Usain Bolt Named one of ESPN’s Top 20 Athletes 1995-2015

Jamaican sprinter Usain Bolt, has been named one of ESPN’s Top 20 Athletes 1995-2015.  The diverse list includes Lionel Messi, Shaquille O’Neal, Serena Williams, Tiger Woods and many other famous athletes during that 20 year period. Below is the list of ESPN’s Top 20 Athletes 1995-2015. No. 20: Sidney Crosby No. 19: Barry Bonds No. 18: […]
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What Republicans Stand for

  In case you were wondering what Republicans want for America, the budget passed by the Senate overnight should enlighten you. It would slash health programs such as Medicaid, kick thousands of families off food stamps, cut back on education and pour hundreds of billions into military spending. And – of course – it would […]
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Jamaican Usain Bolt ‘will not win Rio 2016 100m final’ will per predictions. Guess which American will?

Dutch statistics firm, Infostrada, is predicting that Rio 2016 will be a miserable Olympics for Usain Bolt in the 100m. The company monitors tracks events around the world in all Olympic sports. They convert these results into a formula to predict who will win each Olympic medal. Infostrada is predicting that Usain Bolt will not […]
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Merchants of Death

It seems America is always – and always will be – at war, and you might be wondering why. This morning. I came across an article that might answer your question. Surprisingly, it was not a political article. It was an investment column from the Motley Fool, written by Rich Smith. The message was a practical […]
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The Israeli Revelation

The landslide reelection of Benjamin Netanyahu reveals the way most Israelis feel about the USA. It is a discouraging revelation. For generations Americans have coddled Israel, lavishing money and arms on the beleaguered nation, and it seems the Israelis consider this their due. They must believe they can kick the American President’s shins with impunity, knowing they have […]
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Four Score Years and One

In just one week, I will be 81 years old if I make it, and I hope I will. My brother Bill (and his wife Faye), my sister Elizabeth (and her husband Wendell) and my daughter Grace (and her husband Frank) have promised to take me out for a fancy luncheon. I wouldn’t want to […]
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Miramar’s New Mayor, Wayne Messam, of Jamaican Heritage

In a tight election held yesterday (March 10, 2015), Wayne Messam was elected as the new Mayor for the city of Miramar, Florida. The son of  hard-working Jamaican parents, Mr. Messam beat Mayor Lori Moseley who many expected to be re-elected.  Jamaican-born Maxwell “Max” Chambers was also elected as a Miramar Commissioner.  In 2013 Miramar […]
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Fighting Corruption in Politics

  Here’s a true-or-false quiz for you: Politicians may not take money from the interests they write laws for. Shady contributions and coordination by Super PACs are against the law. Public servants may not become lobbyists for five years after they leave office. Lobbyists may not make massive contributions to political campaigns. Every political donation must […]
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Disloyal Senators Cross the Line

  In British Commonwealth countries like Jamaica and Canada, the party that isn’t in power at the moment is known as the “loyal opposition.” Obviously that term does not apply in America. The Republicans control Congress but not the White House, and as someone who was born in Jamaica and lived for a long time […]
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