Author: hearirant

to tax or not to tax- that’s not even a question

to tax or not to tax- that’s not even a question

American politicians run from the ‘t-word’ like its an unwanted babymother.  Taxes.  So many politicians have won or lost their jobs based on that concept.  And every politician who has won his job based...

Does superior father general Richard Ho Lung deserve a pass?

Does superior father general Richard Ho Lung deserve a pass?

Jamaica is celebrating its 50th year of Independence… an important milestone no doubt, but one which despite the celebrations, is fraught with self-doubt regarding our development.  We aren’t where we should be and not...

The best of times….

The best of times….

It was the best of times, the worst of times. Today this opening line from Charles Dickens is not restricted to a tale of two cities, but repeats itself everywhere, all over the world. ...

The fix is in.  Obama wins in November

The fix is in. Obama wins in November

    If you are a democrat right now you should be laughing like hell.  If you are a republican, you’d have to be crying yourself to sleep every night.  The republican primaries, the...

Recycling through the  trash

Recycling through the trash

    The year where the world is predicted to come to a crashing end, is about to begin.  Perhaps absolutely fitting for not only this column, but for the political happenings of both...

The king is dead, long live the king.

The king is dead, long live the king.

If there’s one thing sure to get a slightly vegetative Jamaican blogger out of his slumber, its the Bruce Golding’s announcement of his intention of early resignation as party leader and Jamaica’s prime minister....

The Brits are (becoming?) racists

The Brits are (becoming?) racists

I’ve been waiting for and seeing interesting fallouts from the recent British riots.  Two of the more interesting consequences are whom the establishment and media continue to blame, and the actions taking in the...

London Bridge is burning down…

London Bridge is burning down…

There are several interesting things about the recent riots in England, one of which is the propaganda campaign run by the conservative government.  That is, to make the riots seem much different to what...

Economics 101

Economics 101

While I have not been shaken from my belief that much of the debt crisis thingy was about both parties ganging up to send the teaparty into needed retirement, I must admit concerns about...