This is just a quick read, copy, and slap on something on the CNN website. It brings up a subject that the USA has put off for too long and needs to correct immediately - Normalize relations with CUBA and stop being stupid about working relationships with all of the neighboring countries to our south. For many reason, including denying airspace and landing rights in any neighboring countries, we need to get back on track on being good neighbors with those on the other side ASAP:
A hypocrite is the kind of politician who would cut down a redwood tree, then mount the stump and make a speech for conservation.
-- Adlai E. Stevenson