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Old 05.09.2011, 22:32
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THE report I can find says that the Defence Minister has died.

However, ever considered what Saudi Arabia and Cuba have in common ? Easy, both countries are lead by a group of gentlemen of between age 75 and 90

And back to Fidel Castro "those who are proclaimed dead live longer"
About "both countries are lead by a group of gentlemen of between age 75 and 90"

Quick guide for deciding if a country is a brutal dictatorship;
Is the country led by a group of gentlemen aged between age 65 and 90?
Answer if yes is yes.
Examples, in addition to above Iran, Iraq (no longer), Egypt (no longer), North Korea, &&&&&
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Old 05.09.2011, 22:33
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Re: Fidel Castro ha muerto [is dead]

Cuban Defence Minister Julio Casas Regueiro dies

The general's death will raise questions about the health of other members of the ageing leadership

Cuban Defence Minister Julio Casas Regueiro, a veteran of the revolution, has died of heart failure, aged 75.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-latin-america-14777842
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Old 06.09.2011, 00:38
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About "both countries are lead by a group of gentlemen of between age 75 and 90"

Quick guide for deciding if a country is a brutal dictatorship;
Is the country led by a group of gentlemen aged between age 65 and 90?
Answer if yes is yes.
Examples, in addition to above Iran, Iraq (no longer), Egypt (no longer), North Korea, &&&&&
Sorry, but you cannot equate the age of the top leader with dictatorship. The most famous example of an old democrat was Konrad Adenauer in West Germany who started as Federal Chancellor in 1949 at the age of 73 and resigned from office in 1963 at the age of 87 . He was CDU party-chief until 1966 (age 90) and passed away in 1967 .

And Iraq ? Hussein al-Takriti (Saddam Hussein) was only 69 when he was killed.

And you may look at General Charles de Gaulle who was 68 when he in 1958 became State President of the newly formed 5th Republic and was 78 when he in 1968 resigned. And was NOT a dictator.
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Re: Fidel Castro ha muerto [is dead]

I hear that Elvis is feeling a bit peaky
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I hope he is not dead and lives for a while. I have always been a fan of him and regardless of what my government says about him I think he was a great leader. Long live Castro and Cuba.
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Old 06.09.2011, 21:02
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I hope he is not dead and lives for a while. I have always been a fan of him and regardless of what my government says about him I think he was a great leader. Long live Castro and Cuba.
Interesting. Have you been to Cuba lately?
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I hope he is not dead and lives for a while. I have always been a fan of him and regardless of what my government says about him I think he was a great leader. Long live Castro and Cuba.
Yeah, and Hitler did many great things too. Only the idea with the Autobahns was so un-green.
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Old 06.09.2011, 22:41
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Interesting. Have you been to Cuba lately?
Yes. People want more confortable lives but liberation from colonists stays on Castros records. Most poeple want to move on, yes, but noone regrets to have liberated the country back then.
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Old 06.09.2011, 22:47
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Is the country led by a group of gentlemen aged between age 65 and 90?
Answer if yes is yes.
Examples, in addition to above Iran, Iraq (no longer), Egypt (no longer), North Korea, &&&&&
And the US for most of my lifetime!

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I hear that Elvis is feeling a bit peaky
I hope he is not dead and lives for a while. I have always been a fan of him and regardless of what my government says about him I think he was a great leader.
Err, I don't know how to break this gently but you do realise that GI Blues wasn't real, it was a movie: as in, you know, all made up?

I personally preferred Blue Hawaii, tho' I do have my suspicions that Angela Lansbury isn't really Elvis's mother
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Interesting. Have you been to Cuba lately?
I'm not allowed.
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Old 07.09.2011, 11:52
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Re: Fidel Castro ha muerto [is dead]

I find it strange how one post from a spammer (deleted almost instantly) has generated so many replies on a five-year-old thread
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Prison's a bugger like that, isn't it?
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I find it strange how one post from a spammer (deleted almost instantly) has generated so many replies on a five-year-old thread
I think the ghost of Lob is lurking. Two of his old threads were dragged back into life yesterday.
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Old 07.09.2011, 16:05
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I'm not allowed.
So maybe you should reserve judgment.


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I think the ghost of Lob is lurking. Two of his old threads were dragged back into life yesterday.
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