Rednecks of Uptown

I spent a few days in Jamaica recently at the time the extension for the State of Emergency (SoE) failed to pass in parliament.  The reaction to the failure clearly indicates the mounting class divisions in the society. Where is Michael Manley when we need him? It is clear that ‘It’s not black man time […]
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Moving to the ridiculous

Jingoistic ego and pomposity are bad allies in a war.  Take Afghanistan and the arrest of the taliban’s #2 man, mullah Abdul Ghani Baradar. Baradar was arrested in Karachi by Pakistani authorities who were tipped off by American intelligence (always a contradiction of terms).  Great job!   Welllll, not so fast my friend. Evidently, Baradar was […]
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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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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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Mixed messages

Barack Obama and the economy still hold full rein over the nation’s headlines. The most recent item of note being AIG continuing to use taxpayers money to fund their bonuses. I believe that I read somewhere that the government was looking at AIG from a criminal action perspective (I think I read it or it […]
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Overdosing on nyquil

Order was slowly being restored… then I walked into a wall… the flu. Man, am I the only person suffering from this? I feel so crushed. Last weekend I ingested so much cough medicine, I could have easily been running a Nyquil drip. That surely can’t be a good thing. But it was between chemical […]
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