Hating “White Culture” Would Be Quite Understandable

Glenn Beck, a foaming-at-the-mouth maniac who works at Fox News, caused quite an uproar recently when he called President Obama “a guy who has a deep-seated hatred for white people or the white culture.” He was wrong, of course. Barack Obama is not a hater. He is a reconciler. But if Obama did hate white […]
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Jamaica can leverage the “Suds Summit” by ….

The much anticipated spud summit have  occurred without much perceived movement in further human understanding. Well, the only foreign influence planned was a tall mug of Red Stripe beer. Although advertised as such, the professor decided to go with Samuel Adams, from the  local New England brewery instead.  This just added to a tough week […]
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Here’s the Scoop on Health Care Reform – from the President Himself

I’ve been blogging about health care, and I hope I haven’t made too much of a hash of it. But in case I have, this letter I received yesterday from the President of the United States should set the record straight: Dear Friend, If you’re like most Americans, there’s nothing more important to you about […]
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Subplot in Palin Soap Opera is Good News for Wolves

Sarah Palin’s soliloquy on Sunday must have been music to the ears of Alaska’s wolves. Goodbye in any language was the message they were waiting for. The erstwhile governor of Alaska (photo at right) has pursued a relentless policy of genocide against the state’s lupine population, including murderous helicopter attacks. Now, nature lovers in Congress […]
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The Jamaican Magazine that trumps Oprah’s O, Essence & Ebony in Yard Content

 There is disappointment in the air for some as Red Stripe may not be allowed at the upcoming Brew Peace Summit.  It is the beer of choice of Prof. Gates, however, foreign beers are not allowed at the Whitehouse. . But there is great news!  The latest edition of JamaicanEats is out!   . You […]
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When is Health Care Reform Not Health Care Reform?

Howard Dean should know something about health care. He is not only a doctor but also as governor of Vermont he introduced landmark health care programs in his state. And Dean (photo at right) warned on MSNBC last night that a bipartisan compromise, which would omit key Democratic priorities, is “not health care reform.” It’s […]
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Driving a Stake Through the Heart of Health Care Reform

Brace yourself. The opponents of health care reform are about to launch a million-dollar ad campaign targeting 33 states that have Democratic representatives in Congress. They have not given me a preview of the ads but I can imagine what they’ll say. I’m sure you can, too. They’re likely to trot out that old chestnut […]
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