The Speaker Loses It

So Halson Moultrie, the dumbest Speaker in the history of the Parliament bar none, has to go to the bathroom from his office with the plebes and criminals who visit with the lawyers who also occupy the building the Government is renting for his office.  This has pretty much pissed him off and he told […]

Foolish Decision By Privvy Council

This was circulated by the Court of Appeal in The Bahamas. What on earth?  This is the second time in living memory that Courts of The Bahamas have gagged pubic discussion about a case in our country.  No human rights activist had anything to say.  The press was utterly silent. This in a democratic society.

Brave’s Opportunity To Succeed

This election coming up is shaping up to be the PLP’s to lose or more particularly Philip Brave Davis’ to lose. The stars seem to be aligning in the direction of a clear and decisive election victory for the PLP.  Mr. Davis has been quietly and patiently reconstructing a party left in ruins after the […]

PLP Getting Closer To Choosing Candidates

Alfred Sears before PLP HQ after appearing before Candidates Committee of the PLP. Letters went out this week to all branches from the central PLP office informing them that now is the time to make their recommendations for those they think would be suitable for the constituency as candidates.  The branches do not make the […]

The Punch Attacks Peter Turnquest

Political analysis often requires reading the tea leaves.  You younger ones will pretty soon learn that the social construct of the landscape is as important as the direct clues as to what is going on. So it is with The Punch.  It is a lousy, nasty rag, full of lies and defamatory information but it […]

Adrian Gibson In Big Trouble Over Water In Eleuthera

So last week, the charges by the Management Union of the Water and Sewerage Corporation of personal abuse and malfeasance in office against the Chairman of the Water and Sewerage Corporation were ignored by  Chairman Adrian Gibson MP, who proceeded instead to say that he was going to file a writ against the Union.  Now […]

The Lockdown Is Stopping The PLP’s Campaign

PLP Campaigners have been out in the streets trying to ensure that voters are apprised of the PLP’s policies and programmes for the various areas and to give aspirants a chance to show off their wares. Now the lockdown in New Providence and Abaco has come that has shut down the ability of the party […]

Farewell Courtenay Strachan

So Courtenay Strachan, two years or so after the death of his wife Marilyn, has gone on to join her.  The Kiwanian, the businessman, the St Agnes member, the Lunch Bunch member, all gone with the wind, just like that. Covid has cut a swath in this country across the  mature generation.  Mr. Strachan is […]

DR. JEAN TURNQUEST WRITES ON COVID EXPERIENCE

( Dr. Jean Turnquest is the youngest sister of the former Governor General Sir Orville Turnquest. She is a psychologist by profession. She is a resident of Grand Bahama. She wrote this open letter to the press telling of her experience of contracting Covid 19 and the treatment she received.) My name is Dr. Jean […]

CLAY SWEETING ASKS FOR WATER FOR ELEUTHERA

22 October 2020 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Earlier today, PLP Senator Clay Sweeting issued an urgent plea to the government for help on behalf of the people of Central Eleuthera. “For God’s sake, please turn the water on. We have been without water for two days now, and are being told we will not have water […]

CASSIUS STUART REVIVES THE BDM… SPLITS FROM FNM

It is laughable really. What could Cassius Stuart, the former and now present Leader of the Bahamas Democratic Movement (BDM) now defunct and now back again, have in his mind.  Mr. Stuart ran for the Free National Movement in the last election.  He collapsed his party and he and his colleagues went the way of […]

CHESTER COOPER REACTS TO PETER TURNQUEST

For Immediate Release 22 October , 2020 I note the tabling of the executive summary of the report of the Economic Recovery Committee. It is unfortunate that it took the crippling of the global economy through a worldwide pandemic for the prime minister to assemble a committee of professionals to recommend how to drive our […]

BUT PETER YOU SITTETH AT THE RIGHT HAND OF THE FATHER

This pandemic is a serious matter but we be having jokes every day with these folks in the Free National Movement government. Peter Turnquest who is under attack for stupidly and ill advisedly taking on a 600 million dollars US loan at the exorbitant rate of 8.95 per cent was in the House of Assembly […]

DELON BRENNEN GETS A COMFY JOB.. BUT WHY?

So after days of speculation in the social media press, the Prime Minister Hubert Minnis finally fessed up with this line of bull to defend the fact that the number two man on the Covid Task Force and the Deputy Chief Medical Officer Dr. Delon Brennen had disappeared from New Providence and  was said to […]

WORKS MINISTER DEFENDS SIDEWALK FIASCO

Another joke this week. The Minister of Works Desmond Bannister, just before being forced into quarantine because he has Covid defended the decision of the government to build sidewalks where none are needed and on streets so narrow you could hardly get a needle through them. The amount allocated is 20 million dollars. He said […]

THE WHOLE CABINET IS DOWN WITH COVID EXPOSURE

Desmond Bannister, the Minister of Works, said he was headed to Abaco to do some work when he took a test to see about his Covid status and bingo he was positive.  Scramble, scramble, scramble, the whole Cabinet was exposed to him and so all an em are in quarantine. It could not have happened […]

THE PLP ON ARAGONITE

The following statement was issued by Vaughn Miller M P, the Opposition’s spokesman on Natural Resources.  It addresses the issue of mining in North Andros. — The Editor For Immediate  Release  23 October  2020 The Leader of the PLP, Philip  Davis has asked me to draw your attention to a notice from the Weather Office […]

THE USELESS ECONOMIC REPORT OF THE PRIME MINISTER

The following is an analysis provided to us anonymously of the Government’s 600 million dollars loan and the report of the Government’s Economic Recovery Committee.  You will see from this that we have been badly served by Hubert Minnis, Peter Turnquest and the whole FNM administration.–  Editor Any right thinking Bahamian must be very exercised […]