Ready … aim … fire!
These were the last words Howard F. Anderson ever heard. He was executed by firing squad per the orders of Fidel Castro. He refused a blindfold so he could bravely stare down his executioners. He whistled a tune before the first bullet pierced his heart, ending his life.
Prior to his execution, Castro had most of Mr. Anderson’s blood drained so it could be put to medical use for the benefit of his revolutionary soldiers.
This story is but one chapter in the evil legacy of Fidel Castro. It is worth revisiting…Read More
Quiner’s Diner continues to look back at Fidel Castro’s legacy with the U.S. by re-running this blogpost from December of 2014…Read More
In “honor” of the death of Fidel Castro, we re-run this blogpost from April 9th, 2012.Read More
Matthew Archbold is a Catholic blogger. He cited some humorous differences on how the media perceived the Pope’s visit to the Americas.
Check out these contrasting headlines…Read More
I grew up at time when we thought the world was going to blow up…Read More
Bonnie M. Anderson won seven Emmy Awards. She was finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. She has been nominated for the Maria Coors Cabot Lifetime Achievement Award sponsored by Columbia University.
Ms. Anderson, who is now president of the Anderson Media Agency, ran across my blogpost from last year that recounted her father’s death. She sent me this response:Read More
“If a man who murdered 20,000 people, imprisoned for decades hundreds of thousands of others, caused countless hundreds of thousands to flee the country (many losing their lives in desperate attempts to reach freedom on flimsy rafts) and has repressed a nation for nearly five decades – – denying them the most basic of human rights — is not considered a ruthless dictator by all, who the hell is?”Read More
“I have no hope.” This is what a woman said to Bishop Richard Pates on his trip to Cuba with Pope Benedict last week. The Bishop said “Life is very hard … the system has sucked the life out of the people.” And yet American Democrats love Cuba and Fidel Castro. As the Chairperson of the Democratic Black Caucus said after her trip to Cuba, “The bottom line is President Castro is still charming, and our country still sucks.” Why is Cuba better than the U.S. in the eyes of so many Democrats? …Read More