|Letter: Prime Minister Gonsalves - a man who speaks indiscreetly|
|Published on September 20, 2012||
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The prime minister of St Vincent and the Grenadines, Ralph E. Gonsalves, is a man with little or no control over his public and private utterances; in other words, he is a man who speaks indiscreetly. There is a word in the dictionary that is used to describe such people and that is: blabbermouth, which means one who speaks indiscreetly. We all know him to be a local blabbermouth, and once again, Ralph Gonsalves has put on display his inability to control his tongue and such has affected others. What is so unfortunate was, on this occasion, his uncontrollable habit has left the shores of St Vincent and crept across the water to Grenada.
Before I continue the discussion and lest I be called rude and disrespectful for referring to Ralph E. Gonsalves as being a blabbermouth, I will explain.
You must know, understand and come to terms with the fact that a word is not defined based on your opinion of what that word means, what is conjures in your mind or emotions when you hear such a word, how the word sounds, or what you think the word means. However, a word is defined based on its established meaning and usage. The dictionary definition of the word blabbermouth (yes, it is a word found in the dictionary) is: one who speaks or gossips indiscreetly.
I will provide evidence to show that Ralph E. Gonsalves, based on his elected office of prime minister, is indeed a man who has an inability to censor his tongue and he very often speaks as if he is an ordinary citizen. He often speaks out of turn and, in doing so, he causes those he speaks to and/or of public and private hurt, shame and embarrassment and in some cases endangers those people. It does not make sense to delve into and rehash such, for these events are widely talked about and published.
It is a common thing for countries and financial institutions, upon request, to grant loans to other countries that, for one reason or the other, are unable to meet their projected monthly or annual budgetary (fixed and variable expenditures) need. However, we never hear about such loans, because these administrative (nations and institutions) heads practice what is called professional and ethical courtesy. Such courtesies will not allow the lender(s) to leak, cause to be leaked, boast of or cause attention to be drawn to loans negotiated and granted. This is so because of the social, political and other impact the publicizing of such information can have on countries with extremely vulnerable economies and political regimes.
It will be important to note that even the mighty superpower and the most powerful nation in today’s world, the mighty United States of America, on a regular basis borrows monies from China to take care of its federal budgetary short falls. But you don’t hear China ringing a bell about this known and public fact.
I have known of numerous occasions when St Vincent and the Grenadines had to borrow monies from neighbouring islands and different sources to take care of the country’s budgetary need, when we were unable to financially do so. Yet such was not made public and the average man never had access to such governmental dealings. That is/was so for the simple fact of the professional and ethical courtesy that was practiced by our creditors.
Recently, after completing our “laundry”; after ensuring our “laundry” was properly “washed” and “pressed”, St Vincent and the Grenadines managed to scrape up enough money to offer her sister island Grenada monies to do the same and pay some of her public and civil servants. This act was indeed an admirable one for the government of St Vincent and the Grenadines to have done; being of help to her sister when she needed help. However, what was unfortunate about this was that, shortly after the ink on the agreement had dried and the monies were transferred, the entire world knew the Grenada government did not have enough monies to ensure all of the country’s civil and public servants would receive their monthly wages and St Vincent and the Grenadines had to lend them the additional monies they needed.
This lack of professional and ethical courtesy came with and at the compliments of Prime Minister Gonsalves, who it seems, even after two terms in the post of prime minister, still doesn’t understand the simple courtesies that go along with the post he now holds. He just isn’t getting it.
Sadly, St Vincent and the Grenadines’ benevolent act to Grenada was tainted by the action that followed. This led me to ask this question: what was Ralph E. Gonsalves’ motive for requesting that his cabinet approve a small loan to Grenada? Was it so he can beat his chest about what was done? Was it to convince himself that he is a better political administrator than his Grenadian colleague, who is by many years his administrative junior? Was it to convince people like me that he (Prime Minister Ralph Gonsalves) is a good administrator? Or is it that he just doesn’t know any better?
The impact of such actions
With one wag (wag means to move briskly and repeatedly) of his tongue, Ralph E. Gonsalves unjustly plunged the new Grenadian administration into political uncertainty and they are now experiencing undue pressure from their constituents; he has weakened the constituents’ confidence in the government’s ability to administer the affairs of the country; but most of all he also managed to plunge the entire Grenadian population into a state of economic insecurity.
Do you think any experienced prime minister within the region, who finds themselves in a similar situation, will ever negotiate a loan with Prime Minister Ralph E. Gonsalves? Unfortunately for the Grenada government they are now suffering the bitter regret of conducting business with one who is so insecure and trifling.
In closing I say, may the love, grace, peace and the bountiful blessing of almighty God: Yahweh be with you always.
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COOeeeeeeeeeeeee! ANDERSON, were you there? how do you know what your talking about? You spend so much time telling lies and trying to destroy people, who unlike you are decent people. You are a MARXIST liar and a fraud.
ANDERSON, this is what you said about MARKIE.
“Markie, you are a SEMI-ILLITERATE spineless liar and a merciless thief.”
ANDERSON, LOOK IN THE MIRROR, YES THAT FACE IN THE MIRROR IS THE SEMI-ILLITERATE SPINELESS AND MERCILESS THIEF.
ANDERSON, you also said
“Markie you stole from GOD's representative, Joel Osteen, and you will go straight to hell“.
ANDERSON, EVERTHING YOU HAVE YOU STOLE, BEING A LIAR, YOU ALSO STEAL THE TRUTH. REMEMBER GONSALVES THE GREAT MARXIST LEADER LIAR SAID “SHOW ME A LIAR AND I WILL SHOW YOU A THIEF”
I KNOW THAT JOEL OSTEEN WOULD SEE IT AS A GREAT HONOR IF ANYONE WROTE, SPOKE OR REPEATED ANYTHING THAT HE SAID OR WROTE. UNLIKE YOU HE IS A REAL CHRISTIAN AND A GOOD PERSON WHO TRULY CARES ABOUT OTHERS.
ANDERSON, you are a MARXIST to the core, at least as long as GONSALVES keeps paying you.
THE FOLLOWING ARE ALLAN PALMER'S WORDS"
"They had me fired from the Police Force and arrested, charged, tried, convicted, and imprisoned for conspiracy to kill Ralph Gonsalves."
On Jan 3rd 2012 (para 5) ON THIS FORUM Palmer bragged about this exploit of his!
PALMER went to jail in St Vincent, and he makes no apologies for this indiscretion of his.
As could be seen from the above letter, the semi-illiterate Palmer still INTENSELY HATES the Prime Minister, for reasons unknown.
Palmer seems to be on a mission to discredit the Prime Minister, and writes variations of THE SAME LETTER above, each and every month, on his forum.
I have no idea what Palmer's problem is, but I do know, and have proof positive, that he is pathetic, indiscriminate liar.
To make matters worse, after serving his jail term in St Vincent, he went to Dominica from where he quickly fled, after being embroiled in illegal activities.
His next stop was Bermuda, from which he AGAIN fled to St Croix, before slipping through the backdoor and entering the USA.
PALMER is sick....mentally.
COOeeeeeeeeeeeeee! ANDY PANDY HORATIO BLOW YOUR HORN WILLIAMS, 3rd rate realtor and top rate liar and deceptionist. MARIST collaborator and member of the SVG organized internet scum brigade.
Got any safe houses for all those foreigners using dodgy Vincentian passports in the US and Canada? Are you part of that organization? Do you offer safe houses to people the Homeland Security should be informed about?
PALMER has been forced to flee the spite and danger emanating from this ULP regime, I believe his very life is at risk, and has been for a long time. He has had to run and move to continually stay a step away from the contract killer.
Allan Palmer on the matter of facts, you are quite wrong when you wrote the following, Quote “It is a common thing for countries and financial institutions, upon request, to grant loans to other countries that, for one reason or the other, are unable to meet their projected monthly or annual budgetary (fixed and variable expenditures) need. However, we never hear about such loans, because these administrative (nations and institutions) heads practice what is called professional and ethical courtesy.”
The UK / EU and others do publish details about loans made to other nations. In point of fact there would be a gross democratic deficit if their public were not told of the nation’s expenditure and liabilities.
Therefore Allan it would be most appropriate for you to just write on matters that you have knowledge of! Sadly that is asking too much of you I fear!
How are you? Well I agree with you that an account of such are made public at the appropiate time. You have to remember that the people had entrusted their leaders to make manor and critical decisions on the country's behalf. Although they are requiered to make the governments business transparent they are not obligated to cause such to be published immediately. However why is it the Government of St. Vincent and the Grenadines does not practice such transparency across the board.... Why is it, it is almost like pulling tooth to find out about the running of the country....
In this case before the ink was dry the entire world knew about this deal. Now there is a vote of no confidence brought against the new Government. Was this a ploy to take away the attention from his administrative actions but to do this at the expense of a fellow head of state, and the confidence of the entire nation. Peter you are a Giant man. I appreciate your research and you presenting the evidence in such dramatic stile.
Allan, this is great piece, but permit me if you may to highlight when the script is switched, as it relates to the Prime Minister. I remember such small details as when "cattle shit" was bought in from venezuela, the Prime Minister gave the keynote address at the handover. The then minister of agriculture, was present and could not even utter a sentence. In fact, as was as if he knew nothing about what was happening. His utterances included sentences along the lines of, 'this is what "I" ralph is doing for you. Not the government of SVG, but he ralph is doing this for the people. So you are right Allan, about the fact of what comes out of his mouth is mostly to attract praise for himself.
Flip the script to when things go wrong in SVG, and look at what happens now, especially when "HE" ralph is responsible.
When the drugs for the hospital was stopped for non payment, Ralph who is the minister of finance had no idea that the amount was owing.
When the phones for the police station, hospitals, and clinics were cut off, he the minister of finance had no idea they owe that much and for o long. Over a year of owing thousands of dollars, somehow, the minister of finance had no idea. In fact, as is his custom, he shifted blame to the civil servants of the country.
And there are many more examples of things of this nature, where it falls directly in his portfolio, and he, the prime minister of every square inch of the country, had no idea this was happening.
Same with the passport issue with canada, once again, he the minister of immigration had no idea this was happening, even though on two occasions, the canadian government brought it to our attention.
He always takes credit.......never any blame. He himself said it.
Now to the Grenada issue, i could be wrong but i thought i read where the PM of grenada did not disclose where the money came from to the people of his country. He refused to answer the question. But he had no idea he was dealing with blabber mouth. And, once again, to make himself look good, he had to come and let us know that he was the one who sent the money to Grenada.
I'm not sure i've ever heard of this before, where the sitting government of a country refuses to tell its people the source of a loan, only to have the person with the gesture spilling the beans
Infantile at best......
D. Markie Spring :
Readers, be aware of the word/ character “Simon Anderson” this creature is not real and his only mission is to tear down those in opposition and make the government looks as though they are really performing.
Horace Williams admitted to be the man behind “Simon Anderson”
“Simon Anderson” continually asked “Peter” whether he knows Brian Alexander and if he had removed Ottley Hall money.
“Simon Anderson” when he responded as Horace Williams reminded “Peter that he had asked him those questions. Look at what “Horace Williams” wrote – the man behind “Simon Anderson.”
PETER, ah mean Brian Alexander, what kinda tricks you playing?
I asked you if you knew Brian Alexander and you never answered.
I asked you who Brian Alexander was, and you never answered.
I asked you if the name Brian Alexander rang a bell, and you never answered.
Look, you do not have to answer me. That is not the intention here.
I was asking those questions so that the general public could see that you had no answer for my questions.
And you did not disappoint.
I also asked you if Brian Alexander was a friend of yours, and you did not answer either. That question was designed to see if you would have lied and said "yes."
Fortunately, since you were into a NOT ANSWERING mode, you did not answer in the affirmative.
Anyway, Peter, ah mean Brian Alexander, why not tell us about the Ottley Hall Project?
How much money did you steal from that project?
Be aware readers be aware – False names and convolute backgrounds are just a few!
MARKIE SPRING YOU MUST BE GLAD THAT BRIAN ALEXANDER HAS COME ON THE SCENE, to take some heat of from you.
But Markie, you are a SEMI-ILLITERATE spineless liar and a merciless thief.
Markie you stole from GOD's representative, Joel Osteen, and you will go straight to hell.
You should tell the readers about your unconscionable theft, Markie!
Markie you to damn thief!
And yuh lie to rass!
Markie, you wrote a lie on this forum regarding pre-election violence in Chateau. In the Dec 6th 2010 issue of this publication you said that 4 ULP men viciously beat and kicked 3 NDP women into practical unconsciousness.
That article is entitled "A political war with blood shed."
Markie, you made that up. Actually the complete opposite is true, but you switched the attackers and victims.
Markie you were born as a liar, you are one still, and you will remain a liar as long as you live! That is your curse.