HOW DO LEADERS LEAD?

December 1, 2020

There’s a growing sense of urgency in today’s youth that wasn’t present when I was young(er).

Also absent in my youth was cable television, internet, You-Tube and computers Read the rest of this entry »

HOW TO LOSE VOTERS (WITHOUT REALLY TRYING)

November 26, 2020

It’s official.

Jamaica now has four main political parties. In order of prominence, they are Read the rest of this entry »

RESPECT BEGETS RESPECT!

November 24, 2020

PNP appears to be departing the denial stage of recovery from its addiction to divisiveness and entering a phase known as “shambolic”. Read the rest of this entry »

A VERY COVIDY CHRISTMAS?

November 19, 2020

So the latest buzz is all about relaxing pandemic restrictions for Christmas.

Government, including the Prime and Health Ministers, has been flying this particular kite for the last two months. Read the rest of this entry »

ALL THAT GLITTERS………….

November 11, 2020

So, as I expected (see “PNP Rat Race” posted September 29), Mark Golding has “won” the poisoned Chalice that is the PNP Presidency.

So, now I have a direct message for him. Read the rest of this entry »

THE TERRIBLE TOUT’S 2020 BREEDERS CUP SATURDAY PREVIEW

November 7, 2020

Friday’s preview produced two winners from five races (40% strike rate) and a sure profit as Aunt Pearl at 5/2 and NAP OF THE DAY Essential Quality at 7/2 went a far way to erase the bitter taste of the day’s BANKER BET underperforming badly. Read the rest of this entry »

THE TERRIBLE TOUT’S 2020 BREEDERS CUP FRIDAY PREVIEW

November 6, 2020

A most unusual 2020 Breeders Cup will be off and running in a most unusual year at Keeneland (no spectators) this afternoon.

The dirt track is listed as fast and the turf firm (as usual). Read the rest of this entry »

DO YOU, DARLING, DO YOU DO?

November 1, 2020

Today we look at symbiotic terms “Government” and “Governance” and the Constitution’s treatment of them.

“Government” is the group of people responsible for controlling a country. Read the rest of this entry »

LET THEM SAY

October 21, 2020

I confess to being more amused than anything else at the storm in the RJR/Gleaner teacup caused by Chairman Joe Matalon’s public endorsement of his friend Mark Golding. Read the rest of this entry »

L.E.A.D.E.R.S.H.I.P!

October 20, 2020

I keep saying Jamaican politics is too funny for words. Well, most words. Read the rest of this entry »