Sunday, December 14, 2008

The Silence of the Lamb

Not a bleat from Val Prieto about his much-heralded trip to Washington for the Bloggers' Summit hosted by George Bush. The photograph which he posted as a "teaser" is not only worth one thousand words but stands in lieu of one thousand words. In the 5 days that have lapsed since his meeting with President Bush, Val has commented on other matters but been unable to collect his thoughts sufficiently to write about the most seminal event of his life. Of course, nothing compels him to do so except his own promise that he would. Whether he fancies himself Bush's ambassador to the Cuban community or our community's ambassador to Washington, the fact is that he is neither. His meeting was of a strictly private character. If what was said there (if anything) is too embarrassing to himself or Bush to repeat, or he has no recollection of what transpired because he was "indisposed" before or after the meeting, Val is under no obligation to report on his own disgrace (if disgrace it was).

But his failure to do so does imply that something went terribly wrong in the White House for Val. We are not to suppose, however, that he said or did anything to challenge Bush on human rights or otherwise strike a discordant note in these convivial proceedings. Perhaps that is the rub: his own cravenness in the face of authority does not live up to his own image of himself or that which he desires others to have of him. It is highly embarrassing for Val to declare himself our "representative" and then fail to represent us. Then there may be a recording or transcript of the meeting which cannot be gainsaid: even the apprehension that such might exist would be sufficient deterrent against him inventing fanciful scenarios that place him at the center of things or at least in a flattering light. There appears to be very little wiggling room between Val's "truth" and the truth, and wiggling is not that easy for him nowadays.

40 comments:

Anonymous said...

Val did not have any shoes in his meetings with Bush

La Mosca en la Pared said...

Val's pants split in the middle and then his jacket. Finally, he was left like the emperor without clothes and nobody noticed.

Anonymous said...

Manuel que te parecio lo que puso Fantomas en su blog?

Perseverante el enmascarado verdad

CBJ-JBC said...

"Manuel que te parecio lo que puso Fantomas en su blog?"


-------WARNING WARNING-------------

DO NOT VISIT FANTOMAS BLOG-- YOU WILL GET HIJACK

Vana said...

Am sure he did not say anything to challenge Bush, am willing to bet nothing untoward was said, Val has Bush on a pedestal, challenge him NEVER!!

Anonymous said...

Maybe Val fell on his knees and started licking Bush's boots.

Anonymous said...

But how did he get up?

nonee moose said...

Hey, do the words TOP SECRET and EYES ONLY mean anything to you?

This was high-grade stuff being discussed.

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

nonee:

If Obama furnished the "high-grade stuff," you can be sure Bush used it.

Anonymous said...

The secret is that he didn't get up. He's still on the White House floor.

Anonymous said...

CBJ-JBC said...
Manuel que te parecio lo que puso Fantomas en su blog?"


-------WARNING WARNING-------------

DO NOT VISIT FANTOMAS BLOG-- YOU WILL GET HIJACK

CBJ , you need to open a blog

Fantomas has a a great video now on his main post

Anonymous said...

Moneo contraataca a Fantomas

Miserable ingrate
The perfect farewell. Throw two shoes at the man who gave you the freedom, paid for in American blood, to attend a press conference in a country that just five years ago was a bloody dictatorship. Fucking ungrateful asshole.


Posted by George Moneo at 07:08 PM | Permanent Link to this Post | Habla (0)

balsero said...

"Throw two shoes at the man who gave you the freedom"

Moneo,still in love with Bush ?

and you call people ignorant ...
you are pathetic Moneo ...

Me das lastima...
Eres una calamidad....

john longfellow aka lou dobbs said...

George said: Throw two shoes at the man who gave you the freedom, paid for in American blood, to attend a press conference in a country that just five years ago was a bloody dictatorship. Fucking ungrateful asshole





And what is so sad, is that Bush would have recieved a much better reception, if he had been giving a press conference in a free Cuba, that he had liberated.

Mr. Moneo, your silly fake anger is once again misplaced. The Iraqi is not the asshole. Your anger should be directed at President Bush. For he is the asshole for not liberating Cuba, when given an historic opportunity when Castro fell ill.

Anonymous said...

For he is the asshole for not liberating Cuba, when given an historic opportunity when Castro fell ill.


John I agree with you sir , only this tima, only

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

John:

You are right. No Cuban would have thrown (away) his precious shoe at anybody. You can only buy one pair every two years.

Matt said...

"Hey, do the words TOP SECRET and EYES ONLY mean anything to you?

This was high-grade stuff being discussed." Don't you think more Cubans shoulda been allowed to know what went on since it will affect anyone they have left on the island, as well as them directly in the exile?

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

Maybe Bush showed Val his copy of How to Serve Cubans (H-T: The Twilight Zone).

Anonymous said...

Bush Secret Service lead man should resign inmediately

He should have been in front of Bush when the second shoe was thrown

If this event had happened in Cuba the Shield to protect Castro would have stopped the 1st shoe

Anonymous said...

We are still waiting for Val's post about his meeting with Bush

Anonymous said...

Val still has a hangover.

Camarioca said...

Manuel, please review Estrada Palma's blog before you close.


Thank you

balsero del solar said...

Searching for "The Shift" Part 12


This is the 12th in a series of analyses of the election results to see whether or not the Cubans are abandoning the GOP. Part 1 is here. Part 2 is here. Part 3 is here. Part 4 is here. Part 5 is here. Part 6 is here. Part 7 is here. Part 8 is here. Part 9 is here. Part 10 is here. Part 11 is here.



LOL.....How many "Parts" Henry how many ????????????????????????????

My guess is 26 ..... yours ??????

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

balsero:

My friendly admonitions stopped his farcical "Nostradamus Dorshner" series in its 9th or 10th installment. I have no inclination to stop his "Shift" obsession. Let it continue ad infinitum.

john longfellow aka lou dobbs said...

Anon saidL Bush Secret Service lead man should resign inmediately




LOL, dude wake up. The only people left in the entire world that still likes Bush, is the Cuban-American, and some red-state racist.

I can guarantee you that if that was President Obama at the podium, that Iraqi would not have been able to reach back to throw the (first) shoe. The SS loves the easy going respectful Obama, who they often play pick-up games of basketball with. They hate the spoiled, arrogrant, unpopular Bush.

john longfellow aka lou dobbs said...

mat saidL Maybe Bush showed Val his copy of How to Serve Cubans (H-T: The Twilight Zone).



Nah, Bush showed Val his copy the "Dummies Guide to Alcoholism 101." It is the only book that Bush has ever read. Val, however, by his distant, confused look, was already too drunk to read it.

Manuel A.Tellechea said...

john:

Which reminds me, what is the status of your application for Obama's praetorian guard? It will certainly be a slap in the face of all Bosnian veterans if you are bypassed, but these are supposed to be dark days for the republic.

Lone Man in a Straw Hat said...

The lambs that form his herd at Babalu have refrained from asking about his trip, and so have done his dutiful commenters. Val is no lamb, Manuel. He's much a wolf under a sheep wool. Hence, he erects himself into our representative in Washington. Much like Castro has done in Cuba, becoming the unelected leader, tyrant, and censor of all independent ideas. He hasn't written anything because he has to concoct something he doesn't even know about, which is Cuban reality. But he probably will issue a piece today, espoleado por su critica, señor Tellechea.

Anonymous said...

A Robitussin Weekend

I havent written about the DC trip as apparently, walking around in 40 degree, rainy weather for two days can lead to really bad colds. Whodathunkit?

Spent the entire weekend in bed with chills, fever, cold sweats, aches in places I didnt even know I had, non-stop sneezing and a major, major cough. Hopefully all the meds Ive taken these past three days will finally kick in and kick this cold's ass.

Posted by Val Prieto at 08:00 AM

Fantomas said...

La censura esta acabando con los blogs cubanos primero fue Rui, le siguio Val, mas tarde kill Castro y ahora Penultimos

Es una pena

Manuel te doy credito por haberte mantenido firme

CJB-BCJ said...

Enrique Fantomas people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones. You are so full of shit, your blog is not like Tellechea's where anyone can comment, your blog's comments are always subject to your approval, so what the hell are you talking about?

Do you think that your BS is not well known? You play both sides of the fence and then throw stones at those that react to your provocations, you have been banned from Penultimos Dias for the same reason that you were banned from other blogs, your game is geared towards insulting and provoking, you email blog owners all kinds of shit and when you get rejected you bitch and moan like a little whore, you use and abuse the naive about Cuba like Estrada Palma to your own personal benefit, either you are insane or you are a DGI infiltrado wreaking havoc and fostering disunity, get a life you mole, get a woman or go to a hooker once or twice a week guy, you are in desperate need of some nookie, try some pussy for a change maricón, you'll be glad once you brake your cherry, you'll no longer behave like a ten year old boy in heat, playing the lone ranger game is close, but no cigar comemierda, be a man for once in your life and get yourself some poontang.

Fantomas said...

CJB-BCJ said...


Aqui hay cada locos. Manuel de donde habra salido este escarbajo. Este debe ser el HIJO DE PUTA CHARLIE BRAVO o Kill castro O ALGUN ARREPENTIDO BABALUSIANO, HECK IT MAY EVEN BE UN PENULTIMO OR NEW YORKER

THATS OK fantomas firme y hacia adelante . imparable . Test me again

Nostalgia 2009 i will meet you all there in my booth

fan of fanto said...

CJB-BCJ


No cojas lucha con Fanto. He is not the enemy

Remmenber it is fidel

If fidel was not in power Fantomas would have never existed

think of it

CBJ-BJC said...

A tad nervous Mr. Fantomas?
Some brownie in your underwear already?
Keep playing the guessing game, naming names, and making more enemies. We are hot on your trail, and that soft heat that you feel near your ass on times is real. One of these days you're going to get a few thousand btu's charring your behind.
Playing cat and mouse is what we like.... guess what, you are the mouse. Throw a few more stones you the one with the glass roof.
Hey, have you gained weight lately?
And what about those wrap around dark sun glasses? Do you think you look cool?
What about that dark guayabera that you sometimes wear, do you wash it?

Fantomas said...

No Manuel washes it for me


by hand


lol

Hay fantomas pa largo , aguanten

CJB-BCJ said...

The comments posted here at 5:56 PM yesterday and at 3:37 PM today, ARE NOT from us of the CJB-BCJ organization. We urge all readers and commenters to pay attention to details, the "other" commenter has very cleverly used an addy similar to ours, don't be deceived readers. Thank you.

Fantomas said...

So we have new impostros now...I have to read between the lines then...que siga la musica

Llego fantomas y NO mando a parar

Fantomas said...

impostors

sorry typo

not a fantoism yet, verdad Mansuelo

Lone Man in a Straw Hat said...

Hi CJB-BCJ
Do you think that Fantomas is trying to impersonate you to direct the attention of the readers to other topics?
The one who wrote at 3:37pm has a style pretty close to yours which might have confused many people, the one at 5:56 pm yesterday has a very different style.

Anonymous said...

It is not about style it is about the essence