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McConnell In ‘Woke’ Woes

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY), while sleeping, more and more companies are showing awareness of issues that concern social and racial justice. McConnel, the top GOP honcho in the Senate, recently blasted companies such as Major League Baseball, Delta Air Lines, and Coca-Cola for criticizing Georgia’s new election law. A law which President Biden called “Jim Crow in the […]

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Biden’s Broken Promise Is Food For Thought

President-elect Joe Biden has given true meaning to the adage, “A promise is a comfort to a fool.” Biden’s promise of a $2000 check to the American people and then changing to $1400 to piggyback on Trump’s $600 check is just part of the reason people continue to distrust politicians. Indeed, one would have preferred Biden affixing the $2000 in […]

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Biden’s Call On Trump To Sign Off On COVID-19 Relief Bill Is Lame

President-elect Joe Biden certainly believes that half of a loaf is better than no loaf, and that might have prompted his call on President Trump to immediately sign off on a COVID-19 relief bill put forward by Congress. He has charged Trump for the “abdication of responsibility.” However, is that the call or charge that Biden should be making at […]

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Trump In Post-election Campaign Throes

President Trump’s entertainment prowess has never been in doubt to all and sundry, but his quest to have the 2020 general election overturned must be off the chart. Now, call it what you will — a publicity stunt, a political theater, a ploy, or sour grape, but one thing for sure Trump is raking in millions of dollars, on the […]

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Trump’s Punt Keeps Him In The Hunt

President Trump’s defeat in the 2020 general election has not deflated his ego, and no doubt he will take potshots at the Biden administration going forward. Presumably, Trump will be seen as a different kind of former President and that’s tantamount to what Mitch McConnell told the Washington Post in a past report. “I say it with a smile on […]

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Biden Must Go Rogue To Avoid An Obama 3.0

Democrats cannot afford to act as geldings under a new Joe Biden’s administration. Now, if there is anything good to be said about Trump, he gets things done, albeit not in the same old fashioned way that Washington is accustomed to seeing. Moreover, he had a loyal Republican supporting cast, excusing all his actions with the mantra – “let Trump […]

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Is There Corruption In The U.S.?

In a recent interview, United States Ambassador to Jamaica Donald Tapia revealed that several persons within the local private sector have had their U.S. visas revoked in recent times. Mr. Tapia said the U.S. has been targeting persons, including members of the private sector, who are involved in corruption. “Many times, I notice that the papers and the media zero […]

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Erdogan Pokes World Leaders In The Eye

Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s decree of the reconversion of Istanbul’s iconic Hagia Sophia church building into a mosque has met with sharp criticisms from world leaders. However, as is said on this side of the pond, talk is cheap, and Erdogan rests his case on the altar of sovereignty, and in his book, no one can do a damn […]

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Dave Cameron A Worthy Candidate For ICC Chairman’s Position

It has recently emerged in the press that Mr. Whycliffe “Dave” Cameron, former President of Cricket West Indies (CWI), will be seeking nominations to serve as chairman of cricket’s world governing body, the International Cricket Council (ICC). We have always maintained that to fill any vacant job position; it should be the person with the requisite knowledge, skills, and abilities […]

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It’s Best To Stand For Something

“A man who stands for nothing will fall for anything.” — Malcolm X The killing of George Floyd, a 46-year-old black man by a white police officer, kneeling on his neck for almost eight minutes, while the black man pleads for his life and repeatedly cries “I can’t breathe,” has forcefully brought to the fore man’s inhumanity towards each other, […]