politics – strange bedfellows
A Commentary by John Stossel From Rasmussen Reports
Wednesday, February 27, 2013
Last week, Conservative pundit Ann Coulter told me and a thousand young libertarians that we libertarians are puss- — well, she used slang for a female body part.
We were in Washington, D.C., at the Students for Liberty conference, taping my TV show, [...]
politics – strange bedfellows
A Cayman Islands judge has been criticised almost universally on the local media websites and on the radio talk shows for his sentencing of a man with psychiatric problems for defiling a teenager.
Please see iNews Cayman story 27 Feb 2013 at http://www.ieyenews.com/2013/02/suspended-sentence-for-defilement-charge-on-a-teenager/
The judge ordered a suspended sentence of two years and the defendant was to [...]
It is all very nice that the Cayman Islands Agricultural Society (CIAS) has now received its regular $20,000 donation from the government to help with the costs of staging the Annual Agricultural Show, but where did the money come from?
Was there a whip round with all the government ministers putting their hands in their pockets [...]
Editorial opinion from Tom Burroughes Group Editor in London, Wealth Briefing
While they may not be much of a shock to anyone who watches these things closely, figures produced by Lloyds TSB Private Banking demonstrate the devastating impact of inflation over the long haul. And that is something the wealth management industry, never mind central bankers [...]
Should churches endorse political candidates in general elections?
Should churches endorse candidates who give them money?
These questions have been particularly raised now with an election looming in May and our countryâs former premier, McKeeva Bush, dipping his hands into the Nation Building Fund to hand out goodies to a select few churches.
Mr Bush seems to be [...]
By Michael Zeigler
Amazing underwater photography opportunities abound in Grand Cayman
When I heard that my employer’s annual “Apex Award” trip in January was to Grand Cayman (sweet!), I immediately started mentally preparing for all of the great underwater photo opportunities that were sure to present themselves. While I primarily enjoy diving in the rich waters of [...]
Three announcements were made at the Thursday Government Press briefing last Thursday (21).
Mark Simmonds, the United Kingdomâs (UK) Overseas Territories (OT) Minister has asked the Cayman Islands government to allow official observers to cover our general election.
No specific concerns have been raised and we have had an untarnished track record of free and fair [...]
Non-Profit Organizations receiving Grant Monies Must Be Audited at least Twice a Year
Joining the heated discussion of corruption in the nation-building fund. Why don’t the Auditor general audit these local churches in the Cayman Islands making them accountable for how all these millions of dollars in grants were spent?
I am a Christian believer, and I [...]
One of the companies we used to report our home water leaks to was a local company called Millerâs Plumbing. In no time, Mr Miller and his plumberâs mate were there to stop the fault and everything was water leak free once more.
These were WATER leaks. Another Mr Miller is ready to accept your reports [...]
I am still laughing. Lots.
I have to thank our ex-premier (and as he likes to be now known, Caymanâs First Premier), McKeeva Bush, for making it happen.
I was with the cheerful Eastern Avenue âboysâ and Mac supporters on Tuesday (19) evening at the opening of the United Democratic Partyâs (UDP) headquarters on Eclipse Drive, close [...]