This “Heal Jamaica” Video Brought Tears to My Eyes

Margaret Lowe, a Jamaican friend who lives in Orlando, sent me this video, and I am not ashamed to admit it brought tears to my eyes. Not tears of sadness but tears of hope and love and homesickness… I am sharing it with you as a special treat. Click the link below and enjoy! http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sDX14fmED4E&feature=related
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Powerful Illicit Interests Complicate Obama’s Decision on Afghanistan

As U.S. President Barack Obama wrestles with the military’s request for more troops in Afghanistan, critics on the right call him weak on defense and those on the left say it is time to end the war against the Taliban and bring the soldiers home. As I understand it, the President wants his military advisers […]
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The Riddle of a Military Coup and the “Two Obamas”

The mainstream media portray Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez (photo below) as a Communist, which he could be, and as a raving maniac, which he certainly is not. I listened to Chavez last night on C Span, and while he rambled in an annoyingly stream-of-consciousness manner, much of what he said made sense. His warnings that […]
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Inching Toward a Level Playing Field in World Finance

Jamaicans know that “donkey say the world no level.” Throughout history, the island has been a microcosm of global injustice, with the scales heavily weighted in favor of oppressors. The meek indigenous fish eaters that we call Arawak Indians (although they were really Taino; Arawak is the name of their language) were ravaged – probably […]
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Erradicate the parasite websites

Dallas Mavariks owner, Mark Cuba has some pretty strong opinions, which he expressed in Newsweek, on how big media houses online can make money. He say “Erradicate the parasite websites” so people visit the websites where the content orginated. By that he means websites like Drudge and Huffington Post that create summary stories from another […]
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