Two Issues With Martin Scott: Decent work Bill and Sirleaf

  Mr. Editor, Issue #1 Liberian Legislature passes decent work bill Do your senators know what the hell they are doing?  These economically illiterate senators had nothing better to do, but to pass a Destructive Work Bill, oops, I mean Decent Work Bill, which establishes a minimum wage of US$6 per day and US$0.75 per hour for Liberian workers.  That’s a 500 percent increase for workers making US$1 per day!  Wow, the benevolence of government at work !  …(Re “Better Wages: Liberia’s Legislature Passes Decent Work Bill at Six Dollars…

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Meditate on the Law, Upholding It Relentlessly And Wisely

  By: Julius R. Addy Jr. Allow me to comment on the legislature’s contempt power, which has been a source of much discontentment amongst a certain group of citizens with regards to its application. Firstly, I am of the view that this dissatisfaction in some segments of our society originates from the fact that some people either do not understand the meaning of legislative contempt or that they understand what it means but do not agree with the manner in which this power is exercised. In either case, it is…

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Mary Broh’s apology wasn’t about apology!

    By Ralph Geeplay Recentl, the Lord Mayor of the City of Monrovia, Madame Mary Broh finally appeared before the Liberian Senate few days ago and delivered the apology they long sought. It seems the legislators have been begging for the apology as if some how to legalize and validate their importance, what else can I say. Incensed, that the Lord Mayor of Monrovia ignored several attempts to appear before the senate in a matter that had all to do with the judiciary and the courts, it threw to…

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