For about a half century now Americans have been forbidden by law to travel to that gorgeous island paradise missile wielding dystopia ninety miles off of Florida’s shores, Cuba. But, that all might change soon, as Congress appears to finally be comprehending that the Cold War has been over for thirty years, and that it’s been time to move on dot org. A bill that would open up legal travel between the US and the tiny, impoverished socialist state has been introduced in the House and, if any semblance of common sense prevails in government, it will quietly pass.
That being said, there are still some people (read: Young Republicans), who are still mentally pre-Glasnost and still get their boxers in a bunch over the idea of lessening unnecessary tensions with a nation that is maybe one one-hundredth the size of the US with one eight-billionth the GDP and one Banking system bailouth the military force as us big assholes to their north. Those people also have a blog, and still wine about twelve year olds that wear Che Guevara shirts their moms bought them at Hot Topic. Observe this weblogging anachronism here for your hilarious viewing pleasure.