"What I like best about capitalism are the stores full of things."
- General Wojciech Jaruzelski, Poland's last Communist leader under the Soviet bloc, Spain's El Mundo, October 10, 2009.
Meanwhile, the AP is reporting:
Cuba may soon be saying adios to ration cards, the system that allows islanders to buy food at deeply subsidized prices.
Unfortunately though, the Castro regime still refuses to allow the Cuban people entrepreneurial freedoms, which means that even steeper shortages are on the horizon.
Fidel never learns (or just doesn't care).
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