government policy

  • Legislative Slothfulness

    The Laird Just about six or so weeks ago there was an item of news that set me off on a prolonged path of musing.  There was the now usual brouhaha between Government aided Secondary Schools which charge a fee to the parents of students however denominated or styled,...
  • Walk-foot people matter (Part 1)

    One might say that nowadays most Jamaicans take the following propositions as axiomatic truths: Not all motorists are “people of quality” (you know that oft-quoted line from the late Rex Nettleford about a buttu in a Benz is still a buttu). Notwithstanding this first proposition: All people of quality...