Skip to comments.M.A.S.H. Star Partners with Castro's Spy Agency
Posted on 07/13/2012 7:14:48 AM PDT by Kaslin
Though a consistently good show, few conservatives mistook M.A.S.H for anything but pinko propaganda. Last week long-time M.A.S.H star Mike Farrell (Capt. B.J. Hunnicut) took the last few baby-steps and started spouting outright Communist propaganda.
In a letter to President Obama, Farrell officially partners with Castros KGB-trained DGI urging the release of five of their agents and officers who were convicted in 2001 of conspiracy to commit espionage against the U.S. and conspiracy to murder Americans. The Supreme Court has twice upheld the convictions of these Communist terrorists and accessories to murder. In 1933, Stalins propaganda chief, Willi Munzenberg, re-monikered the Soviet Comintern as the "International Aid Committee for the Victims of Fascism." The Soviets Cuban satraps and their celebrity propaganda auxiliaries have one-upped even Munzenberg. These convicted Castroite terrorists-- were now given to understand by the former M.A.S.H star-- are actually peace-loving anti-terrorists, flower-children of sorts. Heres the heart of Farrells letter:
Dear President Obama,
Release them because they came here only to monitor the activities of violent Cuban exiles who, operating from bases in Miami of which our government is well aware, were planning violent actions against innocent people in Cuba. Release them because they were trying to prevent more brutal acts against their country and save innocent lives.
But according to the FBIs affidavit, the convicted Castro-agents who Farrell champions were engaged in, among other acts:
Gathering intelligence against the Boca Chica Air Naval Station in Key West, the McDill Air Force Base in Tampa and the headquarters of the U.S. Southern Command in Homestead, Fla.
Compiling the names, home addresses and medical files of the U.S. Southern Commands top officers, along with those of hundreds of officers stationed at Boca Chica.
Infiltrating the headquarters of the U.S. Southern Command.
Sending letter bombs to Cuban-Americans.
Spying on McDill Air Force Base, the U.S. armed forces worldwide headquarters for fighting low-intensity conflicts.
Locating entry points into Florida for smuggling explosives.
Farrells poster-boys also infiltrated the Cuban-exile group Brothers to the Rescue, who flew unarmed planes to rescue Cuban rafters in the Florida straits, also known as the cemetery without crosses. The estimates of the number of Cubans dying horribly in the cemetery without crosses, run from 50,000-85,000. Brothers to The Rescue risked their lives almost daily, flying over the straits, alerting and guiding the Coast Guard to any balseros, and saving thousands of these desperate people from joining that terrible tally.
Prior to Castroism, by the way, Cuba was swamped with more immigrants per-capita than the U.S., mostly from Europe. People from nearby Haiti jumped on rafts desperate to enter Cuba, which enjoyed a higher standard of living than much of Europe. Also, during the 1950s when all Cubans were perfectly free to emigrate with all family, property, etc., and U.S. visas were issued to them for the asking, about the same number of Americans lived in Cuba as Cubans in the U.S. In 1953 more Cubans vacationed (then voluntarily went home) from the U.S. than Americans vacationed in Cuba. Alas none of this features in The Godfather II. So its mostly unknown.
By February 1996, Brothers to The Rescue had flown 1,800 of these humanitarian missions and helped rescue 4,200 men, women and children. That month Mike Farrells current cause célèbre passed to Castro the flight plan for one of the Brothers humanitarian flights over the cemetery without crosses.
With this info in hand, Castros Top Guns, saluted and sprang to action. They jumped into their MIGs, took off and valiantly blasted apart (in international air space) the lumbering and utterly defenseless Cessnas. Four members of the humanitarian flights were murdered in cold blood.
Three of these men were U.S. citizens, the other a legal U.S. resident. Among the murdered was Armando Alejandre Jr., who came to the U.S. at age ten in 1960. His first order of business upon reaching the age of 18 was fulfilling his dream of becoming a U.S. citizen. His next was joining the United States Marine Corps and volunteering for service in Vietnam. He returned with several decorations.
As a member of Brothers to the Rescue, Alejandre often dropped flowers over the sea, in memory of the thousands they were unable to rescue in time. So Castro waited for Armando Alejandre Jr and his Brothers to be carrying these flowersand made his move, murdering them in cold blood. MIGs against Cessnas. Cannon and rockets against flowers. Details of the atrocity are provided in a book by Matt Lawrence, one of Alejandres colleagues in rescue.
The violence and brutality Farrell parrots about the rescuers actually involved dropping flowers over the Florida Straits and saving thousands of innocent lives, including thousands of women and children whose only crime was attempting to fleeat enormous risk to their lives-- a nation formerly swamped with immigrants.
The premeditated atrocity against Alejandre and his brothers is what added the manslaughter and conspiracy to commit murder charges (on top of the ones listed above, 26 charges total) against Mike Farrells recent propaganda assignment from Castro.
But why pick on Farrell, some might ask?
After all, former U.S. President Jimmy Carter also pleas for these terrorists freedom. Worse, he made the plea while they served an honored quest of the Stalinist regime. "I had the opportunity to meet the families of the five Cuban patriots," (the terrorists convicted by a U.S. jury), boasted Carter to Castros media last year. I'm well aware of the shortcomings of the U.S. judicial system.
Consider the scene: the former U.S. President known as the Elder Statesman of the U.S. majority political party, while an official guest of a State Sponsor of Terrorism, saw fit to denounce convictions of foreign terrorists twice upheld by the U.S. Supreme court. Carters denunciation of his nations judicial system was openly broadcast into the microphones of a regime whose legal code was adopted from Cheka chief Felix Dzerzhinsky. Do not search for evidence, Dzerzhinskys top lieutenant Martin Latsis instructed his hangmen in the Ukraine. Simply ask him to what class he belongs, what are his origins, education, and profession. Those are the questions that should decide the fate of the accused.
Upon entering Havana in January 1959 Dzerzhinsky disciple and Castros chief hangman Che Guevara adopted the Cheka code almost word for word: Judicial evidence is an archaic bourgeois detail, he instructed his prosecutors. We execute and jail from revolutionary conviction. These executions would ultimately surpass Hitlers during the Night of the Long Knives and the rate of jailings would exceed Stalins during his Great Terror.
While denouncing the U.S. judicial system from cue cards provided by the regime responsible for all the above and that curses the country that elected him as The Great Enemy of Mankind!, (and came within an unapologetic hair of nuking it), Jimmy Carter also hailed Fidel Castro as an old friend.
And were up in arms over Jane Fonda?
I would be happy to help Blow Job Hunnicut pack and move to Cuba nd leave us out of his grand scheme and he can live his dream there.
This is a great resource for those who want to know about the real Cuba:
He was a piss-poor replacement for Trapper John, just as ALL the replacements sucked. Potter, Winchester, and even the re-vamped Hot Lips all were inferior to their counterparts.
MASH went from entertainment to preaching AT its audience.
And Linville was constantly berated by his liberal co-stars. It made his work unbearable. I’ve met a few people who knew him and EVERY one of them said he was a hell of a guy.
That’s not suprising.
It lasted 4 years. After ‘74 it went downhill and increased it’s speed as time when on. Henry Morgan and Alan Alda were all that was left after Henry, Trap, Frank, and Radar left.
I knew it was Farrell as soon as I saw the headline. He’s an assclown.
Bulls and Bears.
He runs his own investment firm.
I actually researched him a little a few years back and remember being impressed.
Being stuck around a bunch of liberals in a work environment is really tough sometimes. I can relate as well as many can.
While he certainly didn't help, I always thought that it was Alan Alda who really destroyed MASH. Week after week he kept giving anti-war sermons, talk about preachy! We get it, war is bad, now get back to being funny which they never did.
I think it's funny how after MASH, Alda always seemed to play the sleazy character like the senator in the movie The Aviator.
Ferrell is one of those typical Hollysnot types who divorces the baby momma (2 kids) in mid-life for a star, even if Shelly Fabares is a D-lister.
Mike probably warped in his Marine stint, which even if rare, does happen to a few. A reactionary recoil to the Marine discipline of warfare.
So Alda is as pompous in real life as he was in MASH (no surprise there) - this is the first generation of entertainers who don’t care if they alienate most their fan base - Linda Ronstadt said as much in response to the “shut up and sing” fan at one of her old-lady concerts.
The show was well written and funny, but therein lies its ability to deceive. Hawkeye is portrayed as a heroic figure dedicated to saving lives, working long hours to help the wounded soldiers. However, at the same time, he is promiscuous, continually on the prowl for willing females to take to bed. This is portrayed as humorous, ha ha, boys will be boys. So, because of his heroism, his amoral pursuits become acceptable and even endearing. What about pregnancies? What about venereal disease? What about reality? What about God? In a show that supposedly tried to show some of the reality of war, it fell far short of showing the reality of life.
I lived in Central Florida as a child when the refugees from Castro's firing squads began arriving. Their children began attending our schools and I was amazed at how educated and sophist iced they were. Some would fit the European definition of aristocrat but since most of their wealth had been seized by the Fidelistas they moved into middle class neighborhoods.
I knew it would be BJ.
It’s almost like the casting directors of MASH set out to find the most unlikable actor to play a very unlikable character.
Farrell is a whacked out kook who left the planet Rational years ago. The man is a certified liberal Fruit Loop.
IIRC, he also served in the Army, stationed in Japan in the late 50's.
Just like the stereotype of a Kennedy.
Ain’t Hollywood wonderful? </s>
“...I never disliked him and if I see something he did on TV, I watch it.”
He had a role in the 1997 movie “Murder at 1600” as the conniving National Security Advisor to the President. he did a good job. Of course, Diane Lane was easy on the eyes too.