Tag: Mitt Romney

The View from Europe: A political role for the Caribbean’s Diaspora

The View from Europe: A political role for the Caribbean’s Diaspora

| January 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Consider this: In 2001, one in 10 voters in the United Kingdom were members of an ethnic minority; by 2050 the number will have risen to one in five.  Put another way, demographic change is set to permanently change the nature of political power in Britain, as it is already doing in the United States. […]

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The “ABC” of Politics in the USA: America, Barack, Coalition  (Part 2)

The “ABC” of Politics in the USA: America, Barack, Coalition (Part 2)

| December 8, 2012 | 0 Comments

African-Americans defied voter suppression and other invidious gerrymandering tactics plus the impact of SuperStorm Sandy to queue for long hours in cold weather to ensure that Barack Obama was re-elected as President of the United States.  In light of the massive support for Obama’s Democrat party from Black and Latino voters (93% and 71% respectively) […]

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Demography hands the White House to Barack Obama

Demography hands the White House to Barack Obama

| November 10, 2012 | 0 Comments

A slow economy and poor labor market was not a critical liability for a US President with favourable demographics on his side. In a divided and polarized USA, it was more crucial to win the battle of demography, than the battle of the economy. Barack Obama’s election victory on the morning of Wednesday November 7, […]

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Why the success of Sky Fall provides a timely reminder?

Why the success of Sky Fall provides a timely reminder?

| November 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

The makers of the James Bond movies don’t need me to publicise their latest film, they’ve already done an excellent job with that, but isn’t it ironic that in the week of its record breaking release the UK education minister Michael Gove is being urged by former film maker Lord Puttnam to value the creative […]

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Election USA, 2012: A nail biting countdown

Election USA, 2012: A nail biting countdown

| October 27, 2012 | 0 Comments

This is the home stretch, and the outcome of the US election depends upon a small number of uncommitted voters in Florida and Ohio Before the First US Presidential Election debate on October 3, 2012, President Barack Obama appeared to be coasting to a second term. Victory appeared assured. But after a disastrous performance by […]

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Barack is back – and here come the Caribbean Americans

Barack is back – and here come the Caribbean Americans

| October 20, 2012 | 0 Comments

To the relief of millions, both in and outside the USA, President Barack Obama gave a sterling performance in the second presidential debate on 16 October. Far from the relatively limp and lacklustre effort he displayed in the first debate, Obama retrieved the energy and swagger demanded by many onlookers and was robust, humorous and […]

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King Global versus Big Government: A choice for the Virgin islands

King Global versus Big Government: A choice for the Virgin islands

| October 6, 2012 | 0 Comments

Free trade and free markets are better for prosperity long term than big government Banker Extraordinaire, and Thinker on globalization, Alan Greenspan, in his Book, ‘’THE AGE OF TURBULENCE, ADVENTURES IN A NEW WORLD,’’ described how the power of free markets and globalization to influence even the most totalitarian type regimes was clearly evident in […]

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President Mitt Romney? Is this our man for the Virgin islands and the West Indies?

President Mitt Romney? Is this our man for the Virgin islands and the West Indies?

| August 12, 2012 | 0 Comments

Two part series on why a President Romney may be better for the Virgin Islands and West Indies Barack Obama’s Inauguration at the Capitol in Washington D.C. on January 20, 2009 was a profoundly historic day for modern America. Beginning with freedom from slavery 150 years ago, the election of a coloured US President was […]

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