Author Archives: Sharon Turner

4 years ago

Government Must Stop Discrediting Statistics

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Government Must Stop Discrediting Statistics

While some lies by politicians are almost too stupid to be worth responding to, what the country needs to understand about the consistent lies government Ministers are telling on the number of jobs they’ve created, is that those lies discredit the work of the Department of Statistics.

4 years ago

Persons Mad At The Media For Doing Its Job Need To Grow Up And Get Over It

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Persons Mad At The Media For Doing Its Job Need To Grow Up And Get Over It

The media’s job is to be the watchdogs for a society and hold to the fire, the feet of all public officials. The media is supposed to report information accurately, truthfully, factually, contextually, knowledgeably, ethically, with balance, without bias or agenda and without favor or fear – no matter who the information is about.

5 years ago

Bahamas Gov’t Overstepping Boundaries

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Bahamas Gov’t Overstepping Boundaries

I always stress how critical it is not to allow any government to either prick your emotions or use the distress of social ills to get you to support them doing things they have no legal right to do.

5 years ago

The Bahamas’ Sickest Sickness

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The Bahamas’ Sickest Sickness

Where politics has so poisoned the minds and souls of so many Bahamians, we don’t see right and wrong as right and wrong – we only see something as right or wrong depending on who it is done to or who is involved.

5 years ago

Our Reverence Of All Things Foreign On VAT

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Our Reverence Of All Things Foreign On VAT

My people never cease to amaze me. There is not one single salient thing said on VAT by the two visiting consultants from New Zealand that has not firstly already been said to our government by the IMF, or that has not already repeatedly been said to the government by Bahamians, yet the government and the Bahamian media are behaving as though salient points stated by these gentlemen, with all due respect to them, are brand new or independently consequential.

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