Is A Yaad Ting Emanci-Pendence 2013 Edition – Yu know bout Ms. Farm Queen?

Me mek sure wait til di festivities done before me post da one yah because me waan mek sure me can covah ebryting. Points of information 1) Ken Boothe red velvet suit weh look like him brush it a day time like hair 2) Di police dem weh appear wid ticket book like abracadabra every […]
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Vote for Mitt Romney….Until the Real Thing Comes Along!

The Jamaican in China gets political! It was the perfect storm. A dangerous combination. Too much time on my hands. The humor of the Rachel Maddow Show. The Republican campaign….and Mitt Romney. I couldn’t help it. So, I’m watching the March 30th Rachel Maddow show segment entitled “Friends with Detriments” where she highlights the numerous […]
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WIKILEAKS: PETER PHILLIPS VOWED NEVER TO SERVE IN ANOTHER PORTIA-LED GOVERNMENT

Time: Fri, 11 Jul 2008 20:13 UTC Summary: In a recent conversation with the NAS Director, Jamaica’s former Minister of National Security and opposition People’s National Party (PNP) leader, Peter Phillips, agreed that there is danger that Jamaica could go the way of Haiti if the current government were to fail in its reform efforts […]
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WIKILEAKS: GENDER, CLASS, COLOUR BIAS MAR PNP PRESIDENCY RACE

[Editor’s Note: The following are excerpts from a cable sent by the US Embassy to its State Department providing details on the 2006 race for the PNP presidency. The cable highlights the classism and racism still very much in existence in Jamaica, and evident in the vitriol that was used to assail Mrs. Simpson-Miller. While […]
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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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We Shall Know the Truth and the Truth Shall Set Us Free

The McCain campaign said Governor Palin opposed the Bridge to Nowhere, but now we know she supported it. They said she didn’t seek earmarks, but now we know she hired a lobbyist to get millions in pork for her town and her state. They said she visited Iraq, but today we learned that she only […]
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McCain Must Be Counting on Voters Who Can’t Do the Math

John McCain  (as a Navy officer, below, right) is either a fool (he graduated fifth from the bottom of his class at Annapolis) or a con man. Or both. Whatever he is, he is obviously counting on math-challenged voters to get elected president of the United States. Almost everything the man says is self-contradictory. And […]
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Meet the Woman Who Would Be Vice President – Sarah Palin

Before her selection as John McCain’s running mate, Sarah Palin was an unknown “hockey mom” who hunted moose. On further investigation, America’s voters found that she was the governor of Alaska, a state of 627,000 residents, and the former mayor of Wasilla, a town of 7,000 (pictured at right). John McCain’s campaign was quick to […]
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Fund Managers Make Billions While American Workers Suffer

Conditions in America on this Labor Day are an insult to the men and women whose work keeps society functioning. In another time, there would be mobs in the street, stones would be crashing through shop windows and heads would roll – literally. But the world – the western world anyway – is more civilized […]
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