The Castro regime implored visiting US pro-Castro Representatives Barbara Lee, Lynn Woolsey and Sam Farr to help get Obama re-elected.The Real Cuba reported:
Mariela Castro, daughter of Cuban dictator Raul Castro, asked three US congressmen who are currently visiting Cuba, to support Barack Obama for a second term to allow him the “opportunity to make things better,” according to a statement posted at her website on Thursday.Article in Spanish here.
Mariela Castro “expressed the view that President Obama should be excused the failures of his first term and support him for a second term, which would give him the opportunity to make things better,” said a statement from the National Center for Sex Education (CENESEX), which she leads, on its website www.cenesexualidad.sld.cu/
Castro also asked the three pro-Castro congressmen visiting Cuba, Barbara Lee, Lynn Woolsey and Sam Farr to “make a bigger effort” to obtain the freedom of the five Cuban spies who are currently in US jails.
Here is another of Obama's links to Communism north and south of the border.
New Zeal Blog Addressing a largely Latino audience in East Los Angeles yesterday, Dr. Maya Soetoro-Ng shared stories about her childhood with her older brother, Barack Obama, and the effect he has had on her life. Held in El Sereno’s Hecho en Mexico restaurant, the event drew more than a hundred enthusiastic community activists, local elected officials, and regular citizens…
Evelina Alarcon, a notable Obama supporter and the sister of long-time Los Angeles politician Richard Alarcon, presented a poster to Obama’s sister commemorating the life of Cesar Chavez.
Alarcon recounted the accomplishments of the late Chicano leader and argued persuasively for honoring his accomplishments with a national holiday. Reminding those in attendance that Barack Obama supports the call to make Cesar Chavez’s birthday a national holiday. Alarcon trusts that if Obama is elected president the holiday will become a reality.
Obama has been quoted recently to say:“As farmworkers and laborers across America continue to struggle for fair treatment and fair wages, we find strength in what Cesar Chavez accomplished so many years ago and we should honor him for what he’s taught us about making America a stronger, more just, and more prosperous nation. That’s why I support the call to make Cesar Chavez’s birthday a national holiday. It’s time to recognize the contributions of this American icon to the ongoing efforts to perfect our union.”H/T GWP via ZIP