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The Pnm Religious Machine
Trinidad and Tobago is a land of constant fete. We move directly from one period of partying and consumption of endless alcohol to another period of drunkeness, debauchery and shameless sex. And we call it Carnival. The religious spirit of Christmas has been overtaken by those who are driven by sensuality and profit. But even in the midst of these bacchanalian behaviour, politics seems to be the main source of entertainment now grabbing newspapers and television reports.
The Tobago House of Assembly election is due on January 21, 2013 and the Partnership Government led by Prime Minister Kamla Persad-Bissessar is already being targeted with half truths and innuendoes.
Ashworth Jack, who is leading the political charge against the PNM “Londons” of Tobago, is being accused because he dared to build a comfortable home with his own funds for members of his family. Jack does not control any part of the Tobago treasury but he is being subjected to media investigations.
Over the past two years every thing the PP government did, fell under the attack of Leader of the Opposition Keith Rowley or his few supporters. Recently, Mayor of Port-of-Spain Louis Lee Sing launched an attack on those who were fencing a park at St Clair. He later apologised and admitted that his Port-of-Spain City Corporation had given permission.
Supporters of the PP government are urging Kamla Persad-Bissessar and her ministers to reply with full force. I myself have been receiving much correspondence about how to deal with an irresponsible opposition. I produce the written views of one PP government supporter: “The drums of the antagonists have heated up; there will be no moving on until Section 34 is dealt with.
This matter must not be swept under the carpet as long as we have other remedies and we have a pliant presidency.
“Strong words are reverberating from opposition leader Keith Rowley that are shaking the footing of everyone to bring down this government. The threat is real and I have warned you on many occasions about the alliances between the PNM and its religious machine. Now is the time to take heed and show grit.
“Just like in the Bible where the dead were raised and walked, the PNM ghosts are crawling out. It is the coming of the new messiah, Rowley. It must be noted that wherever pagans rule, the western gods must dig up the invisible God to impede progress and to use it as a battering ram against the government. In this case Section 34 is the battering ram.
“We must look back to 1986 when Panday commanded a large block of the NAR government, yet he was sidelined by the religious machine. He just rolled over and Robinson was made PM. As if that rebuff was not enough, in the 18-18 deadlock, Panday himself had appointed Robinson as President and relied upon Robinson’s decision to reinstate him as Prime Minister.
“Panday never lost the election so what then did he expect from Robinson? The President relied upon his religion and faith in Christianity. Grabbing and locking himself firmly to his old roots in the PNM, digging up a law of “spirituality and morality” and removing Panday from office.
“President Max Richards has been very quiet. There was nothing to rumble about but now with Section 34, there is reason to heed the call from the PNM religious ghosts to bring down the pagan government before its term ends. “Are we to see a repeat of the PNM Christian/Muslim presidents? When will a Hindu be appointed as President of the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago? As stated to you previously, when opportunity presents itself, take action!
“On many occasions Attorney General Anand Ramlogan seems set to nail Rowley and others, but nothing happens. Too much blah blah. If you cannot do anything then just shut up. The ranting and raving and nothing to show is looking bad. “When dealing with tame animals be generous and use polite words. When dealing with the wild PNM, dig up new ideas, crush them every time, and leave no wiggle room!
“This is no time for retreat. Get on the offensive! The PNM has always viewed themselves as the slave master. This practice was passed on to them by the colonialist and comes directly from their religious texts, the teachings by which they are elevated to the privileged class. “This is no time to be dumb and coward. Everyone must get up and open fire from all sides. Allow no slave master to be resurrected here!
“You can expect silence from the COP but why then is there silence among the other members of the UNC? Are they lacking leadership qualities or are they wishing for a return to the days of slavery? Be careful of what you wish for. Silence is always a major cause of defeat.
“The supporters are in waiting. Lead and motivate the people. Get the UNC machine cranking. Down with those who will sell their souls for 30 pieces of silver.”
Sanatan Dharma Maha Sabha
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