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Old 6th October 2017, 11:27 PM   #134
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Originally Posted by Sherkeu View Post
If you have ever watched young children play and one of them falls or scrapes a knee, there is a moment where they look up to gauge the adult reaction. Stay calm and the kid isn't likely to cry. They stop for a few seconds and go on playing. Rush in and make a big deal and not only will the fallen kid cry, but the other kids get worried and upset as well!

And by now, every hypochondriac who ever stayed at the Hotel Capri in Havana appears to have scraped a knee:
"Since we issued the September 29 Travel Warning, we have received a handful of reports from U.S. citizens who report they experienced similar symptoms following stays in Cuba," a State Department official told CBS News. "We have no way of verifying whether they were harmed by the same attacks targeting official U.S. employees."

My guess is that they were 'harmed' by the exact same 'attacks' …

Aggression against U.S. diplomats in Havana: Unfounded and implausible (Oct. 5), from the Cuban newspaper Granma, which Breitbart calls ”communist propaganda outlet Granma”.

Also from Granma: Declaración del Ministerio de Relaciones Exteriores (Oct. 3)
"Stupidity renders itself invisible by assuming very large proportions. Completely unreasonable claims are irrefutable. Ni-en-leh pointed out that a philosopher might get into trouble by claiming that two times two makes five, but he does not risk much by claiming that two times two makes shoe polish." B. Brecht
"The abolition of religion as the illusory happiness of the people is required for their real happiness. The demand to give up the illusion about its condition is the demand to give up a condition which needs illusions." K. Marx

Last edited by dann; 7th October 2017 at 12:15 AM. Reason: to add links to Granma & Breitbart
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