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WeblogBahamas
Nassau N.P. Bahamas
Human Action...Not Political Design
Interests: Reading, Economics, Jogging,
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Looking back at the hard work by several individuals with the Coalition for Responsible Taxation, an arm of The Bahamas Chamber of Commerce, to paraphrase their motto they, "awakened hope and demanded change", but in effect we caved in through compromise. 1. Hope was awakened to stop VAT. 2. Then... Continue reading
Posted 11 hours ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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This 1963 Corvette Split Window Coupe owned by President Don Pinder was first in Class 2-A (Antique Original 1960-79) (Photo by Jim LaRoda) by T. Murray Forde There was something for everybody at the 28th Annual Antique Auto Show & Cook-Out at Arawak Cay on a beautiful Sunny Saturday at... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WeblogBahamas.com
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Thanks to Capitalism… As a result of the home invasion of some friends I posted the following comment to my Facebook status over the weekend: "Words my parents did not have to express when they were young in The Bahamas? "Be safe"." Crime is on the minds of so many... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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I first posted a song by Doc Fingers back in 2013, and with every listen to his CD, In The Pocket, I find more gems. This man can play! Hope you enjoy Sid's Stomp below. Visit his web site here... and buy some of his music. Sid's Stomp Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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Photo: Bahamas B2B by Adrian Gibson DAILY, I’m becoming more and more convinced that we live in a banana republic or are fast descending into becoming one. In recent days, the member of parliament for MICAL and Minister of Agriculture and Marine Resources Alfred Gray – who also had responsibility... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Adrian Gibson WHILE this column will address the unravelling of the Bahamas Agriculture and Marine Science Institute (BAMSI), I must certainly look at the undoing of the Christie administration and the fact that countless projects and initiatives have bitten the dust or been the subject of derision, scandal and... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Richard Coulson First published in The Tribune March 25, 2015, and posted here with the kind permission of the author. Culture makes money. That sounds like a damnably crass and materialistic way to justify culture, by which I mean the visual arts in all their diversity—painting and sculpture plus... Continue reading
Posted 5 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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I was honoured to receive an invite from Sir Durward Knowles to attend the dedication of the BAPD's new bus that is specially equipped to handle wheelchairs for the transportation of the children there and to formally introduce their physiotherapist. The event was heart wrenching and uplifting at the same... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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The Nassau Guardian editorial of March 24, 2015 suggests that Mr. V. Alfred Gray, Minister of Agriculture Marine Resources and Local Government should "resign or be fired" for allegedly interfering in a judicial matter as a minister and MP. These are serious allegations, to which Mr. Gray has made certain... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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In 1956, Ludwig von Mises delivered a speech to the Mont Pelerin Society that was published in book form in 2005 by the Mises Institute as Liberty And Property. Mises tells us on page 50 that: "It is not the fault of capitalism that the masses prefer a boxing match... Continue reading
Posted Mar 24, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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"The Welfare State We’re In has been hailed by guest speaker Martin Durkin as “the most important book on the welfare state” and “one of the most important political/social/historical works of the last half century." Find out more about The Welfare State We're In here… The following video at The... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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I think my favourite song by Andrew Jones is Shine a Light. It simply moves me. I still think there needs to be a professional recording of a live show by Andrew Jones & Spirit House! Hope you enjoy Shine A Light below and will buy the CD, Plenty, Plenty... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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With 60 plus cars and trucks out on a beautiful day at Arawak Cay the dedication of the club members for their machines was proudly displayed. The event was not only to show the wonderful metal and chrome but to raise money for local charity as well. The photos above... Continue reading
Posted Mar 22, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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A fitting title for his autobiography, recently released by Guanima Press Limited. Dr. Davidson Hepburn is one of the finest gentlemen you can meet and his life story is an incredible journey from the shores of Cat Island Bahamas to some of the heights in the diplomatic world. Find out... Continue reading
Posted Mar 21, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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For a great family fun day, head out to the "Fish Fry" at Arawak Cay for the Antique Auto Club of The Bahamas annual show and steak out in aid of some local charities. I was told they're estimating there will be up to seventy - 70 - beauties on... Continue reading
Posted Mar 20, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) is proud to partner with Young America’s Foundation (YAF) to produce “Clichés of Progressivism,” a series of insightful commentaries covering topics of free enterprise, income inequality, and limited government. See the index of the published chapters here. Cliché # 47 – “The Solution to... Continue reading
Posted Mar 19, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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IN an increasingly promiscuous society, where there are escalating incidences of private and public school children having sex – in private dwellings or on school campuses – it is high-time we consider making condoms obtainable at schools. The reality is that teenagers are sexually active, are inundated daily by sexually... Continue reading
Posted Mar 17, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Lawrence W. Reed's (President of FEE http://fee.org/) epic essay, expanded to downloadable book and audio “Regardless of your religious beliefs, Larry Reed proves it takes a wild leap of imagination to view Jesus as a Progressive Socialist. This is a critically important issue because secular Progressives would like to control... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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We've been lucky enough to see JP Soars live several times now and every show the band just gets better and better. Unfortunately we've not been away since December when we last saw him and his band The Red Hots. Fortunately we have all of his CD's to listen to.... Continue reading
Posted Mar 16, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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The Bahamas National Symphony Orchestra, Bel Canto Singers and Nathan Stone to raise money for charities at John Watling's Distillery. Proceeds of ticket sales and silent auction items to support: East Nassau Rotary Club Foundation, Bahamas National Symphony Orchestra and Bel Canto Singers Bahamas. There was also a silent auction... Continue reading
Posted Mar 15, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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We thoroughly enjoyed some four hours of music by Skylarkin' last night at Harbourfront Lounge. In a wide ranging acoustic set, Robert Van Wynen and Joe Euteneuer, took us down memory lane with some America, Cat Stevens, Allman Brothers Band, the Grateful Dead and many many more. Some, The Black... Continue reading
Posted Mar 14, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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A recent Letter to the Editor encouraged the government to damn the torpedoes and forge ahead with creating a National Health Insurance (NHI) Scheme. Like the prime minister and the minister of Health, among others, he attempts to turn the discussion into an "us against them" scenario, castigating those that... Continue reading
Posted Mar 13, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Mr. Fred Sturrup, writer of the Nassau Guardian's Sports Scope column, recently offered his concerns about "the governments lack of interest to support" (I assume financially) a local athletes invitational event originally scheduled for April 2015. Mr. Sturrup uses several column inches to outline what a nice guy the Bahamian... Continue reading
Posted Mar 12, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Sidney Sweeting DDS If it is your desire Sir, that this country became a total welfare state, then pass a law that all businesses turn all their profits over to the Government and your appointed czars, in their infinite wisdom, can decide how much each employee should have in... Continue reading
Posted Mar 11, 2015 at WeblogBahamas.com