Tuesday, February 21, 2017

‘Reid Between the Lines’ News

Thrill on the Hill

Friday, September 2, 2016 12:23

“We’re a different sort of thief here, Lamora. Deception and misdirection are our tools. We don’t believe in hard work when a false face and a good line of bullshit can do so much more.”                                 ...

Order…new or not

Friday, August 26, 2016 14:45

 “The drive of the Rockefellers and their allies is to create a one-world government combining super-capitalism and Communism under the same tent, all under their control. Do I mean a conspiracy? Yes, I do. I am convinced there is such a plot, international in scope, generations old in planning, incredibly ...

Let us stay on track

Sunday, August 21, 2016 15:23

By G. Michael Reid "Many years ago, I learned from one of our diplomats in China that one of the principal Chinese curses heaped upon an enemy is, 'May you live in an interesting age’.  Surely, no age has been more fraught with insecurity than our own present time." - Sir Austen ...

Cognitive Dissonance

Saturday, August 6, 2016 21:52

"Burke said there were Three Estates in Parliament; but, in the Reporters' Gallery yonder, there sat a Fourth Estate more important far than they all." ~ Thomas Carlyle You can crush a man with journalism. ~William Randolph Hearst “If you're not careful, the newspapers will have you hating the people who are ...

All The King’s Men

Sunday, July 31, 2016 20:33

By G. Michael Reid For a parched cheek, raindrops offer catharsis on loan. Those unable to weep can at least soak themselves in heaven's sorrow. ~ Bauvard “A great leader must serve the best interests of the people first, not those of multinational corporations. Human life should never be sacrificed for monetary profit. There ...

Killing Fields

Thursday, July 21, 2016 11:27

Moral breakdown is a phenomenon in which a major degradation or complete loss of moral values takes place within a particular society. The abruptness of such kind of degradation may vary depending on the situation and the events that take place within the given society over a certain time. ~ Anon   The spread of evil is ...

Going down a slippery slope

Saturday, July 16, 2016 22:36

By G. Michael Reid The inherent vice of capitalism is the unequal sharing of blessings; the inherent virtue of socialism is the equal sharing of miseries. ~ Winston Churchill Belize seems on pace for another record setting year as far as murders are concerned. Over the past week, there have been no ...

The BTL Saga: Legal Robbery

Friday, July 8, 2016 18:19

 By G. Michael Reid "Well I would say to the consumers - as I would to any group of citizens in a country - you get the politicians you vote for." ~Michael Ashcroft The Prime Minister of Belize last week called a Press Conference to inform the people of Belize ...

Lessons from Brexit

Friday, July 1, 2016 18:26

By G. Michael Reid “We have our own dream and our own task. We are with Europe, but not of it. We are linked but not combined. We are interested and associated but not absorbed. If Britain must choose between Europe and the open sea, she must always choose the open ...

Live and Let Live

Thursday, June 23, 2016 15:04

By G. Michael Reid   In men whom men condemn as ill I find so much of goodness still. In men whom men pronounce divine I find so much of sin and blot I do not dare to draw a line between the two, where God has not - Joaquin Miller   News that Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin was poised ...