Category Archives: Politics

A Matter of Integrity

On the 29 th of July 2022 on the floor of the Senate Minister of Tourism Lisa Cummins during wind up on Resolution: Special Loans Act, Cap. 105 – Scotland District Road Rehabilitation made a surprising revelation. At about 2hrs. 12 mins into the video Cummins explained that a loan agreement with China in 2017 included a condition which exposed

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Countdown to the end of the IMF program Continues (September 30th 2022)

Submitted by Kemar Stuart Barbados is still under a state of emergency and the Emergency Management Act holds supreme as law of the land as it was extended for no logical reason by the Ministry of Health yesterday September 13th. AG Dale Marshall in the press conference sought to defend the state of emergency legislation which de facto keeps the

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Politicians Make Promises and Tell Lies

From time to time the blogmaster retrieves the various manifestos shared over the years by the two main political parties in Barbados and it makes for interesting reflection. It is obvious the objective by the BLP and DLP is to baffle a gullible electorate. Have a read if you are a doubting Thomas –  The blogmaster was drawn page 30

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No Quick Fix

Submitted by Just Observing Every once in a while this government finds a catch phrase and sticks to it. We had our “nothing to see here” moments. There was the famous “lost decade” and “old guard.” Once upon time it was “all uh we, my friends and no retreat no surrender.” The newest catch phrase is “no quick fix.” Dale

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Carlisle Bay Matter – What’s in the Mortar

Submitted by Plain&Simple So it came to pass that some land was advertised for sale in the newspaperClement Gill and Earl Carlisle both submit sealed tenders as this what wasrequired of those Interested in purchasing the land. Is my understandingonly a few people did submit. So de tenders were unsealed by de board Clement Gills offer wasconsiderably higher. Board tells

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60 Love Can Lose

It would be remiss of the blogmaster if the yesterday’s 2022 Grenada general election was not highlighted in this space. Keith Mitchell’s New National Party (NNP) won consecutive general elections in 2013 and 2018. The Mia Mottley led Barbados Labour Party (BLP) won consecutive general elections in 2018 and 2022. Today the Prime Minister of Grenada is 44 year old

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DLP Going with Yearwood

Three months after the second defeat in a general election Democratic Labour Party (DLP) members voted for Dr. Ronnie Yearwood to replace Verla Depeiza who resigned in the aftermath of what transpired. He won by a reported vote of 273 to 205. It is surprising more of the 800+ DLP members eligible to vote were not motivated to participate yesterday.

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Submitted by Pachamama We write at a time when the Teutonic dawn goddess of fertility, Eastre, was worshiped through sexual debauchery and as symbolized by the rabbit, as the sacred animal, and the egg, as the symbol of life, by Europeans. Combined with the notion that an unholy Eucharist (Eucharistos), separately developed, where the Greek Ptolemies in celebration of their

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Chaoskampf: The Black Horse Rider

Submitted by Terrence Blackett Chaoskampf: The Black Horse Rider – ‘A Measure of Wheat for a Denarius’ – Wars, Plandemics, Famine, Hyper-Financial Subsidence In The Grip Of Mass Moral Panic “If you control the oil you control the country; if you control food, you control the population…” ~ Henry Kissinger Let us begin with the words of Arno Penzias, American

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Barbadians Asleep at the Wheel


It says a lot about some commenters on the blog that the blogmaster has to defend a position which says – Barbadians are too docile and in the process ceded key responsibilities in our democracy to the political elite. In any political science 101 class the student learns that along with basic responsibilities of citizens to obey laws, pay taxes

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Submitted by Pachamama The late Zbignew Brzezinski’s greatest fear, others too, was the control of Eurasia by non-Western forces. Meaning any actors other than the Atlanticists, specifically not Russia and certainly not in an alliance with China or other Eurasian actors. And they had ‘just’ cause in reaching this determination. For history has clearly shown that “she who controls Eurasia,

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