How can the MP for Farm Road ask for a pay increase when many of his constituents are still relieving themselves in toilet latrines and are living in squalor? Why reward incompetence?
Author Archives: Concerned Citizen
The Bahamas is in a sad state of affairs in terms of social decay and we are plagued with financial failure as we edge closer to the precipice of permanent despair.
When I started in the music business back in the early eighties, being young and ignorant to nationalism, I never cared about defining an identity for our nation’s cultural expressions.
While thousands of ordinary PLPs continue to languish, the wives, children, concubines, bastards, special interest groups and cronies have eaten the fat of the land.
Mitchell’s poorly thought out attempt to score political points at the expense of Opposition Leader Dr. Hubert Minnis backfired – now he says that all he was doing was “backing up” his leader’s opinion.
The injection of capital in the form of foreign direct investment, in the way we have welcomed it, may serve well as a last resort to boost economic activity, but as a long-term growth model it is worrisome.
Everyone in this country who wants to smoke marijuana already does so; the only thing we accomplish with our dictatorial stance is that we ruin the lives of hundreds of young men by throwing them in a cell for something that is no worse than drinking a beer.
Major banks are downsizing, Bank of The Bahamas is a mess, offshore banks are leaving… what’s going on with banking in The Bahamas?
For my part, I believe the PLP exhibited an extreme lack of vision, as do most politicians who, IMHO, can see no further than their next re-election.