- Post 24 July 2012
- By Ed Farnan | Irish Central | From the Right
Several months ago, Lech Walesa, hero and leader of Poland's freedom movement, unveiled a statue in downtown Warsaw honoring President Ronald Reagan. Reagan an American with Irish roots, was inspirational in his efforts to topple the Soviet Empire that had Poland and eastern europe in its death grip.
Recently, in an ironic twist, there was a push in Galway Ireland to erect a statue for another famous figure with Irish roots, communist and assassin, Che Guevara. Guevara was known as Fidel Castro's executioner who helped install the communist dictator in power back in the late 50's. Cuba has been under the boot of communist tyranny ever since.
While many people walk around with "Che" T shirts on, thinking it gives them an edgy, revolutionary, romantic look.....The reality is, Che Guevara tried to spread communism throughout Latin America and was responsible for many brutal murders. ...continues...