Jump to bottom


1 The Optimist  Fri, Jan 11, 2013 6:23:33am

Fidel Castro has taken all guns from civilians in Cuba. Possession of a gun will lead to years in jail. Of course, the purpose is to stop all dissent and rebellion. It works.

2 Destro  Fri, Jan 11, 2013 7:19:49am

re: #1 The Optimist

Fidel Castro has taken all guns from civilians in Cuba. Possession of a gun will lead to years in jail. Of course, the purpose is to stop all dissent and rebellion. It works.

Bullshit. Guns are everywhere in Cuba.


There was no explanation for why the drive to legalize unlicensed weapons is coming now, though the state-run news agency Prensa Latina said the move grew out of a November 2008 law regulating possession of guns and ammunition.

According to a weekend bulletin carried by state news media, gun owners must “maintain conduct consistent with the appropriate norms of social behavior, meet security and protection conditions for the firearms and pay established taxes.”

While Cuba is among the safest countries in the hemisphere, it is not unusual to find firearms in Cuban homes

Also, as a case in point, Oswald, an American Marine defector was able to own a gun in the USSR.

3 Buck  Fri, Jan 11, 2013 2:04:47pm

re: #2 Destro

Guns are everywhere in Cuba AND (from your link) “Cuba is among the safest countries in the hemisphere”.

4 Buck  Fri, Jan 11, 2013 2:11:23pm

Nazi Germany Gun law restricted ownership of firearms to “…persons whose trustworthiness is not in question”.

Yes, friends of the regime did get to keep their guns.

However, the targets of the Nazis had their guns confiscated and were not given permits.

That is gun control by any definition.

5 Hal_10000  Fri, Jan 11, 2013 10:12:54pm

I agree that the comparison is silly. But that article is terrible. when your argument is “He didn’t take guns from everyone; just the Jews”, I think you’ve just lost.

6 Destro  Sun, Jan 13, 2013 10:49:14pm

re: #3 Buck

Guns are everywhere in Cuba AND (from your link) “Cuba is among the safest countries in the hemisphere”.

America does not have a gun violence problem. Americans are just more homicidal than every other advanced nation.

This page has been archived.
Comments are closed.

Jump to top

Create a Page

This is the LGF Pages posting bookmarklet. To use it, drag this button to your browser's bookmark bar, and title it 'LGF Pages' (or whatever you like). Then browse to a site you want to post, select some text on the page to use for a quote, click the bookmarklet, and the Pages posting window will appear with the title, text, and any embedded video or audio files already filled in, ready to go.

Or... you can just click this button to open the Pages posting window right away.

Last updated: 2015-09-11 10:11 am PDT

LGF User's Guide RSS Feeds

Help support Little Green Footballs!

Subscribe now for ad-free access!

Recent Pages
Gene Patents Probably Dead Worldwide Following Australian Court Decision
Australia's highest court has ruled unanimously that a version of a gene that is linked to an increased risk for breast cancer cannot be patented. The case was brought by 69-year-old pensioner from Queensland, Yvonne D'Arcy, who had taken ...

8 hours, 14 minutes ago
Views: 165 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 1 • Rating: 3
R.I.P., Mrs. Zappa
I'm a little sad this morning. Yesterday, the Zappa family announced that their matriarch passed away after a long battle with lung cancer. Many "fans" and miscellaneous targets of her fierce defense of the FZ copyrights have had issues with ...

17 hours, 19 minutes ago
Views: 167 • Comments: 1
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 3
Great White Snark
How Iranian General Plotted Out Syrian Assault in Moscow
At a meeting in Moscow in July, a top Iranian general unfurled a map of Syria to explain to his Russian hosts how a series of defeats for President Bashar al-Assad could be turned into victory - with Russia's ...

1 day, 13 hours ago
Views: 268 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 2 • Rating: 1
I Stand With Planned Parenthood
Gates Foundation Gives New Parents a Year of Paid Leave
The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation is giving new parents up to a year of paid parental leave. The foundation's new policy, offering both mothers and fathers up to 52 weeks of paid time off during the first year ...

1 day, 20 hours ago
Views: 301 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 1
Under the Lake Live Thread
Another Two-Parter this time, it promises to be awesome join me here!

5 days, 9 hours ago
Views: 470 • Comments: 25
Tweets: 2 • Rating: 1
Imagine Donald Trump as a Dystopian Sci-Fi Movie Tyrant ( Video )
Here's a video created by folks at the science and sci fi website io9. Its disturbing because Donald Trump really does sound like he could be Dystopian despot! Watch the video and you'll see what I mean. If you're a ...

1 week ago
Views: 565 • Comments: 3
Tweets: 0 • Rating: 2
Paul Canning
World’s Main Security Issue Today Is Russian Poisoned Public Opinion
I have posted before about how Americans seem to be unaware just how much Russians are being told to hate them. In this article Andreas Umland, a Kyiv based analyst and Senior Research Fellow at the Institute for Euro-Atlantic ...

1 week ago
Views: 673 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 5 • Rating: 1
The Autumn DIY Project
Ok, so September is not exactly New Year, but as the academic term begins and schools go back following the holidays, it does feel like a fresh start. It can be a good time to tackle new projects, so why ...

2 weeks ago
Views: 735 • Comments: 0
Tweets: 2 • Rating: 0