Only Bout Hey
Submitted by Just Observing
Only bout hey, can you rattle off a list of 40 supermarket items, but yet the supermarket total bill remains as high as ever.
Only bout hey, can a utility take money to invest in its operations, and then look to take more money years later to invest in the operations it never invested in.
Only bout hey, can a “consultant” resort to going to court to recover money from a project of which he was the Executive Chairman at the time and whose lawyer now sits in the big Chair.
Only bout hey, can the former MoF who oversaw NIS money going to a failed project become one of the country’s chief advisor on economic matters in Washington.
Only bout hey, can the Auditor General do his job year after year, only to be told year after year, we will not do ours.
Only bout hey, does a GoB claim that the systems are the problem, not the people abusing it day in and day out.
Only bout hey, can we see an increase in Covid cases and deaths, but the CMO remain behind the laptop in his office.
Only bout hey, do we send indigenous sheep to another country, instead of strengthening our own local market first
Only bout hey, can a MoT in thong and feathers say how glorious the season is, only to see the stats and stakeholders saying completely the opposite.
Only bout hey, would we depend on a single industry, watch it get decimated, then resort to depending on that single industry AGAIN
Only bout hey, can a minister not know the real or estimated cost of the largest National Identification Card project in our history.
Only bout hey, can we have three investigations into a juvenile penal institution, only to be told again…..Coming soon.
Only bout hey, can we promise 10,000 houses when we can’t even repair the 100 or so from Elsa over a year ago.
Only bout hey, can a MM vilify a MM, only to give the second MM business and concessions both in Bridge and George Towns.
Only bout hey, can a Minister of Energy lambast ordinary citizens for speaking out about energy on behalf of ordinary citizens while hugging the cloak of Parliament
Only bout hey, can a GoB devalue people’s bond investments, then ask the same people to invest in bonds
Only bout hey, can school be starting in 4 weeks and no one knows how school is starting
Only bout hey, can major education reform be in the works, but no one in education knows anything about it
Only bout hey, do we hail national athletes when they win, yet do nothing about the national stadium to help others to win
Only bout hey do we claim not to have known the NIS was in trouble, then come to the people who will suffer as a result to offer solutions.
Only bout hey, can a non-national be arrested for 3+ million dollars in drugs, and no local person at all be connected to the arrest.
Only bout hey, can “certain” major court cases disappear or be squashed, yet minor first time offences end up on remand.
Look, I gone.