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WAR

January 20, 2019

Everybody knows Jamaica recently voted to approve an OAS Resolution “to not recognize the legitimacy of Nicolas Maduro’s new term as of the 10th of January 2019.” (more…)

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TRY TO BE HOME FOR CHRISTMAS

December 25, 2018

My hope for every reader is that you all woke up at home today. (more…)

DO SOMETHING ABOUT CORRUPTION NOW!

November 25, 2018

Andrew Holness, in an otherwise impressive presentation to the recent JLP Conference, offered a commitment that, when debt/GDP ratio is at 60%, and government in a position to increase spending:

We will not make the mistakes of the past. We will not allow corruption to eat out our money. We will not allow inefficiency to eat out our savings(more…)

BREEDERS CUP PREVIEW 2018 (SATURDAY)

November 3, 2018

The preliminaries are over and Friday’s BANKER BET did save our blushes but it’s on to the Big Show with nine races on Saturday’s Breeders’ Cup card. (more…)

BREEDERS CUP PREVIEW 2018 (FRIDAY)

November 2, 2018

Breeders Cup returns to Churchill Downs where stamina is at a premium and front runners aren’t favoured.  There has been lots of rain in Louisville so the turf track should be SOFT giving European invaders a huge advantage. (more…)

POINT BLANK!

October 9, 2018

It was Friday night in July, 1973, and the domino regulars were off partying so Gene Autry and I headed to UWI to seek out our domino pals Dr. S. Blank and Jimmy Hunchback. (more…)

APOCALYPSE NOW!

October 8, 2018

The apocalypse won’t be coming as a result of nuclear warfare, famine, poverty, pestilence or genocide.

Its harbinger will be climate change. (more…)

GRUMPY OLD MAN UPDATE: SO-SO CHAT!

September 23, 2018

As much as I champion the need for real Jamaican press freedom, media often leaves me shaking my head. (more…)

GRUMPY OLD MAN UPDATE: ABORT! ABORT!

August 21, 2018

I see the on-again, off-again abortion debate was on again for nine days or so. (more…)

GRUMPY OLD MAN UPDATE: ARE ESS VEE BLOOCLAAAT PEE?

July 17, 2018

No, this isn’t about the adventures of a US President in a Russian hotel.  It’s about me. (more…)