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Brett Kavanaugh Fought the Clinton/Castro Kidnapping of Elian Gonzalez back to Stalinist Cuba
Townhall ^ | 07/14/2018 | Humberto Fontova

Posted on 07/14/2018 4:57:47 PM PDT by SeekAndFind

If we needed more proof (atop the media panic) that President Trump nominated the right SCOTUS candidate here it is:

“Kavanaugh represented, on a pro bono basis, six-year-old Elian Gonzalez after the Immigration and Naturalization Service decided to return him to Cuba. Kavanaugh was among a series of lawyers who sought legal injunctions to stop INS…from sending the boy back to Cuba…”

Whoops! I already hear the caterwauling about “separating immigrant children from their parents!” So let’s clear that up first:

The genuine issue during the Elian Gonzalez circus had NOTHING to do with “parental rights,” as the Castro/Fake News Media/ Democrat propaganda campaign claimed (and many half-wits swallowed.) Instead it was: should a mass-murdering, terror-sponsoring foreign dictator trample on the U.S. Constitution and Bill of Rights with the compliance of a U.S. president.

Well, a Clinton was in the White House. So naturally, despite the best efforts of people like Brett Kavanaugh, the communist dictator whose lifelong dream was to nuke the U.S., whose own “courts” channeled Stalin’s during the Great Terror, and whose sidekick Che Guevara boasted that “judicial procedures are an archaic bourgeois detail” –the whims of this mass-murdering international terrorist and criminal easily prevailed over the U.S. Constitution.

After all, even lifelong liberal Democrats like Alan Dershowitz and Harvard‘s Lawrence Tribe gagged at the unconstitutionality of Elian’s kidnapping by the INS (on Fidel Castro’s orders as obeyed by Bill Clinton and transmitted to Eric Holder, Janet Reno and ultimately the INS.)

“They (the Clinton administration) acted lawlessly. They should have gotten a court order. They didn`t go for a court order because they knew they couldn`t get one. It`s a dangerous day for all Americans. (Alan Dershowitz, April 25, 2000.)

In fact, this key item was frantically hushed by the Fake News Media/Democrat cabal, but Elian’s father was initially delighted that his motherless son was in the U.S. and in the loving arms of his uncles and cousins.

Mauricio Vicent, a reporter for Madrid newspaper El Pais, wrote that a week after Elian’s rescue at sea, he’d visited Elian’s hometown of Cardenas in Cuba and talked with Elian’s father, Juan Miguel, along with other family members and friends. All confirmed that Juan Miguel had always longed for his son Elian to flee to the United States. Shortly after Elian’s rescue, his father had even applied for a U.S. visa!

Then Fidel Castro stepped into the picture. “I always said I would turn over Elian to his father,” explained Elian’s Miami uncle Lazaro, “if Juan Miguel would come here freely and claim him. But I knew he could never do that. I knew it wasn’t Juan Miguel requesting Elian--it was Fidel."

The entire Elian Gonzalez Fake News/Democrat pageant was built atop the outrageous lie that Elian’s father Juan Miguel was a sincerely grief-stricken, totally free-acting father who simply wanted his son back in Cuba. Any mention that this desire might have been “influenced” in any way by a Stalinist dictator who mandated (under penalty of prison or firing squad) what his subjects, read, said, earned, ate (both substance and amount), where they lived, traveled or worked, who shattered — through mass-executions, mass-jailings, mass larceny and exile — virtually every family on the island of Cuba—any mention that such a megalomaniacal and sadistic absolute ruler might have somehow “persuaded” his subject to mime for the Fake News media of the time was promptly denounced by liberals as typical “Cuban-American Right-Wing Propaganda!”

But in fact, the legs from this Fake News/Castro production were completely and conclusively kicked out by blockbuster revelations as early as 2005—and by an eye witness to the revolting backstage scenes. To wit:

On the April 6th 2000 edition of the historic Fake News vehicle "60 Minutes", America saw a bewildered and “heartsick” Juan Miguel Gonzalez “pleading” to be allowed to have his motherless son accompany him back to Cuba, his cherished homeland. Fake News pioneer Dan Rather (who hailed Fidel Castro as “Cuba’s Elvis!”) was the one interviewing Elian’s “bereaved” father.

"Did you cry?" the pained and frowning Dan Rather asked the "bereaved" father during the 60 Minutes drama."A father never runs out of tears," Juan (actually, as we’ll see, the voice of Juan's drama school-trained translator) sniffled back to Dan. And the "60 Minutes" prime-time audience could hardly contain their own sniffles.

Here's what America didn't see: "Juan Miguel Gonzalez was surrounded by Castro security agents the entire time he was in the studio with Rather." This is an eye-witness account from Pedro Porro, who served as Dan Rather's translator during the famous "60 Minutes" interview. Dan Rather would ask the question in English into Porro's earpiece whereupon Porro would translate it into Spanish for Elian's heavily-guarded father.

"Juan Miguel was never completely alone," says Pedro Porro. "He never smiled. His eyes kept shifting back and forth. It was obvious to me that he was under heavy coercion. He was always surrounded by Cuban security agents. When these agents left him alone for a few seconds, attorney (and Clinton-chum) Gregory Craig would hover over Juan Miguel.

"The questions Dan Rather was asking Elian's father during that 60 Minutes interview were being handed to him by attorney (and Clinton-chum) Gregory Craig," continues Pedro Porro. "It was obvious that Craig and Rather where on very friendly terms. They were joshing and bantering back and forth, as Juan Miguel sat there petrified. Craig was stage managing the whole thing - almost like a movie director."

"At one point Craig stopped the taping almost like a movie director yelling, 'Cut!'" Porro recalls.

A reminder: officially (Bill Clinton and Dan Rather crony) Gregory Craig then served as attorney for Elian's father, Juan Miguel Gonzalez, who worked as a hotel doorman in a nation where the average monthly salary was $16. The high-rolling Gregory Craig worked for Washington D.C.'s elite firm, Williams & Connolly, one of America's highest-priced law firms.

Upon accepting the case at Clinton’s behest, Gregory Craig had flown to Cuba for a meeting with Fidel Castro himself. Craig's remuneration, we learned shortly after his return, came from a "voluntary fund" set up by the United Methodist Board of Church and Society. The same type of journalists and pundits who routinely erupt with snide snorts midway through any statement by Sarah Huckabee Sanders reported this item with a straight face.

A week later Janet Reno’s INS maced, kicked, stomped, gun-butted and tear-gassed their way into Lazaro Gonzalez's small Miami home, wrenched a bawling 6-year-old child from his family at machine-gun point, and bundled him off to Stalinist Cuba. They left 102 people injured, some seriously. Many of the injured were elderly ladies who had brandished dangerous weapons. These weapons were rosaries.

Interesting postscript: (Pedro Porro’s blockbuster revelations were featured in Human Events, The Drudge Report, and the Rush Limbaugh Show upon the release of the book, Fidel: Hollywood’s Favorite Tyrant. AIM (Accuracy in Media) forwarded them to Gregory Craig, who denied them. AIM then set up an interview/debate with this writer and Craig. Alas, Craig was a no-show. He sent a message basically accusing me of lying—but was apparently afraid to confront me face-to-face to make the accusation, especially while I presented proof to the contrary from an eye-witness.

TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Foreign Affairs; News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: 2000; 200004; 20000406; 20000415; brettkavanaugh; clinton; cuba; daca; danrather; elian; eliangonzalez; foia; gregcraig; gregorycraig; kavanaugh; scotus; whitehouseequities

1 posted on 07/14/2018 4:57:47 PM PDT by SeekAndFind
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To: SeekAndFind

See that! Trying to prevent a kid from being united with his family. The shame!

2 posted on 07/14/2018 5:02:35 PM PDT by SkyDancer ( ~ Just Consider Me A Random Fact Generator ~ Eat Sleep Fly Repeat ~)
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To: SeekAndFind

I love that!! this guy is great!!

3 posted on 07/14/2018 5:03:04 PM PDT by raiderboy (Trump has assured us that he will shut down the government to get the WALL in Sept.ith the solar)
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To: SeekAndFind
On that day I was the most disgusted I have ever been with my own government. I will never forget opening the paper to see the photo of a man dressed in full SWAT kit, including body armor, brandishing a military weapon at a little kid scared to death.

The utter lawlessness of the act shocked me, but in hindsight it was only a preview of coming attractions for the next Democrat administration.

4 posted on 07/14/2018 5:13:39 PM PDT by colorado tanker
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To: SeekAndFind

There is some info in this article I didn’t know. I hope I’m not being misled.

5 posted on 07/14/2018 5:14:20 PM PDT by Moonman62 (Give a man a fish and he'll be a Democrat. Teach a man to fish and he'll be a responsible citizen.)
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To: colorado tanker

When I watched that I started crying in some visceral way. Our country! I couldn’t believe it. I still can’t.

6 posted on 07/14/2018 5:15:55 PM PDT by MayflowerMadam (Have an A-1 day.)
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To: SeekAndFind



7 posted on 07/14/2018 5:16:01 PM PDT by Taxman (We will never be a truly free people so long as we have the income tax and the IRS.)
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To: Taxman

20+ years ago. All those that took part in the raid should have been fired when Trump took office. The driver had a mask on. He should be publicly exposed. Cowards.

8 posted on 07/14/2018 5:18:47 PM PDT by DIRTYSECRET (urope. Why do they put up with this.)
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To: SeekAndFind; Texas Fossil

Speaking of Greg Craig:

‘Most transparent’ White House ever rewrote the FOIA to suppress politically sensitive docs
The Examiner ^ | MARCH 18, 2014 AT 8:45 AM | Mark Tapscott
Posted by Texas Fossil

It’s Sunshine Week, so perhaps some enterprising White House reporter will ask press secretary Jay Carney why President Obama rewrote the Freedom of Information Act without telling the rest of America.

The rewrite came in an April 15, 2009, memo from then-White House Counsel Greg Craig instructing the executive branch to let White House officials review any documents sought by FOIA requestors that involved “White House equities.”

That phrase is nowhere to be found in the FOIA, yet the Obama White House effectively amended the law to create a new exception to justify keeping public documents locked away from the public.

“FOIA is designed to inform the public on government behavior; White House equities allow the government to withhold information from the media, and therefore the public, by having media requests forwarded for review. This not only politicizes federal agencies, it impairs fundamental First Amendment liberties,” Cause of Action explains in its report.

(Excerpt) Read more at ...

9 posted on 07/14/2018 5:31:43 PM PDT by piasa (Attitude adjustments offered here free of charge)
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To: Dog


10 posted on 07/14/2018 5:35:11 PM PDT by Jemian (America is a good friend and an even worse enemy)
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To: Moonman62

No you’re not.

IIRC, Castro imprisoned some of the dad’s relatives to get the dad to comply.

The nun speaking out for giving Elian back to his father did a 180 after talking to the family in America.

The family stated that the INS searched the house for guns a few hours before the raid.

Elian was taken from his dad when they got back to Cuba and sent to a work farm /school.

The bent one caved. Wouldn’t be surprised to learn Cuba donated to the Clinton foundation.

11 posted on 07/14/2018 6:37:02 PM PDT by lizma2
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To: colorado tanker
opening the paper to see the photo of a man dressed in full SWAT kit, including body armor, brandishing a military weapon at a little kid scared to death.

If there had been a Republican president at the time this happened, that photo would define his/her presidency. Almost every article written about that president would include a copy of that photo.

12 posted on 07/14/2018 6:40:16 PM PDT by libertylover (I'm not arguing with you; I'm just explaining why I'm right and you're wrong.)
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To: colorado tanker
You and me both, FRiend.
To this day I can't see that hideous photo without thinking of this:

And how we burned in the camps later, thinking:  What would things have been like if every Security operative,
when he went out at night to make an arrest, had been uncertain whether he would return alive and had to say good-bye to his family?

Or if, during periods of mass arrests, as for example in Leningrad, when they arrested a quarter of the entire city,
people had not simply sat there in their lairs, paling with terror at every bang of the downstairs door and at every step on the staircase,
but had understood they had nothing left to lose and had boldly set up in the downstairs hall an ambush of half a dozen people with axes, hammers, pokers, or whatever else was at hand?

The Organs would very quickly have suffered a shortage of officers and transport and, notwithstanding all of Stalin's thirst, the cursed machine would have ground to a halt!


13 posted on 07/14/2018 7:06:29 PM PDT by tomkat
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To: piasa

Thank you again for remembering my post from 2014.

Google is not your friend, but they have a powerful search capability if you search topic, and screen name.

It amazes me how fast it is recorded.

14 posted on 07/14/2018 8:05:58 PM PDT by Texas Fossil ((Texas is not where you were born, but a Free State of Heart, Mind & Attitude!))
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The LIEberals had no shame then; LIEberals have no shame now; and LIEberals will NEVER have any shame!

LIEberal credos: “Whatever it takes!” and “By any means necessary!”

LIEberals must be defeated!

15 posted on 07/14/2018 8:24:43 PM PDT by Taxman (We will never be a truly free people so long as we have the income tax and the IRS.)
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To: SeekAndFind

16 posted on 07/14/2018 10:22:09 PM PDT by Slyfox (Not my circus, not my monkeys)
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To: colorado tanker

I had the same reaction. That was the day I became a Freeper.

17 posted on 07/15/2018 5:01:39 AM PDT by Jimmy Valentine (DemocRATS - when they speak, they lie; when they are silent, they are stealing the American Dream)
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To: SeekAndFind

So glad you posted this. It was one of the saddest days I can ever remember.

The image of that little boy scared to death at the point of a scary gun held by our government agent was enough to terrify us all!

Our government terrorizing his extended family and the ladies with their rosaries!!

I was ashamed of our government leaders who caused this disgusting, disgraceful event. I will never forget. I will never forget.

Shame on 60 minutes and Dan Rather for putting on that deceitful show.

May God bless our new Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh for being there for Elian.

18 posted on 07/15/2018 5:14:38 AM PDT by victim soul (victim soul)
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To: lizma2

Elian was taken from his dad when they got back to Cuba and sent to a work farm /school.


So, where do you suppose elian would be found today?

19 posted on 07/15/2018 2:21:59 PM PDT by thinden
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To: AdmSmith; AnonymousConservative; Berosus; Bockscar; cardinal4; ColdOne; Convert from ECUSA; ...
Thanks SeekAndFind.

20 posted on 07/15/2018 9:13:36 PM PDT by SunkenCiv (,,
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