As pointed out by reader Esteban Agosto Reid, the William J. Clinton Foundation; the charity foundation led by the 42nd American president, Bill Clinton; received a donation from the Government of Jamaica of an amount between USD $50, 000 to $100,000. The following is intended then to let you know exactly what I know, and more importantly some of what we don’t know — questions … Continue reading Charity Case
Increasingly I am beginning to wonder if the Jamaica Labour Party is happy in power; I have begun to believe that they have wearied of forming the Government and cannot wait to be back in Opposition benches. When I see the Most Hon. Portia Simpson-Miller and the PNP running rings around the JLP with no effective push-back, I have to wonder. For example, I find … Continue reading Push Back?
Rod “Bleeping” Blagojevich is currently the governor of Illinois, and having been under federal investigation for about five years, he has seen some of his top aides and other associates (like Tony Rezko) get put away by diligent prosecutors. Given that most people in the know fully expected an indictment to come his way; one could imagine that Gov. Blagojevich would be careful, sober, and … Continue reading American Case Study: Synopsis
Jamaica is a nation governed by murderers, and long before the vote on Tuesday to retain hanging we knew that the “leaders” of Jamaica were amoral demagogues who will murder so long as it is politically expedient to do so. I’m blogging about blogging so please forgive the stream of consciousness writing-style, but I have been dutifully laboring to avoid making certain assertions here that … Continue reading A Conscience Meta-Post
Here is something of interest — a US army soldier was killed in a friendly fire incident in Iraq. And amazingly it was all captured on video. Following the death there was a cover-up that is now coming out and being investigated. Unfortunately the video cannot be embedded in this platform, but is available by following this link. Salon Magazine Friendly Fire story I would … Continue reading Video Helmet
They said this day would never come! They said our sights were set too high. They said this country was too divided; too disillusioned to ever come together around a common purpose. And now, they have been proven wrong. As a poetic young man, it was a bitter concession that I made when I once observed that my best words could do nothing but sully … Continue reading Signed, Sealed, Delivered
This post completes a three part series: Part I and Part II are useful to read as well. Kwame Kilpatrick has led a magical life as the scion of a powerful black political family in Michigan’s city of Detroit. As the son of Congresswoman Carolyn Cheeks Kilpatrick (the current Chairwoman of the Congressional Black Caucus), he was elected to be the mayor of Detroit in … Continue reading American Case Study, Finale