John Barritt http://www.royalgazette.com John Barritt en-us A different approach needed <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150123/COLUMN01/150129853/AR/0/AR-150129853.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Calls for collaboration and cooperation sound and look an awful lot like wishful thinking, dont you think Mr Editor? If the banter on the blogs is any indication, we have people on either side who keep scorecards, lengthy lists of the wrongs that each party has committed or of things that have been said, one about the other, that point. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150123/COLUMN01/150129853&source=RSS Fri, 23 Jan 2015 04:31:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150123/COLUMN01/150129853&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150123/COLUMN01/150129853/AR/0/AR-150129853.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Calls for collaboration and cooperation sound and look an awful lot like wishful thinking, dont you think Mr Editor? If the banter on the blogs is any indication, we have people on either side who keep scorecards, lengthy lists of the wrongs that each party has committed or of things that have been said, one about the other, that point. .. Cannonier return smacks of internal politics <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150120/COLUMN01/150129981/AR/0/AR-150129981.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> Politics offers up plenty of twists and turns, Mr Editor, some of them predictable and some not so predictable. The unpredictable can be a pain. When asked what could scupper his governments plans former United Kingdom Prime Minister Harold Macmillan famously replied Events, dear boy, events. That we understand. But politicians who. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150120/COLUMN01/150129981&source=RSS Tue, 20 Jan 2015 02:35:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150120/COLUMN01/150129981&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150120/COLUMN01/150129981/AR/0/AR-150129981.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> Politics offers up plenty of twists and turns, Mr Editor, some of them predictable and some not so predictable. The unpredictable can be a pain. When asked what could scupper his governments plans former United Kingdom Prime Minister Harold Macmillan famously replied Events, dear boy, events. That we understand. But politicians who. .. Our children deserve absolute commitment <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150119/COLUMN01/150119719/AR/0/AR-150119719.jpg" width="100" align="left" /></a> It was a criticism that was bound to be levelled, Mr Editor, and so it was. Bermuda could use an Americas Cup approach to public education. Everyone knows it too, and have known for a long, long time. How long? Long enough. Our political parties have certainly recognised this at least when it comes to acknowledging the problem. .. http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150119/COLUMN01/150119719&source=RSS Mon, 19 Jan 2015 03:29:00 GMT http://www.royalgazette.com/article/20150119/COLUMN01/150119719&source=RSS <img src="/storyimage/RG/20150119/COLUMN01/150119719/AR/0/AR-150119719.jpg" width="100" align="left" class="main-image" /></a> It was a criticism that was bound to be levelled, Mr Editor, and so it was. Bermuda could use an Americas Cup approach to public education. Everyone knows it too, and have known for a long, long time. How long? Long enough. Our political parties have certainly recognised this at least when it comes to acknowledging the problem. ..