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Old 01-18-2012, 11:39 AM
 
Location: The Nanny State of MD
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CA Park Featuring Che Guevara and Fidel Castro Unveils Latest Federally-Funded Renovations | Video | TheBlaze.com

Don't you just love it when we honor people who did nothing good with their existence? And when tax dollars go to restoring the murals that honor them?
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:41 AM
 
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If it was Rush Limbaugh and Reagan I'm sure you would be beaming with joy. Nice try, OP.
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:47 AM
 
Location: Maryland
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If it was Rush Limbaugh and Reagan I'm sure you would be beaming with joy. Nice try, OP.
They're at least Americans.
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:48 AM
 
Location: The Nanny State of MD
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If it was Rush Limbaugh and Reagan I'm sure you would be beaming with joy. Nice try, OP.
Rush and Reagan are not comparable to Che and Castro. Nice try, Aganusn.
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:55 AM
 
Location: Atlanta
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no there not..
Stalin and Hitler would be a better comparison.
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Old 01-18-2012, 11:57 AM
 
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Welcome to the rest of the planet, where Americans aren't the only notable people in history.
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Old 01-18-2012, 12:05 PM
 
Location: Del Rio, TN
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Why are federal taxpayers funding graffati?
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Old 01-18-2012, 01:03 PM
 
Location: The Nanny State of MD
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no there not..
Stalin and Hitler would be a better comparison.
Obviously you don't know the history of those two people. Why don't you brush up on them and get back to me.
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Old 01-18-2012, 04:05 PM
 
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“Ah, that’s better. You can see the Virgen better now,” said Ramon “Chunky” Sanchez, one of the park’s many founders, as branches fell to reveal a fuller view of a Virgin of Guadalupe mural on a concrete bridge pillar.
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Most murals were painted in the 1970s and reflect the political climate of the times. ... The murals are known worldwide, especially among art lovers and Latin Americans.
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So they're restoring world famous outdoor art in a forty year old park? Gee, I guess Glenn Beck must be getting desperate for outrage. Perhaps he'd rather see flaking paint and dirty concrete.
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Old 01-18-2012, 04:09 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Gee, I guess I would rather fund sick shrimp running on a treadmill.
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