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WeblogBahamas
Nassau N.P. Bahamas
Human Action...Not Political Design
Interests: Reading, Economics, Jogging,
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Sir, I have just read the latest drivel spewing from “Rights Bahamas.” I’m terribly sorry but if you call yourselves “Rights Bahamas” surely you should be taking care of the rights of Bahamians! Mr. Smith if you think Haitians are having problems please set up a Rights Haiti to take... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at WeblogBahamas.com
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A Grand Alliance of all Motoring Organisations in Nassau is planning to hold a major Hurricane Dorian Relief Extravaganza to further raise our awareness to the on-going plight of our brethren still suffering from the ravages done on our beautiful islands of the Abacos and Grand Bahama. We invite the... Continue reading
Posted Sep 29, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Mother was a tough old gal having braved spinal surgery at an advancing age and suffering with complications ever since. Finally becoming wheelchair bound over the last couple years. Nevertheless she was to survive the forces of Hurricane Dorian in Marsh Harbour to be returned to her home in Nassau... Continue reading
Posted Sep 28, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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In response to Nassau’s excessive blackouts and load shedding, the Creative Center is encouraging artists of all mediums to create pieces of work by lantern or candle light for its upcoming exhibition, Black Out: Art in the Dark. Sponsored by Nassau Motor Company and FG Wilson generators, and in association... Continue reading
Posted Sep 22, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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THE NASSAU INSTITUTE & TEMPLETON RELIGION TRUST In Collaboration with the Banking Economics & Finance Department & The Economics Society of The University of The Bahamas PRESENTS Professor Fabio Rojas on Migration: “Open Borders: Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced Levels” When: Thursday, October 24, 2019 at 6:30pm – 8:30pm Where: Choices,... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Richard Coulson Cable Bahamas’ deal to sell their Florida subsidiary Summit Broadband is a truly extraordinary event—both for Cable itself, and also for the entire Bahamian capital markets. On Friday August 16th an agreement was signed that will pay Cable about $332 million cash. This was not a woolly... Continue reading
Posted Sep 14, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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If you can help in any way. No donation too big or too small. For International Donors: Click here: Rotary Foundation Donor Advised Fund # 574 Or Rotary District 7020 For Local Donors: ROTARY DISASTER RELIEF FUND Commonwealth Bank Account No: 1004195 Continue reading
Posted Sep 6, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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In the aftermath of Hurricane Dorian Messers Pericles Maillis and Sean McWeeney circulated the following historical briefs about massive storms that struck Abaco in the past. Historical perspective is so important. Thank you gentlemen: The Forgotten 1932 Great Abaco Hurricane This one flattened Abaco, shattered Man O War Cay and... Continue reading
Posted Sep 5, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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A defense of the conservative sensibility in an era of Donald Trump and Bernie Sanders. From Reason.com" Watch Reason's interview below. From the books liner notes: "The Founders' vision, articulated first in the Declaration of Independence and carried out in the Constitution, gave the new republic a framework for government... Continue reading
Posted Sep 1, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Visit Windy.com for more information... Continue reading
Posted Aug 30, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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ideacity is one of my favourite sites and they recently celebrated their 20th anniversary.There are over 40 videos to choose from but I found this one fascinating. Touching on the beauty of Columbia and the horrors of the drug war, I hope you enjoy it too. Enjoy more fascinating presentations... Continue reading
Posted Aug 28, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Phillip W. Magness First published at AEIR... and posted here with the kind permission of the author. Nobel laureate economist Joseph Stiglitz recently made waves in academic circles by declaring the end of something called “neoliberalism” and pondering the contours of a suitable replacement. “That question has come to... Continue reading
Posted Aug 26, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Richard Coulson Our second oil-related venture is Oban Energies, a very different animal. The Heads Of Agreement signed in February 2018 contemplated importing foreign crude oil to a Grand Bahamas facility where it would be stored, refined, and shipped to buyers in the US and elsewhere, an ambitious scheme... Continue reading
Posted Aug 25, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Richard Coulson The prospect of oil being extracted or refined in The Bahamas has ardent supporters, opposed by intractable critics. Two very different ventures are the targets of their scrutiny, one transparent, the other opaque. The first is Bahamas Petroleum Company (BPC), founded over ten years ago by offshore... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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From the liner notes: Howard Zinn’s A People’s History of the United States has sold more than 2.5 million copies. It is pushed by Hollywood celebrities, defended by university professors who know better, and assigned in high school and college classrooms to teach students that American history is nothing more... Continue reading
Posted Aug 20, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Seems pretty clear the anti market forces were aligned on behalf of slavery. By Phillip W. Magness What is capitalism’s view toward slavery? It seems like a crazy question, but not so much actually, not in these times. So let us begin with the opening line of the first chapter... Continue reading
Posted Aug 18, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Why is the government habit so difficult to break? Is it special interests? Just any special interests”?” His presentation was entitled, Bootleggers, Baptists and the Government Habit and you can watch a snippet of the full length the video below. Watch the full video here... Policy analysts, academics, journalists, and... Continue reading
Posted Aug 17, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Published at Mises.org. See original post here... The precapitalistic system of production was restrictive. Its historical basis was military conquest. The victorious kings had given the land to their paladins. These aristocrats were lords in the literal meaning of the word, as they did not depend on the patronage of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 16, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Arnold Kling over at Libertarianism.org has an interesting article about how we (left versus right or even PLP versus FNM) polarize ourselves. Here's a couple excerpts: "Back in the twentieth century, there was room in American politics for bipartisanship, deliberation, negotiation, and compromise. President Lyndon Johnson needed the support of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Richard Coulson Another example of the more enlightened policies being followed by our Ministry of Finance and Central Bank is the announcement that government bonds (officially Bahamas Government Registered Stock, or BGRS) are now listed on BISX. Awaited ever since BISX was founded twenty years ago, it took the... Continue reading
Posted Aug 14, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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by Caroline Breashears This article was originally published on FEE.org July 16, 2019. Read the original article. This is a good time for politicians to reflect on Smith's lessons in "The Theory of Moral Sentiments" and "An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations." Yesterday I... Continue reading
Posted Aug 13, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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By Chris Edwards August 1, 2019 Taxing the wealthy is a hot issue among Democratic candidates for president. Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) is proposing an annual wealth tax on the richest households, while other candidates are proposing higher taxes on incomes, estates, capital gains, and corporations. Calls for tax increases... Continue reading
Posted Aug 12, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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Dr. Yaron Brook, President and executive director of the Ayn Rand Institute, joined us to speak on his latest book 'Free Market Revolution: How Ayn Rand's Ideas Can End Big Government', which argues that we must embrace a new way of thinking about capitalism and self-interest - one first spearheaded... Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com
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The Nassau Institute & The University of The Bahamas hosted a lecture by T. K. Coleman on ”Entrepreneurship As A Theory of Social Change" in lecture hall at the Harry C. Moore Library conference hall. Mr. Coleman said: "I want everyone to leave there feeling convinced that we have a... Continue reading
Posted Aug 10, 2019 at WeblogBahamas.com