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Fake election - Another nail in the children’s coffin

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Alred C. Frett. Photo: VINO/File
Alred C. Frett

Trapped by a Minority of the Majority:

The shouting is over, the numbers have played… Once again, we swung the hammer and placed another nail in the Coffin of the Children … Some ask, ‘What’s next?’ and I don’t need to answer, for my opinions have not changed… We still avoid reality, and it’s unbelievable to hear people claim that the Governor did not want the present Government when all their past actions showed the exact opposite.

That is like dismissing the return of Colonialism when it is already here, for, how else can we explain the Governor and Premier resurrecting a dissolved and nonexistent Legislature for a trivial matter, without giving a plausible public reason for taking such an action? … How do we explain the willingness of 42 Candidates to accept such a move without question? … Seems we already accepted Might as Right.

Such failure may be a forerunner of things to come, and the question is, if they fail to fight for us now, why would they fight for us later? … Do we still not understand that Governors are not here to represent us?… These are senior UK Civil Servants with the task of representing UK Citizens, and there should be no doubt that this Election was not about us, but about UK and the greed and grievances of others.

For decades they taught us that Democracy meant Majority Rule, and we believed it wholeheartedly… We never realised that we were being programmed to be misled, for if we did, we would have reasoned that a significant part of the population is too young or unable to vote, and when the active voters are divided among candidates, it is impossible for any candidate, to win a majority of the overall population.

Choosing Colonialism over Home Rule:

Man’s greatest gift may be the ability to reason and look beyond the present to what could be and should be, and, if we choose to avoid facts or to become offended by inconvenient Truth, then we should not blame the UK for our failures… This may be her means of Self-preservation with Survival for the fittest, and if her Agenda requires fooling us in order to rule us, then she will do whatever she deems necessary.

Colonialism depended on keeping Natives quiet and docile, so this is their best mode of governance… They saw, Slavery as the most peaceful and profitable time for Oppressors, so once they puppetise and silence our Representatives they can fulfill their Agenda, and accomplish their Mission… This is their game, and their Election, - Not ours… They won and the results show that they got what they wanted.

Meanwhile, UK contends with her own social and political problems; inside and outside her borders… Just recently, we saw another Black Leader fired for speaking Truth… This Lady dared to mention that no other Race faced more discrimination and abuse than the Black Race, and although everyone knows this to be as true as rain, we are punished for thinking it aloud, and, rather than praise, she was fired.

No wonder that while Polls show 60% of American think of the US as racist, there is a general feeling that the UK is even more racist… She played a major role in Slavery, and would have continued for as long as the voices of Fairness and Justice were silent… This only changed when Slaves got a glimpse of reality, and finally realised that they were being abused and used as someone else’s means to an end.

Living in Hope or Dying in despair:

Voters got a rapid taste of Buyer’s Remorse, for to pretend that we are not in trouble, or, to expect the same Actors to change the Script, is like believing in Santa Claus, Tooth Fairies and Goblins… The few Good Leaders are outnumbered, and when they lack Self-discipline and Determination, all is lost. – We see Memories fade - Persons who love Trump, won’t accept Lincoln as a Republican Freedom Fighter.

Perhaps, the Sadness in the Air is Voters beginning 4 more years of Tears and Complaints, about coming Corruption, a Do-Nothing mentality, and the potential for Nepotism… However, this is of their own doing, and those familiar with recent Governmental Performances, from, Civil Servants, to Politicians to Law Enforcement, would recognise Corruption as a Trademark and the abuse of Power as Evidence.

It’s good to hope for the best, but better to prepare for the worst… We strongly hope it’s not an omen of bad things to come, for, when we had Covid-19 at its peak, we managed with one Funeral Parlour, but now we are running with two… Maybe it’s just a coincidence when we lost 2 giant political Commentators in the last week of April – Julio S. Henry and Carl Dawson – They will be dearly missed.

Thanks to Non-Voters for Refusing to Sell Out their Country:

These are rough times, and no one really knows what tomorrow will bring… Once upon a time, we were the envy of the Caribbean, considered as being rich, the America of the West Indies… Our Children had High Hopes and Big Dreams; Immigrants flocked to our shores for betterment, but, in less than a generation, we are broke, and best known for Corruption, and the gateway to somewhere else.

People now link our lack of progress to a Premier’s failure to get the Money Plane off the Ground… I hope that our fears are unjustified, but if it crawls like a Snake and hiss like a Snake, we shouldn’t be calling it a Duck… We struggle, and all left is a National Pride that may require a tightening of belts, and cutting back on essentials… We didn’t get here by accident… Bad selections by Voters brought us here.

Maybe we should thank every Non-Voter who realised that the same right you have to vote is the right not to vote… You should feel proud for not buckling to empty promises and threats… Take time to appreciate yourself as the real Majority, with a Responsibility, to watch and prepare for your role as a deciding Factor and necessary Difference, in the rescue of our People, after or before the next 4 years.

PS: Will continue addressing some of your Questions & Comments on Live BVP Radio Programmes

9 Responses to “Fake election - Another nail in the children’s coffin”

  • asura (03/05/2023, 12:09) Like (1) Dislike (0) Reply
    look thing

    • School children are saying that ... (03/05/2023, 13:47) Like (0) Dislike (14) Reply
      ... tHis maN CaN't wrITe iN pRopEr eNgLiSH aND DoeS noT uNdersTanD wHEN tO uSe CAPItal LETters!
      • mumu (04/05/2023, 08:45) Like (13) Dislike (0) Reply
        Mumu, STFU. Clearly, you missed the powerful message. Mumu, you know that there are different styles of writing. The standard subject-verb order is effecting in all writing. The bottomline we write to be understood and I think most of us got AC’ s powerful message while others focus on mechanics and miss it.
  • Disinterested (03/05/2023, 12:26) Like (5) Dislike (4) Reply
    A powerful commentary save for celebrating those that didn’t vote. Yes, voters have a right (does the constitution state right? The right to vote needs to be enshrined in the constitution.) to vote or not to vote. Voting matters and every vote counts. In my view, if one does not vote, those that voted, voted for you. Further, whether voted or not they still have to abide by laws passed by HOA so why not let your voices heard. Moreover, if one had the opportunity to vote and deliberatively didn’t vote as a means of protest, it is hard to give credence to one’s complaining.
  • herbs power (03/05/2023, 15:22) Like (22) Dislike (3) Reply
    I recognized we wouldn't have gotten any change with those candidates so i didn't vote. They are all the same.
    • NPolitico (04/05/2023, 08:39) Like (4) Dislike (0) Reply
      The people drive change, not politicians. The BVI is a representative democracy, ie, the electorate elects people to represent them in the HoA. It is up to people to get and stay engage and hold them responsible and accountable. Politicians do what they know or think the electorate would let them get away with. We are bribe with trinkets and other trivial nonsense so we continue to vote for poor performers because they offer trinkets. Columbus and other Europeans offered/bought off the Caribs and Arawaks; the Europeans, Moors, Arabs did the same to the tribal leaders in Africa, the colonizers and conquerors used meritorious manumission to control slaves and slavery. We need to stop being bought off with worthless trinkets and effectively employing our power. We had an election on April 24 and did anyone notice how humble the candidates were? The voters had the power, still do and should use it. Voters have the true power; it is not apparent power, it is true power. Vote, stay engaged and hold representatives accountable. That is your power use it.
      • Eagle and Buffalo (04/05/2023, 11:11) Like (2) Dislike (0) Reply
        Indeed, we want change to happen but we don’t want to be change agents. We look to Politicians to be change agents, the sea change needed to effect change, forgetting that politicians are about self—interest, self-preservation, etc. Politicians do the minimum things that get them elected and re-elected, keeping enough people relatively satisfied to get elected with a plurality, not majority, of vote. The first-pass-the-pole voting system is a frig and ineffective. Voters must take back their power.

        [Lets lead like eagles, not careen off the cliff like buffaloes.]
  • THE BLAME GAME (03/05/2023, 16:29) Like (2) Dislike (5) Reply
  • Eldread (04/05/2023, 07:17) Like (4) Dislike (1) Reply
    While everything he wrote is perfect, after 400 years it's time to get out of that colonial compartmentalization and create our own. To complain is a child to a parents undergoing punishment. Realize we are grown up and move on. Nothing productive we choose to be free, opium white religion keep us docile and self hating, carnival instead of emancipation celebration do our vulgarity and drunkenness is all follow by child bearing dispossessed of real estate and education. Sad to say colonialism only exist because of our laziness.

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