Andrew Allen highlights the obvious and insidious connection between the levels of violence in the Bahamas today and the ineptitude of a Judiciary that continues to release violent criminals to reoffend while on bail.
FNM Chairman Darron Cash has filed a report against the government with Amnesty International over alleged human rights abuses in the aftermath of a search at his home and seizure of personal items.
Former PLP minister A. Loftus Roker says that the current group of PLP politicians is an indisciplined and disorganized bunch, and Perry Christie should resign for his million-dollar mistake in bringing the January 2013 gambling referendum to the public.
Christie’s full-blown egomania has resulted in all manner of grandiosity and pomposity. He continues to speak in the most overwrought manner, typically with little of substance, yet laced with anecdotes of his self-importance.
We are not seeing the swift justice that the attorney general talks so passionately about but rather we are seeing another kind of swift justice being implemented by these gun wielding thugs. But what can be done? Is all lost?
The very people who labeled Hubert Ingraham a dictator are now acting even more so. At least Ingraham opened the airwaves and gave plenty latitude to the media. The media wasn’t targeted as it is today by the PLP.
And so yet again we find ourselves facing another long, hot summer, with nothing more concrete standing between us and the threat of frequent blackouts than the word of a politician.
If the justice system can be faulted for creating setbacks to the crime fight due to back logs, what sort of effect does similarly slow system of police tribunals have on the crime fight?
I heard Mr. Christie trying to take more cheap political digs at the FNM, yet again. Isn’t this getting a bit stale and boring now?