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Who is the Sanctimonious Hypocrite Prime Minister?

Submitted by Anthony Davis

"Sanctimonious hypocrites!"

That’s how Prime Minister Freundel Stuart has described some of those who disapproved of his advice to Speaker of the House Michael Carrington to ‘get a lawyer’ during his publicized legal dispute with a former client. "Speaking as tough to critics of Government’s University of the West Indies (UWI) tuition fee policy, Stuart today made it clear that his administration would not be changing course on that matter to please any minority group, even in the face of a letter from the president of the Cave Hill Campus Guild of Students Damani Parrish, ‘threatening’ action if the decision was not reversed”Barbados Today

Well, well, well, what a tirade!

The question here is: who is being a sanctimonious hypocrite?

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November is the Month of Independence

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BU Members Featured in Barbados Bu’n-Bu’n

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Crop Over & Carnival – What is Caribbean Culture? What Does it Mean? Where Are We Going?

Submitted by Pachamama We are working with a few ideas. The people who seem to know, like to consider a culture as the beliefs, enactments, values, mores, stories and maybe traditions of a people. We always talk about the dead-endedness of the political and economic cultures in the Caribbean but it is also difficult to […]

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Barbados Grapefruit and Opportunities

Submitted by Andrew Nehaul The Grapefruit. The grapefruit (Citrus × paradisi) is a subtropical citrus tree known for its sour to semi-sweet fruit, an 18th-century hybrid first bred in Barbados.[1] When found, it was named the “forbidden fruit”;[2] and it has also been misidentified with the pomelo or shaddock (C. maxima), one of the parents […]

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Lewis Hamilton Shifts to Top Gear

One positive coming out of the Top Gear Festival to be hosted in Barbados next weekend is the participation of 2008 Formula 1 champion Lewis Hamilton. Hamilton is following the script nicely after winning a fourth straight race in Spain today to move to the top of the drivers points tally one week before the […]

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Black Barbadians Refute Bogus Mildewed Theory

Submitted by William Skinner “In his presentation, the Prime Minister made mention of a book about the company (Everson R. Elcock and Company), which he said “refutes the bogus mildewed theory that black people are incapable of establishing businesses that grow and prosper beyond the control and by extension, the lifetime of the founder” –  […]

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Crop Over Festival Part of a Cultural Dynamic

We live in a society where the study of humanities is trivialized when stacked against the sciences. Why would human beings – in this case Barbadians – fail to appreciate the importance of understanding how we interact and integrate with our environment through the many avenues we use to express ourselves? We have so many […]

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Natural Habitats on the Decline

Submitted by Charles Knighton “Almost a quarter of Europe’s bumblebees are at risk of extinction due to loss of habitats, climate change, the intensification of agriculture and changes in agricultural land.” Study: A quarter of Europe’s bumblebees face extinction, 3 April Barbados Advocate Insects are under siege not just in Europe but worldwide, including Barbados. […]

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Arts and Culture, the Serious and NOT so Serious

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Just a Bunch of Little Non-Entity Ass-Kissing For-Sale Negroes

Submitted by Ras Jahaziel A LACK OF IDEOLOGICAL SOUNDNESS on the part of Africans is a necessary pre­requisite for prolonging the hour of Black subjugation and Black subordination. Read full article and see video

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The Military Invasion of Mecca

Submitted by Pachamama …For he today that sheds his blood with me Shall be my brother; be he ne’er so vile … (William Shakespeare) As part of the spoils of war and since the end of World War Two, the Saudis of Arabia have come under the military umbrella of a currently declining American Empire. […]

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Rihanna, We do NOT Want Our Daughter to be Like YOU

We have had a couple of interesting news items in recent days which served to piqued the curiosity of members of the BU household. Sir Hilary Beckles is of the view Barbados must capitalize on the success of Rihanna and her one billion dollar enterprise. To support his view he referred to Jamaica having built […]

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The Most Dangerous WHITE Man is the BLACK One…

Submitted by Ras Jahaziel THE MOST DAN­GER­OUS WHITE MAN IS THE BLACK ONE… because the white mind and its white agenda that oper­ate in his black shell are camouflaged. Read full article

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