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Commentary :: Social Welfare
Billionaire Web Network Owners Supplying Children www Porn Are Legalized Criminal$
07 Dec 2013
Modified: 03:35:51 PM
To all those literate minds on the Island of Cuba isolating captive Guantanamo prisoners & American Alan Gross,please find God
Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 1h
@THEMINDBLOWN~To all those literate minds on the Island of Cuba isolating captive Guantanamo prisoners & American Alan Gross,please find God

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 1h
@THEMINDBLOWN~The sane world is still waiting for America & Cuba to begin walking down the road of civilized relations with each>other !

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 2h
@THEMINDBLOWN~Sadly the island of Cuba still has various literate minds that are not reading into isolating captive prison population as 666

Mind Blown! ‏@THEMINDBLOWN 5 Dec
Che Guevara and Fidel Castro raised their national literacy rate from 60% to 96% within one year.

Ibn e Adam ‏@mivaseer 1 Dec
“@wstein: #LOVE_LIGHT

The light
which shines in the eye
is really the light
of the heart.

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Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 3h
@ChuBailiang~We support Pope Francis thoughts on US political struggle over 'trickle-down' economics … via @DCExaminer

Chris Buckley 储百亮 ‏@ChuBailiang 5 Dec
The well-dwellers of Beijing, poor people living underground in tunnels near you:

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Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 15h
@HDNER~1 thing is certain,if the Pope travels to Cuba for a Guantanamo prisoner exchange,he will not be proposing to Raul or
Fidel Castro !

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 15h
North Korea's leader Kim Jong~Un reacts with laughter when Dennis Rodman jokingly asks him to marry him … via @HDNER

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 16h
@HILLARYSAGENDA~Lets all pray this Holiday season also sees America & Cuba both releasing Guantanamo prisoners & American captive Alan Gross

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 16h
BBC News - US war veteran Merrill Newman released by North Korea

Europe News Depot ‏@europenewsdepot 16h
US citizen released by North Korea: US citizen Merrill Newman arrives in the Chinese capital, Be... treating our fellow man like humans?

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@JackBox~NSA Keith Alexander recently told U.S. Congress "Pope Francis has a special Presidential Holy Water that is called hypnotic willie"

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@JackBox~We are told Pope Francis will not have a problem convincing President Obama about exchanging Alan Gross with Guantanamo prisoners*

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@JackBox~Our guess if Pope Francis pulls off a Christmas Season prisoner exchange with the Castro brothers,all three captives will convert*

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@JackBox~We are waiting to hear back from Pope Francis at the Vatican concerning his interest in exchanging prisoners this Holiday season ?

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@JackBox~Jack's Corp emailed us 2 say how sorry they are that Jack jumped int2 our conversation about the Popes Guantanamo prisoner exchange

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@JackBox~Can you believe this pushy Jack forcing his way into our Castro brothers Cuban Prisoner conversation concerning Del Taco delivery ?

Jack in the Box ‏@JackBox 22 Nov
Oh, you did a juice cleanse? #CoolStoryBro

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@PacificaSurf~We read captive American Alan Gross is stuck in his Cuban prison cell 23 hrs a day with this surf right out his window !

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@DelTaco~Del Taco says they accept credit card orders,text or phone orders,but they have 2 go light on beans due to toilet paper shortages<

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@DelTaco~We got confirmation that Del Taco in Havanna Cuba delivers food to prisoners in both Guantanamo & Havanna within 1hr or it's free*

Del Taco Restaurants ‏@DelTaco 22 Nov
Make it an epic day! #EpicBurritos

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@DanMcFeely~Dear Pope Francis,Cuba & Washington D.C. have difficulties communicating with each other & we thought you might intercede ?

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@DanMcFeely~Anyone know if Pope Francis has his own computer phone on him at all times to receive important prisoner exchange text messages?

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@DanMcFeely~This should be fun,lets see if Pope Francis will answer his Twitter mail or do you think he is out in the Pope mobile ?

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@DanMcFeely~This Castro brothers Cuban prisoner exchange really needs to be taken to a much higher authority like the Vatican & Pope Francis

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@DanMcFeely~Maybe new heart Dick Cheney is not the right person to facilitate this Cuban prisoner exchange between Guantanamo & Havanna ?

DanMcFeely ‏@DanMcFeely 29 Nov
Pope Francis the Revolutionary - wisdom from George Weigel

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@B_resnick @vivyantran~You call this facial look obscure?

Aryeh ‏@AryehsSharings 6 Dec
Wife of Alan Gross: He Feels ‘Abandoned’ by US: The wife of Alan Gross, a Jewish U.S. subcont... via

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@AryehsSharings @Matzav~Listen,if Cuba's captive Alan Gross is married to this bearded woman pictured here,he might be better off in Cuba ?

michaelhirsh ‏@michaelphirsh 6 Dec
Dick Cheney, the un-Mandela:

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@CBSNews~New Heart Dick Cheney told CBS "We lost accused terrorists held in Guantanamo with these Phillips being used in our waterboarding"

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@CBSNews~New heart Cheney fears the secret Cuban exchange code word with this prisoner exchange can no longer be Phillips defibrillator ?

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@CBSNews~New heart Dick Cheney just sent us this article warning us about any future Guantanamo~American prisoner exchange being conducted<

CBS News ‏@CBSNews 4 Dec
FDA warns about faulty Philips defibrillators that may fail in emergency

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@arkarthick @mike_allton~Your putting the cart before the horse worrying about www porn! India sadly needs to take care of your population?

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@arkarthick @mike_allton~With India continuing to spend billion$ on space flights & nuclear weapons,while families sell their kids for sex ?

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@AmBeautifulShow @RT_com~Agreed,5,500 Inter+National elite owned~financed think tanks are really only playing elites 4 unconscionable profit

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@Liberty92625~Elisha> We are just taking your advice in living life on the edge,so we do not take up too much space !.

A.R.Karthick ‏@arkarthick 6 Dec
@HILLARYSAGENDA It seems deep-rooted. Universal problem too. I am not sure how the Govts will handle this in future. @mike_allton

Elishia ‏@Liberty92625 6 Dec
@HILLARYSAGENDA Are you always such a hysterical weirdo, who sends three tweets in 10 minutes, or is today a special occasion?

CricketDiane ‏@AmBeautifulShow 6 Dec
@HILLARYSAGENDA @RT_com Think tanks aren't the culprit, neither is capitalism, neither is profit making - it is unconscionable profiteering.

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@WSJusnews~ Newsmax @Newsmax_Media 14h Bill Richardson Admits: I Screwed Up on Alan Gross Detainment

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@WSJusnews~The 2 Guantanamo Detainees fighting transfers will accept being traded to the Castro brothers in exchange of captive Alan Gross

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@WSJusnews~Rumor has it former President Dick Cheney is attempting to arrange prisoner exchange with Gitmo Cuba prisoners & Havanna Cuba's 1

WSJ U.S. News ‏@WSJusnews 28 Nov
Prisoners Fight U.S. Over Exit From Gitmo

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
Twitter Censorship: Necessary Evil or War on Freedom of Speech by @davidangotti via @sejournal

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
The U.S. Army's Top Secret Arctic City Under the Ice! "Camp Century" Res...: via @youtube

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@arkarthick @mike_allton~America is run by these billionaire elite$ with their high priced lobbyists & think tanks> until public election$ <

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@arkarthick @mike_allton~Elite$ legalized this criminal supply of porn to www children & apparently all our career USA politicos are $ilent

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@arkarthick @mike_allton~Billionaire www owners supply tens of millions of children adult hard core www porn daily claiming to be good guys?

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@arkarthick @mike_allton~These sick www network owners deceive by promoting how they capture adults looking at www naked pictures of kids !

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@arkarthick @mike_allton~We obviously have allowed some very sick folks to continue 2 supply hard core adult porn to www Inter+National kids

Hillary's Agenda* ‏@HILLARYSAGENDA 6 Dec
@Liberty92625~Elites running America living behind guarded gates only care about productivity and cheap labor costs for Corp USA to compete<
Blog Spot
Philip Peters

Nobody's man in Havana

USAID contractor Alan Gross, 64, has been captive in Cuba for four years and is wondering if anyone cares about getting him out before he serves the remaining 11 years of his jail sentence.

Those who most support the program that sent him to Cuba and who defend his activities there – the Obama Administration, Senator Menendez and allies in Congress – seem to have the least to offer when it comes to bringing him home.

Their solution is clear and simple: demand his unilateral and unconditional release. (See this letter from Senator Menendez and this State Department statement.)

It’s all well and good to have a democracy development program that expands Internet access around the world. And it sounds good to carry out that program wherever we like as if the concept of national sovereignty is quaint and irrelevant because, as Secretary Clinton used to argue, access to information is a universal right.

All that idealism makes for good political speeches and strong-sounding letters to the President, it keeps the program going in Congress, and it provides the money that got Alan Gross the businessman interested in becoming a USAID operative in Cuba.

But the idealism was of no help to Alan Gross the operative because the program ignored – as did Mr. Gross – some basic operational realities. Such as: The Cuban government cares about its own sovereignty especially vis-à-vis the United States. The Cuban intelligence service is not a casual, 9-to-5 operation. It is foolish to send anyone, much less an untrained USAID contractor, to operate on that service’s home turf. And the placement of satellite Internet units with Wi-Fi hotspots would probably appear to the Cuban government to be a lot more than assistance to the Jewish community, especially because the operation was funded by a U.S. law (Helms-Burton) that seeks to overturn the political order in Cuba.

It has been four years and the demands for Mr. Gross’ unconditional release have not worked. Is anyone responsible now for finding an approach that does work?

The Bush Administration designed the satellite Internet program and issued the contract that sent Mr. Gross to Cuba, but the Bush Administration is out of office.

USAID, to be fair, has long included warnings in its documents about its Cuba program that the program is illegal in Cuba and its operatives are at risk there. USAID bristles at the idea that Mr. Gross would be traded for someone else, because that is how we get spies released, and Mr. Gross was not a spy. The implication seems to be that USAID’s work is on a higher moral plane than that of intelligence agencies. The time to think of such niceties, I would say, was before the agency decided to send contractors to attempt to operate covertly, or “discreetly” as USAID prefers to say, in another country.

The Obama Administration didn’t make the decision to send Mr. Gross to Cuba, but he went on the Administration’s watch, albeit in its first year when its personnel were still being placed in their jobs and those who were in place were not monitoring the missions of U.S. contractors to Cuba.

Supporters of the USAID Cuba programs blame the Cuban government for, of course, arresting and sentencing Mr. Gross, and never seem troubled by the program’s naive operational design which led to the loss of one man’s freedom, the total waste of taxpayer dollars, and the gift of satellite equipment to the Cuban government.

This letter from Senator Leahy and 65 other Senators seems to tell President Obama that it is his responsibility to act by taking “whatever steps are in the national interest to obtain his release.” Taken together with Senator Menendez’ letter urging the President to stick with the demands of the past four years, signed by only 14 Senators, this is a clear message to the President that his approach serves neither Mr. Gross nor the national interest, and should change.

The hangup for many is that the United States might give something to Cuba in return for Mr. Gross’ release. That’s understandable, but it’s not an objection that comes up in other cases where we bargain for the release of our people.

No one objected when the United States paid Egypt – a government that gets more than $1 billion in U.S. aid each year – $330,000 per head for the release of staffers for the International Republican Institute and the International Democratic Institute last year. (They operated openly, but were arrested because the Egyptian government disliked their activities.) Two of those who signed Senator Menendez’ letter, Senators McCain and Kirk, are directors of the International Republican Institute.

No one objected in 2010 when we obtained the release of four Russians who had apparently been working for us by sending 10 freshly arrested Russian agents home. The whole thing took 11 days, from the arrest of the Russians to their flight home.

No one objected in 2011 when the United States worked out an arrangement in which $1.5 million was paid to Iran for the release of three hapless American hikers who apparently crossed into Iranian territory.

So what can President Obama do?

He can get involved as he has in the case of Robert Levinson, an American held in Iran since 2007. Mr. Levinson is described as a retired FBI agent who went to Iran on a tobacco company’s behalf to investigate cigarette smuggling. President Obama has spoken on the phone to the President of Iran about the case. In the photo above, he is shown meeting with Mr. Levinson’s wife.

On a strategic level, he can try to do with Cuba what he is attempting to do with Iran, where he is trying to solve both the immediate concern (nuclear development) and to find a way to put relations with that country on a better plane, for our benefit and that of the region. A tall order, but a wise use of American leadership that does not put military action front and center.

In Cuba’s case the immediate issue of Mr. Gross is far simpler and there is no issue that threatens U.S. or regional security. If President Obama starts serious discussions with Cuba, the end-game might not involve direct bargaining for Mr. Gross, but rather a series of measures to improve U.S.-Cuba relations where his release is one of many results. If U.S. policy changes in the bargain, so much the better. Since so much of our policy toward Cuba is contrary to our own interests, we could come out ahead, far more than the President imagines.

Well worth reading: Alan Gross’ letter to President Obama, the Washington Post’s story on it, Cuba’s reiteration this week that it is willing to negotiate, Julia Sweig’s argument that the Obama Administration should seize a diplomatic opportunity with Cuba, Washington Post columnist Ruth Marcus’ assessment that the Alan Gross case is a low priority for the Obama Administration, and this article by former USAID lawyer Stephen Kaplitt, who now represents Mr. Gross.


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