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WeblogBahamas
Nassau N.P. Bahamas
Human Action...Not Political Design
Interests: Reading, Economics, Jogging,
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by Fair and Balanced Citizen Without question tourism is the number one attraction of The Bahamas. After many many years I still marvel at the beauty and clarity of our waters. The Bahamas is blessed to have such an asset but we cannot claim to have created it, in fact... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WeblogBahamas.com
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When we visited Memphis, a couple years back now, we took a tour of the Legendary Sun Studio. While there we picked up Sun Records Ultimate Blues Collection, and what a great buy. One of my favourites from the 3 CD set recently has been Ain't That Right by Eddie... Continue reading
Posted yesterday at WeblogBahamas.com
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1,000 trees to be ordered and sent to BAMSI to solve the Apple price "crisis" After a trip to the food store yesterday and found that apples were priced at $1.99 each the government has now moved to avert this obvious crisis. The governments quick work to order 1,000 lime... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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The Ranfurly Homes for Children 1st Annual Walkathon and Fun Run is slated for 6th September, 2014. Please save the date. More details will be announced later. Visit their Facebook Page here… Visit their web site here… Don't do walks or runs? Simply support them here… Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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I'll give you two guesses and the first one doesn't count. Give up? Okay I'll help. Believe it or not it's free markets/Capitalism/Economic Freedom. According to the June 1, 2014 edition of the Economist, capitalism should take a bow. "Most of the credit, however, must go to capitalism and free... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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Dear Editor, It wasn’t that long ago – the 1980’s – that this little nation got the very unhealthy title of “A Nation For Sale” because of actions by certain members of the Progressive Liberal Party, the party of the people, and a certain Carlos Lehder, a major international trafficker... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Edward Hutcheson History is a cruel teacher. The passing of Edmund Moxey will begin a lesson that many Bahamians will find painful. I remember as a young man spending a lot of time in Jumbey Village, it was an environment that made me very aware of my Bahamian identity;... Continue reading
Posted 6 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Adrian Gibson First published in the The Tribune under the byline, Young Man's View, here… YESTERDAY (Friday, July 18, 2014) I had a most unforgettable, horrendous and downright hellish experience at the new Customs Offices at the Arawak Cay Container Port. Frankly, I almost didn’t have an opportunity to... Continue reading
Posted 7 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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I enjoyed the christening of Betty K Shipping's newest vessel on Friday evening. What a machine. It's always so nice to see entrepreneurs succeed. Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Another one of the blues greats has moved on, but thankfully has left a fabulous catalogue of music so he will not be forgotten. Here's a great tribute to him: The Lion in Johnny Winter: A Tribute to the Guitar Icon: Rolling Stone Magazine… Please visit his web site here…... Continue reading
Posted Jul 21, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Lucked out on this beauty at the Bahamas National Trust's, Harrold and Wilson Ponds sometime back. If you've never visited the "ponds" one of The Bahamas National Parks, I recommend a visit. Winter months are usually better, but sunrise or sunset in Summer works too. Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Mr. Editor, I had been expecting the responses to be fast and furious concerning Foreign Minister Mitchell’s expose concerning recorded mobile ‘phone usage in the Bahamas, but hardly a word from the peanut gallery. So here is my 5 cents: Firstly is Minister Mitchell wearing earmuffs and blinders, because he... Continue reading
Posted Jul 20, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Click on the image for more great quotes from on the economic greats. Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Thoughts from Tradewinds A Different Perspective on The Labour Theory of Value Government can create and fill as many job slots in the public sector as it chooses - 5,000,10,000,15,000 or more so called jobs.. It is as simple as putting pegs into holes.. But one must now question are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 19, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Dear Sir, I wonder if our great and glorious (sic) leader, Mr. Perry Gladstone Christie, will now, perhaps, listen to we Bahamians when we tell him we do not want some-else’s cast off for a summer festival. Will he listen to foreigners, which the past has shown he is far... Continue reading
Posted Jul 18, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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What's that old saying: nothing is certain but death and taxes? Thinking about the government's budget presented each June I could not remember one year in recent decades that did not include increased taxes or fees. I stand to be corrected and would like to know if there was ever... Continue reading
Posted Jul 17, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Photo: TheBahamasWeekly.com by Adrian Gibson From the The Tribune and the byline, Young Man's View, here… SOMETHING stinks about the government’s new deal with Renew Bahamas concerning the New Providence landfill, the secrecy surrounding their arrangement and the fact no public tender or Request for Proposal (RFP) for the landfill... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Adrian Gibson From the The Tribune and the byline, Young Man's View, here… Will they pass legislation to regularise web shops? So, I was reflecting on the web shop issue and realised that by now Attorney General Allyson Maynard-Gibson would have returned to the country after travelling to meet... Continue reading
Posted Jul 16, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Tribune Photo So over twelve vendors have been evicted from the Nassau Straw Market for non-payment of their stall rent. According to the president of the straw vendors association "what is happening now is a disaster". There is no doubt lots of Bahamians, across the spectrum, are hurting in a... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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"Eloquent. Extraordinary. Timeless. Paradigm-shifting. Classic. Half a century after it first appeared, Leonard Read’s “I, Pencil” still evokes such adjectives of praise. Rightfully so, for this little essay opens eyes and minds among people of all ages. Many first-time readers never see the world quite the same again." "Ideas are... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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One of the things that has consumed me in my adult life is the role of Government, and after being involved in a conversation with an intriguing group of people last week, I remembered Robert Leferve's powerful little book, The Nature Of Man And His Government. "Robert LeFevre (1911–1986) ran... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com
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If you remember names like the Stray Cats, Rockpile, Nick Lowe and Elvis Costello, you might be somewhat familiar with Dave Edmunds. One of my favourites from his Repeat When Necessary LP is, Sweet Little Lisa, with Albert Lee playing guitar that is nothing short of fabulous. Hope you enjoy... Continue reading
Posted Jul 14, 2014 at WeblogBahamas.com