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Sunday, July 31, 2011

Let me declare my bias from the start: I voted for this Government; I want it to succeed; I do not want it to fail. Unfortunately, it is failing. There are too many unforced errors taking place and only the most biased or dishonest observers will not admit that we are in trouble...

Monday, August 1, 2011

As the prominent black intellectual and former slave Frederick Douglass put it, “Abraham Lincoln was always devoted entirely to the welfare of whites. He was willing to postpone, deny or sacrifice the rights of blacks.

Monday, August 1, 2011

This is the column I always wanted to write but never felt entitled to do so. Now that Emancipation Day falls on my Monday watch, I will attempt to say all that I ponder on this momentous holiday.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Two Sundays ago, I was with our running group, the Mall Crawlers, when my friend Peter mentioned a great documentary that he had recently seen called Fire in Babylon. Peter thought it would be something that I would enjoy and he was absolutely correct.

Monday, August 1, 2011

“The purpose in seeking you out is to speak on behalf of those whose voices are barely heard in this outrageous debacle, because I, too, am a cancer survivor, six years and counting.

Monday, August 1, 2011

This column wants to divert a little from the pressing national security issues to comment on a matter of compelling national interest.

Monday, August 1, 2011

Two weeks ago, 15-year-old Rehana Nandlal, of Barrackpore committed suicide. The next day, her apparent lover Hydar Mohammed did the same. They both drank weedicide.

Monday, August 1, 2011

The events last week involving Minister of Health Dr Fuad Khan raised the issue of the full-time or part-time status of the parliamentarian.

Monday, August 1, 2011

All dem union leaders in a flap
About dis five per cent wages cap
So Kamla come out an’ tell dem flat
I never say cap, instead is ah hat
De union men try to show who is boss
She rough dem up an’ say who vex dey lorse
Nobody else going to run de show

Sunday, July 31, 2011

See me, want me, give me, trust me
Feed me, ---- me, love me, touch me
This whole world is cold and ugly
What we are is low and lovely
I am the most beautiful boogie man
The most beautiful boogie man
Let me be your favourite nightmare

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