This letter repeatedly turns up in all my inboxes and soon will make its way on facebook.
Dear Christopher Coke – A letter by Michael Franklin. Read more on Jamlink by clicking here
a href=”http://www.antheamcgibbon.com/special-news-mike-franklin-writes-to-christopher-dudus-coke.htm”>Mike Franklin writes Dudus
HOWEVER HERE’s MY TAKE
(which as time goes by will be lengthened/edited on a time available basis)
I would rather see a letter to all government and all Jamaica, in fact all whose heads have been so turned by the entire Dudus Affair. Everything is about all a wi, and not just the few a dem!
1. Both governments and a few ‘good citizens’ and even ‘better businessmen’ have allowed crime to reach an unjustifed level in Jamaica. That a man can be born, trained, and honed for 40 years having the age of Air Jamaica and Sesame Street and only now when other countries are stepping in to protect their turf do we rise up only to lay blame and point fingers is SHAMEFUL>
Remember this is a culture allowed to pass from generation to generation. Remember the huge number of ganglords and dons just merely replaced by other gang members but in few instances by a son, a brother. Jamaica is so small, almost a state-of-US, but…
That citizens know and do nothing, not even appeal to international law and do nothing until it reaches an unpleasant state is PITIFUL
All governments are to be blamed … citizens especially diaspora who ran away and do nothing but want to be called tax-free “Jamaicans” in name only need to either do something as a part of the soutlion or SHUT UP!
I am not interested in all this chat, talk, speeches, sentiments. In fact all these people that we condemn for doing what they do need to on one hand be looked at from another perspective– the fact that they were allowed by someone, then some persons, then slowly but surely the majority. Imagine a man getting an aircraft for a dollar, by a government lacking vision and proper business sense on such deals. Then they rush to get what the man rightfully earned only after they see that aircraft can actually make it. He takes his money and leaves the entitiy “bankrupt” to be run by persons with over AGAIN 40 years experience. Then those persons exchane their bones and still drink milk and wait for chocolate cookies to be shared out for them, clueless on how to get and follow business and legal directions for their own sake if fo r no one else.
On the other hand we remove beatings, we focus and teach less on things that worked for us to make us accomplished, such as the Bible, stern principles, punishments, the oral histories, the way our grannies made us think and do problem solving even by trying to figure out simple Jamaican proverbs, the practise of reading esp the Bible, arts removed from some school’s curriculm, respect for those older than us is narrowed as now even 7-year-olds are just focused on sexual affairs with those much older… then we CHAT, COMPLAIN when our children cant pass English and Mathematics.
Its the same culture repeated everywhere.. we talk, but allow and when things that we are warned about, and by our God-given Jamaican instincts if for nothing else, but for our culture and experience gets thretened by bruises that are allowed to fester we get up and CHAT, COMPLAIN and POINT.
Well its time — time to just act– time to just Be — Be the solution or SHUT up!
Too much chatter — its exactly what got us to where we are now– its what will not take us to where we should be. Its time to shine.. time to radiate our God-given worth. Time to do an introspection and see us not anyone else for what we possess — intelligence, love, inner strengths, creative power and so much more as ONE from many races, culture, business principles, legal minds across the world. Time to see us as Jamaicans for who we are created to me — as mirrored creatures of the CREATOR — lets be just that and create and execute THE solution. Its within us and not in words SO…
I would rather assistance with my foundation, which strive to be a part of the solution.
I would rather assistance to be mobilised in several projects. I CERTAINLY would rather more action on the part of my fellow Jamaicans and lless or no words. Show oonu real strength already. Let’s CREATIVELY unite to reclaim and advance us individually and collectively.
Time to Shut Up & Act!
MEANTIME some may ask:
Is there a link between Dudus, US, oil?
Why Dudus, why now … with all the Lords of Coke across the world running free?
Then again, what of the other garrisons? Will they be dismantled especially if PNP are successful with a takeover through ‘elections’?
NO MATTER WHAT all humans are innocent until proven guilty in a court of law
NO MATTER WHAT all humans are entitled to legal representation
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