Christie’s PLP could have said to churches and the Bahamian people, in the spirit of the suffragettes and other champions of social justice, that by 2002 it was more than enough time to grant Bahamian women greater equality.
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Among much of today’s Bahamian middle class, keeping up appearances is important but is becoming increasing difficult amidst the financial turmoil.
When Sir Lynden gave his farewell address before the House of Assembly in July 1997 he acknowledged Christie and Ingraham. Yet, he saved his final praise for the latter whom he described as “the most illustrious protégé of mine thus far”.
Bahamian pundit Simon opines on the recent brouhaha over Bishop Drexel Gomez’s participation at a recent PLP rally, saying it raises important issues of the involvement of clerics in politics, and the relationship between church and state.
The MP for Bamboo Town reacted as a cry-baby and as a victim and martyr before trying to steady himself and regain his tough-guy persona.
Popular columnist takes aim at the relentlessly gaffe-and blunder-prone DNA leader, Branville McCartney, for his many amateurish and ill-advised statements.
The more Bran McCartney speaks, the more the public learns about his poorly conceived ideas and the quicker the loss of potential support.
One of our favourite columnists points out the hypocrisy of the PLP’s attempt to blame the FNM government for problems the latter is busy fixing and which the former failed to substantively tackle during their five-year administration.