MP Maria Browne says Pringle’s budget reply shows the UPP lacks capacity and not ready for governance


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  1. She says UPP is disrespecting the people’s intelligence but no one disrespects the people’s intelligence more than her husband when he continually claims that his government is pure and clean and not corrupt when the people can see clear as daylight the creative self-enrichment that is continually going on even in these hard times. The fact that she is in Parliament and is the Minister of Lands is purely due to her husband’s nepotism.

    • Notes From A Native Son Of The Rock! “The militant woman, in adopting new patterns of conduct, could not be judged by traditional standards. Old values, sterile and infantile phobias disappeared.” ― Frantz Fanon, Towards The African Revolution!

      The 1981 Constitution of Antigua and Barbuda was given to the People of African Descent by The British Colonial Government! It embodies concepts cut and pasted from all of the English Speaking Caribbean SIDS who had been granted independence prior! No Constituent Assemblies were held in Antigua and Barbuda for the input of the People of African Descent! It follows the British System of Governance, Executive Administration, Judiciary and Parliamentary Democracy! Many complain loudly about the UPP’s selection of candidates, to a lesser extent the ABLP and not a peep of the DNA! Would it be an eyeopener or a Teachable Moment that all three closely follow their colonial masters’ system and process of who will be on their slate of contestants notwithstanding all of the national parties’ constitutions! The Party Leader has Veto as to who will contest an election! “Quod licet Jovi, Non licet Bovi!” “Comrades, there is no true social revolution without the liberation of women. May my eyes never see and my feet never take me to a society where half the people are held in silence. I hear the roar of women’s silence. I sense the rumble of their storm and feel the fury of their revolt.” ― Capitaine Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara, The Upright Man, Burkinabé revolutionary, and pan-Africanist President of Burkina Faso 1983 assassinated 1987. Women’s Liberation and the African Freedom Struggle!

      Some would say “Wi lub Ugli,” and some would say that “White Monopoly Capital” and a Colonial Education have consumed too many of the “edge-up arrivistes,” uninformed commenters and deracinated politicos! There is really nothing to write home about as far as their contribution to the nation’s political discourse is concerned! With that being said, it is really disappointing to see how we have reduced many female politicians, Athil, Browne, Christian, Marshall, Nicholas, Potter et al, to belittling names like “Barbie Doll,” “Tinkerbell,” “Pageant Queen,” “Ice Cream Vendor,” and a host of truly hateful names or referring to their husbands and families as if they have never stood in the front lines in the battle against misogynistic interpretations of what is in the best interest of People of African Descent in Antigua and Barbuda as an historically oppressed population! “The Afrocentric method is a form of cultural criticism that examines etymological uses of words and terms in order to know the source of an author’s location. This allows us to intersect ideas with actions and actions with ideas on the basis of what is pejorative and ineffective and what is creative and transformative at the political and economic levels.” – Dr. Molefi Asante, Afrocentricity, The Theory of Social Change!

      70 Years from Adult Suffrage! 54 Years from Statehood In Association when Black People assumed responsibility for their Internal Political, Economic, Socio-Cultural, Technological, Legal and Ecological Constructs! 40 Years Of Independence! Time to transform our thinking and discussions to focusing on the creative ideas and actions emanating from both male and female politicians and contestants! Cease the Personal Attacks on our Women of African Descent! “Comrades! There is no true social revolution without the liberation of women. The revolution and women’s liberation go together. We do not talk of women’s emancipation as an act of charity or because of a surge of human compassion. It is a basic necessity for the triumph of the revolution.” – Capitaine Thomas Isidore Noël Sankara, The Upright Man!

  2. Thinkerbel found her voice? Do anyone take anything she says in parliament, the few times she open her mouth seriously?

  3. Maria, Maria, how we pity you. You are married to an awful man that disrespects the population of this fair country. I pity what you have to go through.

    It is so funny. The week before last your dear husband begged his Cabinet ministers to defend the ABLP regime. Not one, not one stepped up.
    Have you asked why?
    Maybe it is because they do not respect your dear husband.
    Because no one wanted to speak up, he had to pull you out.
    Dear, dear, what a fool you made of yourself last week.

    I really pity you! Poor thing!

    • Faith, you are one strange oddity. Maria will win with overwhelming numbers. She is obviously representative of the New Caribbean Woman. The people are with her, whether you like it or not. She don’t take crap from anybody. She stand firmly in the tradition of our National Founder and National Hero, the Honourable Sir Doctor Vere Cornwall Bird Sr. Don’t mess with her. She’s a great lady.

  4. Listening to BROWNE and BROWNE program on POINTE FM 99.1 On Saturday, I found out the BROWNE and BROWNE program is best in the CARIBBEAN. I am appealing to the Senator COLIN O’NEAL BROWNE and The EXECUTIVE BOARD of POINTE FM to a have a SPECIAL feature with Mr.Tanny ROSE every Saturday for at least 15 minutes. Tanny has exposed the Candidates of the UPP in a BIG WAY. Two UPP Supporters and I were listening to the program We could not believe what we were hearing about SEAN BIRD , SERPENT WATTS , ALISTER THOMAS and Mr.SHEFFIELD BOWEN. This a DISGRACE for the UPP
    UPP cannot go into election 2023 with These Candidates.

    • POINTE FM can’t even hold on to its staff. There is so much bacchanal and confusion at POINTE FM. Who cussing who! Who plan to sh–t who. Conduct fuh so!
      Hey, Mynes, give me your views on the new radio station. Yes, the one lizard say owned by Chet. What happen! Lizard also say that Chet plan to tief Gaston supporters. Lard! Story for days!

    • Tanny the chief ALP propagandists need to go wash his foot. He is chairman of solid waste board, so he need to go study why they can’t pay solid waste workers.

  5. The Honourable Maria Bird-Browne IS the woman of the hour. The youth especially are totally drawn in support of this great lady. She remind me of Papa Bird and the way he spoke Truth with dignity and respect. She is a force to be dealt with for many years to come. She will draw the undecided and disinterested to vote Red. A fresh voice she is, speaking with power and authority. Already UPP bigshots fraid of she. They know she’s a WINNER. God bless the Honourable Maria Bird-Browne.

        • Mia Mottley is an intellectual. Maria Child is not.
          Mia Mottley is a politician, Maria Child is NOT
          Mia Mottley did not start a charity.
          The charity that Maria started has not had an audit in years.

          There are no similarities between the child and the the PM of the Republic of Barbados.

  6. Is this the woman who was given the green light to run because her husband pulled a fast one on Michael F.
    You are unscrupulous and you lack integrity! You want to be seen as pious and virtuous! Yet you seem to be comfortable with the underbelly of vile actions.

    My dear, what has become of SHARE charity!.
    Has it been audited recently!

    Poor you, child! What the hell did you get yourself into!

  7. How do you solve a problem like Maria?
    How do you catch a Bird that’s now a Browne
    How do you solve a problem like Maria?
    A pixie, an airhead, a husband who’s simply a clown
    So many things you really want to tell her
    So many things you’d think she’d understand
    But how do you move her away
    From getting fleas as she lay
    With the most verminous Darg in the land
    How do you solve a problem like Maria?
    Vote her out now so you can save our land

    • HA ha HA, She wants to be in politics but she can’t take the heat! If you can’t stand the heat Maria, COME OUT OF THE KITCHEN.

      You want to throw stones but you can’t take it when people throw stones at you.
      Grow up, child or move out the way.

  8. I didn’t even listen to the clip because no one should take her seriously .
    Gaston really know how to crack blow on her I mean to crack the whip on her .
    Gassy did ask them to speak 🗣️ up which in itself is odd that you have to ask your own Ministers for support.

  9. As Tanny ROSE said on POINTE FM on Saturdsy that Sean Bird still living at home in His Mother’s House. Behind in Payment for ROY DAVIS.How the HELL SEAN BIRD expect Us to vote for Him when He cannot handle His own affairs.

    • The standard at POINTE FM is so low that Tanny Rose is viewed as an intellectual. Give me a break! Give me an asperin!

    • Beef, is this you pretending to be JEAN ( UNDER THE BED)

      Thses are your other names:

      Jamieson P
      Philip G
      Eric Carsden
      Eric Xarden
      Lynn B
      Andrew K
      Frank Lampshade
      LK Dunkor
      V Gorman
      PJ Camerall LYNDA g
      John PQ
      Frederick B
      GT Arbor
      JB Reno
      Clouston B
      Lynda D

      I hope that you are well paid for pretending to be so many different people.

  10. MP Browne is correct. Myself and others kept waiting for Pringle to ACTUALLY DEBATE THE BUDGET.

    Still waiting……

  11. Did you say bluff, bluff, bluff and can’t deliver? This is your husband Gaston you talking about. Why are you asking the opposition to deliver, are they in government? Delivering is the responsibility of government. Your government is only putting back into social security what they took out or didn’t contribute.
    Gaston parading you in parliament because none of his ministers headed his call to defend his stewardship. A lot of them disgusted with him. You on the other hand have to do what he tells you to do.

  12. I love Pringle, but Maria sure kicked his ass. Wow! Don’t mess with Maria!!! She one virtuous Antigua woman, and those in the know say she one spiritual woman. Be careful.

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