GoodShotRedTwo
Good Shot Red Two
GoodShotRedTwo
Mar 21 2016
2

I guess that makes sense, *summoning college Latin American History Class* didn’t Che spend a lot if time in Africa supporting independence movements (as Non Serviam said) trying to encourage communism there? Either way, very interesting.

Mar 21 2016
7

Cuba was also the primary supporter of SWAPO during its struggle for Namibian independence against apartheid South Africa. Meanwhile, France and Israel were providing military support for South Africa (the latter to the point of providing them with nuclear weapon and ballistic missile technology) and the U.S. and U.K. Read more

Mar 21 2016
118

I read a fascinating article in The Atlantic about how this all really happened because President Obama shook Raul Castro’s hand at Nelson Mandela’s funeral. I had no idea Mandela and the Castro brothers were friends, nor how much Cuba supported the Anti-Apartheid movement. Read more

Mar 7 2016
4

My public policy professor liked to refer to Bloomberg as New York’s benevolent dictator, which always seemed like an apt description of his time as mayor

Mar 5 2016
7

Yep! ’Tis the nature of the problem: all things genuine, authentic and sincere are like magnets for pretentious idiots and posers. Read more

Mar 5 2016
59

But balance sounds so fair! It’s only right that we elect some folks to make our country a little bit better, and then give the other folks who want to make it worse a turn. We have to balance good public policy with bad! That’s just common sense.

Mar 2 2016
1

Word! And yay to a fellow Latina living in Los Feliz. :) They have quite a few Bernie-centric meetings at a studio right down the street from me. I also see a Bernie shirt time and time again at our local Vons.

Mar 2 2016
58

Just because we Latino Sanders supporters understand why other Latinos support Hillary doesn’t mean we think y’all aren’t misguided, though. Read more

Mar 2 2016
10

Even city council is a tough nut to crack and state level reps, etc. I had to hunt down and go on a google rabbit hole just so I knew the people were running for my city council and I sadly imagine not a lot of people a) do that or b) vote

Jan 30 2016
2

I think 5'10 is a great height, and when you think about it .. being under 6ft weeds out the shallow people who don’t deserve you anyway:)