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In the past week I remembered a scene from the popular Christmas comedy, Home Alone. In the first movie, which was undoubtedly the best of the series thus far, everyone was busy packing their stuff as they were about to travel on a Christmas trip. Little Kevin (the main star) is questioned by his sister as to why he was worried, after all, their mommy...

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Scarcely had the words left the lips of US President Barack Obama with the awesome thunder of an F15 sonic boom than were flag-waving Americans chanting at the sharpened fences of the White House chanting USA… USA! So here it was finally, could it be true?

Sunday, May 8, 2011

Two declarations which late former PNM MP Ken Valley made during his career have particularly struck notes along the way in various political situations. They were battle cries of sorts by Valley in certain crises.

Sunday, May 8, 2011

There’s a reason for the season
A reason if it snows
A reason for the river
And the places that it flows
A reason for the rain
A reason for the pain
Knowing deep inside my soul
That I would rise again
Cause the more I listen
...

Friday, May 6, 2011

Leading From Above The Line can be defined as the continuous striving to live one’s life above the moral line.

Friday, May 6, 2011

Osama bin Laden, the great Arabic terrorist/messiah, depending on one’s own perspective, is dead—again, depending on your perspective. If you’re a young, militant Muslim, eg, you probably don’t accept it. If he really is dead, you demand, where is his body?

Friday, May 6, 2011

Joseph Winthrop Holley, the founder of Albany State University and the son of a former slave, was born in Albany, Georgia, which explains why he wanted to build a school in his native town.

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Joseph Winthrop Holley, the founder of Albany State University and the son of a former slave, was born in Albany, Georgia, which explains why he wanted to build a school in his native town.

Friday, May 6, 2011

According to Rosa Hayes in “Finding Extra Curriculum Activities for Your Child” at “Close Window”:

Thursday, May 5, 2011

Seemingly intent on providing additional examples to support the contention of last week’s column that the major failing of the People’s Partnership has to do with its inability to cohere as a party of differing persuasions and interests, indeed that fragmentation and conflict...

Thursday, May 5, 2011

The Race Monster, Part 3. The scholarship on the history and culture of Indians in Trini-dad has been botched by  historians, “literary and cultural” frauds, and Hindu zealots. To discuss Indians and race, then, a fuller account of Indians in Trinidad must be essayed. Here. By me.

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