Moving Back to Jamaica

A blog about my Move Back to Jamaica after 20+ years of living in the US. Most of the articles focus on the period from 2005-2009 when the transition was new, and at it's most challenging.

Thursday, October 11, 2007

Political Nonsense Talk

While I intend to enter politics at some point, I am in fear of becoming a politician.  I don't know what it is, but it seems that common sense and everday communication skills seem to desert the average pol.

This, from a news service, on Hilary Clinton.

In that last debate, the candidates were asked if they thought it was appropriate for a teacher to read young children a story about a handsome prince who marries a — handsome prince. Clinton started off by taking an all-purpose stand against divisiveness and ended with a plug for hate crimes legislation. In between, she said this: “With respect to your individual children, that is such a matter of parental discretion. I think that, obviously, it is better to try to work with your children, to help your children understand the many differences that are in the world and to really respect other people and the choices that other people make, and that goes far beyond sexual orientation.”


At 10/11/2007 9:00 AM, Blogger Morpheus Rablings said...

Hi Francis
After reading your blog today, a long forgotten quote came to mind. I wish you well in your future endeavours into political life

In our age there is no such thing as "keeping out of politics." All issues are political issues, and politics itself is a mass of lies, evasions, folly, hatred and schizophrenia.
George Orwell

Take Care and God Bless


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