Parody Press Release For Immediate Release: The “Shoot Poor People” School of Crime Fighting is proud to announce, with immediate effect, the appointment of Ian Boyne as Visiting Professor for the Curtailment of Constitutional Rights. Professor Boyne, joins a long list of other distinguished faculty members who are on the cutting edge of curtailing the rights of Jamaicans indefinitely without any guarantee of a commensurate … Continue reading Ian Boyne Joins Shoot Poor People School of Crime Fighting
The 2016 International Narcotics Control Strategy Report (INCSR) says that Jamaica’s prosecutors have “a chronic inability to secure prompt convictions” for corruption and drug-running. Director of Public Prosecutions Paula Llewellyn once again spends more time prosecuting her critics in the court of public opinion than she does prosecuting criminals in a court of law. Continue reading St. Paula of Perpetual Excuses
Here’s to hoping that blogging is just like riding a bicycle, and that you never really forget how to do it. I started blogging in May 2008 and I posted my last post in June 2010, meaning that I initially blogged for a period of exactly 2 years, 1 month and 16 days. And then I was gone. Why? Well – I’ll take the words of a perceptive … Continue reading Why I Stopped Blogging in 2010
Lolz – more to come! Continue reading Daddy’s Home
I distinctly recall that when the $500 bill was being released it took on a nick-name “Nanny” based on the heroine that was depicted on its face. Since then we have had a $1000 bill released and a now there is news that a $5000 bill is slated to be released. How great it would be if people took to calling the new $5000 bill a “wutless” … Continue reading Wutless?
Is it just me or did this RJR reporter have no news whatsoever to share? Top it off with the bad arithmetic in the beginning — 167 out of 169 people on board are released. So that leaves 7 people? WTF? See if you can spot the multiple bad reporting and inconsistencies in this video. Answers up by midnight. I hope all ends well for … Continue reading Which news?
Recently a channel to which I subscribe on Youtube, by an independent film-making company, posted a video about Jamaica’s police. I’m ambivalent about the video. For example the narrator says that in the ’80s politicians greedy for votes gave out guns. No mention of the Cold War, Manley seeming to embrace Communism, and American foreign policy interests in the violence. Also, sadly, Mark Shields is … Continue reading The Attack of the Killer Jamaican Cops