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I think someone misheard

The news is that Obama is trying to normalize relations with Cuba, not that we're going to make them an unofficial colony again:

When the Castro regime assumed power in Cuba in 1959, it quickly nationalized the assets of almost every foreign corporation within its borders as the country transitioned to communism. For half a century now, American companies have laid claim to billions of dollars in lost assets on the Caribbean island 90 miles from U.S. shores. Under American law, the claims have been steadily accruing interest, but the companies have never seen a penny.


"You can safely assume a large flare went up yesterday," Robert Muse, a Washington, D.C., attorney who specializes in Cuban issues, including corporate claims, told TPM last week the day after Obama's White House announcement. "They're right now sending memos down the line: 'What about our claim?'"

Go find Fulgencio Batista; he's got your claims.

By fnord12 | December 22, 2014, 9:31 AM | Liberal Outrage