As someone who has long advocated the dismantling of over-generous subsidies for a number of goods and services, many readers may find my change in position opportunistic, and proceed to lump me with politicians who thrive on hollow rhetoric such as “freedom for the masses”, even the more vacuous slogan, “freeness for the masses”.
These are flights of fancy that the younger among my generation when our larger-than-life giants like Guevara, Ho Chi Minh, Patrice Lumumba and Malcolm X walked among us, preaching revolution through which we would establish an egalitarian world. Continue reading Go softly on utility rates→
THE EDITOR: Last week, I called WASA to complain that Noel Trace, St. Augustine (Gordon St. booster) had had no water for four days. I was duly informed that such was not possible since Noel Trace was on a schedule. Continue reading WASA’s New Low→