Pepperpot: Shelly-shocked and a Bolt of Lightning


Friday, August 16, 2013

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Like every other Jamaican, my girls and I are proud beyond measure over the performances of Usain Bolt and Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce at the World Championships. You should have heard the screams of delight! Still, even with four men in the final of the men's 100 m, we still regret the absence of Asafa Powell and Yohan Blake. Does anyone else agree that we would have taken home gold, silver and bronze?

Reopening old wounds

The recent by-election is said to have reopened some old wounds. The ambitious one is bad-mouthing the MP, saying the constituency is being ignored, resulting in the loss.


Why is anyone surprised that JFJ and others of their ilk have to always find a cause to defend?

Sore loser

The political ghettocrat still doesn't know how to lose graciously. Not going to the Grand Gala was childish and tribalist to the core. It's not Lisa Hanna's celebration, it's Jamaica's.

Question of the week

What has become of Melaine Walker?

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