Strong Man Never Wrong?

  Growing up in Jamaica, I often heard the saying, “Strong man never wrong.” It was a reflection of the society of the times. Jamaica was a colony in which white colonists and British civil servants called the shots. The black majority had no say. They were expected to do as they were told, treat […]
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When Polls Go Bad

The polls have ruled in America for decades, but they seem to have lost their magic. Tea Party candidate Matt Bevin’s big win in the Kentucky governor’s race is the most recent example of a new trend. The polls – not one but all – had predicted a comfortable victory by Bevin’s opponent, Democrat Jack Conway […]
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Police Crackdown Should be a Call to Arms

I was watching the news but what I was seeing could have been a scene from some futuristic film. Helmeted cops clubbing protesters and arresting reporters… Destroying the protesters’ makeshift camps and ripping their tents to shreds… Dismantling their library and confiscating their books… Big Brother inflicting his will on a defenseless citizenry… In 2011… […]
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