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10 Things To Watch For In The First Republican Primary Debate

The first 2024 Republican presidential candidate is set for this Wednesday, and the candidates will be vying not only for bragging rights but, most importantly, who is the best one to represent the party in the general election next year. However, former President Donald Trump, one of the candidates, will not be in attendance, citing his double-digit lead in the […]


US Senate Republicans Block Debate On Domestic Terrorism Measure

WASHINGTON — U.S. Senate Republicans on Thursday blocked attempts by Democratic lawmakers to start debate on a measure to combat domestic terrorism as the two parties spar over how best to control gun violence. The Democratic-controlled House of Representatives approved the measure last week following a mass shooting earlier this month at a grocery store in Buffalo, New York, in which […]


UWI Team Tops International Debate Competition

A two-member team from The University of the West Indies (UWI) Mona Campus — second-year law student Kymari Young, and second-year economics and statistics student Sebastian Lawrence —has walked away with the top prize in the recently completed novice final of the Huber Debate Invitationals. The annual tournament, which was hosted virtually by the United States-based University of Vermont in […]


Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez — Trump’s “AOC” Name Calling A “Disrespect Of Women”

Photo: source Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) takes exception to President Trump referring to her as “AOC” during the presidential debate, saying it is an advertisement for his “disrespect of women.” “If someone told me 3 years ago, while I was waitressing to help my family stay afloat, that in a few short years an unhinged President of the United States […]


Biden Rambles On Race Question In Debate

The third Democratic debate got underway with little or no fireworks, and moreover, without any clear insight on which of the candidates would be most equipped to throw President Trump off his game plan. However, one thing is clear, Joe Biden the former vice president will be no David of Biblical fame as a match against Trump. In the debate, […]


Warren Mocks Delaney In Democratic Presidential Debate

Former Rep. John Delaney, D-Md., was stunned by Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., at the second Democratic presidential debate in Detroit, Mich. Both politicians are on the opposite side of the political spectrum with Warren being part of the progressive wing of the party and Delaney a more center moderate. At one point during the debate, Delaney criticized progressives for proposing […]


Joe Biden Ambushed?

The quest to represent the Democratic Party in the upcoming general election is on in earnest as candidates jostle to position themselves as the frontrunner. Now, part of the process is to introduce the candidates to the American public via the route of several rounds of public debates. This of course, also provides the platform not only for candidates to […]


Popular Dancehall DJ Manhandled

And Thrown Out Of Church By The Scruff Of The Neck Gino Jennings is no ordinary man of the cloth; this fire-and-brimstone, black American fundamentalist preacher has been tagged with labels such as rambunctious, offensive, arrogant, bigoted, and a straight talker. Jennings started preaching at the tender age of 13 and began his own ministry at age 22. He is […]


The Donald Tweets

In a debate that lasted for 120 minutes and garnered viewership of over 24 million people — a record for a primary contest, according to Nielsen, feedback has gone viral on social media. In keeping with his brash persona, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump also took to social media to express his disgust as well as take digs at the […]

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Trump Dances To His Own Tune

Say whatever you want about Donald Trump, but there’s one thing you cannot call him — toady or a bootlicker. The New York billionaire, now politician, not only blows his own trumpet but dances to his own tune. In an era where political correctness is the norm, it’s certainly refreshing to see someone standing up for something he believes in […]