“Fidel And The Goat”: An Excerpt from “The Lieutenant of San Porfirio”

Reblogging this excerpt from “The Lieutenant of San Porfirio” about Fidel – fitting for this day.

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In honor of all the media attention these days on a bankrupt totalitarian island, here’s an excerpt from “The Lieutenant of San Porfirio“.


One day Fidel had been walking down a dirt road not far from Havana when he had come across a goat, with the name Esteban scrawled on a sticker around its neck.  Looking at his register of the farms adjacent to the road he saw that there was no reported goat among the meager possessions of the farmers.  But the goat was beautiful, and since he was the fearless leader he knew he had the right to anything he saw in his path, especially unregistered goats.  He went to pick up the goat, to carry it back to his 1950’s American made military jeep that he’d seized from the house of Batista, having watched the former dictator drive the car he really wanted – the fantastic…

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About Joel D. Hirst

Joel D. Hirst is a novelist and a playwright, author of the recently released novel "Lords of Misrule" about jihad in the Sahara. Joel has also written "The Lieutenant of San Porfirio" and its sequel "The Burning of San Porfirio".
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2 Responses to “Fidel And The Goat”: An Excerpt from “The Lieutenant of San Porfirio”

  1. H.Augusto Pietri says:

    Sa fait ghustice, Cosica lenguage dixit. This Motherfucker son of a bitch, finally goes to the hell forever. But the problem still unsolve, and go from bad to worse: Fidel’s daughther Mariela, could be the next step of this saga.

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    • Like the Argentines still struggling with Peronism – the death of one man or one administration doesn’t automatically change the fate of nations. We have to work in the minds of men – which is a laborious process.

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