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While Arabs are ousting dictators, it's tyranny as usual in Cuba, where U.S. government contractor Alan Gross went on trial last week for espionage. Or at least that's what the Castro regime said took place. The civilized world doesn't know because the two-day proceeding was held behind closed doors. The regime simply announced that a verdict would soon be delivered, which could condemn the 61-year-old to 20 years in prison. Mr. Gross stands accused of bringing computer equipment to the island to help Cuban Jews communicate with the diaspora. The dictatorship, which is terrified of the Internet, says Mr. Gross acted "against the integrity and independence" of Cuba. He has been held in Villa Marista prison since December 2009.Read the full article.
Pakistan throws out diplomatic immunity. Cuba holds an American hostage for helping Jews get internet access (but they've got GREAT health care for Americans, according to Michael Moore...yawn....) Arizona is forbidden to enforce U.S. immigration law as Americans are killed in Texas and Mexico sends soldiers across our border without permission, explanation or consequence....
Where are we going, and what are we doing in this handbasket?