Before majority rule, the government had no bills, a treasury full of money, clean streets, clean yards, painted government buildings, two murders a year, sometimes less, friendly people, hard working people and a good reputation.
Author Archives: Concerned Citizen
I have a few things to say about that. To begin with, I am not fond of the police commissioner, the governing party or the misfits in the opposition party. They’re all heartlessly ruthless when it comes to the common people who sustain them.
Today, we have become victims of a patronage system which destroys our ability to grow and excel. The social and economic conditions are indeed explosive and our leaders seem to be unable to meet the challenge.
Today, my soul mourns the social, economic and political state of the nation and I must conclude that we have travelled from slavery to slavery. We have to agree that something is drastically wrong in our nation and we must unite to seek an effective remedy.
Despite Labour Minister Shane Gibson’s threats to expose those former and current Opposition Members who are tax delinquent, no one would be surprised to find that nearly all politicians fail to pay their taxes.
I found former PLP senator and Prime Minister Perry Christie’s appointed VAT consultant Ishmael Lightbourne’s self-admission of real property tax…
Our Bahamian politicians and wannabes, by and large, do not mean the average Bahamian any good. They see most of you all as political fodder and stepping stones to high office.
Many of our leading citizens with political connections and with undeniably deep pockets are known to be among the biggest offenders yet they have for many years enjoyed a tax and prosecution immunity not extended to the rest of us.
We should not determine our leaders because they manage to maintain the patina of what our hypocritical society says is acceptable. It is my opinion that hypocrisy is the root cause of all of the problems that we face in this country