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Lincoln Diaz-Balart infomercial: Let's prove the so-called experts wrong

Rep. Lincoln Diaz-Balart takes on what he calls the "so-called experts" who suggest a shift to the Democrats among younger Cuban American voters.

Appearing late Thursday on a paid political ad on Spanish-language WAQI 710 AM Radio Mambi, Diaz-Balart didn't mention his Democratic challenger, Raul Martinez, but asked for support "so I can continue fighting for the cause of liberty."

He added that some analysts suggest the Cuban exile community wants a change in U.S.-Cuba policy, but that he's confident his reelection will prove otherwise.

"There are so many analyses from so-called experts almost daily saying our community has changed and that we do not have the support of the community," Diaz-Balart said. "We know this is not true. But we need the mandate, the public support, the support of the community in the election, and humbly ask for that support."

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jb

And, like on so many other subjects, the Republican candidate clings to the view that "everything is just fine, nothing to see here, folks." Forget the fact that things actually HAVE changed, forget trying to help end the suffering through a change in US-Cuba policy; just denial and orders to trust him, he's from the GOP, and he knows what's best. Sickening.

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Luke

You got my support, thanks for your hard work. Cuba should be free, why should the U.S. change its position when the Castro regime does nothing for their people.

JB, when your pals fidel and raul decide to free political prisoners, have freedom of the press and independent political parties; then you can talk all of the smack you want. But for now you sound like a commie spy to me.

Luke

You got my support, thanks for your hard work. Cuba should be free, why should the U.S. change its position when the Castro regime does nothing for their people.

JB, when your pals fidel and raul decide to free political prisoners, have freedom of the press and independent political parties; then you can talk all of the smack you want. But for now you sound like a commie spy to me.

Gabe

The EU and Cuba have formally restored ties (October 24 2008). Everyone in the world will be doing business with Cuba, and the elderly and senile Cuban exile community will be on our shores flailing their sabers, canes and walkers in the air against their imaginary enemies and ghosts.

People like Lincoln Diaz-Balart see the end of an era (which is inevitable) as a threat to their business interests; Castro has been a huge money maker for the rabble-rousers in Miami for Decades.

Maybe you can still get away with wrapping yourself in the Cuban flag to get votes in Miami, but younger generations, even though they overwhelmingly identify themselves as Conservatives, get tired of hearing the same old rhetoric.

The embargo does nothing to hurt the Cuban Government; I can't say the same for the people of Cuba.

Antonio

As a young Cuban American, I think you are a communist sympathizer Gabe. You do not have the guts to stand up for freedom, but want to enjoy it without sacrifice.

Let the EU do what they want and let the U.S. do what it wants. If Cuba can do business with the whole World except the U.S. then let them do it, leave the USA alone. Fight for Freedom not defeat in the USA.

John Warren

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Thank You

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John Warren

Our beautiful soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin is the best future leader for this nation, not Senator Barak Obama. Our beautiful soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin is also would be better at leading our nation in the future after a McCain Presidency than Senator Barak Obama would be in leading our nation in the future starting in January 2009. There are great reasons our soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin would be a better future leader than Senator Barak Obama. The greatest reason for our soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin's is ideology. Our soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin is conservative in that she is pro life, marriage, guns, low taxes, low government spending, small government, unintrosive government, traditional and judeo Christian values, Bible reading and prayer in our public schools, and military spending.She is also pro free and private enterprize. Senator Barak Obama is a liberal who is anti every thing that I have described that our soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin is pro about or for. A second reason that our soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin is superior is because of experience. As a governor she has two years of executive administrative governing experience that Senator Barak Obama does not have. A final reason that our soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin is superior is because of political accomplishments. When our soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin came to office she accomplished 3 major things which are as follows: she showed great leadership in the 3 following areas: government reform, the state budget and the economy, and wise use of natural resources. She reformed government by standing up to the big oil companies by breaking up the monopoly on power and resources. She insisted on competition and basic fairness which ended the control that the oil companies had on the state, and thereby returning control of the state back to the people. She also stood up to the special interest and lobbyist, and produced major ethics reform. She lead well in the state budget by generating a surplus which came about by vetoing a half billion dollars of wasteful spending, ending the abuses of earmark spending by congress, and by getting rid of the private jet, the chef, and the chuffer. Economically under her leadership she brought about the largest private-sector infrastructure project in North American history. She also suspended the state fuel tax, and when oil and gas prices went up dramatically, and filled up the state treasury, she sent a large share of that revenue back where it belonged - directly to the people of Alaska . On natural resources she has shown great leadership by beginning a nearly forty billion dollar natural gas pipeline to help lead America to energy independence. When the last section of the pipeline is laid and its valves are opened, will lead America one step farther away from dependence on dangerous foreign powers that do not have our interests at heart. Senator Barak Obama has done nothing, so please vote John McCain for President and give to our beautiful soon to be Vice President Sarah Palin the opportunity that she deserves leading the nation into the future after a John McCain presidency. When our soon to be Vice President does lead the nation as President after a John McCain presidency,she will be the greatest President that we have ever had. Finally she is smarter than Senator Barak Obama

Thank You

John Warren

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I hope Diaz-Balart is true to his words.

-Daniel

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