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Happy birthday, Nelson Mandela

92 today. Good innings and all that. But wait! Yes….I’m getting….yes….OK….this just in from the Blessed Abattoir of the Sacred Cow…. Che Guevara is an inspiration for every human being who loves freedom. Ah well, I guess even divinities made flesh are entitled to the occasional bad day at the office. Advertisements

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Lula and the cornered Caudillos

It’s been a busy few days for Brazil’s peripatetic President Luiz Inácio Lula da Silva. Last week he was in Cuba for a cozy chat with the Hermanos Castro, and this week he attended the Latin American Summit in Cancún, on which occasion President Felipe Calderón of Mexico gave him this glowing reference…. President Lula is the undisputed leader […]

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