February 07, 2008

Totalitarian Lie of the Day

...comes from Cuba:

"Why don't the Cuban people have the real possibility to stay at hotels or travel to different places around the world," asked Eliecer Avila, a self-avowed revolutionary who is studying at the University of Computer Science.

Alluding to Cuba's strict travel restrictions imposed on all its people, Avila said she would very much like to visit the place in Bolivia where Ernesto "Che" Guevara was killed.

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"If everybody in the world, all six billion inhabitants, were able to travel wherever they pleased, there would be a tremendous traffic jam in our planet's airspace. People who travel are really a minority," he said in answer to Avila's travel question.

There'd be planes backed up for miles, nose-to-tailfin traffic all over the world....

Posted by Ideofact at February 7, 2008 11:34 PM
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