posted on Apr, 4 2014 @ 10:35 AM
Whats the USA obsession with string up trouble in Cuba?
I just don't see what the point in all the sanctions and trouble making.
Why not just let Cuba be?
At the Bones of it, what Intrepid said here.
Because Cuba flipped the bird at Uncle Sam 50 years ago and he hasn't gotten over it yet.
I'm not all that well versed on actual reasons from back then, but I do know what we believe here in FL, though. Cuba was something we couldn't, and
still can't, exert control over. So we (the government) continue to cut them off, thinking we'll get 'em to budge on their way of life.
Yeah, not happening. It's not like they're cut off from the rest of the world like NK, the Cuban people do know what is beyond their borders, and
they have plenty of tourists from elsewhere bringing in outside influences. They're not isolated. Let them be, I say. They'll change their political
structure if & when they're ready to, no sooner. A realization of decades of failed nudges from the US should be the "well, duuuuh" moment, but the
US gov learns rather slowly.
Most Floridians would like a trade agreement with Cuba, we just don't see any justification for continuing to be the a-hole neighbor. In December, we
had the first FL to Cuba (what is considered commercial) flight in decades, and it was a big honkin' deal to us. This wasn't a 777 or anything, just
a little Cessna with passengers, but the fact that it left from US soil and landed on Cuban soil legally was a milestone moment. We'd like to
continue to build relations between us, but Mother Gubmint is what stands in the way. Even this short hop flight was rife with red tape.