People who don't vote like to think they're superior to those foolish ones of us who still participate in the fraudulent system.
Then a who tell Peter Phillips seh wi can trust Sister P becau she no build no house wid no big wall? Den a uu tel Peter Phillips se wi kyan chros Sista P bikaa shi no bil no ous wid no big waal? Then why is Peter Phillips so sure we can trust Sister P because she hasn't built a house with huge fence walls?
Dr Ferguson has now set off another firestorm with his incomprehensible ejaculation that premature babies are "not babies in the real sense". I use the word ejaculation here to mean something said hastily without any thought. Not the act of discharging semen.
So I’m reading far too much into the prime pinister’s words. But whether she intended it or not, her statement that the minister of health has done nothing wrong can quite reasonably be interpreted as condemnation.
This business of trust is crucial. But how many of us actually trust our public authorities? Even diehard Comrades who have been afflicted with chik-V cannot truthfully say they trust the word of the minister of health.
I hope Prime Minister Simpson Miller and her Cabinet will find the courage to halt the ravaging of Long Mountain. It all started with another PNP administration. They need to make amends.
The abolitionist, Sir Thomas Buxton, had urged his fellow parliamentarians to pay reparations to emancipated Africans. But, as Beckles notes, "[T]he British Parliament, densely populated with slaveholders and other beneficiaries of slave investments, did not take Buxton's suggestion seriously".
Yu nuo di big prablem wid Jamieka? Unu ches tuu ai; an unu yai tuu big. / Yu know di big problem wid Jamaica? Unu chest too high; an unu yai too big. / You know what’s Jamaica’s big problem? You all are much too vain and greedy.