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
I always read with interest those editorial and op-ed writers in Jamaica commenting about the ongoing American election campaign. To me it is an act of bravery on their part, since being distant from the ground of battle, it is difficult for them to discern just what is true and what is false – much less make an original comment. The difficulty of making precise … Continue reading When one door closes
I am firmly convinced that there will be no general election this year. If I would blog as quickly as ideas occur to me that might strike more people as a surprise. But even before Peter Phillips announced his challenge to Portia, the writing was already on the wall that there is no way the JLP could intend to call an election this year and … Continue reading Frog say wha’ a joke to you….
There can be no denying that Clovis is a talented illustrator and satirist. Las May is the only other regular political/social cartoonist in Jamaica enjoying wide publication and there is simply no comparison as Clovis is in color and more colorful! Which is exactly why Clovis’ renderings are heart-rending for their partisan attacks on PNP politicians, and for the flagrantly misogynistic and homophobic cheap-shot humor … Continue reading Come up for air, Clovis