Wednesday, December 24, 2014

20 Years in a Cage for Possessing Forbidden Plants

According to a recent report an accused, 62-year-old Dennis Sandy alias ‘Bow’ of Lowkie Trace, Penal was ordered to serve a 20 year prison term after being found guilty of trafficking marijuana in 2007 — four bags — with a street value of $.5 million.

Justice Rampersad justified his sentence on the grounds that the judiciary must send a clear and unambiguous message to persons of like mind, that marijuana trafficking is detrimental to society.

What the Justice has failed to realize is that is by his very judgement he has all but destroyed Mr. Sandy's life, and severely damaged his immediate family; while at the same time placed a further premium on the price of marijuana, thereby making the drug trade even more lucrative and attractive.

Thomas Sowell - Culture Matters

Dr Sowell explains why culture is the single biggest determinant of financial success not race, gender or political connectivity.

Monday, December 15, 2014

The Sir Solomon Hochoy Highway - Cable Barrier Racket

Unfortunately traffic accidents inevitably occur on the highways of T&T and their outcomes are far worse when vehicles cross the median and collide with bystanders heading in the opposite direction. 

The state in predictable fashion has used this unfortunate reality to further fleece taxpayers. 

Instead of the installing the most suitable and cost effective road restraint system the Ministry of Works has opted for the most ineffective and most expensive option so that they can line the pockets of their political cronies.