WIKILEAKS: THE QUESTIONABLE CHARACTER OF JAMES ROBERTSON

[Editor’s Note: While I am not so naïve as to believe that our politicians are squeaky clean, I believe the questions must be asked: – Why would a public servant, particularly a deputy leader of a party, make and maintain “underworld contacts”? – Why, if you have knowledge of their criminal acts and history, was […]
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WIKILEAKS: PNP FACES INTERNAL PROBLEMS/LACK OF ENTHUSIASM

Time: Wed, 6 Jun 2007 18:09 UTC ¶1. (SBU) Poloff recently met with longtime People’s National Party (PNP) activist and organizer Karen Cross to discuss recent media reports of problems within the PNP which could impact the outcome of the upcoming elections (due by October 2007). During the meeting, Cross confirmed that there is still […]
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Drip…Drip…Drip. That Darn Leaky Faucet!

The leaks finally became a flood. After the initial “drip-drip” of information, Wikileaks decided to release the entire database of cables when the file was (ironically) leaked onto the web. The US Embassy cables revealed in late 2010 “contain diplomatic analysis from world leaders, and the diplomats’ assessment of host countries and their officials.” We […]
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Trying to Make Sense of Conservative Thinking

Sandra and I visited my sister Elizabeth and her husband Wendell for New Year’s Eve, and I spent a really pleasant time surrounded by generations of relatives, from babes in arms to octogenarians – well, one octogenarian, anyway (it wasn’t me – but I’m getting there). Inevitably politics came under discussion. And happily while there […]
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