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COME OUT- AH- DAT AND COME IN- AH- DIS

L- PM Spencer and Senator Winston WilliamsThere might be numerous reasons why people have expressed dissatisfaction over national awards bestowed or not bestowed upon certain individuals.

These may have arisen out of systemic bias within a hand-picked Committee, influenced by an environment hostile to individuals and seemingly without considerations to “...meritoriousness.” Unlike legendary cricketer Anderson Montgomery Roberts who may have been persistently snubbed for Knighthood, when the nation’s “...political and parliamentary history” will have been written, Senator Winston Williams will have had his name firmly etched in the historical data, as the youngest candidate to have been elected to the House of Representatives [March 23, 2004]. This commentary reflects his “...experiences, trials and errors” and dedicated to his reflections and edification.

ELIGIBILITY/ELECTABILITY/VIABILITY

In 2002, then 29 years, the youthful Senator had presented himself to his constituents as “...an Eligible, Electable and Viable Candidate,” worthy of their confidence, trust and support in representing their “...constituency and collective interests” in the House of Representatives. More specifically, Constituents had hoped that such representation would have solidified his position in the Executive arm of governance, in delivering well his promises-whether “...realizable or farfetched.” In the March 23, 2004 general elections, he was elected to the “...Honourable House,” among more seasoned and experienced politicians. Though none had experience in public administration, the junior Members had to make way for their seniors.

POSITIONING ORDER

Applying a “...Law enforcement principle,” the senior electees were seemingly positioned according to “...ranking; ...experience; ...professional capabilities and/or intellect.” Consequently, some were placed in less than ideal and/or desirable positions. For instance, research showed that senior members were assigned (1) ...FULL MINISTERIAL RESPONSIBILITIES, while others were favored with positions of (ii) ...MINISTERS OF STATE.”Then placed at the bottom of the “...Positioning Order,” Senator Winston Williams, along with other junior, inexperienced and non-degreed members “...Honourable Chanlah Codrington; ...Elliston ‘Namba’ Adams, and electoral reject Lenworth Johnson, attorney, were positioned as (iii) “...PARLIAMENTARY SECRETARIES” [Government Website: 2004].

NUMERICAL VALUE

Thus, reasonable inferences may have been drawn that their value within the grouping, comprising mainly of intellectuals was “...Numerical.” These had no influence and no power in making things happen, neither for themselves nor their constituents. They had brought nothing worthy of note to the group’s “...Vision and Mission,” and therefore, were not considered for positions worthy of note. Frequently, there were verbal fights between substantive officers with “...full ministerial responsibilities and junior Ministers,” pitied in rendering assistance. Thus, as social commentator Sir MacLean Emmanuel, King Short had described citizens who may have been manipulated, used and placed in “...disadvantageous positions,” they had become “...Hewers of wood and carriers of water” [Song-Technical School].

DEFENDING THE INDEFENSIBLE

Young, ambitious, energetic and exuberant, the un-daunting political aspirant, Winston Williams was just 31 years [April 30, 1973],when he successfully contested the General Elections. He had entered the Parliamentary race at a time when the nation was at variance with the previous administration. The people had despised the behavior of a handful of public officials and yearned for a change in governance. Therefore, he had availed himself of the opportunity provided by the Honourable Prime Minister Dr. Baldwin Spencer-mixing youth with experience. None may deny his influence on the young electorate and the youth, and none may ignore the value of his contributions to the group’s success.

COME OUT-AH-DAT AND COME IN –AH-DIS

Basking in “ ...Sunshine,” and riding upon a high wave of popularity, Senator Winston Williams had inspired the youth with a catch phrase that he had politically popularized “...COME OUT-AH-DAT (ALP) and ...COME IN- AH-DIS (UPP).” The phrase, reportedly authored and used by a Jamaican Priest, was intended to woo people into his congregation. The Priest may have seen many sinners sliding precariously down a slippery slope away from the “...Pearly White Gate of Heaven.” Senator Williams for very different reasons had successfully used it in influencing the electorate to“...Get out –ah-Dat and...Come in-ah dis.” He appeared to have captured the imagination of “...the restless young; ...the anxious grown-up; ...the dejected matured and a despairing citizenry. Undoubtedly, the phrase had helped in bringing about a “...Crushing Defeat” over veteran politician Vere Bird Jr (deceased), virtually ending a twenty eight-year run of election victories. Thus, he had effectively removed Vere Bird Junior from public office.

CRUSHING/HUMILIATING DEFEATS

However, those who may have “...Come out-ah-dat and ...Come in-ah dis,” may have enjoyed limited success and/or experienced marginal improvement in the quality of life. Research showed that many were facing unemployment and experiencing in-surmountable financial difficulties. Seemingly, when the electorate appeared to have “...Come out-ah-dis and Go back –in-ah dat,” a drastic change of fortune saw the former Member of Parliament suffering a “...Humiliating Defeat” at the polls by a relatively unknown, Teko Lake [March 12, 2009]. Thus, while Senator Williams had reportedly caused “...Contractual Jobs” to be availed to non-constituents, the constituents had punished him. Therefore, pundits have attributed his defeat to “...deficient Parliamentary and Executive representation and a Contractual Scandal” that may have influenced his supporters to “...Come out-ah-dis and ...Go back in-ah-dat.

BRUCE GOODWIN’S PRINCIPLE

Research suggested that Senator Winston Williams was expediently forced into carrying the “...Cross of Financial Sorrows” for his ministerial colleagues. Thus, out of the “goodness and mercy of his heart,” the Honourable Prime Minister Dr. Baldwin Spencer, had pitied and gratuitously caused him to be elevated to the Senate Chamber. This was delightfully accepted by faithful supporters, but had provoked chagrin in those he may have disappointed and those who stood for “...Principle.” For instance, Ambassador to Cuba, Bruce Goodwin had always contended that “...political aspirants rejected by the people,” may not be considered for “...Senatorial appointments.” Invariably, he had described those candidates as “...Political Rejects.” He saw such appointments as “...cronyism,” a practice, he argued should be eliminated. Critics have also contended that Senator Williams’ rejection at the 2009 polls, may have been the result of his handling of “...questionable contractual arrangements and spending of public monies” for infrastructural development and/or enhancement of sports facilities across the nation.

INTELLECTUAL STUPIDITY

When Medical Benefits Scheme (MBS) Accountant Elmeade Jarvis told a Commission of Inquiry “...When the Minister say pay; ...You Pay,” there was little realization that he was paving the way for a custodial sentence at Her Majesty’s Prison. Incidentally, at his trial, before Justice Mario Michel, the accused had avoided repetition of his ‘...intellectual stupidity.” He was found guilty by a mixed-Jury of his peers and sentenced by the trial Judge to two years imprisonment” [Observer Media: April 18, 2011]. When former Junior Sports and Youth Affairs Minister, Senator Winston Williams was reportedly “...urged by ministerial colleagues” to up-grade Sports Facilities in constituencies across the nation with “...perimeter fencing and/or construction of bathroom,” detrimentally, he had willingly obliged.

ACCOUNTABILITY AND RESPONSIBILITY

Subjected to the mercy of the group’s leadership, he was appointed in the capacity in assisting substantive Education, Sports and Youth Affairs Minister Dr. Jacqui Quinn-Leandro, Senator Winston Williams was taskedwith the administration of “...Sports and Youth Affairs.” Clearly not intended to cramp his style, “...lack of Ministerial Oversight” may have attributed to the difficulties he may have experienced. He appeared to have encountered grave difficulties over “...questionable expenditure of public funds.” He became embattled and saw his tenure mired in allegations of “...Reckless or Mal-spending of an estimated sixty ($60M) million dollars of public monies. In spite of his trials and tribulations, he was never accused of “...fingering one red cent.” However, he could not escape “...Accountability and Responsibility.” These appeared to have become problematic.

AUDITOR DEFICIENCIES

This sum was supposedly expended for the purposes of “...erecting fences around, and constructing bathroom facilities within the nation’s several public sports complexes.” Hence, equally as much as the substantive Minister Dr. Jacqui Quinn-Leandro may have been more vigilant and circumspect over the spending, so too was the responsibility of  the Accountant General Dr. Cleopatra Gittens, who had determined “ ...when and what payments” were to be made from the Public Treasury. Additionally, it was incumbent upon the Director of Audit to ensure that public monies were properly spent. For instance, the Constitution Order 1981 states “...The Director of Audit shall satisfy himself that all monies that have been appropriated by Parliament  and DISBURSED, have been applied to the purposes to which they were so appropriated and that the expenditure conforms to the authority that governs it” [Section 97 (1): C.O. 1981]. 

COST AND CONSEQUENCES

It was clear that Senator Winston Williams may not only have ignored the principles of “...Integrity in public life; ...Accountability and Transparency,” but also “...Cost and Consequences.”  Evidently, he may not have learned lessons from the experiences of Elmeade Jarvis. That which he may have seen was when the “...Fencing Scandal,” broke, except for Honourable Prime Minister Dr. Baldwin Spencer, many of his colleagues appeared to have left him in the lurch. It was also evident that “...Senior Financial and Auditing officers may have “...Fallen Asleep” on the job. Notwithstanding, critics saw the “...napping of the Accountant General and Director of Audit napping,” as a blessing in disguise for the beleaguered Senator.

STRIPPED OF MINISTERIAL POSITION

Ironically, on Independence Day, Senator Winston Williams’ “...Sunny Skies turned gray.” Factually, weather-wise, such was the experience of all celebrants across the nation on the fateful day. He had seen his “...political ambitions, aspirational hope and dreams shattered.” On the very day the nation and people celebrated as ‘ ...One Family, with Pride Vision and Integrity,” like a rooster being prepared for the oven, Senator Williams was effectively stripped of the junior ministerial position” [November 1, 2013]. He may have been reckless not to know that these will have brought adversities.

POLITICAL SCIENCE STUDIES

Pundits saw the action as consequential to “...Fencing Contracts” he may have caused to be issued with high expenditure incurred. Still in his prime, he appeared to be facing an uncertain future, even as he had publicly declared that he had no intention contesting the “...March 2014 general elections” Writing to Branch Chairperson Janicia Watkins, he exhorted “...Please convey to the thousands of persons and supporters who voted for me, both in the 2004 and 2009 general elections, my wholehearted appreciation for their encouragement, prayers and steadfastness” [Observer: November 23, 2012]. Wisdom now dictates that he pursues his educational goals, which ultimately may see him acquiring a “...Masters Degree in Political Science.”

OUT-AH-DIS

While the “...re-alignment” may have provoked queries and/or consternation in some quarters, such shift, undoubtedly, may have given the embattled Senator reasons to reflect over many things, he possibly could have done differently. Most importantly, he may have asked, just why he had urged the youth and the electorate to“...Come out-ah and ...Come in ah?” The reasons might simply be discerned from public revelations of official developments, surrounding, and seemed to have bedeviled his tenure. Except one was naïve, it was clear that Senator Winston Williams may have been seen, not necessarily as a bright hope, but a “...liability to the intellectual grouping.” Thus, likened to Senators Lenworth Johnson and Anthony Stewart, he was on his way “...OUT-AH-DIS.” His re-assignment to a “...Symbolic Task Convenience Position” within the office of the Prime Minister, not only made way for newly appointed Senator Honourable Mervin ‘MR’ Richards” to assume responsibilities for “...Sports and Youth Affairs” [Observer Media: November 1, 2013], but also bringing twilight to a political career, dogged by a financial scandal that had seemingly “...troubled the group’s leadership; ...peeving supporters and ...vexing the citizenry.”

SCANDALOUS FENCING ISSUE

The record may reflect that it was the Honourable Molwyn Joseph MP who had first exposed the “...Scandalous Fencing Issue” in the House of Representatives. He had demanded answers from Prime Minister Dr. Baldwin Spencer. Whether or not it was intended to “...add fuel to fire,” Senator Paul ‘Chet’ Greene had also raised the issue during the “...2012 Budgetary Debate” in the Senate. However, seemingly concerned about the fate of his embattled Senatorial colleague, he said “...I would have heard him protesting his innocence, and if there is anybody who believes in his innocence, I do. ...But I do believe he needs to get his name cleared, if he is going to be an effective leader of sports, through the Ministry in this country his innocence,” [Observer Media: December 21, 2011].

DEFENDING THE INDEFENSIBLE

Senator Winston Williams’ tenure was fraught with trouble and uncertainty.Like Leon ‘Chaku’ Symister, they were “...a politically naïve.” Both were always ready to “...Defend the Indefensible.” However, as fate would have it a “...Self-elected Fact Finding team of Investigators,” had reportedly found evidence suggesting fraudulent conduct on the part of some contractors. In some instances, the “...Fact Finders,” have made frightening revelations of (i) “...previously completed sports facilities (Parham); (ii)...never started fences and or (iii)  ...incomplete bathroom facilities (Yasco where funds-$620, 000) were reportedly expended to up-grade.”  Even professional contractors standing at the summit of Mount Obama, with pairs of high intensity binoculars scanning for infrastructure across the nation, had made charges of invisibility to both the “ ...eye and/or imagination.

TROUBLE BREWING

It may have been evident to Senator Winston Williams that “ ...Trouble was Brewing” when an inquisitive team, comprising of a prominent businessman-Contractor, Hardware operator, Hotelier, Car and Bicycle Dealer George Ryan; ...Media personnel, well-known venomous ‘Snake Pit host,’ Algernon ‘Serpent’ Watt; ...Keithroy Joseph aka Number One or Numbers; ...Dave ‘Beef’ Joseph and Devon... Joseph” conducted private investigations, thereafter, arriving at reasonable conclusions that there may have been “...Gross Mal-spending “of government funds on “...projects either partially complete or found to be non-existent.”

NINETY AND NINE

Sensing problems for his administration and the errant Senator, Prime Minister Dr. Baldwin Spencer, cognizant ofthe moral in the hymnal “...The Ninety and Nine,” like the “...Good Shepherd,” he went in search of the “...Lost Sheep.” Even when the leadership appeared to have faltered, likened to former Senator Anthony Stewart, Senator Winston Williams may have been impelled to sing, “...Now the day is over; ...Night is drawing nigh; ...Comfort those who suffer; ...Watching late in pain; ...Those who plan some evil; ...From their Sin refrain” [Sabine Baring-Gould: February 16, 1867]. Correspondingly, the Honourable Prime Minister may not only have been forced to act, but also to sing “...There were Ninety and Nine that were safely lay; ...One had wandered far away: ...And although the road be rough and steep; ...I go to the desert to find my sheep” There was no doubt that the Honourable Prime Minister had gone “...On the hills far away” [Elizabeth Clephane: 1868], in retrieving one of his “...Strayed Sheep.” Hence, he had taken the decision in keeping him in the fold and immediately under his ministerial watch. He may have pitied his “...simplicity, youthful stupidity, exuberance and/or docility.”

RESPONSIBILITIES

In an act of appeasement, this was followed by an officially sanctioned investigative committee,in the persona of “...Dr. Cleopatra Gittens current Accountant General; ...Eustace Peters, former Accountant General and Nicholas Hadeed,” a renowned building contractor for providing technical expertise and guidance. These persons were seemingly not short on “...intellect and/or scruples.” However, except for the technical support provider, contractor Nicholas Hadeed, in quantity surveying and/or assessing quality and value of work done, the Report had failed to demonstrate “ ...Transparency and Accountability.” Additionally, it had failed to do justice to the “...intellect and understanding; practice and procedures and ... fiduciary responsibilities” of the Accountant General.

LACK OF SCRUTINIZING VIGILANCE

These, however, may have been too damning an indictment on the “...scrutinizing vigilance, efficiency, effectiveness and competency” of the custodians of public funds. For instance, “ ...Financial Instructions” demand that expenditure of public funds exceeding $20, 000 were to be authorized by the Financial Secretary, and accordingly approved by Parliament for specific purposes. Though Financial records and “...Treasury Payment Vouchers” will have shown how “...an EC$3Million Contract” was skillfully tinkered with for “...multiple payments of sums under EC$19, 000,” either inadvertently or conveniently, the Report had omitted these irrefutable facts.

CIRCUMVENTING PROCEDURES

From the Report presented to Parliament by Finance Minister Honourable Harold Lovell, it was obvious that Contractors operating with cunningness appeared to have been “...clandestinely aided by unscrupulous Public Works Department and Treasury personnel.” Hence, they had effectively “...circumvented and facilitated processing of Payment Vouchers” for work that may have, or may not have been performed and/or completed.” Thus, Certifiers of Payment Vouchers may have knowingly committed grave financial irregularities, certifying “...I hereby certify that the work was done satisfactorily and in accordance with contractual agreement.” When Public Works Minister Honourable Trevor Walker reportedly uncovered “...contractual and financial skullduggery” within his area of responsibilities, he just simply wiped out all contracts,” ... legitimate and/or illegitimate.”

VANGUARDS OF STATE FUNDS

From Law enforcement administrative responsibilities and accountability for Public Funds, such certification was necessary before a designated authorizing officer may endorse for payment approval. A Payment Voucher without certification and/or endorsement will not be dispatched to the Treasury. Under the watch of former Financial Secretary Keith Hurst; ...former Accountants General, Ludolph Browne and Eustace Peters, there may have been no such brazen “...Circumvention without Detection.” In previous administrations, both were reportedly relieved of their fiduciary responsibilities, when such attempts were professionally thwarted. Their principled stance reflected “...Integrity in public life.” Today, however, there are many regional Senior Civil Servants who believe that “...Security of Tenure” is dependent upon facilitating fraudulent behavior among public officials. Hence, instead of maintaining the role as “...Vanguards of State Funds,” they have helped to corrupt financial systems and public officials. Endemically, they “...See nothing; ...Hear nothing; ...Know nothing; and ...Do nothing.”

REGRETTABLE BLISS

Interestingly, the officially-sanctioned investigators had not seen that which the “...Fact Finders” had unearthed. However, while the three-member official investigative team sought to cover up “...Mal-spending; ...while Finance Minister Harold Lovell sought to impress upon the citizenry through the Parliament that there was no “...financial wrongdoing,” Senator Williams was forthrightly honest, but seemingly unwittingly elected to be guest in the “...Venomous Snake Pit.” Confirming that which the unofficial “...Fact Finders” had suspected- “...Over-spending,” he had assured the citizenry that the “...Accountant General” was in the process of recouping the over-paid funds to unscrupulous contractors. Senator Winston Williams, with some degree of silliness, may have paid the ultimate price, not necessarily for “...COMING IN-AH DIS,” but for that which has brought him“...REGRETTABLE BLISS.”

MINISTERIAL AUTHORIZATION

Ironically, today, it would appear from public and media outcry that a “...Cesspool of Corruption” [Bernard Percival] had been “...suspectedly festering among senior technicians” within the same Ministry. In this case not only are citizens expecting the “...Cesspool and corrupt technicians” to be completely eliminated. In the “...Fencing Scandal,” Contractors appeared to have been guided in the manner to “...avoid Ministerial authorization and/or the Tendering processes.”  Consequently, these may have been legitimate reasons for Finance Minister Honourable Harold Lovell, issuing strict Financial Instructions for “...Ministerial Authorization,” a necessity for the curtailment of reckless spending and circumventing the procedures and/or processes. 

CONCLUSION

Though for very different reasons, like Jesus Christ, Senator Winston Williams may have been forced to “...Carry a Cross of Woes.” He was accused of “...causing public funds to be expended” when he assisted many in “...boosting their candidacy and enhancing their electability” in the March 23, 2009 General Elections.  It was revealed that many of his colleagues who may have played upon his “...inexperience in financial management,” while his colleagues had oversight of Sports Complexes within their areas of representation. Some had seen the requisite infrastructural enhancement; ...Others had reportedly seen partial or no developments. These, observers have posited, may have brought about adversities of (i) “...an electoral defeat [2009] and (ii) ...being relieved of specific Ministerial responsibilities.” Notwithstanding his errors of judgement, there are those who believed that “...justice and fair-play” demanded that those with (i) “...Fiduciary duties ;( ii) ...Technical and Contractual responsibilities within the Ministry of Public Works; and (iii)... Collective responsibilities,” may have been called upon to account for their stewardship, complicity and/or gross negligence.

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LITERATURE IS LANGUAGE CHARGE WITH MEANING

#11 OUTOFANTIGUA » 2013-11-11 11:44

MR. POMPEY, Interpretation is always open to discussion. and to the Literal Critics, why subject this Text to such scrutinizing probe and questioning? why not content ourselves with our own private, unspoiled impressions, and let the Text go about its merry way. "Literature is the one place in any society, where within the secrecy of our own heads, we can hear voices talking about every thing in every possible way"(Salmon Rushdie)
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DR. WILLIAMS-LET THE JACKASS BRAY

#10 RAWLSTON POMPEY » 2013-11-08 09:59

Attempted Reader; ...Petr; and ...Guest, ONE and the SAME.

A bit of historical reference for your edification. Tried desperately to avoid making reference to former Trinidad and Tobago Prime Minister Dr. Eric Williams.

Do believe you mean well. However, please see what you can make of this.

When one of that nation's most prolific calypsonians, historian Dr. Hollis Liverpool, more widely known as " ...Mighty Chalkdust," persisted in attacking his administration, he simply said " ...LET THE JACKASS BRAY." Have a nice day.
Read next week " ...BAD LEGAL ADVICE-BAD POLICY DECISIONS."
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Learn to write properly

#9 guest » 2013-11-07 23:31

These, observers have posited, may have brought about adversities of (i) “...an electoral defeat [2009] and (ii) ...being relieved of specific Ministerial responsibilities.” Notwithstanding his errors of judgement, there are those who believed that “...justice and fair-play” demanded that those with (i) “...Fiduciary duties ;( ii) ...Technical and Contractual responsibilities within the Ministry of Public Works; and (iii)... Collective responsibilities,” may have been called upon to account for their stewardship, complicity and/or gross negligence.

grammatically the sentence quoted above is one sentence. but looking at it i think Pompey meant three sentences. the reader should not be the one to break it into the intended pieces, especially in such a long article. so the reader has problems grasping the true account of what pompey is saying because my punctuation could be the wrong one.
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thank you pompie.

#8 petr » 2013-11-07 18:04

I welcome the spelling correction and all of the nonsense that you have expressed it still does not change what I have said before and my agreement with attempted reader.
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PETR- INTOLERANT OF GRUMPINESS

#7 RAWLSTON POMPEY » 2013-11-07 17:00

Petr,
Happy to know that you are visiting under a different pseudonym.

Firstly, if it would help, " ...Visious is really " ...VICIOUS;" and " ...Reframe is " ...REFRAIN."

Yes. Very intolerant of " ...ANYONE" who contributes nothing positive to this website. Those who " ...ATTEMPT TO READ" as some pseudonyms suggest, will always have difficulties and find something to complain about.

Throw no corn, call no fowl [Bob Marley] ...Don't trouble trouble" [King Short Shirt]. They must know that they are vexatious to the human spirit.

Let it be understood, the author (i) "...is NOT a Freelance writer; (ii) ...not an employee of Caribarena; (iii) ...not writing to impress; (iv) ...not writing for credits; ...nor award or reward."

Merely helping to provide an understanding based on experience and knowledge of certain " ...REAL" issues, processes and/or procedures;To enlighten and inform. The grumpy ones are not obliged to read.

Instead of being grumpy, they ought to develop and write in their " ...OWN STYLE." Will be the first to read and not complain.
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Re: attempted reader

#6 petr » 2013-11-07 16:10

@Attempted Reader I tend to agree with your perspective on this article written by Mr. Pompey I for one has questioned the length of his articles and wondered if there is not another format in which he can relay his thoughts in a more concise way. As for Mr Pompey I find it rather disturbing that you would choose to attack the blogger in such a visious and personal way, all i see is that he was expressing a personal thought to which he is entitled, I was not aware that you wanted everyone to agree with your thoughts and your style of writing so i would suggest that in the future you smile at the comments and move on and reframe from personal attacks, I do believe that you are smarter than that Sir.
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#5 Dig It » 2013-11-06 23:11

RP, I must say, I enjoyed this article! One of your best! Those who know you, understands and appreciate your style-of-writing. Of course, they will be those failed to read and comprehend, and, eventually, falls head-on in the "silly season." They shouldn't "Come-in-ah-dis." Obviously, the good Senator, if you asked in Rural South...committed 'political suicide' for betraying the trust of his constituent. He has given a slap-on-the-wrist for his involvement in the "fencing scandal" and just like a "wounded-dog" in a fight for his political-career, he has to retreat and wonder if he should ever "Come-out-ah-dat" for good. Now, the PM has moved his "goal-post" but that is no surprise.
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@Mr Pompey

#4 Attempted Reader » 2013-11-06 22:33

Your somewhat rambling response to my observations about your illustrate** I am making. I'm sure the content of what you say has merit but your overly affected narrative style gets in the way. My comprehension of English is fine thank you very much; it's your approach to composition that needs attention. I'm sure your ideas are interesting and deserve a wider audience. But you are not helping yourself.....
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NOT FOR STORY BOOK CHILDREN

#3 RAWLSTON POMPEY » 2013-11-06 12:20

Attempted Reader,
Terribly sorry. You have done the right thing- Leave that which your comprehension do not allow. This is highly commendable.

Do not visit "...CHRISTIAN VALLEY" to have Senator Samantha Marshall send rescuers to secure your retrieval. Do not travel to places you do not know. Clearly one cannot read that which he has no understanding.

However, you may have demonstrated a few things " ...a warped or conceited mind; ...being naive; ...in denial; or down right " ...IIGGNNOORRAANNTT."

These suggested a problem, that perhaps needs urgent attention. Since you might be tempted to re-visit, " ...PLEASE" have it corrected.

Suffice it to say, this commentary is not about, or for " ...STORY BOOK CHILDREN."

Senator Winston Williams will understand the environment in which he functioned, the errors he may have made and the protection given to him by a " ...compassionate leader and forgiving friend," Prime Minister, Honourable Dr.Baldwin Spencer.
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thank you

#2 Justice to all » 2013-11-06 11:16

Mr. Pompey, this is a great article, I enjoyed it tremendously, thank you Sir.
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Learn to write properly..

#1 Attempted Reader » 2013-11-06 10:44

No doubt the author of this piece has some telling and insightful points to make. However, whatever he has to say is lost in his overlong purple prose. Please consider the reader. It may well make the author feel good, intellectual even, to convey his thoughts in this convoluted and impenetrable way but for my part I just get fed up and move on to something else. Clarity and succinctness is the key to good communication and supports logical thought; the opposite betrays an untidy mind. The author would do well to remember this.
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