Author Archives: Concerned Citizen

8 years ago

A Rough, Harsh Place

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This is a rough, harsh place we live in and our politicians seem to like it just so. It might be because of how well paid you are once you are in power. You can afford to live away – apart from the harsh reality of the life most of the rest of us have to deal with – have to face.

8 years ago

Ingraham Between A Rock And A Hard Place

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A bloated government has caused The Bahamas to head down this slippery slope of financial ruin. Both the FNM and the PLP must bear some responsibility for the financial downgrade. There are only two things that the Ingraham administration can do…

8 years ago

Focus On Parliament Seats Misses The Point

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It really does not matter if we have 38 seats (presently required as a minimum by the Constitution) or 49 (the number contested at the 1992 election) or even more. What matters is what is expected of members of parliament and the capacity to produce as required by the electorate.

8 years ago

Bahamas Not a ‘Christian Nation’

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Bahamians have for many years bragged about this country being a Christian nation. However, I don’t see anything in this nation’s past or present that would even remotely suggest that The Bahamas is a Christian nation.

8 years ago

Policing Will Not Solve The Bahamas’ Societal Crisis

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The aftermath of the British riots that stunned England’s politicians, embarrassed police forces and stung the civilian populace, also brought stark focus on the simmering underlying social and economic inequalities too-long ignored and/or suppressed. There are messages here for The Bahamas…

8 years ago

When Good Men Do Nothing

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Evil prevails when good men do nothing is indeed a fact of life. In The Bahamas, we could see, hear, smell, touch and taste the wickedness which surrounds us, yet good men are numbed on the sidelines.

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