> Amen. We should all be concerned about the lack of freedoms in any > country, be it the United States or Cuba. What annoys the hell out of me > are the American leftists who continue to hold up Cuba as some kind of > alternative socialist model. Cuba ain't socialist and I doubt that many > on this list would want to live in a hellhole like Cuba is today. > > Chuck > Infoshop News > news.infoshop.org > What's the standard of comparison? The real world or ideas you have in your head? Cuba could never stand up to the image of socialism in Chuck's head, I am afraid. I had an uncle named Abe who remained single all his life. No woman could ever match the image he had of a perfect woman in his mind that was a combination of a Playboy model and a Mensa member. He died a bachelor at the age of 78.