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March 21, 2014

Jus wonderin if govment a gee wid one hand and a tek back more wid de udda one wid dem scampish tax structure.

Jus wonderin if a true dat people who a get ‘help’ under dee guvment mortgage programs hafu pay guvment’s Project

Implementation Unit (PIU) fu manage de construction o’ dem house.

Jus wonderin how much money PIU a get from people’s mortgages fu do guvment building inspector wuk.

Jus wonderin why people who a get social welfare hafu use some u dee money fu pay rent to guvment when guvment a suppose topay dem rent.

Jus wonderin how many able-bodied persons receive social welfare payments.

Jus wonderin how many of the 258 persons on welfare are ‘in a position to do some form of work’ given that 156 are elderly, 83 are disabled, 6 are children and 13 are in the care of others.

Jus wonderin how much it’s going to cost government to monitor and supervise the ‘substantial number’ of persons on welfare who are in a position to provide ‘a few hours of voluntary work for which they’ll be compensated.’

Jus wonderin if the 2014/15 budget provides for an increase in the monthly social welfare payment to 80% of the cost of the Nutritional Food Basket’ as recommended in the DFID-funded May-June 2013 Social Welfare report.

Jus wonderin if the incidence of diabetes and high blood pressure will decrease when people get enough money to buy nutritious food.

Jus wonderin if dem jus cant reduce the duty and de tax pan de goods dem.

Jus wonderin if Government Savings Bank really has enough cash to meet its obligations by March 31st or some of us will have to wait for the official (non-temporary) budget to pass so government can meet ‘any gap left.’

Jus wonderin why no Cabinet business has been published since March 2013. If it’s because they have not conducted any business or all their business is secret.

Jus wonderin if the Premier changed his mind about allowing public servants to contest elections ’cause  none of them want to join his party.

Jus wonderin when PIU going to comply with the Public Finance (Management & Accountability) Act or if they are exempt from any accountability to the public.

Jus wonderin if the 2012 Procurement Regulations were repealed and that’s why they’re being ignored or the new regulations are secret.

Jus wonderin if our elected representatives are in need of tutelage in good governance and need a more prescriptive Act similar to the most recent version of the Public Administration Bill so there is no doubt about what’s expected of them and they can be held accountable more easily.

Jus wonderin if our elected representatives’ and the Speaker’s remuneration should include a performance-related portion established in accordance with regulations, the payment of which is to be based on [his/her] performance at the yearly or other relevant period of his performance assessment.

Jus wonderin how many elected representatives and other public officials would have to pay back part of their salary and allowances if their remuneration was based on their performance.

Jus wonderin if the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly will ever realize that she’ll gain universal respect if she does her job as an unbiased adjudicator and not function solely as the Premier’s flunky.

Jus wonderin dat since no public, nobady jus go a de Assembly meeting hall if people jus even listen to de radio anyway.

Jus wonderin if the Minister of Ecclesiastic Affairs believes putting money into voters’ hands before the pending general election is a Christian act of charity and how many of us believe it too.

Jus wonderin which candidates considering contesting upcoming elections have already attempted to buy votes through ‘acts of charity.’

Jus wonderin if dat call bribery.

Jus wonderin if de commishun member a go carry out de intention of vigilance on bribery weh mention at de debate discussion.

Jus wonderin how many of our legislators learned anything about debating from the keynote speaker and debaters at the 2014 Leeward Islands Debating Competition.

Jus wonderin if the quality of debate in parliament will improve soon so we can be proud of our legislators rather than be embarrassed by and for them.

Jus wonderin if the Minister of Agriculture, et al knows he needs elocution and logic lessons.

Jus wonderin which public servant(s) is(are) receiving at least two salaries from their single employer.

Jus wonderin if Basil is correct when he tells us almost daily that God doesn’t give us more than we can bear.

Jus wonderin how many people God has relieved since one-man-ism became the status quo and how many more to come that don’t involve the ultimate relief.

Jus wonderin if de Govna goin have a hearin of de wrong move dem by de man he say dat Montserrat a go miss.

Jus wonderin if a true a becarse de inspector a do e wuk fu send case file to dpp no matter who de culprit is.

Jus wonderin if de govna so easy fu hoodwink.

Jus wonderin who is de boss of vindictiveness up high and who will win if dear is a contest.

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Jus wonderin if govment a gee wid one hand and a tek back more wid de udda one wid dem scampish tax structure.

Jus wonderin if a true dat people who a get ‘help’ under dee guvment mortgage programs hafu pay guvment’s Project

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Implementation Unit (PIU) fu manage de construction o’ dem house.

Jus wonderin how much money PIU a get from people’s mortgages fu do guvment building inspector wuk.

Jus wonderin why people who a get social welfare hafu use some u dee money fu pay rent to guvment when guvment a suppose topay dem rent.

Jus wonderin how many able-bodied persons receive social welfare payments.

Jus wonderin how many of the 258 persons on welfare are ‘in a position to do some form of work’ given that 156 are elderly, 83 are disabled, 6 are children and 13 are in the care of others.

Jus wonderin how much it’s going to cost government to monitor and supervise the ‘substantial number’ of persons on welfare who are in a position to provide ‘a few hours of voluntary work for which they’ll be compensated.’

Jus wonderin if the 2014/15 budget provides for an increase in the monthly social welfare payment to 80% of the cost of the Nutritional Food Basket’ as recommended in the DFID-funded May-June 2013 Social Welfare report.

Jus wonderin if the incidence of diabetes and high blood pressure will decrease when people get enough money to buy nutritious food.

Jus wonderin if dem jus cant reduce the duty and de tax pan de goods dem.

Jus wonderin if Government Savings Bank really has enough cash to meet its obligations by March 31st or some of us will have to wait for the official (non-temporary) budget to pass so government can meet ‘any gap left.’

Jus wonderin why no Cabinet business has been published since March 2013. If it’s because they have not conducted any business or all their business is secret.

Jus wonderin if the Premier changed his mind about allowing public servants to contest elections ’cause  none of them want to join his party.

Jus wonderin when PIU going to comply with the Public Finance (Management & Accountability) Act or if they are exempt from any accountability to the public.

Jus wonderin if the 2012 Procurement Regulations were repealed and that’s why they’re being ignored or the new regulations are secret.

Jus wonderin if our elected representatives are in need of tutelage in good governance and need a more prescriptive Act similar to the most recent version of the Public Administration Bill so there is no doubt about what’s expected of them and they can be held accountable more easily.

Jus wonderin if our elected representatives’ and the Speaker’s remuneration should include a performance-related portion established in accordance with regulations, the payment of which is to be based on [his/her] performance at the yearly or other relevant period of his performance assessment.

Jus wonderin how many elected representatives and other public officials would have to pay back part of their salary and allowances if their remuneration was based on their performance.

Jus wonderin if the Speaker of the Legislative Assembly will ever realize that she’ll gain universal respect if she does her job as an unbiased adjudicator and not function solely as the Premier’s flunky.

Jus wonderin dat since no public, nobady jus go a de Assembly meeting hall if people jus even listen to de radio anyway.

Jus wonderin if the Minister of Ecclesiastic Affairs believes putting money into voters’ hands before the pending general election is a Christian act of charity and how many of us believe it too.

Jus wonderin which candidates considering contesting upcoming elections have already attempted to buy votes through ‘acts of charity.’

Jus wonderin if dat call bribery.

Jus wonderin if de commishun member a go carry out de intention of vigilance on bribery weh mention at de debate discussion.

Jus wonderin how many of our legislators learned anything about debating from the keynote speaker and debaters at the 2014 Leeward Islands Debating Competition.

Jus wonderin if the quality of debate in parliament will improve soon so we can be proud of our legislators rather than be embarrassed by and for them.

Jus wonderin if the Minister of Agriculture, et al knows he needs elocution and logic lessons.

Jus wonderin which public servant(s) is(are) receiving at least two salaries from their single employer.

Jus wonderin if Basil is correct when he tells us almost daily that God doesn’t give us more than we can bear.

Jus wonderin how many people God has relieved since one-man-ism became the status quo and how many more to come that don’t involve the ultimate relief.

Jus wonderin if de Govna goin have a hearin of de wrong move dem by de man he say dat Montserrat a go miss.

Jus wonderin if a true a becarse de inspector a do e wuk fu send case file to dpp no matter who de culprit is.

Jus wonderin if de govna so easy fu hoodwink.

Jus wonderin who is de boss of vindictiveness up high and who will win if dear is a contest.