Same old band with a younger guy on lead vocals

Well, reform is coming to Cuba, or something like that, we hear from the Obama opening apologists.  However, read the new rules, and then it's a little different. In other words, the new man is just like the old man, as we see in this report: Cuba is set to adopt constitutional reforms that will recognize private property and the market economy, to update its legal system. Yet it does not want to abandon socialism, which in Cuban terms values health care and education but also frowns upon differences in personal wealth. So what's new?  The answer is nothing. Down in Cuba, communism will prevail, and those connected to Castro Inc. will continue to get wealthy making money with all of those foreign investors the regime wants to attract. Eventually, these reforms will have to be reformed, perhaps when the younger brother joins the older sibling at the cemetery. In the meantime, the island's economy will continue...(Read Full Post)