No Happy New Year in Sight. Sorry.

I wish I could promise you a happy new year. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if the Republicans stopped trying to destroy the U.S. government? Wouldn’t it be a bright new year if the Israelis stopped building houses on the West Bank and the Palestinians stopped firing rockets at the Israelis? Wouldn’t it be heart warming […]
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Jamaica Epicurean Escape

To be so darn small, I sure can put away a lot of food. I don’t know what it is, but great food really excites me and I gladly indulge… Since my first conversation about the Jamaica Epicurean Escape with event producers, my mouth had been watering and my tummy ready!  Two days of food […]
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Public Can Play a Role in Supporting Justice

When Darden Restaurants decided to circumvent a new health care regulation requiring them to provide insurance for their full-time employees, they did not reckon with the American public. The media alerted potential customers and the restaurant chain – which owns Red Lobster and Olive Garden – lost a big chunk of its business. Now, the […]
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Nominate Mooretalkja for Jamaica Blog Awards today!

greetings and salutations. remember seh nominations fi jamaica blog awards a close in a few days so yu fi nominate me blog/vlog see one oldie buy goodie yah….can imagine a jus february dis post? go to di blog awards website http://jamaicablogawards.org/jm/ and click nominate and den nominate http://mooretalkja.wordpress.com/ fi wah ever yu see fit. me tink me qualify […]
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Mainstream Media Failing us in the LIBOR Scandal

There are some stories that inherently attract readers and others that do not inherently attract readers but are so important that they must be told in a way to grab the public’s attention. Good editors and reporters recognize these stories and find a way to make us want to read them. It’s not easy, but […]
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Christmas in Jamaica: Annual Seniors’ Dinner at the Golden Age Home

I hear people talk all the time about wanting to save the world and make a difference, especially in Jamaica. The reality is, you can’t save the world without starting first with one person… Four years ago, this is what the Lumley family did. It started with their loved one, who is a resident at […]
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To cliff or not to cliff? That is the question.

Now that we have survived the Mayan apocalyptic prediction, and Christmas, all attention will be on the so-called fiscal cliff.  But as I’ve been saying for weeks… don’t worry, be happy. Things have been playing out like a simple B movie script.  Some drama here, some there, a little comedy but no real great acting […]
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You’re Crazy, Wayne La Pierre, Crazy as a Loon!

“If it’s crazy to call for putting police and armed security in our school to protect our children, then call me crazy,” the NRA’s Wayne LaPierre (photo above) told NBC’s Meet the Press host David Gregory this morning. OK, so I will call you crazy, Wayne LaPierre. And you’re not just crazy; you’re dumb, too. […]
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