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Wednesday, April 27, 2005
 
He sees you when you're sleeping...

This article is about Tom Delay sucking on a Cuban cigar. While most people revel in his hypocrisy because he said that he would never give a dime to Fidel, what caught my eye was this line:
Last September, the Treasury Department Office of Foreign Assets Control tightened its prohibitions against U.S. citizens importing or consuming Cuban cigars. Even Americans licensed to bring back up to $100 worth of Cuban goods are no longer allowed to include tobacco products in what they carry. The regulation also noted that Americans are barred not only from purchasing Cuban goods in foreign countries, but also from consuming them in those countries.
Holy F***! You mean to tell me that a group of disaffected Cubans in south Florida have enough clout to press a regulation like this through?

I don't smoke cigars. Never have. But maybe I'll buy one the next time I go to Canada and send a picture to Delay.

Evidently controlling the uteri of child-bearing age women and the sexual practices of consenting adults is not enough.

Oy.
 
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