Hugo Weaving visits the Barbados Parliament’s West Wing – Keanu Reeves says if nothing’s missing what’s taken?

Can you believe these Editorial Cartoons earned so much hatred that a threat was made to close down this website?

IF ANYONE DENIES A THREAT WAS MADE AGAINST THIS ONLINE NEWSPAPER FOR ITS DARING TO TAKE A PARTICULAR STANCE ON THE SCHISM WITHIN THE OPPOSITION B.L.P, THENBAJAN REPORTERIS WILLING TO BACK UP THE ABOVE-CAPTIONED STATEMENT WITH EVIDENCE

THIS NEWS-BLOG WAS TOLD WE “…ARE TAKING THIS FREEDOM OF THE PRESS THING TO FAR…” {NB – typos as is}

EVEN DURING THE CURRENT BY-ELECTION OF ST JOHN, WE WERE ASKED TO TONE DOWN OUR STANCE ON THE DIVISION OF THE BARBADOS LABOUR PARTY (YOU WOULD NOT BELIEVE WHO MADE THE REQUEST!), ONE CAN ONLY SURMISE IF MY COVERAGE AND DELIVERING VIEWS ON THE BLP’s CIVIL WAR WAS PERCEIVED AS HAVING AN ADVERSE EFFECT ON THE ROAD TO THE HOUSE OF ASSEMBLY? IT IS EASIER TO THREATEN THIS URL THAN ALL THE OTHER BAJAN BLOGS OUT THERE AS MINE IS NOT ANONYMOUS! MUCH THE SAME WAY ADRIAN LOVERIDGE ENDURES DEATH THREATS FOR HIS VIEWS WHICH DO NOT MEET WITH APPROVAL FROM EITHER SIDE OF BAJAN POLITICS!!

IF I HAVE A VIEW OR STANCE ON AN ISSUE, WHICH MAY OR MAY NOT FALL IN LINE WITH OTHERS IS THAT NOT DEMOCRACY? DO I HAVE THE RIGHT TO EXPRESS MY DISSENT OR AM I MUZZLED LIKE EGYPT, CUBA, VENEZUELA, YEMEN & TUNISIA? THEY HAVE MASSIVE UPRISINGS NOW BECAUSE ENOUGH IS ENOUGH…

SADLY, IT IS NO BIG SURPRISE – MEMBERS OF THE BLP HAVE HINTED THEY WOULD LIKE A ONE-PARTY STATE BEFORE – JOHNNY TUDOR SAID SO IN THE SUNDAY SUN A FEW YEARS AGO; HE’D LIKE IT IF BARBADOS WAS LIKE CUBA & DURING THE LAST CAMPAIGN CERTAIN BLP AFFILIATES STATED THEY’D LIKE IT IF BARBADOS “…NEVER HAD AN OPPOSITION EVER AGAIN...”

THIS IS WHY THE DEMOCRATIC LABOUR PARTY IS JUST AS FOOLISH, THE TIME IS NOW TO HOLD A SNAP POLL AS THE OPPOSITION IS DIVIDED AND TO MAKE IT CLEAR THEY WELCOME DEMOCRACY. IF THEY TRULY WANT TO PROVE THE BLP IS A BAD CHOICE, THEN THEY NEED TO ENACT AND ENFORCE LAWS PERTAINING TO INTEGRITY/TRANSPARENCY/ACCOUNTABILITY AS A MATTER OF DUE DILIGENCE, SNAP VOTING OR NOT!

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