Bipartisanship Might Sound Good But it is Really Undemocratic

I don’t watch “Meet the Press” on NBC now that Tim Russert is gone. David Gregory is no Tim Russert. But I happened on the program recently as I idly clicked my TV remote, and I saw David Axelrod’s earnest countenance, so I paused to visit. And what I heard troubled me greatly. “Just this […]
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Felicia Persaud the Pioneering Spirit behind the Carib ID Initiative

A wise man , William Simms shared this keen insight about pioneers: “Genius is the very eye of intellect and the wing of thought; it is always in advance of its time, and is the pioneer for the generation which it precedes.” . Well, this is a great description of a pioneering woman , named […]
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Another Disheartening Peek Inside the Politics Game

My representative in the United States House of Representatives is a 65-year-old woman named Ginny Brown-Waite. Whenever I sign one of those petitions asking Congress to vote for pro-environmental legislation or some other “good cause,” I get an email from this woman explaining at length why she is against it and why I should be, […]
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Lessons to be learnt

Events over the last few weeks gave insight into the mass media. Basically, they are whores… and not to the truth or news. Immediately after the Iranian election, the American television news media began to portray the election results as fraudulent… with their only proof being the demonstrators in the streets. I could not find […]
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I Hate to Say This But We Can’t Do Much About Iranian Savagery

If we lived in a just world, those frowsy-looking Iranian mullahs would be strung up by their thumbs and horsewhipped (or worse), a democratic government would be installed in Iran, and an international group would be appointed to ensure no nuclear weapon is ever developed there. Furthermore, that tinpot despot in North Korea would be […]
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What’s Going on in the Democratic Party? Have We Been Betrayed?

The U.S. House of Representatives passed comprehensive climate change legislation yesterday, which did not surprise me. What leaves me stunned and furious is that 44 Democrats voted against the bill. What in tarnation is going on? Sandra and I did not send our few dollars to help elect so-called Democrats who, once in Congress, cynically […]
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Goodbye Michael. You Were More Sinned Against Than Sinning

I was not a Michael Jackson fan. I don’t think I have ever listened to “Thriller.” But I couldn’t escape reading and hearing about the “King of Pop” over the years. And I remember with fondness the littlest member of the Jackson Five, who was so full of zest, so nimble and so appealing. Someone […]
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Comfort in Our Season of Grieving

Over the past week, we have been lashed with  several emotional  hurricanes. The slaughter of freedom fighters in Iran as symbolized by Neda, the horrific train tragedy in DC and the passing of  several celebrity icons have ripped our hearts with a varying category of ferocity dependent on our personal affinity. . Why? Why ? […]
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