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I tend to avoid social commentary here because (1) my head might explode at the frustration of trying to express how I feel about the subject matter without prolific profanity; and (2) sometimes my friends just say what I’m thinking better than I would ever be able to… ladies and gents, please have a read…

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A baker’s dozen of things I have realized or been thinking about lately…

Defending “two likkle lizard” somehow gets you branded as elitist. Apparently caring about the environment and Jamaica’s development and the well-being of all Jamaicans — living near Goat Islands or not — immediately pits you against poor people. Badmind tun up!

Corruption is rewarded by…keeping your job. Are you a mayor who lied during an official investigation by a government body and who’s now charged with misleading said government body? No problem, keep your job! Are you an elected representative of a group of people charged with running a government ministry and who interferes in an official bidding project and whose interference is criticized by an official government body? No problem, keep your job! You keep your job! And you keep your job! And you keep your job!  I feel like I’m going mad.

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Jamaica is exhausting…

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