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A History Search. I have exausted myself. Consider this as a quench for knowledge. This has to do with Cuba, does anyone remember the Bay of Pigs? Also consider, the U.S. has done/compromised some amazing things. On the Island of Cuba, Guantanamo, come to mind? Someone, somewhere, guaranteed the 60's or before Cuban Nationals of free base housing, forever, Nationals minute costs for U.S. supplied medical and dental care, almost forever. Some are still milking the system. I have been in numerous history sites, but I can find none to support this continued situation, almost 40 years later. Please help me pursue the quest for information. For all I know, it could have been in agreements made before 1900. Signed: Your own Mama can't afford her prescriptions, but yo government is paying a retirement to a cuban housekeeper. Peace.........

-- For Persons (withtime@theirhands.com), July 11, 2000


Cubans in Miami have more than *PAID THEIR OWN WAY** in the USA.

-- cpr (buytexas@swbell.net), July 11, 2000.

CPR, that wasn't my question.

-- For Persons (withtime@theirhands.com), July 11, 2000.



Signed: Your own Mama can't afford her prescriptions, but yo government is paying a retirement to a cuban housekeeper. Peace.........

-- cpr (buytexas@swbell.net), July 11, 2000.

The handle is different, but the question is the same. This same question appeared on this forum a week or two ago. The questioner was given links to the relevant US-Cuba treaties.

Basically, as the poster observes "I have been in numerous history sites, but I can find none to support this continued situation."

That is because there is none. Someone out there has a wacko agenda.

-- E.H. Porter (Just Wondering@About.it), July 12, 2000.

I am not comfortable with this response, but I must do it. How about a 38% of shock of income tax, while ye bemoan for sympathy. How dare you seek to distract a seeker of truth, for information that I know is truth. A Pox, upon your head, for discounting all the labor hours I have spent. I know where I am, and I know where I have been.

-- For Persons (withtime@theirhands.com), July 12, 2000.

Hey -- why what's wrong with "discounting all the labor hours [you] have spent"? After all, you tell us you've got this fixed idea, but can't find any evidence to support it. Doesn't that speak the word delusional to you. After all, most of the better class of nut cases on the internet (Chemtrailers, UFO abductees, etc.) can at least locate a web site to support there particular delusion. On the other hand, perhaps well be pleased in the future that you posted here first. Perhaps you will be the originator of the soon-to-be- famous Cuba Nut Cult.

And, one final thought. If youre gonna post the same question multiple times, why not at least be honest to use the same handle each time?

-- E.H. Porter (Just Wondering@About.it), July 12, 2000.

E. H., I read in Cyberhistory of 40 years ago, there were 1000 cubans living on the base. How did this come about? I had to wait in a long line, for housing in a U.S. place. My question is, what Act authorized Foreigns living in Base Housing? How did it come to be? And what Act said said they could live there forever and ever, especially after Janet Reno proclaimed there were no more Cubans on the Base (1994?). Your Tax Dollars at work, supporting a land beyond time.

-- For Persons (withtime@theirhands.com), July 12, 2000.

POLITICIAN,S---sleep around!!

-- al-d. (dogs@zianet.com), July 12, 2000.

What makes you think that anything regarding your last post has event the slightest element of truth to it?

I mean, I'm sure there are cubans living "on base." Generally, most army units prefer to hire locals to do such things as cook, clean, and wash. And, I suspect that since we're trying to win the local population over to democracy, they're treated fairly well. But, so what?

If you think you'd like the cooking/cleaning/washing job at Guantanamo, why not apply? Tickets to Cuba are cheap from Cancun, Mexico or from Canada. And, you, too, can volunteer. Join the Army or the Marines! Get free base housing and dental care! Go for it!

Today's Army Wants to Join You.

-- E.H. Porter (Just Wondering@About.it), July 12, 2000.

E.H., I am interested in why you take offense. Castro isn't a danger. Why must you continue to defend? Maybe you or yours have built their empire, and seek to defend. Maybe you don't like me asking plain questions about the Empire Builders. I assure you, I will not stop....

-- For Persons (withtime@theirhands.com), July 12, 2000.

Sorry, E.H., I am wasn't born the fastest brain matterer, just caught what you said.

-- For Persons (withtime@thieirhands.com), July 13, 2000.

In continuation of this question: Shall we start with the 1901 Army Appropriations Act? subsequently attached to the Cuban Constitution? Or should we start with the Teller Amendment of 1898? The 1904 Corollary to the Monroe Docterine? Or the "Retrenchment Rights" after WW1. The Tarafa Contorversy of 1923. What was the Platt Amendment? My original question was innocous, for person with time, on their hands, and a zeal for truth.

-- For Persons (withtime@theirhands.com), July 14, 2000.

I won't lie down, and I won't go easy... Bring your argument on....

-- For Persons (withtime@theirhands.com), July 14, 2000.

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