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‘That’s the mentality of a pedophile’ – Hon Julian Fraser

- said Hon Fahie should not expect him to come to him after he 'went behind my back'
Honourable Julian Fraser RA (R3), former Chairman and Opposition Leader referred to the actions of the Virgin Islands Party more particularly the current Leader of the Opposition Hon Andrew A Fahie (left) as 'the mentality of a pedophile. You don’t go around and writing the Governor behind my back, not telling me what you are going to do and expecting me to come to you.' Photo: VINO/File
Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and host of Honestly Speaking , Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, commented that he is deeply concerned about the divisions that exist on both sides of the table with the two known party systems. Photo: VINO/File
Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA) and host of Honestly Speaking , Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, commented that he is deeply concerned about the divisions that exist on both sides of the table with the two known party systems. Photo: VINO/File
The current Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has been labelled as having the mentality of a pedophile by Honourable Julian Fraser, Former Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, while a guest on the television talk show, Honestly Speaking on CBN Channel 51 on Tuesday July 25, 2017. Photo: VINO/File
The current Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has been labelled as having the mentality of a pedophile by Honourable Julian Fraser, Former Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, while a guest on the television talk show, Honestly Speaking on CBN Channel 51 on Tuesday July 25, 2017. Photo: VINO/File
ROAD TOWN, Tortola, VI - The current Virgin Islands Party (VIP) has been labelled as having the mentality of a pedophile by Honourable Julian Fraser, Former Chairman and Leader of the Opposition, while a guest on the television talk show, Honestly Speaking on CBN Channel 51 on Tuesday July 25, 2017.

“That’s the mentality of a pedophile. You molest the child at night and during the day you go to the supermarket giving it candy and banana looking good and expect the child to be coming back to the house. You don’t go around and writing the Governor behind my back, not telling me what you are going to do and expecting me to come to you,” Hon Fraser said on the programme.

The VIP has been divided since Honourable Andrew A. Fahie VIP Chairman and Leader of the Opposition ousted Hon Fraser as Chairman of the party during its elections in November 2016 and then went back on his word by then seeking to take the Opposition Leader post from Hon Fraser, which he eventually successfully did with the help of Governor John S. Duncan OBE.

Setting the record straight

Hon Julian Fraser, said, “As far as I’m concerned there is nothing between us. I do what I have to do and you do what you have to do. There is nothing between us. I’m not making an issue of this whole thing, I’m just making sure that no one paints a picture of me that is incorrect and I’m just setting the record straight,” adding that he has no interest in speaking about his problems publicly.

Responding to a question posed by the talk show host Mr Claude O. Skelton-Cline, Former Managing Director of the BVI Ports Authority (BVIPA), Hon Fraser stated that he is still a member of the VIP but does not support the message that they are presenting to the Virgin Islands community.

“I don’t know what the group is but if it is the group that came here on this channel last Thursday, it certainly isn’t that group. If that’s the message they are going to give the people of the Virgin Islands, it’s not going to happen. It’s not going to cut it,” explained Hon Fraser.

The former chairman takes the view that people of the territory, when they are electing a government body, they choose based on what a party can do for them and to make the territory better.

He also stated that during his earlier years in politics, he has never taken his problems to the public and that is something that he will never resort in doing:

“When they go low, you go high and that’s how I feel about politics in the Virgin Islands. I have been in the Virgin Islands Party since 1999 and never have we resorted to washing our dirty laundry in public and that’s not something I would ever do. I think it is undignified and it’s repugnant to do such things. I think what the public wants and yearn for is the way forward.”

Extend courtesies to Hon Fraser

During the talk show aired on July 20, 2017, Hon Fahie, stated that he has extend courtesies on numerous occasion to Hon Fraser but thus far his schedule has not been able to accommodate the invitation.

However, Hon Fraser commented that since last November he has not been a part of the VIP since they held an election to remove him as chairman and opposition leader and no one has ever reached out to him about the matter.

He said, “If I understand it, I’ve never been a part of it since last November and I think what happened last November is they had elections and whatever came out of the election they started writing the Governor to seek the leader of the opposition shift.”

He continued, “I’ve never been a part of all of that. No one has ever reached out to me and asked me about these things… I sat back, watched and I listened and I never said anything.”

Outside influence

Hon Fraser strongly believes that the people of the territory should always elect who they want to lead the territory rather than have someone from the outside to influence the politics:

“The territory is supposed to be run as a democracy. The people decide who is supposed to be the representative who is supposed to lead them. If you want to change it, go back to the polls and make the change. Do not try to use others to influence the politics of our territory and I will not be a part of that. The agenda must come from among the 13 members; opposition and government.”

Posing a question to Hon Fraser, Mr Skelton-Cline said, “Are you prepared to follow his (Hon Fahie) leadership?”

In response, Hon Fraser said, “I’m not committing myself to anything as far as that is concerned. I have my own mission to deal with and when the time comes for me to settle whatever I have to settle, I will.”

Mr Skelton-Cline commented that he is deeply concerned about the divisions that exist on both sides of the table with the two known party systems.

“We have to solve this thing on our own because if we continue to shoot and destroy each other, then somebody else is going to do this,” said Mr Skelton-Cline.

 

 

58 Responses to “‘That’s the mentality of a pedophile’ – Hon Julian Fraser”

  • thing teh tark (26/07/2017, 10:08) Like (17) Dislike (27) Reply
    Judas betrayed Julian and now he wants him to assist him in destroying his own political brothers by carrying news to the governor
  • Clearly (26/07/2017, 10:08) Like (38) Dislike (9) Reply
    Fraser seems to think that he is 100% right and the rest of the VIP is 100% wrong. SMDH.
    • the VIP cant be trusted (26/07/2017, 10:34) Like (13) Dislike (10) Reply
      Ask Dancia ask Alvin now ask Julian
    • Outlaw (26/07/2017, 12:08) Like (31) Dislike (4) Reply
      The man is still bitter, he feels that he should still be the head, he is not prepare to accept anything else. In the spirit of politics, he who wish to lead must also be prepared to follow. It is crystal clear that he will never work with Andrew, so it makes no sense lingering
  • straight out of the horse's mouth (26/07/2017, 10:09) Like (20) Dislike (4) Reply
    There you have it ladies and gentlemen
  • enough (26/07/2017, 10:10) Like (44) Dislike (7) Reply
    If Fraser feels he cannot work with the VIP then move on. We don't have time for this.
  • My Take (26/07/2017, 10:12) Like (87) Dislike (11) Reply
    I think Fraser is acting childlike.
  • Just saying (26/07/2017, 10:13) Like (7) Dislike (2) Reply
    Look trouble for me!
  • was he invited? (26/07/2017, 10:14) Like (29) Dislike (2) Reply
    How come frazer was on claude show twice and never on viptv ?
  • please (26/07/2017, 10:15) Like (54) Dislike (2) Reply
    Even if you disagree with the VIP this is nothing good to be saying about anyone. Mr. Fraser if you can't stand the people you are with then leave.
    • Ummm (26/07/2017, 10:31) Like (38) Dislike (8) Reply
      Just imagine what the people would do to you if they did him so. Something to think long and hard about. Characteristic of them. Ask who know.
  • was this on purpose? (26/07/2017, 10:16) Like (6) Dislike (6) Reply
    Fraser said and i quote "Fahie never showed up for the last two of my PAC meetings"
    • Response (26/07/2017, 10:35) Like (31) Dislike (4) Reply
      Fraser said indirectly that there were many other PAC meetings that Fahie attended but he missed the last two. So what is the big deal over this childlike statement. This in no way justifies Fraser childlike behavior especially to call adults in the vip pedophilers. That's inexcusable.
  • i agree with the member from the 3rd (26/07/2017, 10:18) Like (28) Dislike (8) Reply
    DON"T AIR YOUR DIRTY LAUNDRY IN PUBLIC
  • fact (26/07/2017, 10:18) Like (25) Dislike (13) Reply
    The VIP has invited Fraser many many many times to come to sit down so that they can iron all differences but he has refused to do so. But now he's on a public television show trying to create more divide.
  • What I know (26/07/2017, 10:25) Like (30) Dislike (10) Reply
    The vip invited Fraser to be a part of the vip talk show and he never showed up nor give any apologies. This is how he has been behaving since he lost the leadership of the party which is distasteful for someone that claims he's such an excellent leader.
    • and (26/07/2017, 10:42) Like (17) Dislike (15) Reply

      And why would he come to a meeting to settle matters with people who orchestrated a coupe-de-tat on him, to pretend like you are willing to move forward. If you don't need him move forward. He has not resigned his membership. So leave him be just as you do the other inactive members and let Andrew and his people what they do best - divide and try to conquer!

    • deep under current (26/07/2017, 10:43) Like (19) Dislike (22) Reply
      Ayo expect the man to trust ayo since ayo done rigged the delegate list on him and went behind his back to the governor? Come on! That is pedophile like behavior
  • Observation (26/07/2017, 10:28) Like (24) Dislike (10) Reply
    Every time Fraser speaks he's always claiming that someone disrespected him or did him wrong. That might be so but lawdy he ain't do no one anything wrong in his life and in the vip? Of course he did. So he needs to stop it and either find how to work together or go his way. This makes no sense.
    • @Observation (26/07/2017, 10:43) Like (15) Dislike (3) Reply
      He has gone his way. He has no interest in being apart of this team they concocted. However, he remains a member of the VIP until he resigns and he has not done so. So they just need to leave him alone and move ahead as if he is not a part of the political up front. Surely you can read between these lines.
  • Serpico (26/07/2017, 10:31) Like (25) Dislike (4) Reply
    TWO WRONGS DO NOT MAKE A RIGHT. THIS SHOULD BE ABOUT COUNTRY BEFORE SELF. SHAME ON ALL SIDES. And the ruling government are not any different with the continued stuff going on with Walwyn and Pickering. Time to get mature people running the affairs of the Virgin Islands./
  • The Watcher (26/07/2017, 10:35) Like (28) Dislike (4) Reply
    ROTFLMYA!! "I’m just setting the record straight,” adding that he has no interest in speaking about his problems publicly." He did'nt know he was on TV!
  • jokers (26/07/2017, 10:40) Like (17) Dislike (12) Reply
    FRAZER MUST GO
  • 3dmassive (26/07/2017, 10:47) Like (8) Dislike (13) Reply
    It was we in the 3rd who told Hon Fraser to leave that party because we have seen how they betrayed him. We are waiting on them to bring a candidate against him and we will show them what time it is.
    • @3dmassive (26/07/2017, 11:21) Like (32) Dislike (5) Reply
      Speak for yourself because I am from the third & I think he's behaving irresponsible. I will not vote for him if he leaves vip.
  • Reader (26/07/2017, 10:58) Like (12) Dislike (16) Reply
    Never mind the past personality traits Hon. Frazer has displayed, I share his view about the VIP Party as opposed to the Government; deciding his fate...also about Hon. Fahie going to the Gov. etc. It is underhanded. We art not to be power-hungry. Even in the bible days, a mother asked Jesus for sons to be - one on his left and one on his right when he sets up his kingdom. If we are true and humble children of "the Great God of the Universe" (as Hon. Fahie is used to saying), we would be humble (even when we have to speak out on issues within the Govt.).
  • Sawda (26/07/2017, 11:02) Like (11) Dislike (15) Reply

    Fahie is the leader of the VIP and he should act like a leader. He got the Governor to do what he wanted ,so he should now show the Country what he can do better than Fraser..Action Speaks Louder Than Words.

  • Party Done (26/07/2017, 11:17) Like (26) Dislike (18) Reply

    VIP will not win the next election with Fraser. They will suffer a big defeat. Those who think Fraser is needed to win think again. Let Fraser form his own party. 3 parties now that's the showdown. Country first!

    • History (26/07/2017, 11:40) Like (16) Dislike (11) Reply
      The VIP never won an election without district 3
    • facts (26/07/2017, 12:11) Like (8) Dislike (9) Reply
      VIP has never won and will never win an election without dominating in the 1st and 3rd Districts. The NDP has their own internal issues but nowhere near those of the VIP. Carvin, Andrew, Carl Dawson and the few others will not cut it, watch and see.
  • Strupes (26/07/2017, 11:29) Like (4) Dislike (2) Reply
    You're acting like you voted for him last time?
    • Lord o (26/07/2017, 13:01) Like (7) Dislike (1) Reply
      People need to respect process. Its a process they all agreed to abide by...don't understand why the bitterness.
  • VIP Supporter (26/07/2017, 11:35) Like (22) Dislike (0) Reply
    MR FRASER IF YOU REALLY CONCERN OF THE BVI PLEASE PUT ASIDE ALL THIS NONSENSE. IT IS EITHER YOU ARE WITH THE VIP IF NOT MOVE ON A COUNTRY CANNOT RUN LIKE TIT FOR TAT. YOU ALL MAKE A DISGRRACE OF THE PARTY I AM QUITE SURE THE LIVING FOUNDERS HEARTS ARE ACHING AND THE DEAD ARE TURNING OVER TRYING TO UNITE TO SEE IF THEY CAN DO SOMETHING FROM THE GRAVE. MR FRASER AND MR FAHIE THAT IS HOW BAD IT LOOKS. GET YOU ALL ACT RIGHT.
    • In defense (26/07/2017, 12:55) Like (27) Dislike (3) Reply
      I am a member of the VIP & I don't always agree with Fahie but he has gone far and above the call of duty to try to settle whatever is the problem with Fraser. But Fraser has flat out refused to cooperate unless it is fully his way. There's nothing else for Fahie to do as far as trying to settle matters with Fraser. As far as I see this marriage is now officially over because calling the vip pediphilers is taking it to far.
  • now don't spread that (26/07/2017, 12:55) Like (18) Dislike (9) Reply
    He didn't call them pedophiles...He said that they're acting like them
  • Really (26/07/2017, 12:55) Like (17) Dislike (1) Reply
    So much for civilized discourse.
  • Street reporter (26/07/2017, 12:59) Like (26) Dislike (8) Reply
    What is clear is that VIP needs a good leader. None of these two are ready... I think that Mr Dawson is that Leader..
    • facts man (26/07/2017, 15:01) Like (13) Dislike (7) Reply
      i agree the only way for the party to win is for fraser and fahie to go
  • west (26/07/2017, 14:01) Like (1) Dislike (2) Reply
    I voting for CCM
  • wow (26/07/2017, 15:06) Like (6) Dislike (10) Reply
    Fraser swinging hard boy.....WOW.... Those were some serious body shots and upper cuts....
  • LOL (26/07/2017, 15:24) Like (2) Dislike (1) Reply
    All out Civil War part 3.......
  • Anyting (26/07/2017, 18:54) Like (1) Dislike (1) Reply
    Don't forget the traffic lights!!!
  • wize up (26/07/2017, 22:04) Like (6) Dislike (6) Reply

    I have one suggestion: let Fahie and let Frease run at large in the next election: then lets move forward after those results: I personally can not see Fahie winning or I can not see Fraser winning unless both members stay and run in their own district on any given Election Day in this territory.)

    • suggestion (26/07/2017, 22:44) Like (5) Dislike (1) Reply
      why don't you go in one of their districts and run against either one?
  • NPolitico (27/07/2017, 05:11) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    Is this leadership you can believe in? The nation was crying out for strong leadership last election but the voters was on target when they rejected Fraser last election as evidence by the 11-2 beatdown under his leadership. Fraser has already left the VIP or the VIP left him either way he is gone. His choices are few. He can form his own party or he join NDP ( What about OJ) or he can resigned himself to just being the rep for D-3. Look like his dream of becoming Premier is not looking too promising. As another blogger noted, you cannot lead if you cannot follow. You cannot be a team player but if you are not part of the team.
  • doan know (27/07/2017, 08:23) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    But the language being to describe this situation is distasteful and not very Statesman like!!!!!!
  • emotions (27/07/2017, 08:30) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    This article is written on emotions,instead of principles.
  • Dragon (27/07/2017, 22:04) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
    SMH! And this is what the NDP and the VIP have kept on the board for 10 years they not for we the people
  • ndp (27/07/2017, 23:29) Like (2) Dislike (2) Reply
    It breaks my heart what both Fahie and Fraser are doing to our nation.
  • --------------- (28/07/2017, 20:31) Like (3) Dislike (0) Reply
    The reality show continues!


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