Daily Archive for August 22nd, 2007

Budgetary exercise in futility

Dr. Kwame Nantambu
August 22, 2007

Red HouseNow that the TT $42.2b 2007-08 budget has been presented to the citizenry of TnT, the casual, albeit non-political observer is only forced to conclude that it was a budgetary exercise in futility on the heels of a general election.

Indeed, “the Arithmetic of the budget” suggests that the 5,000 plus workers of the Community Environment Protection Enhancement Program (CEPEP) and their families, the 26,000 new home owners and their families, and by extension, government ministers and their families are the only electoral entities who should vote for the PNM.
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