PM stresses character in leadership; described Linton as a fraud and bastard

The prime minister did not mince his words in describing Linton
The prime minister did not mince his words in describing Linton

Prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has made it clear that character and integrity must take center stage as Dominicans make the decision to elect a government for the next five years, while at the same time describing leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, as a fraud and bastard.

He was addressing a public meeting of the Dominica Labour Party (DLP) on Thursday night, dubbed “Dominica deserves better, Lennox Linton must go.”

“The issue for me at Lagon tonight is one of character,” he told the crowd. “An aspiring leader of Dominica of the second decade of of the 21st century must have character, must have integrity, must have vision and a concept of development of his own.”

Linton is presently embroiled in a controversy in which the DLP alleges that he has plagiarized the work of his colleague from St. Lucia, Allen Chastanet.

Skerrit said the controversy is not only about plagiarism but also about character.

He noted that Linton has no character, integrity, vision or a concept of development of his own.

“Lennox Linton has none of the above,” the prime minister said. “This current leader of the Workers Party seems bent on proving generations of infinite wisdom wrong. He wants to make it through life the easy way, not learning, not working hard and not going about things the honest way, not even to sit with his colleagues and formulate a vision and plan for Dominica.”

Skerrit described the allegations of plagiarism as disgraceful.

“He took a disgraceful route of lifting ideas from the speeches of others and reading them verbatim as his own and that is the man who offers himself to you tonight as a wannabe prime minister of Dominica,” he said.

The prime minister did not mince his words when describing Linton and stated that the general election will soon be called.

“I am very upset what is happening in Dominica and the kind of fraud that has been parading in this country called Lennox Linton,” he noted. “I will give you the opportunity for you to go back to the polls very soon from tonight to tell the Workers Party and to tell Lennox Linton and to tell Edison James we do not want them to lead Dominica now or in the future.”

He told the cheering supporters that they should go home with a clear message.

“So I want you to go back and take this message home, my dear comrades and friends, because this country is too important, this is the future of Dominica is too important for us to put it in these bastards’ hands called Lennox Linton and the Workers Party,” he stated.

The prime minister told those in the crowd that they should prepare themselves for the upcoming polls.

“So I say to you prepare yourself, get ready because very soon we will go back to the polls in Dominica to choose your government to lead you for the next five years.” he said.

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  1. HotBoy
    September 17, 2014

    Mr PM as though I fed up of you wii in da country dre… The 3 quarters of Dominica’s population you have brainwashed and under your spell that have you there still… Address the issues we currently facing & leave that name bashing thing for lil girls on facebook

  2. grell
    September 15, 2014

    PM am ashamed of you right now,do you know the meaning of a bastard,your one also my friend,your very disrespectful as a leader.

  3. JoJo
    September 15, 2014

    Ambrose, are you going to call that meeting now to take Roosevelt Skerrit to task? I supported that young man in 2005, with great hopes . Now he has become a liability to the Labour Party and a threat to your own future Ambrose. Act now. Cut him out before the cancer spreads but I guess it is already to late and the disease is terminal?

    September 15, 2014
  5. Shameful
    September 15, 2014

    I think the labor party has lost it. I wander whose idea it was to call a meeting like that. I would fire this person right now.

  6. Undecided Voter
    September 15, 2014

    I have just voted for Lennox Linton and the UWP. Thx for making things easier for me Skerrit.

  7. commando
    September 15, 2014

    skerro now i can see u mad,u talking about character,u told this entire no law,no constitution can stop u from contesting in the general elections held in this country,and u were p.m when u made these statement.but do not fear,you will be tried,alongside some of your corrupt and greedy ministers and associates,by the same laws and constitution of this country,and when your story will be out in the open,we will then determine whose character has been compromised.bite your fingernails and think.

  8. Natural Living
    September 14, 2014

    Skerrit and the Labour Party sounded desperate to me….
    What are they afraid of???

    Captain Skerrit to his soldiers ” Retreat Retreat, the Novice is coming”…

  9. impartial
    September 14, 2014

    Those of us with glass doors should avoid throwing stones. When your neighbour’s house is on fire water down your own. When you go to court make sure your hands are clean. The PM used others words at the UN. what a shame ! where are the ideas ? is Ambrose George convening a meeting to discuss the fact that the PM used others words at the UN. I did not leave the DLP. The DLP left me.

  10. JoJo
    September 14, 2014

    “Dr” Aaron is the P.R. Officer for the Labour Party. P.R. (Public Relations) is all about managing and building the reputation of the person, body, organisation you represent.
    The manifestation organised by “his excellency” on thursday evening had exactly the opposite effect. It was a disaster. I don’t know if that was by design or default but my conclusion is that Philbert Aaron is a failure, even in that position. Even that he can not handle properly. May the good Lord save the Labour Party. Get rid of Skerrit!

  11. van
    September 14, 2014

    Plagiarism. Please enough on this same old topic. When did politics become personal? Does the PM not have a speech writer? If so they should have written him one omitting the word he used to describe Mr Linton. Mr Linton has shown himself to be stronger by not responding.

    I listened to part of the PM’s speech, and it came across as something more designed for enticing a riot.

    • van
      September 14, 2014

      Correction ‘inciting’

  12. Ali
    September 14, 2014

    i love the term damn bastard….. That is one of the best that has been used on the bully opposition leader. Lets go PM lets go.!!!!!!!!!!

    • Anonymous
      September 15, 2014

      Ali, …is that the famous next level?

  13. oh dear
    September 14, 2014

    Skerrit can only speak crap like that to a Labour Party crowd.
    They are illiterate and clueless about real issues.

    If you want to get rid of illiteracy in Dominica, just wait for the next labour party convention and quarantine everybody there.

  14. change is normal
    September 14, 2014

    skerrit told us that he was born in Guadeloupe,but was raised by his grandmother. clearly this is an admission there was no father figure in this mans life.we all know that lennox parents were well respected in the Margot and were professionals teachers.

  15. Dominican
    September 14, 2014

    I hope DBS – the NATION’S STATION -give UWP leader air time to tell Dominicans about all the great accomplishments of the UWP in FOUR AND A HALF YEARS!!
    Just to list a few:
    Pierre Charles Secondary School
    North Eastern Comprehensive School
    Castle Bruce Secondaryn School
    Funding already sourced for construction of an international airport and multi-purpose stadium
    Bringing water to Gallion in Soufriere …..
    and the list goes on. All this was done in four and a half years.
    Skeritt’s Labour party is in power for almost FIFTEEN YEARS
    and all they’ve accomplished is giving jobs to Chinese and giving people concrete to eat.
    Skeritt you too bold-faced. You’re running scared.
    Lennox is an articulate, dignified and honest young man.
    All the way with Lennox Linton and UWP -Team Dominica.
    We will listen to and follow Lennox, NOT Hartley Henry. Why is he not advising the Pime Minister of Barbados? Ask yourself the question.

    Dominicans, you must stop cheering/clapping when Skeritt and other ministers try to bring people down. Remember, we are all Dominicans. Don’t encourage base behaviour.
    Shame on you.

    • Anonymous555
      September 15, 2014

      Excuse Me Concrete To Eat….So What Was Workers Doin In 41/2 Yrs Wasn’t Concrete To eat with all them schools allu works eh! what good for u’ll isn’t good for us….Hypocrite…

  16. Anonymous
    September 13, 2014

    Skerro who is your daddy nuh ?

  17. On the beat
    September 13, 2014

    That was the opportunity for u to shine and you came out with that filth. u really need to stay close to the religious leaders because you need prayers.

  18. sparky
    September 13, 2014

    Skerro you are a disgrace to Dominica Grammar School and your country.

  19. brian
    September 13, 2014

    Dominican should ask skerrit who is his father. Or if he knows his father.

    • Anonymous555
      September 15, 2014

      Wonder If you Know Yours

    • grell
      September 15, 2014

      He does not have the right father,if he wants to play dirty let the dirt out.

  20. brian
    September 13, 2014

    Ask serein who is his father

  21. Hmmm
    September 13, 2014


  22. .
    September 13, 2014

    You are a very honourable man sir.

  23. Say what............
    September 13, 2014

    Tha’ts gutter vibes. Shame on you Mr. PM, how do you sleep at nights, lol my bad, you are sleep deprive Lennox Linton is keeping you up all night long.

  24. faith
    September 13, 2014

    Stop going on like u all insane. He said the meeting was going to be about Linton and the uwp so what the hec u count the amount of times Linton was mentioned, read and take note this prime minister knows what he talks about indeed

    Hmm guess we all gets upset when others do wrong but Mr. Skerrit is perfect he should not get mad at the wrongs going on in the country he leads hmmmm. Rise up 3rd world people rise up.
    I always vote never campaigned but look I’m out this time dam it

    Labour is my blood type……..

  25. Me again
    September 13, 2014

    And Admin: Your thumbs up/down not working

    • JoJo
      September 15, 2014

      I finding that also. However, if you have the patience and wait till the actual thumb-up or thumbs-down logo appear and then click you will find that your response will eventually appear. I suspect the DNO system can not cope, with the response or maybe it is just a gremlin. A Charlie Jung gremlin perhaps? Who knows? These days anything possible.

  26. Me again
    September 13, 2014

    Does the PM know the meaning of Bastard? Or is he pointing fingers at himself? Linton is an offspring of a married couple. but Skerrit ……… Admin: let me see if you wont publish this one. There was nothing wrong with my previous post that you didn’t publish.

  27. Jaime Lewis
    September 13, 2014

    I am certainly speechless at the words uttered by the Prime Minister. He has certainly sunk to a new low with the use of words like bastards.
    Those who are in the PM’s inner circle should certainly have an honest conversation with him – he needs some tough love, with honesty and sincerity. Although the country is in campaign mode, he is still the Prime Minister of the country, and should exercise a certain degree of decorum. He is the one setting the stage for the type of campaigning that needs to happen. He needs to take the campaign to a higher level,not drag it down to the gutter.
    I am truly disappointed in this childhood outburst by the beloved Prime Minister, and if I were one of his advisers, I would recommend a public apology.

    September 13, 2014

    A meeting to denigrate the name of one man? He MUST be a threat to them…Have said it before, Labour Party has always exhibited gutter politics, and the late E.O. Leblanc stated publicly, Dominicans have “memoire poule”. Good thing Skerrit is educating young people, so they in turn in time will……………The man has the nerve to talk about HONESTY and FRAUD. That so called Plagiarism, is it illegal in DA? If it is then have their lawyers go to the courts

  29. Anonymous
    September 13, 2014

    Well mr. Prime Minister. You have a majority of 18-3 and you making such noise? You not sounding confident at all. I don’t think I can vote for somebody like that who is not sure of himself.

  30. September 13, 2014

    Hello and good morning my people. Well I am coming home for the fest and Independence but I have never voted and have no intention of voting in Dominica because I don’t have to live with the consequences. We need a one on one debate between the Prime Minister and Mr Linton so both leaders can put forward their party platform so our citizens who reside in Dominica can compare and make their decision. We are building our retirement home and I want to know that my investment will be safe and secured regardless of which Political Party is in power. We are all Dominicans and we must learn to respect each other political views even if we don’t agree with that person position. We are a Democratic country and Demacracy is trouble some because everyone views are tolerated.

    • Me
      September 15, 2014

      Tony, hold back my boy. If Skerrit win again all your money in Dominica will be turned into bitcoins on 14 March. Believe me, I will empty my account before then.

    • September 15, 2014

      Hello and good evening my people. I see that I received one thumb down but that don’t tell me what’s your displeasure with my post. I am quite capable of answering or clarifying my position therefore I prefer that you attached your displeasure to my post. Thanks .

  31. Mahaut
    September 13, 2014

    Some of the UWP supporters only know one meaning for the word “bastard”. All you out there ranting and raving, it also means an unpleasant person – exactly what Linton is!

  32. John Jay
    September 13, 2014

    He is calling Lennox Linton Bastard when He Skerrit is a Bastard. Lennox was born to Mr & Mrs Linton. So he should
    know what he is saying is real nonsense. He Skerrit is a Bastard.

  33. Divo
    September 13, 2014

    Shouldn’t his speech for re-election be about community and country development and the struggling economy. Not bashing of the opponent, let’s unite all parties discuss airport, roads, school, infrastructure, social security, small businesses, import local product, air traffic control. Trust the list goes miles but I don’t have the patience for politics.

  34. September 13, 2014

    calling on the 3 who are left: PJ, Eddo and OJ orientate those guys. Calling from hell & Limbo is expensive and we cannot return. We bought one way tickets.

  35. September 13, 2014

    Will someone wake me up when all BS ends?

    • September 13, 2014

      Why are you guys(LL and Medard) disturbing our rest with u alls crappie exchange? Give the nation facts not maypuis.

  36. September 13, 2014

    Noni-must put his 4cents piece, an often used phrase by LL on his shows b4 being elevated to/hand picked by ConEd- (abbreviation for an electric company in NY)
    Noni I agree with you, that’s one of the many applications of the word.“an unpleasant or despicable person” hence it does not absolutely/ adequately reflect the conduct of Lennox ,it does both lol! What’s ur take? Then if it don’t what else does! Noni it’s bias people like U who allow such despicable idiots to hold power in DA and the countless other opportunists with human faces. Clear examples are the men and women of the cloth to begin highlighting an ex- man of the cloth the other LL on the Gov’t side alias Portsmouth Bob like Bagdad Bob of Sadam cousin Portsmouth Ali equivalent to Sadam’s Chemical Ali, Gobbles Hitler’s Portavoce/spokesperson .Portsmouth Gobbles to mention the few coincidences of Portsmouth opportunists
    I could go on Noni. But will give u the opportunity to show ur opportunistic incline. vent Noni vent from ur comfortable chair.

  37. Blue
    September 13, 2014

    Skerrit what I would say eh and get down to the mud with you but I will leave for you and your followers to do!


  38. patriot
    September 13, 2014

    Bastard : One who seeks to bastardise the people by bastardising.
    Words synonymous with bastard: Linton, Eddison Cladius, Isaac, Jusha etc .

  39. john paul
    September 13, 2014

    Lennox Linton has put a crow bar in the spokes of the wheels of corruption and the profits have fallen due to public awareness!
    Thosecwho are complaining about Him are those who have been affected the most by it.

  40. john paul
    September 13, 2014

    He wants to make it through life the easy way, not learning, not working :) :) hard and not going about things the honest way, not even to sit with his colleagues and formulate a vision and plan for Dominica.” :)
    lol Who is Skeritt talking g about there?Was he looking in the mirror when he said that?
    who was his speech writer?How could the speech writer be so brave as to use Skeritt’s mode of operation to describe Lennox?
    Is this phyco 101 lol “Bastard”

  41. Bastards???
    September 13, 2014

    Bastards? Who you calling Bastards? You must be referring to yourself and people in your party. Not our Lennox Linton and Team Dominica. You are the biggest fraud, cheat, vowas and chief plagiarizer. Think before you talk boy.

  42. We love you Lennox
    September 13, 2014

    Stand tall Lennox! Keep your head high! You are untouchable! Is that what they are afraid of? We support you 100% and most of all WE LOVE YOU! The pot is calling the kettle black. Don’t worry my friend, Time will Tell.

  43. Voter
    September 13, 2014

    Very shameful that a ruling labor party gov’t would waste their time and money in the middle of the city to speak about one man and plagiarism. Please get serious guys. I am an undecided voter and unemployed, but this one didn’t do it for me. Whoever thought about that meeting, this was a big mistake for the labor party. I just didn’t get it. Sorry Guys. You’ve just lost my vote!

  44. Rebecca
    September 12, 2014

    What kind of example are you.? A pm calling his apponent a bastard, the children are watching and listening or do you forget about them, your grand children are looking at you and will one day share their shame for your encouragement in such dirty politics or maybe they to will use the same language back to you.

  45. September 12, 2014

    My grand mother would say La fin de monde. Medard call people bastard and Dishonest that’s like an Oximoron isn’t it.
    Medard ca fou!

  46. September 12, 2014

    Referee! For a moment I thought you were me and I was you. You expressed sentiments was about to comment on this midmorning when I had read this guy’s disgraceful contribution to the low D/can politics.
    First, I am D/can by birth/blood your choice readers. Am no Denizen nor Economic citizen of the Commonwealth of Dominica.
    Let me get this out of the way before delving into material. If anyone disapproves of LL more than I do, then I can end here. I have had my experiences with this guy and he is a sample as we say in local parlance. Stanford stated, the impact of LL’s on the political landscape of Dominica.
    This is amusing to the max knowing all the facts. Let’s be honest here. Every being on this planet has his /her/shim talents some may venture as far as saying God given. I have no problem with that it could be Marx or Lenin given as well. When it comes to the fundamentals of language, syntax, intonation, etc., etc. very few can hold a candle up to this guy. After all he is the son of two educators of my time as they both taught me at the primary school level. I expected no less of him or any of his siblings however contrary to expectation some were not as fortunate. (They know selves loll!)The guy is good in that regard when it comes to other aspects it a whole new kettle of fish.
    He has been and continues to be attacked by, even people who tried to fool god (recall Bagdad Bob?) This Portsmouth Bob amongst many/others ej the one with the audacity to comment The Roseau South guy who has let down even his family in what he morphed into. He was Fired twice don’t we know that well he should not throw stones. Funny I listened to Kairi FM to hear Gobbles but was absent. I will certainly be listening out for him on the Animal show.
    His failure to complete high school due to juvenile indiscretions. Did not define who he has become.
    There those who got scholarships to Southern Universities in the USA and have only made fools of themselves. They lack the aforementioned qualities which seem as reflex acts to LL. (Sounds like am defending my old buddy loll!). Medard mention honesty so here is some of it.
    Prime minister, Roosevelt Skerrit, has no place uttering these choice words ,character and integrity, while at the same time describing leader of the United Workers Party (UWP), Lennox Linton, as a fraud and bastard.Remember that ad on TV on Ocean spray Juices where the old man talks of no sugar in their juice? Then the young guy pours sugar in the juice? Medard poured corruption in DA’s political juice. In another ad with the same guys .The old man said their juice is as old as history. The young guy adds you should know!!! Loll! Skerrit should know about corruption.
    Referee, he believes what he is saying. There is a saying, those the Gods want to destroy, he first make them mad. minister Medard is delusional the issues relating to the import of garbage bins, his association with an attorney at the center on an attempted murder of a magistrate, his 2 million dollar house in the context of his salary, his alleged ownership of the Villas covered up by the laundry Mart guy who caught millions of crabs to pay for it.
    Dominica, some think need prayers, some think the minister’s & opposition alike need to go take a bath in a male current up river. I say this election ought to be boycotted and an interim gov’t comprising of a few good men & women( we still have a few despite the evil we have been surround with for the last 30 yrs. Ej must be made of these Charlatans and quacks by imprisonment.

  47. Gabriel St Jean
    September 12, 2014

    Mr PM i do agree with you that Character and Integrity must take enter stage in deciding the leadership for the governance of our country for the next five (5) years. I hope your followers were listening and not caught up in the hoop-la for that is very important. Fraud; Dishonest;Modern-day-Pirates; Bastard are your utterances sir; guess like the saying goes it certainly “TAKES ONE TO KNOW ONE.” I did not say just quoting.

  48. turned off
    September 12, 2014

    I have not voted for the last three elections. after listening to the pm speech i have decided to vote next election. Dominica does not belong to labor………

  49. Dear Madam Sir
    September 12, 2014

    Skerrit, boy stay out from that character thing eh boy because you should your character is under scrutiny in almost every step you take and you know your character stinks

  50. Malgraysa
    September 12, 2014

    Dear mr. Skerrit. The headline on News.DM of 16 July last year ran: P.M. Skerrit not bothered by Lennox Linton leading UWP”.
    You went on to say you were in no way threatened if mr. Linton became the leader of the UWP. But last night you devoted an entire rally of your party to that same mr. Linton, denouncing him in a frenzy that totally contradicts the opinion you gave only just over a year ago. Did you perhaps underestimate mr. Linton’s impact? Were you too full of yourself to even imagine that someone else could steal your limelight? It is obvious that you do consider him a real threat. Why otherwise bother to give him so much of your attention? It surely pays to be humble at all times!

  51. mornepatat
    September 12, 2014

    what desperation! what gutter rubbish

  52. hard cure dca
    September 12, 2014

    but wait turn those name calling around Linton would have being arrested and drag to court.

  53. Cry of a loser
    September 12, 2014

    Roosevelt accusing LL of plagiarism? D man not taking shame man? STUPES! That’s what you calling the nation on! San hute! Hasn’t he plagiarized the ideologies and concepts of Chavez? Where did he get the idea of the Red Clinic from? Not from Chavez? What about the idea of getting the people poor and keeping them poor? From Chavez nou.

  54. Cry of a loser
    September 12, 2014

    When a ship has sunk and captain is in trouble most times he will look to bring down his challenger too. That’s exactly what Skerrit and the DLP are trying to do. In 2008, when Hillary Clinton realized she was sinking didn’t she use that same technique against her opponent, Barrach Obama? Didn’t her campaign accuse Obama of plagiarism for a speech Obama gave in Milwaukee and its similarities to a speech by Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick. Here is Obama’s speech: “Don’t tell me words don’t matter! ‘I have a dream.’ Just words. ‘We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal.’ Just words. ‘We have nothing to fear but fear itself.’ Just words, just speeches,” Obama said in his speech. Patrick used many of the same phrases in his speech. But here is how Patrick responded: “Patrick said in a statement he and Obama are friends, and said the allegations were just attacks by Clinton.” Patrick announced his endorsement Obama in October 2007. That’s exactly what Allen Chastanet of St. Lucia responded. Take that Skerrit! Obama is now the president of the USA and Lennox will soon be the next PM. The only difference is Hillary was able to swallow her pride and serve Obama for 5 years while Roosevelt Skerrit will be locked in jail for 50 years for crimes against the country

  55. Mei Daba woy,woy,woy
    September 12, 2014

    Boy Skerrit Modi. Roosevelt Skerrit has the audacity to even question people’s character? Let alone that of Lennox Linton? Can Dominica ever produce another politician (not even Pm) whose reputation and character is damaged and tinted as that of Roosevelt Skerrit, before whose name I feel very guilty to put Honablabe knowing what Hon represents? Shame on you Skerrit!

  56. truthman
    September 12, 2014

    you mean an uneducated man that have the PM going mad so papamet

  57. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    you mean to tell me a man without a degree that have skerrit going mad so papamet.

  58. rosa parks
    September 12, 2014

    Lennox have allu big men wetting allu pants. I am a laborite and I am concerned about the issues in my country and the future development of Dominica. I cannot entertain the nonsense you guys are starting to speak on the political platform. Only the ignorant and lazy will tolerate it because they depend on you all for bread and butter but I am an educated being who knows the difference between wrong and right. you all are not the same labour party of before. I am disappointed. Let the ignorant and Lazy ppl be pleased with last night’s meeting because they can’t think or do anything for themselves

  59. easy
    September 12, 2014

    Mr Skerritt you have abdolutely no moral authority to talk like you do. You can only talk such fooolishness to folks who are jus like you. This is very shameful for a pm to ve so childish and unprofessional. This speech was for this worst government in the world. All this spine less, childish, mean n unchristian pm is doin is using psychology to fooool those pooooor supporters. He says comrades but his bread is well buttered for years. Jus finds it hard to even think of such a pm.. lennox must never allow you and failed colleagues to have him behave un profession….
    The pm should be de last to person to go down dis road of integrity n so forth…. maybe your boyhood days are lookin at you….. look at da man in da mirror…. dis labour oarty making pep sick,,,,steupppppppps

  60. yes ii tell u
    September 12, 2014

    This was all a shameful outburst from a falling leader….pure desperation n contrary to peter absolutely no wisdom….This has proved to many Dominicans now that they eh hv a choice now but to vote for team Dominica as your base is steadily shrinking and cant attrack any independent thinking Dominican right now especially with your domb leadership. SHAMEFUL! !!!!

  61. Foreign
    September 12, 2014

    Skeritt please clean your eyes before you clean other people eyes. Trace back your early days while you were Prim eMinister and track your wild single days with the young ladies. You talking about integrity and morale. I guess you have changed. That is good news You have skeletons inyour closet too SO BE CAREFUL.

  62. REAL!!!!!!!
    September 12, 2014

    A Slogan for party in power meeting with its supporters
    ” Linton Must Go” tells me the DLP has already agreed physiologically they are in the opposition.

    Folks read in between the line ” Captain the ship is sinking”

    I don’t remember who is the write of the song therefore don’t say Plagiarism.

  63. jang
    September 12, 2014

    well well is that all you have to offer pm . well jump and dance how you want your days are numbered as pm you are the weakest link you are fired bye

  64. IluvmyPm
    September 12, 2014

    Jesus did not have a degree

  65. ...
    September 12, 2014

    Let’s get down to the root of the problem. Why are there so many poorly educated people commenting on here. People, have your grammar and English in check before posting a comment. Also have your facts right.

    A “bastard” is not a fatherless child; a bastard is a child born out of wedlock. It can also be used to describe a person who disgusts you.

    If the Prime Minister is disgusted by Mr. Linton then his use of this word is quite appropriate and in context. The United Workers Party has been bashing Mr. Skerrit, for the past ten years. Now, it’s time to return a favour. That’s politics.

    • Papa Dom
      September 12, 2014

      What exactly do you mean “bashing Mr Skerritt” has any of the the information revealed about “Mr” skerritt been proven to be untrue? Do you really believe the skerritt didn’t know the the values stated for his properties were false? Do you honestly believe that all the information relative to the villas are cut n’ paste? Do you genuinely, as a God fearing individual, believe that skerritt didn’t have a French passport which he obtained as a minister of government and travelled on the said passport? Search your soul my friend and tell us who either definition of the word ‘BASTARD” fits best.

    • FORKIT
      September 12, 2014

      you try to sound educated but in fact, you are not. a bastard is not and cannot be used to describe as someone who disgust you…..

      one meaning, it is a child born out of wedlock.

    • Anonymous
      September 12, 2014

      Good for nothing

    • September 12, 2014

      Your right a bastard is a child born without two getting married,so what can we call Mr skerrit?A BASTARD ! His is carrying his mother surname right?time for change

    • Poor us
      September 13, 2014

      What does English has to with intelligence, well if poor English is a problem in the comments, well 90% of government ministers should be fired. because of their poor English and let me bring to your attention this dlp political meeting was a grammatical disaster. I can never this dlp again i am ashamed for calling myself a laborite.

    • john paul
      September 13, 2014

      Skeritt is a Bastard in both of your definitions!

    • September 13, 2014

      and so are the people of DA inclusive of the UWP supporters. Skerrit disgust the nation- hence a Bastard too!

    • September 13, 2014

      i am really apalled by the labour party frantic behiour.

    • He seeing PERIOD we
      September 14, 2014

      @…At the time of my response to this blog on 9/14/2014 @6:32 pm, it was a 26 thumbs up vs 97. thumbs down. But what really surprised me is the fact that with all the information that is out there this day, DNO still has 26 persons with no commonsense whatsoever. It really takes a person with no understanding to give thumbs up to this person.

  66. Peter J
    September 12, 2014

    It was not my intention to comment, but Roosevelt Skerrit suffers from a serious inferiority complex and other personality disorders.
    I listened to him last night and it took him great pain to mention that he was raised by his grandmother and aunt. This is something that he really would like to erase from his life, thus his propensity for calling people bastards.
    The poor bloke does not even realize that he is a bastard in the literal meaning of the word.
    I also listened to Skerrit’s reference to Chastenet and I shook my head.
    Why does Skerrit have so much anger? Without an iota of political experience he exploded on the political scene in Dominica through a series of unfortunate and questionable events, which includes the death of Roosie Douglas and the suspicious death of Piere Charles.
    Skerrit was an under performing minister of education, who attained this post through rebellion and disrespect. Then he becomes Prime Minister under a cloud of suspicion and betrayal.
    Skerrit is one million times richer now than when he took office, he is the only Prime Minister in Dominican history who was able to become a millionaire in office, so why the anger?
    Skerrit needs help, and before the campaign ends he will burst some veins.

  67. Just blaze
    September 12, 2014

    That meeting was pointless. Waste of time. Skerrit you dont need to call meeting to address Lennox plagiarism issue because no matter what Lennox not going to win that election. Just call the thing now, Lennox will lose and we can go on about business as usual. The UWP is a joke I dont understand why he keep taking them guys serious.

  68. ////
    September 12, 2014

    Well well, guess who is calling Lennox barstard, Lennox was born illegitimate, with two married parents, and the man,Mr. Linton is definitely his father, unlike some I know who don’t even know who their real father is.

    A bastard is one who is born out of wedlock. Intelligent people look at your dictionary.

    • J4R
      September 12, 2014

      and a rapist is someone who have sex with person without their consent

    • September 13, 2014

      No supporter of UWP let alone LL however he always mentioned Teacher Riche and pops M for ex-mas fathers day mothers day etc. he often adds I’ll be seeing you guys later( meaning he would be driving up North after his show etc.( remember I do not like the guy) But Skerrit mentioned honesty so am doing the honarable thing being fair.
      Can anyone reading this blog ever heard Skerrit say hello or mention his parents we don’t know who they are. It appears he was hatched lol even a chick has parents mother hen and father Rooster.

    • Anonymous
      September 14, 2014

      Be mindful that skeletons don’t fall out of his cupboards, he have so much to hide!!!!!

      He’s a disgrace and the “fraud” to be calling someone of Lennox’s standing the “b” word. Lennox Linton has more integrity than he will ever have!

    • Anonymous
      September 14, 2014

      Brother/Sister, sure you mean to say that Lennox’ birth was legitimate and not illegitimate.

  69. Hurtault
    September 12, 2014

    Is it true that “Lennox Linton’s name” was mentioned more than 1220 times?

    • Anonymous
      September 12, 2014

      You actually counted?? Well you have times on your hands papa. By the way, i wonder if you ever counted the amount of times Skerrit’s name comes up at UWP meetings.

    • Plagia
      September 12, 2014

      Only an admirable intelligent honest man of character could attract so much attention.

    • Anonymous
      September 12, 2014

      Praise indeed!…and that for a novice? Skerrit has truly lost it. If you love your party and your country, don’t vote for Skerrit.

    • September 13, 2014

      go train for the 400 meters

      • Malgraysa
        September 15, 2014

        Yes Sir, just like we have “rent a athlete” for the Olympics we have a “rent a speech writer” Prime Minister to run our country. Fake, all fake.

    • Anonymous
      September 13, 2014


  70. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    You UWP people never ceases to amaze eh. Many of you crying down the PM here were the same one glorifying Lennox for his ‘rapists’ comments and even trying to justify it. Look up the meaning of ‘bastard’, one of the definitions is “an unpleasant or despicable person”. If that doen’t adequately refelect the conduct of Lennox then I don’t know what else does!! Keep up the pressure PM. Is now they start to tremble because after the defeat at the next elections the UWP will surely be a thing of the past!

    • Evolved
      September 12, 2014

      And who will be better off as a result? The people of Dominica – the poor people of Dominica or the Politicians?

      Don’t be ignorant – Dominica has gone over the cliff – it is in free fall and heading for great disaster.

    • da guy
      September 12, 2014

      I can see your a one of the DOM-IN-CANS that think d/a is for one set like you that only love the give me way but not to work !

    • FORKIT
      September 12, 2014


    • whoistoblame
      September 12, 2014

      None of the DLPites are better than Linton not even the PM.The more a bastard than Linton.Linton is like a thorn in hjs flesh.Good job Linton Keep it up

    • Plagia
      September 12, 2014

      while you at it, look up the meaning of plagiarism and bookmark that page. It must have been a fool to have arranged that meeting last night. certainly not the work of an intellectual.

    • oh dear
      September 14, 2014

      It all boils down to which one is true

      …. a police report was made for ATTEMPTED RAPE against a MINISTER OF THE LABOUR PARTY

  71. sparky
    September 12, 2014

    imagine a prime minister calling someone a bastard in public. shame on u skerrit your ship sinking hurry put the anchor and chain around your neck and go down with it. do dominicans the favor!

    • September 13, 2014

      LMAO nah he has a French passport which he did not give up.
      Do U remember that cruise ship which ran a ground off Greece, who was the first to abandon ship?
      Only cowards behave like this Sparky: where was Sadam found in the end?? lol Recall Ghadffi? don’t shoot don’t shoot. Where will we find Medard when the time comes?

    • stupes
      September 13, 2014

      so linton can call people rapist bt the pm cannot call him bastard smfh allu hypocrit he is a human

  72. HAHA
    September 12, 2014

    Jump high jump low we still love our PM :-P

      September 12, 2014

      Amen and amen @HAHA, we love our main MAN the PM.

      • fed up
        September 13, 2014

        and what is you guys benefit? you people are so stupid smh

      • September 13, 2014

        Are you like your PM this man has no respect for his fellow Dominicans,come on my people stop this kind of politics ,our people who think so stupid , they never move away from that kind of mapue politics that why the Country and they themselves dont go forward, . We should stop this for godsake have some respect Mr PM

    • da guy
      September 12, 2014

      here comes a next full-IN-CAN lol so its not about whats right its about give me and the the right gov for that

    • Plagia
      September 12, 2014

      you dont have a choice. He attracts the likes of you, lack of substance. Like him or not, that meeting was crap and every supporter should have been ashamed. Lennox Linton to the Max

    • JoJo
      September 12, 2014

      Well, love is truly blind. What can I say. Some people love the devil, it is the choice that God gives them.

    • anonymous
      September 12, 2014

      You love the free money and red clinic that is what

    • September 13, 2014

      Complete your statement with : and corruption lol!
      It should then read-

      Jump high jump low we still love our PM and corruption.

  73. zip code
    September 12, 2014

    Mr Linton I believe Mr Skerrit is trying to insinuate that you sir are a fatherless child (bastard). Skerrit and his gutter politics. ….

    • Domnichen
      September 13, 2014

      A bastard is ALSO a vicious or despicable person. The PM definitely knows Linton is not a bastard as regards to legitimacy.

      • September 19, 2014

        U sure the PM even knew the meanings to the word bastard? Don’t forget the PM does not sound too smart especially when he does not have a plagiarized speech.

  74. Anonymous555
    September 12, 2014

    Boy…. U All On DNO Nt Easy Ner UWP n DNO…..I Think Labour Party Needs To Make a news website weee….nt even a picture of lastnite so dno what allu u afraid of show the pictures ner if we losing ground allu fraid….

    • Channel 1
      September 12, 2014

      Anonymous555 – Wha happen? Y’all Labourites need Skerrit’s permission to speak on DNO?

      Is it only UWP people that have freedom to comment on DNO when they want?

      Or is it primarily UWP people that have computers and internet at their home because they know how to work hard to take care of themselves as compared to the “I prefer to be a beggar syndrome” y’all Labourites severely suffer from?

      • Ma Moses
        September 12, 2014

        I don’t think so Channel 1. Maybe it is s true reflection of how the majority of Dominicans feeling. After the P.M.’s performance last night that is the only logical conclusion.DNO is the only medium that lets people have their say without fear and it does not stop Skerrit supporters giving their views.

      • Blue
        September 13, 2014

        that I checking……they know cannot say anything and then come and blame DNO1

  75. LetMythoughtsBeheard
    September 12, 2014

    We cannot blame skerrit totally for his gutter politics, for the simply fact that his supporters love it even more. Laughter is good for the soul, but when the laughter is a associated with putting the right individual to run the country, there is no joking around that. Our lives and future is at stake. So think well before you have that good laugh. We all should vote skerrit out and not let him continue to serve Dominica, as though he is the only one that can govern the country. Give another man or woman a chance to do the same. The term limit has to change, So people of Dominica vote Skerrit out so your grandsons and grand daughters can
    have a chance of being the prime minister one day.

  76. Hmm
    September 12, 2014

    This man opens his mouth and only filth comes forth.

    • September 13, 2014

      only Vermins talk like dat. Thought he was from VC and not Lagoon-Roseau or Portsmouth but funny the meeting was held in Lagoon Roseau.

  77. September 12, 2014

    Thank god the whole world dnt read or hear these things What a disgrace.A leader of a country using those despicable words.Dominica will always remain the last in most things. where is the respect. so you supposed to be the leader. too much dirty politics in Dominica.

    • September 13, 2014

      Look how careful Obama has to be when he was trying (poor guy to please whoever. He had trouble using the word destroy ISIL he said downgrade it to a manageable conflict lol coward or defensive ?? thin line. Skerrit has no Trouble foolishly indespicable him. exposing his bastard ,dishonest ,disgraceful self in the process.

  78. Concerned Citizen
    September 12, 2014

    “It is better to keep your mouth shut and let people think you are a fool, than to open it and remove all doubt.” Mark Twain

    • Blue
      September 13, 2014

      but wait I thought is Mat quote .he never says this quote is from Mark Twain.

      my point is everybody even the pm do it. so that plagiarism thing is a none issue.
      and who has no sin throw the first stone.
      Talk about the economy. how are you going to make Dominica the best place to eat, drink and live!

  79. Itassi Too
    September 12, 2014

    Guys, since we have nothing to talk about as far as a sense of hope from DLP meeting last night, let’s please sing. The lyrics are posted below:

    You’re nothing but
    A liar, a cheater, a deceiver, heart breaker
    And I wont let you back in my life
    So I’m taking
    The house, the cars, the kids, and the dog
    I want it all
    You’re nothing but
    A liar, a cheater, a deceiver, heart breaker
    And I wont let you back in my life

    Oh, by the way let’s take the advise of the late Bob Marley who wrote:: Who the cap fit, let them wear it?

  80. Is we country
    September 12, 2014

    We cannot blame skerrit totally for his gutter politics, for the simply fact that his supporters love it even more. Laughter is good for the soul, but when the laughter is a associated with putting the right individual to run the country, there is no joking around that. Our lives and future is at stake. So think well before you have that good laugh. We all should vote skerrit out and not let him continue to serve Dominica, as though he is the only one that can govern the country. Give another man or woman a chance to do the same. The term limit has to change, So people of Dominica vote Skerrit out so your grandsons and grand daughters can have a chance of being the prime minister one day.

  81. ArAb
    September 12, 2014

    I am reading and wondering if UWP is in power. Now since that is not the case then it comes across to me as the DLP feeling pressure for the first time since 2000 election.

  82. Itassi Too
    September 12, 2014

    “Empty vessels make (the) most noise/sound.” It simply means when a person has nothing to talk about all they do is make useless noise. That’s exactly what Skerrit and the DLP did last night. They have no vision to talk about, no sense of hope for a better future for our young people, and no more lies to be told so all they can do now is make loud noise like girls that not sure about their gender.

  83. Real
    September 12, 2014

    The sympathy you are trying to illicit will only come from those who share your ideology, take one work and make a mountain out of it for forget to use the word plagiarism.

  84. FORKIT
    September 12, 2014

    would lie to know if skerrit was married before she gave birth to him.

    ti bouy la fou

  85. natural dominican
    September 12, 2014

    Really….A whole meeting to defame the leader of the opposition….what a joke…With all the issues plaguing Dominica; you want us to turn our focus to plagiarism and have the audacity to mention character and integrity. …glass house Mr PM

  86. Sandy
    September 12, 2014

    I am laughing so loud my boss is ready to put me out of his office. I cannot for one bit understand the statements Ian Douglas made last night at the DLP meeting. I remember sitting by ma Boyd and listening to the disgusting things Ian Douglas had to say about Skerritt, and today he is the best thing. Boss I sorry I really have to laugh loud. Had I knew I would have recorded him…

    • jaime
      September 12, 2014

      The speech is stored I believe on So you can pull up bits and pieces from it if you’re still interested :)

    September 12, 2014

    being referred to as a Bastard or Rapist which is worst?UWP supporters are to bias…Lennox Linton can come on stage and call the governemt all kinds of names including rapist but a simple word like bastard you all crying…CHANGE IS A MUST BUT NOT WITH LENNOX LINTON

    • September 13, 2014

      A bastard has no role in being a bastard in the strick sense it is being interpreted by most.
      However a rapist by choice more so if he papports being a minister of Gov’t. There are those aviol everywhere.

  88. too late
    September 12, 2014

    DLP meeting:
    Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton Linton ,,,,,,,,, 800 times

    • Anonymous
      September 13, 2014

      That’s all! We need to let more people know the danger of this guy.

  89. Open Eyes
    September 12, 2014

    All what they said about Lennox Linton went in one ear and came out of the other. They even made Lennox more popular and we the supporters on the ground much stronger. My incoming prime minister please do’nt worry we will deal with them at the polls for you.

  90. September 12, 2014

    I was very ashamed as I listened to the PM and his ministers last evening punched on one person Lennox Linton DLP called a meeting just to talk about the leader of the Opposition, People of Dominica now I believe that their are persons in the PM camp who is set to destroy him and last evening showed all Dominicans all over that is so,
    The PM was like a mad man and he was talking about character, integrity , those two words describe the PM so perfectly .

    Team Dominica UWP and leader Lennox .Linton keep talking about their Vision for Dominica I guess the PM is also deaf . We have a choice to make as Dominican who we want to lead us out of our demise ….. Team Dominica UWP or DLP .. But remember my people the POWER is in your hand. …

    • September 13, 2014

      It s who wants to be a milliornaire or who is going to be a millionaire after the next elections lol
      That’s what it’s all about. Politicans will do anything to hold on to or grab power.

  91. NYC
    September 12, 2014

    Labour allways nice 5 more years in UWp face soon!

    • Anonymous
      September 12, 2014

      I really want them to come back for people like you.

    • anonymous
      September 12, 2014

      I really want them to come back. You all will try to take them out by force. I don’t want them to lose nah, I want them to come back.

  92. Peter J
    September 12, 2014

    I shall remain quiet. Dominica Deserves Better last night has proven that Skerrit Must Go!

    • September 13, 2014

      I concur and the opposition too.
      No elections for a while let’s set up a gov’t of national salvation with no opportunists.
      Let Medard do like baby doc leave for Paris Go to hell too. go to hell go to hell. He already has a passport. none of damb bz-iness how he gets there.(hell)just go man. Don’t let the criminals and opposition catch u before u leave they’ll chatway him.

  93. Ambrose B
    September 12, 2014

    Is this the Prime Minister that Peter Augustine refer to as the brightest in the region? As always for pastors like him Peter Augustine its always garbage in and garbage out

  94. Barbados Observer
    September 12, 2014

    Is the DLP the opposition or the ruling party?

    If the party is so certain they’ve got the next election in the bag why all this hoopla about this man, Lennox Linton.

    I just don’t get it…..this behaviour is for the opposition, NOT for the ruling party.

    I think something is up….was another poll conducted showing the ruling party has lost its grip? Just asking.

  95. SM
    September 12, 2014

    Is this the kind of language Dominicans allowing their P.M too use in public?
    No wonder the country is like that.
    The man sound like a desperate sailor!

  96. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    Wow! This is how a Prime Minister speaks? Does he know the meaning of “bastard”?
    What a distinguished man,,, not. Shame to you .

  97. Referee
    September 12, 2014

    Did I read this correctly? Did the prime minister talk about character and integrity in politics? It’s like Madona , the sex symbol, talking to young girls about the merits of virginity and abstention from sex. Or an alcoholic conducting a seminar to the youth on the wisdom of sobriety.

    Now this is taking political dialogue to a new ridiculous level. And the worst part is I am not sure whether the prime minister wants to be taken seriously or that he is merely delusional. In any case there are reasons to be very concerned.
    First, assuming the prime minister is not delusional, and he really believes what he is saying, one is left to consider his motives. Is he trivializing the many instances in which he has been found wanting on issues of integrity, and honesty? I mean the issues relating to the import of garbage bins, his association with an attorney at the center on an attempted murder of a magistrate, his 2 million dollar house in the context of his salary, his alledged ownership of real estate etc. etc. If the leader of a country who has been under an ethical cloud for so long on so many consequential issues, would attempt to make light of them by pointing the accusatory finger to others, we have to wonder whether we are dealing with a leader who is in control of his faculties or whether we are dealing with someone who is not just ill informed, but a pathological manipulator who is incapable to differentiating between fiction and reality.

    I do not wish to sound alarmist but based solely on the prime minister’s irrational outburst in Lagon list night, every sober citizens in this country should begin to wonder about the fitness of Mr. Skerrit to seek another term. A fair and accurate assessment of Mr. Skerrit is that he is a man who is at the end of his rope; he is finished and he is running on empty and it would indeed be suicidal for the population to continue trust his leadership.

    In conclusion I declare that this country of ours is in deep trouble and has the potential of slipping into anarchy. And in moments like this, not unlike America in 1974 when a group of Republican lawmen approached then president Nixon who was undergoing impeachment, to resign and save the country the trauma of an extended constitutional crisis.
    If there is an ounce of patriotism left in Mr. Skerrit , he should offer to step aside, or his cabinet colleagues should do what is necessary.
    I honestly believe the prime minister has gone off the deep end and it is difficult to see him coming back. The country deserves better..

    One last thing. I trust the wisdom of the Dominican people to come to the right conclusion from the tragic performance of the DLP in Lagon last night. The evidence suggests that this is a party in desperation and men who are acting in desperation are capable of literally doing anything.
    Commonsense suggests that men who are acting from desperation cannot be rational and it would be even more irrational to continue to trust them.

    • light
      September 12, 2014

      I guess the same goes for uwp cause they been desperate from day1

    • anonymous
      September 14, 2014

      did you think before using this analogy? do you have children? if so, are you saying that you will not talk to your young son or daughter about certain moral issues because you were a wild one before you had them??????? I shudder to think that the many ‘madonnas’ we have in Dominica are holding back correcting their children for that reason.

  98. IFF I WUZ
    September 12, 2014

    Parry, I would call on all the religious organizations in particular the Roman Catholic Church to speak to the Prime Minister as regards his choice of words that are being used by him especially on the political platform. His dislike for Mr. Linton should not reach the stage when Mr. Linton is called a bastard, a human tick. Parry should also tell the Prime Minister, in order to be a great statesman and maintain the praises of being one of the wisest politicians in Dominica, he cannot be dehumanizing his people.

    • Ba Yo Bwa
      September 12, 2014

      I guess you were not around, or your ears were blocked with cotton balls all those years when Linton muddied the PM’s name, in his veiled attempt at playing objective critic. Now the shoe is on the other foot and you bawling.

      I don’t condone public vilification of that kind in public, but I also know that karma is a b>>>>. If you don’t like the hear, get out of the kitchen. That’s politics!

  99. Kamchatka
    September 12, 2014

    Is this the same Ian Douglas who was talking about how great Skerrit is last night once also said the following:

    Is this the same Skerrit that Ian & the rest of the confused was referring to last night as a man of [impeccable] integrity and honesty?

  100. Jay
    September 12, 2014

    it was a sad night for the image of Dominica. If ever I thought Roosevelt Skerrit would lose the plot he definitely did so last night. There was no dignity in this performance, something we would all expect from a leader whether we agree with his political view or not.
    But I think the problem with mr. Skerrit goes deeper than that. It is a psychological one, which stops him from accepting that someone else may actually be preferred above him. He literally can not comprehend that. Angelo Allen has already alluded that our P.M. may be suffering from NPD, which I’m now convinced he does. There is something called the “Messiah Complex”, which is a manifestation of this personality disorder.
    I hope the P.M. will receive the treatment he needs but in the mean time the country continues to suffer from his delusional behaviour.

    • john paul
      September 13, 2014

      He is mortally afraid of getting PMS Post ministerial syndrome

  101. Speechless
    September 12, 2014

    Mr P M

    You have shocked and disgusted me by your language!

    How can you be described as a role model for our children, when you use such profanity?

    This outburst has confirmed that you need to take a rest from politics to enjoy your immense wealth and family. You have rendered yourself incapable of leading a party.

    Au revoir

    • September 13, 2014

      In other words he is a bastard?
      Because he shocked and disgusted You .Tell that to Anonymous

      • Speechless
        September 15, 2014

        Logical Dedcution

        I would thank you not to anticipate what I am thinking, as I refrain from using such derogatory terms.

        I have chastised and criticised the P M for using such unacceptable language , so I would not use them.

  102. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    what a shame!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! 99 days for the thief one day for the damn voler!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  103. Gasparo Contarini
    September 12, 2014

    No wonder Peter Augustine say you wise you good at painting yourself in others :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol: :lol:

  104. cockball
    September 12, 2014

    OMG. Mr. Skerrit only a person that lacks character and integrity, attempts to denigrate their opponent by personal attacks such as you have done. It may be red meat for your shrinking base, but will not appeal to men of greater intellect.

    • September 13, 2014

      so gobbles on Kairi FM the Neo DLP Bagdad Bob/Portsmouth Bob the one who spoke of drone attacks on the opposition, the ex-priest turn lawman, Portsmouth Ali like in Chemical Ali and the rest who are considered Neo-DLP who have the Cojones to tell Parra where he went wrong lol! are not intelligent cause they should leave Skerrit to fry in his own oil?

  105. argos
    September 12, 2014

    Well, well the pot calls the kettle black. He is taking maypwee from himself to give to give lennox. Keep your bardge of honor to your self. Because that is the type of person you are. I have never hear of any other person saying these things about Lennox except the PM. that is a pure sign of weekness by the PM. the man was just talking without facts. everywhere Lennox work in Dominica he left with good conduct, good name, so people do not take nothing this man say as truth. He has a BIG BIG problem with Lennox in the political arena.
    the man made lennox more popular from last night., even among his own supporters because they did not go to the meeting to hear what they heard.. If he can do that to Lennox he can do it to any body, including his supporters. If he can do it to one he can do it to all. because thas the kind of person he is. Meypweezan.

    • john paul
      September 13, 2014

      put aside where Lennox worked ,as a talk show host he has caused millones of Dollarscto go back to the treasury and has caused the fraudsters to slow their activities

  106. Morihei Ueshiba
    September 12, 2014

    This statement made me laugh, “wants to make it through life the easy way, not learning, not working hard and not going about things the honest way”
    so the 2 million dollar house, the villas at savanne paix, the dual citizenship case, are the work of an honest man, skerro u forget man. :lol: :lol: :lol:
    Oh & skerro was born from unmarried parents, lol Aye las skerro things bad GarCon, u never thought u would leave office so soon.

    • Truth
      September 13, 2014

      Ron Green was also a dual citizen serving in Parliament but because he is UWP it was OK. That shows the biasness of the UWP. If Skeritt is dishonest for having dual citizenship Ron Green is also dishonest, if Skeritt is dishonest for having dual citizenship Lennox is also dishonest for using other people words in his speaches without acknowledgement. Look up the meaning of bastard. That is why the UWP will again loose this upcoming election due to their elitist and arogant ways..

      • Mrs Jo
        September 15, 2014

        Hi Truth

        It is apparent that your level of education is on a par with the current administration’s, as your comment Is riddled with all types of errors.

        You guys really need to do better, as you have exceeded the embarrassment threshold.

  107. shared
    September 12, 2014

    Well well well sah not one shred of how they are going to create jobs for the people but all about dismantling one’s Character.
    In the end the same malayway that saying Labor ka twavai, is the same ones that’s going to remain in the red-clinic begging;
    same one’s that going to remain in the 2×4 plywood homes.
    Same ones that going to say can you borrow me $10,while the ministers houses continue to flourish and their bank accounts get bigger.
    The govt fraid they lose the election;They fraid of Lennox because of the memorandum of understanding they make with China.why is it a big secret, no one knows.

  108. Think About It
    September 12, 2014

    You of all people calling Mr Linton a fraud and a bastard,it takes one to know one don’t you think? Shame on you some strong one for a so call PM.

  109. September 12, 2014

    Bunch of jokers. Lennox i want to be like you when i grow up.Do not worry god create men with gifts not with degree.

    • hector
      September 12, 2014

      Indirect Quotations

      Indirect quotations are not exact wordings but rather rephrasings or summaries of another person’s words. In this case, it is not necessary to use quotation marks. However, indirect quotations still require proper citations, and you will be commiting plagiarism if you fail to do so.
      Mr. Johnson, a local farmer, reported last night that he saw an alien spaceship on his own property.

      Many writers struggle with when to use direct quotations versus indirect quotations. Use the following tips to guide you in your choice.

      Use direct quotations when the source material uses language that is particularly striking or notable. Do not rob such language of its power by altering it.
      Martin Luther King Jr. believed that the end of slavery was important and of great hope to millions of slaves done horribly wrong.

      The above should never stand in for:
      Martin Luther King Jr. said of the Emancipation Proclamation, “This momentous decree came as a great beacon light of hope to millions of Negro slaves who had been seared in the flames of withering injustice.”

      Use an indirect quotation (or paraphrase) when you merely need to summarize key incidents or details of the text.

      Use direct quotations when the author you are quoting has coined a term unique to her or his research and relevant within your own paper.

      When to use direct quotes versus indirect quotes is ultimately a choice you’ll learn a feeling for with experience. However, always try to have a sense for why you’ve chosen your quote. In other words, never put quotes in your paper simply because your teacher says, “You must use quotes.”

  110. shakes
    September 12, 2014

    i am sitting and am listening to thus meeting from the dlp and i cant believe that pm can have a meeting and the meeting is based on one (1) man? the prime minister does not tell the peopld how does he intend to combat poverty. lack of employment for the youth on the island. he does not talk about making beter the life of people on the island but instead the pm and the other members spend more than 2 hours blassing a man they say that has no education, no integrity, no moral value ? i mean tgis is so unprofesional of a leader. calling people bastards live on the media?? really??? what is that? mr pm u should be an example. i personally think that people should think about this party and whether they would want to vote for a party like that. i mean its been 14 long years and dominica economy has gotten worse and cost of living is skyrocketing. if the labour party win this general election then i am sorry for dominica. dominica finish.

    • bomboclat
      September 12, 2014

      they have talk shows everyday based on one man. What is your issue?

  111. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    Skerrit well if the Incoming PRIME MINISTER LINTON was important i don’t know what you would do. The say you are the wisest leader and here it is you calling an entire country to come listen to all you fellas talk about LENNOX LINTON. Boy you all are just wasting people time You loosing grounds skerrit. That’s the other version of Wise leadership that the pastor highlighted. HURRAY SKERO. :lol:

  112. Chinaman
    September 12, 2014

    Is the PM campaigning for the Opposition Leader’s spot? His speech sounds like someone desperate to get to the opposition’s side.

  113. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    Well PM described himself very aptly I must confess. It is a wise person who know themselves that well.

  114. Wuzrednowblu
    September 12, 2014

    If the DLP is sooooo contented that Linton cannot be the next PM, then why the fuss about the man?

    Linton brings so much of a fresh air to Dominican politics that only those who have no conscience will not see and grasp the wind of change.

    One thing is certain, some of the DLP seats MUST go for the UWP in the upcoming election!

  115. Citizen
    September 12, 2014

    A ‘bastard’ is a person born of unmarried parents. :?:

  116. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    – a person born of parents not married to each other
    – an illegitimate child
    – something that is spurious, irregular, inferior, or of questionable origin

    Skerrit vs Linton – Who is the bastard?

    • pffff
      September 12, 2014

      lol lol lol I like that one lol lol…..who is his daddy nah????

    • megzo
      September 12, 2014

      lol lol lol

    • Me Myself
      September 13, 2014

      @Anonymous – did you conveniently miss this one:
      – an unpleasant or despicable person.

    • john paul
      September 13, 2014

      Skeritt in all meanings!

  117. Grand Bay Yard-fowl
    September 12, 2014

    I fully concur with Roosevelt Skerrit that character and integrity should take center stage as Dominicans make the decision to elect a government for the next five years. The problem is, he and many in his cabinet do not have the character and integrity to enter the race.

    In reference to fraud and the word “BASTARD,” I am confident the Dominican people know who’s fraudulent and who’s a bastard. Such recklessness in words, the disrespect, arrogance of Mr. Skerrit clearly depicts a man who’s desperate and ready to take whatever measures to stay in office.

    I gave Mr. Reginald Austrie thumbs up for telling the faithful last night, “Once you are paid to run you cannot be a good parlrep. No doubt, he was sending that message to the parlreps who were paid by Skerrit to run in the last election.
    He also told them that if Skerrit tells you something, you must believe what Skerrit tells you. Doh! That’s the way to enforce a liar’s lies.

    Dominicans, you are wise and politically savvy enough to know that this Labour party has ran out of ideas and is now trying to convince you to give them five more years so you can remain in poverty and continue begging at the Red clinic. The time is near to tell these corrupt politicians that you’ve had enough. Therefore, you must vote them out. CHANGE IS A MUST.

  118. koncerned Dominican
    September 12, 2014

    Isn’t it ironic that Mr. SKERRIT has the audacity to issue such statements of fraud regarding his fellow competitor? When we’ve seen the dictatorial form of leadership Where What Mr SKERRIT says goes? YOU should be upset about what’s happening in our beautiful island nation because you are the biggest perpetrator of the illigalities plaques this country. Constitutionally the general elections should have already been called but you Mr. Chavez ooops I meant Mr. Skerrit are the obe who determines When What Where and How the constituent thinks and dare him express his displeasure for What he sees is happening in his country which is rewarded with threats. It’s time our people wake up and see What happening. Case in point ” i will give you the opportunity for you to go back to the polls very soon ” Mr Skerrit you aren’t the one giving the people the opportunity, the constitution of the Commonwealth of Dominican furnishes that right that you have nonchallantly and vehemently tried to stripe the people of by your political grandstanding. Mr skerrit take this word of advice….. every leader with his own ways who seemed to exact their own laws n rules above God’s perished. Rest assured evil will not always reign.

  119. You loose liar
    September 12, 2014

    You are a true case of the pot calling the kettle black. You are at the forefront casting the sins that you deeply possess at someone else.
    What legacy are you setting for your son?

  120. Hurtault
    September 12, 2014

    Although I support the DLP, I think to much emphasis is placed on Linton. We should concentrate on jobs and progress already made. We can’t take that from Lennox Linton. He is obviously a well spoken guy. He can write millions of speeches and deliver them on his own. So we have just wasted our time attacking him…..

  121. Real Dominican
    September 12, 2014

    Look who’s talking!!! Canawy ka di chaudier an bas bunda lie nwe

  122. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    Yes I DNO you at it again with your headline (so predictable eh)!

    September 12, 2014

    SMH at DNO..That alone you all heard huh? why not mention the recordings of Linton saying the exact thing the St.Lucian said.

  124. Simone
    September 12, 2014

    Well said PM Skerrit forward we go into the next century!

    • JoJo
      September 12, 2014

      You go with him Simone, Not me again! Once bitten, twice shy.

      • September 13, 2014

        where is he going JoJo? hell lol! I was never with him nor the UWP DA is an absolute mess. Pastor Augustine must oray for skerrit’s soul seeing Bishop Daniel’s gone.Oh almost forgot he’s got the catholic Bishop boys nous according to Crazy.

  125. maindesk
    September 12, 2014

    Clearly an attempt to distract and not a very good one. We want to know why we should re elect the Labour Party and all we heard was about Linton. That is the disgraceful thing. The meeting therefore was a fraud. Skerrit has been talking about calling the elections very soon over one year now so who is the fraud.

  126. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    skerrit they say you are a wise leader, show them you wise self… :lol: That is wisdom….calling a whole country to talk about one man.

  127. Producer
    September 12, 2014

    8-O Oh my! 8-O

  128. Views Expressed
    September 12, 2014

    Let it be known that Skerrit is in no position to talk of, condemn anyone let alone Lennox Linton. The Issue with Skerrit is that Lennox Linton single handedly exposed Skerrit and his ministers able supporters by so called legal counsels appeared to defraud the states limited resources better known as te Bin Bobol. They lied and said it is not true but as the evidence and the trail was exposed they started lying by saying it was a mistake…..and then a brother of a minister was the person on the other side responsible for the purchase and over $5000,000. was paid back. Why…?/ Who stole the money???
    They promise to pay back money in two weeks – that is the money of we poor Dominicans… took much longer , almost six month……..please follow the money trail…..and all those who had to pay back after being caught with their hands in the cookie jar.


  129. *
    September 12, 2014

    Skerrit you know that you cannot step in our leader shoe Mr. LENNOX LINTON. You said he is a novice and yet still you called the ENTIRE country to come to Lagoon to talk about him. You all are just a bunch of jokers. You must admit that you loosing points. Every attempt to bring down LENNOX is costing you a many votes less.

    All ELECTION and you will know who is Bastered and who is Fraud

  130. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    I am speechless in having read the PM referring to the leader of the opposing party as a bastard.

    You talk about character, how about you having respect for others? What kind of example are you setting for the young people of this country? Linton is not your enemy. Do not attempt to turn Dominica into these countries where people maim and kill each other to cling onto power.

    We want a respectful democracy in Dominica. That language has no place in Dominican politics.

    You ought to apologize for your gutter language.

    • Anonymous
      September 13, 2014

      At least he did not spell it.

  131. Ravine
    September 12, 2014

    Plagiarize eh! what about your the PM quoting directly from David Thompson? should you resign?/
    Mr. Pm let us separate chalk and cheese once and for all.. Please let us debate the issues, debate Lennox Linton in a public forum.

    • Rachel
      September 12, 2014

      You just used the key word “quoting”. He must have said “and I quote” for you to know he quoted. This is what you are suppose to do when you use words and sentences from another source.

      • Ravine
        September 15, 2014

        but Skerritt did not say that “I quote”

  132. Pray
    September 12, 2014

    I don’t normally comment on political articles but this must be said.

    Open your eyes PLEASE people. The leader of a nation called a meeting for one reason – to call a man names. “Bastard” is what came out of this leader’s mouth. This is sooooooooo sad. Please people, a man, a group of people, cannot keep making mistakes and having slips of the tongue so often. This is who they are; this is what they stand for; Put the sewo and handouts aside. Be honest with yourselves.

    Leaders in all walks of life in Dominica, it is time to speak to your groups, organisations, congregations, clubs and families. Let us take back Dominica.

    Every vote DOES matter.

  133. hmmm
    September 12, 2014

    tactics of a scared and delusional man …. and those with logs in their eye should pretend that they not see the speck in another’s eye.

    for the list of Skewo’s mistrusts and ill deeds are too numerous to mention.

    Bin BOBOL *(payments made from your lawyer and not dopwel)

    Fertilizer BOBOL

    acquisition of Trafalgar lands( caused the lady heartache till death)

    tax evasion by your lawyer on your behalf

    distribution of jobs without tenders (Ace engineering, remember the PM incriminated himself)

    meager 400 thousand dollar house (but english is a [email protected]#$) because you could have meant 400,000 US

    just to name the tip of the iceberg


  134. falcon carier
    September 12, 2014

    when the word INTEGRITY comes out from the mouth of mr skerrit..we know that jesus is coming very very very very soon..LINTON is their WORST NIGHTMARE..THANKS FOR GLORIFYING MR LINTON SKERRIT FROM THE HIGHEST LEVEL

    September 12, 2014

    DNO,where is the crowd?If it was UWP,you would have shown their meeting in pictures…Show Dominicans the sea of RED that covered Lagon.
    And for you all UWPites,the meeting last night was about Lennox;his character and dishonesty.A copy cat that wants to lead a country.
    Lennox is a fraud and a bastard….put that in your pipe and smoke Uwpites.

    • JoJo
      September 12, 2014

      Yeah Fast and Furious…where was the crowd??

    • Labour ka mal twavay
      September 15, 2014

      Character and dishonesty? Well well well. My granny always said what is hot must come cold. “Savior, King, God, Jesus” your time must and will come. GOD is good All The Time and ALL The Time GOD is good. CHANGE must and will come. Desperate times call for desperate measure and as such “Savior, King, God, Jesus” Skerrit has become desperate. “Saviour, King, God, Jesus” Skerrit we don’t want to hear about the “fraud and damn bastard Linton” we want to hear about your plans to provide sustainable jobs so that we don’t have to resort to come and sit at Financial centre to beg for monies for school fees, pampers, milk, house rent, underwear and the list goes on. This is what we have been reduced too? Labour ka MAL TWAVAY.

  136. Father Batty
    September 12, 2014

    A bastard? wow

  137. cc
    September 12, 2014

    Steups change is a must labour must go

  138. Channel 1
    September 12, 2014

    But watch who calling people fraud and talking about integrity nuh. Steeuuuuuuuppppppppssssssssss!!!!

    Roosevelt call the election so we can vote you out. You still saying very soon for the elections eh.

    Last year, you told us soon…..last night you come back talking about this same soon. Like you ain’t know what the meaning of the word soon means eh.

  139. Rebecca Theodore
    September 12, 2014

    And which educated journalist writes a press release like this anyway? “PM stresses character in leadership; described Linton as a fraud and bastard”. This title makes Linton look big and a person the world would want to learn about if the head of a country takes the time to educate young minds about character using Linton as the pretext.. Sometimes the villain becomes the victor…

  140. dafriend
    September 12, 2014

    Character and integrity…Skerrit you do not even know the meaning of these words. As far as vision is concerned, you’ve got plenty of that. Problem is none of them ever become reality. So perhaps ‘pie in the sky’ is a better word for your vision. Sir, you are the worst PM Dominica has had in its short history. In 15 years you’ve achieved nothing apart from turning the country and it’s citizens in to beggars whilst enriching yourself, your ministers and advisors.

  141. Rebecca Theodore
    September 12, 2014

    Did he say ‘character and integrity’ while at the same time defaming the character of another? This is not an Orwellian narrative. This is the lowest form of illiteracy and an insult to to the intelligence of the literate.. After all, he knew he was speaking to an illiterate crowd. God bless Dominica…

    • Ben Haynes PsyD
      September 12, 2014

      Could not agree with you more. But really, is this not the kind of culture, name of the game that is D/ca? otThe history of political campaigns are nothing but a joke, and the PM proved he is not an example to our young citizens that are looking for good leadership. Here we have a PM who just the other day was called one of the most dynamic, wise leaders of the country. Well, well. l will not like to know who the dumbest guy is.

  142. Anonymous
    September 12, 2014

    stupes stupes stupes……………………….

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