the bad news?  The regime's explanation is "el bloqueo" —  that U.S. embargo!  Were you ready for Raúl Castro to blame it on the blockade? Why really the bad news?  Cuba is imploding from an economic system that survives as long as there someone willing to subsidize it.  It's socialism at work and no more than that. Not long after Raúl broke the bad news, we learned of a "first" in Havana.  Check this out: The regime, of course, sanctions those who...(Read Full Post)
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