I’m back.

I’m back.  I guess I could hype and say “I’mmmm baaaaack!”.  But no, I left quietly and without fanfare and will return the same way.  So why did I stop blogging in the first place? After a while, it seemed so useless… rant after rant without anything changing.  Not that I expected to change the […]
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AID with chains attached

On January 23, the Haitian government called off the search and rescue efforts, but in spite of this, live people are still being found.  Does anyone really think that it is the non-functional Haitian government behind this proclamation or are they merely the scapegoats?   If there were 10 American, 5 French and/or an assortment of […]
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Pre-existing conditions

Not much going on in the world lately. Well, not exactly true. But I’ve been caught up in trying to purchase some computer equipment and didn’t have a clue as to how stressful that was gonna turn out. Those who say that technology will reduce workload and stress haven’t got a clue. But enough about […]
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Which is tastier… a pork burger or Lassie?

I cannot go further without paying tribute to the outstanding performances of the Jamaican team in Berlin. It was both heartwarming and a tear-jerker. (tears of pride of course). Jamaican tourism minister Ed Bartlett wasted much time in announcing the intent to capitalize on the athlete’s success. Of course I wish him well. But, I […]
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How just is American justice

There are by necessity, two different Barack Obamas… an almost dual personality disorder-like entity. The domestic president, is the one full of the vigour for change, presenting an agenda that will, even against their foolish opposition, better the American people. The other Barack Obama, the Mr Hyde personality, resides in his foreign policy. Here, he […]
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Of Irany and irony

Independence Day (July 4 Rule #1… never put fireworks in the hands of morons). I just love the smell of cordite in the evening. Reminds me of Baghdad… boom, boom, boom. Wooohoo. So what has transpired recently? Well, Michael Jackson’s death continued to reign over the news cycle even though he wasn’t resurrected 3 days […]
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Hand-jobs and more

Recent posturing by Israeli pm Netanyahu might appear to be an aggressive response to Barack Obama’s wish for peace in the mid-east. According to news reports, Netanyahu is signaling that he may resist Obama’s call for Palestinian statehood, and that he may authorize military strikes against Iran if the United States doesn’t act first. In […]
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If you stick a knife 9 inches into my back..

Am I going through writer’s angst or is there nothing really interesting to blog about? It’s so bad that I’m taken to book reviews, even though they are really informative books. In high school the only things I was good at were English and history. I love reading history. History is the path leading us […]
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Hypocritical indignation

A friend pointed me to a renewed campaign to ‘boycott Jamaica’, because the country ‘is the most homophobic on earth’. Here we go again. When I read the links and the websites promoting boycotts, the continuous thread was one of arrogant stupidity and ignorance. One would think that there were mass killings of ‘gays’ in […]
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