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Nassau N.P. Bahamas
Human Action...Not Political Design
Interests: Reading, Economics, Jogging,
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Dear Editor, There has been an alarming uptick in murders over the past couple of months and as always there are voices giving causes and solutions and the political voices are nor least among them. One side seems content to let the other stew because this is not their "watch",but... Continue reading
Posted Aug 15, 2022 at
By S3S The captioned article focused on a pronouncement by the current Administration of an initiative designed to “improve the ease of doing business in The Bahamas”. Any efforts to make the country more attractive to foreign investment must be applauded. However, our very new administration may be over-optimistic and... Continue reading
Posted Jul 24, 2022 at
“Economic dependency is an unending situation in which countries, economies and economic agents depend on each other and a variety of different economic and non-economic factors for economic and non-economic reasons” (Collins Dictionary, 2012). As we approach our 50th Independence Anniversary approximately one year from now, we are as far... Continue reading
Posted Jul 15, 2022 at
The Misnomer created by the hackneyed term "the real world" There is a stubborn vocabulary of hackneyed terms and phrases that assaults our ears on a regular basis in Higher Education. I have witnessed a reckless abuse of such terms in HE in the UK for the past 18 years,... Continue reading
Posted May 17, 2022 at
Dear Mr. Editor, I’m not too sure, but it appears to this simple soul that the Prime Minister, the Minister of Economic Affairs and other government officials are of the opinion that we, the general public, are as thick as two short planks. They appear surprised that there has been... Continue reading
Posted Apr 27, 2022 at
Sir, I am getting a little tired with the reparationists and their continued clamour for funds from London. It is probably best for them to have a polite conversation with London and I am sure that London will agree to pass on whatever reparations London might get from Rome. From... Continue reading
Posted Mar 30, 2022 at
Dear Mr. Editor, I‘m sorry, but if I have to read another book (novel) with the “f-word” in it there will be no books I want or wish to read! The English language is so rich in slang, expletives and profanity and yet if you read any modern book it... Continue reading
Posted Mar 27, 2022 at
On the surface, The Bahamas is a young, progressive and wealthy country, as it approaches its 50th Independence Anniversary from Great Britain. As an early beneficiary of mass tourism, its economy grew steadily from the 1950’s. However, over the past five decades, the rise of regional competition, the pace of... Continue reading
Posted Jan 31, 2022 at
Today, (Saturday, January 29, 2022), the funeral service for Dr. Sweeting was held at Trinity Methodist Church. I have known Uncle Sid, as I affectionately called him, since I was but a toddler, visiting him in his professional capacity as our family dentist. Later in life, 1988 to be precise,... Continue reading
Posted Jan 30, 2022 at
The economic consequence of government price control is economic disruption. A controlled price will still allocate resources, but not in accordance with supply and demand by Lawrence Reed When the British newspaper, The Manchester Guardian, was founded in 1821, it quickly earned a reputation for defending liberty and free markets... Continue reading
Posted Jan 15, 2022 at
Dear Mr. Editor, I regret to say I have watched Officer Crestanea Johnson, of the Bahamas Police Force, give her little speech on speeding once too often. Officer Johnson, speed in and of itself can neither cause accidents nor kill people. Speed merely gets you from point A to point... Continue reading
Posted Dec 27, 2021 at
Dear Mr. Editor, A little more motoring stupidity. Ladies and Gentlemen, something to keep you occupied while waiting in a parking lot for your other half to return from the store. Check around the other cars parked and see just how many cars are there missing wheel nuts, you know... Continue reading
Posted Dec 26, 2021 at
Dear Editor, This is just a short note to thank Her Majesty’s Bahamas Post Office for their diligence in delivering my first Christmas mail for …. 2020 … yes that date is correct. Today, Thursday, the 2nd. of December, 2021, I collected, from my PO box in the Town Centre... Continue reading
Posted Dec 5, 2021 at
Dear Mr. Editor, I have been noticing, over the past couple of months, a new “motoring sport” – how many unlicensed, and, by definition, uninsured vehicles can we get on our roads? Every time I go for a drive – in my fully licensed and insured car – I will... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2021 at
Please join the Women United march and rally to stop the abuse of our women and children! Invite everyone and stand together against domestic violence and child abuse. Young Bella Walker and all the other children that have been taken away from us can't speak for themselves, but their voices... Continue reading
Posted Nov 22, 2021 at
Biden should denounce Cuba’s communist tyranny while pushing for more free trade with Cubans. by Daniel Raisbeck at In Cuba this past July, thousands of openly defiant citizens took to the streets, chanting they were "no longer afraid" of the communist regime. In response, a routine, inevitable wave of... Continue reading
Posted Nov 13, 2021 at
"With the volume Red, White, and Black: Rescuing American History from Revisionists and Race Hustlers, the incomparable academic, community leader, and social entrepreneur Dr. Robert Woodson announces the founding of his latest initiative, “1776 Unites.” Woodson describes this initiative as a “black-led movement of scholars, grassroots activists, and other concerned... Continue reading
Posted Oct 31, 2021 at
The October 14, 2021 Law & Liberty e-newsletter was packed with great reading, starting with an essay about Justice Clarence Thomas and ending with a book review about Wokeism. Stuck in the middle were two informative pieces. One was about Roger Scruton's Humane Confessions and the other on The Limits... Continue reading
Posted Oct 30, 2021 at
Image Credit: Public Domain (via Wiki Commons) Abolitionist Quaker John Woolman changed the way people saw slavery. Today marks the 300th anniversary of his birth. Today—October 19, 2020—marks the 300th anniversary of the birth of John Woolman, a humanitarian who played a central role in the abolition of slavery. I... Continue reading
Posted Oct 23, 2021 at
Featured Scholars: Russ Roberts, Richard Epstein, Milton Friedman, Thomas Sowell, Lee Ohanian, John Cochrane, Daniel Heil "Prices are a fact of life, and so is complaining about them. You probably prefer lower prices on just about everything, but especially when buying a house or paying for college, and you wish... Continue reading
Posted Oct 3, 2021 at
Dear Editor, The Elections have come and gone and the different waves have settled and many are still scratching their heads, puzzled as to what transpired. I try to have an answer for every occasion and the best thing I have come up with so far is that the undecided... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2021 at
Dear Editor, We are in that season again when all and sundry take leave of their senses and escape into a land of fantasy, where for a paltry sum of $400.00 well meaning individuals get the opportunity of taking a shot at the title of who can over promise with... Continue reading
Posted Sep 11, 2021 at
"Woe to you, teachers of the law and Pharisees, you hypocrites! You are like whitewashed tombs, which look beautiful on the outside but on the inside are full of dead men's bones and everything unclean”. Matthews 23, v.27 A union of corruption and hypocrisy came to light in August 2021... Continue reading
Posted Sep 9, 2021 at
Sir, Would someone, anyone, please tell us who are the cretins, one in the FNM the other in the PLP, who approved the obscene amounts of money wasted buying and installing those hideously ugly signs that are now disfiguring our streets on New Providence. Just think of the number of... Continue reading
Posted Aug 24, 2021 at