Laughter, Song & Solidarity

Laughter, Song & Solidarity

  I can’t think of anything in modern history that approaches the current crisis we now face with the Coronavirus or COVID-19. History has seen world wars and famines. injustice and oppression, mass genocide and atrocities, natural disasters, and more — yet I can’t think of anything that has directly and personally affected every single […]

Fiddling While Fever Burns

Fiddling While Fever Burns

The Trump Administration is bungling the Coronavirus response at near-criminal magnitude while POTUS soothes his fragile ego with pathetic displays like this at the CDC on March 6: This kind of foolish and transparent self-aggrandizement, though serious, is actually the least of the government’s failings. The threat of Coronavirus first came into focus in early […]

Cuba’s Odd ‘Dictatorship’

Cuba’s Odd ‘Dictatorship’

I hadn’t planned another post on Cuba after marking the revolution’s 60th anniversary on Friday. Then today I came upon a column in the New York Times that begged for comment. Jon Lee Anderson writes in “Cuba’s Next Transformation” about a nationwide referendum to be held next month in Cuba to adopt a new national Constitution. […]

The Cuban Revolution: 60 Years & Counting

The Cuban Revolution: 60 Years & Counting

The first week of 2019 is drawing to a close. I would be remiss if I didn’t mention a huge milestone this week. New Years Day marked the 60th anniversary of the Cuban Revolution. It’s still going strong despite many challenges, including the 56-year embargo. You have to know that Cuba’s tenacity just rankles the […]

Fidel Castro & the Cuban Revolution

Fidel Castro & the Cuban Revolution

View this post on my first blog, Just Sayin’. Published Saturday, December 31, 2016. Title image: Ian Usher Please Note: My original blog platform did not support Comments directly with the post. Please return here if you wish to post a comment. Thanks! A Request to my Facebook Friends: If you have a comment I encourage you […]