Many Bahamians are being deceived by politicians whose mantra is “fighting for you”, when they are actually fighting for personal and geopolitical agendas at your expense.
Author Archives: Sharon Turner
Anyone who has sipped the kool-aid about the out-of-the-blue BEC privatization, and its magical translation into lower bills, needs to ask Grand Bahama residents how “low” their power bills are from the 100% privately owned Grand Bahama Power Company.
Our government has waged an open war against our wallets, and what the powers that be seem to care little about is that this is a war many Bahamians cannot afford to fight, much less win.
The government removed an elected Member by force from Parliament due to his “disregard for House rules and the Chair” – but broke the rules of that very same House in order to remove him.
We need to stop using this term “medical tourism” as it relates to The Bahamas – thus giving foreigners the impression that they can travel to The Bahamas to get what they cannot get back home.
When you hear the phrase “the business of the House” as it pertains to parliament, that business refers to our business – the people’s business.
Parents and adults: please stop putting children up to approaching strangers and asking them for money – you are making them open targets for predators and others.
With all the reports swirling about payola by political supporters, government compromise and the fallout, it is a good time to show the average Bahamian why government corruption matters to you and your family.
The current firestorm over this subject should be focused on whether or not government will abide by the law on medical projects in the face of special interests (foreign or Bahamian) and their cash.