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10 Skyjackers Who Found Life in an American Prison Better Than Life in Cuba by Robert A. Waters

Between 1968 and 1979, one hundred seventy-eight American airplanes were hijacked to Cuba. This was the era of Vietnam war protests, the drug culture, hippies, free love, the civil rights movement, and racial violence.  Some who seized airliners were revolutionaries, while others were fugitives with criminal pasts. Many skyjackers believed Cuba, ruled by their hero, …

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Book Review—A Wilderness of Destruction: Confederate Guerillas in East and South Florida, 1861-1865 by Zack C. Waters. Reviewed by Robert A. Waters

(Today’s Florida is a tourist mecca, a gathering place for northerners fleeing sub-zero temperatures, a retiree’s paradise, and a haven for the wealthy who wish to flee high-tax states. It was nothing like that in 1861. Florida, with a population of 140,000, had far fewer residents than any of the other states that seceded from …

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Reading Dr. Miguel Faria’s book Cuba in Revolution and conversing with the author (Part 1) by Bette K. Bushell

Dr. Faria, I continue to read your book but I am very limited with my time. I am also really interested in the various people you write about so I find myself stopping my reading to research the men who are mentioned in it. Today on page 62, I read that between 1960 and 1993, …

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An Armed Populace is the Bulwark of Liberty by Miguel A. Faria, MD

Civilian disarmament is not only harmful to one’s freedom and potentially deadly to one’s existence, but also counterproductive in achieving safety. This has been further attested by Professor Rudy J. Rummel in his monumental book, Death by Government, and by the French scholar Stéphane Courtois and his associates in their magnificent tome, The Black Book …

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Book Review of Cuba In Revolution: Escape From a Lost Paradise. Reviewed by Robert A. Waters

My son served in the U. S. Coast Guard. On patrol one day in the Florida straits, his ship came across a sad testament to humanity’s longing for freedom. Bobbing along in the waves, a wooden raft floated silently, its crew forever missing. The raft had been reinforced underneath with chunks of styrofoam and had …

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