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  •  Having spent much time in Nicaragua, (0+ / 0-)

    I can report to you that most Central Americans who think about such things understand that they were pawns in the global Cold War. And in that struggle, few think that the Soviets were the good guys.

    •  Having spent much time in Central America... (0+ / 0-)

      ...including Nicaragua, Guatemala and Honduras during the slaughter of the '80s and a degree in International Relations emphasizing Latin America, I can report that the imperialism in the region of the United States, which predates the founding of the Soviet Union, is far more of any issue among progressives in those nations than the Soviets ever were.

      Don't tell me what you believe, show me what you do and I will tell you what you believe.

      by Meteor Blades on Sun Jul 27, 2014 at 08:13:07 PM PDT

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