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2015 should be a better year for Bermuda

There’s a definite mood of optimism in Bermuda as 2015 opens. Jonathan Kent of The Royal Gazette gives five reasons why in this lookahead. Advertisements

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2014 in review

The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A New York City subway train holds 1,200 people. This blog was viewed about 3,700 times in 2014. If it were a NYC subway … Continue reading

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A Question of Leadership

Originally posted on "catch a fire":
OBA & PLP Incompetence By all accounts, the OBA should not be the Government of Bermuda today. That it remains the Government, that it has survived the crises it has, is not…

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Smart politics or a blink?

The Bermuda Government is putting its privatization bill on hold after getting an agreement with the union to find 5% of cuts in next year’s budget. Based on this year’s budget projections, that would amount of $60m in cuts and … Continue reading

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RIP Ben Bradlee

Very sad to hear that Ben Bradlee has died. He was an icon of journalism and one of the gutsiest editors to ever have lived. Over  the next few days, expect much to be said about how journalism and newspapers are no … Continue reading

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Pink and Blue means bus

There’s a lovely Gonzalo post here from BeachLime.

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This week’s hurricane

Random thoughts on Hurricane #Gonzalo: As has been stated everywhere, Tropical Storm Fay was a blessing in disguise because it cleared so much heavy vegetation out before onslaught of Gonzalo, and made people more nervous about Gonzalo than they might have … Continue reading

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Comeau explains why PRCs are entitled to status and why attempts to block it are doomed to fail

Kevin Comeau has produced an exceptionally clear explanation of the PRC-Status issue here. Basically, it upends the Progressive Labour Party’s position that grants of status can be 1) frozen and 2) rejected by amending the law retroactively. It’s a shame that the … Continue reading

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