The revelation on the Millers’ outstanding BEC bill came not long after Miller accused BEC union leaders of being “blood suckers” who are only worried about filling their pockets, even if it comes at the cost of the Bahamian people.
The outrage that erupted over the revelation by local dailies last week that Dame Marguerite Pindling owed more than $300,000 in real property taxes was not surprising.
Those who are true spiritual leaders must stand up, speak up and be relentless in their efforts to weed out these individuals who are impostors and perpetrators of evil and who simply make monkey capers of the Bahamian people.
Everyone in this country who wants to smoke marijuana already does so; the only thing we accomplish with our dictatorial stance is that we ruin the lives of hundreds of young men by throwing them in a cell for something that is no worse than drinking a beer.
If we have politicians, who do not pay their taxes, pontificating day after day about the Bahamian people needing to pay more – berating us for negligence – we have a right to know who they are and what they owe.
How can the prime minister expect the government to be successful in prosecutions before the revenue court when he has already sent the message in the House of Assembly that it is okay not to pay taxes for more than 20 years?
Less than two weeks after his boss George Markantonis said he would welcome Bahamians gambling in the casinos at Atlantis, Kerzner VP Ed Fields seems to be backtracking on those comments.
President of The Bahamas Christian Council, Ranford Patterson issued a stern warning to politicians to tread carefully during this election season and conduct themselves in a manner that would not bring peril to the country.