We okay as long as we got music we can dance all day? While Penn works in the trenches, Jean monetizes Haiti’s plight with trivalized pop tune!

If I was President, the first thing that I would do is get my people out of them tents. Lyric’s from Wyclef Jean’s song Election Time You sometimes believe that after so many years on this planet you have pretty well seen it all . . . and then it hits you from right out … Continue reading

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Jean CNN Interview Painful To Watch

As I watched the Wyclef Jean Interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, in which he declared his candidacy for the presidency of Haiti, the first thought that came to mind was a fight between Muhammad Ali at his prime, and an amateur welterweight from the local gym. With what can only be described as “kid glove” … Continue reading

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Haiti’s Youth: The country’s greatest promise and . . . its greatest challenge

In the intersecting complexities that underline the importance of the upcoming Haitian election, recurring themes are centered around new beginnings and the country’s youth. Like the lyrics from the Whitney Houston song which proclaim “I believe the children are our future,” there is certainly a great degree of both truth and promise associated with this … Continue reading

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Haiti Needs Leadership, Not Ambassadors (Commentary on Sean Penn’s Skepticism Regarding Jean’s Decision To Run)

Sean Penn has indicated that he is skeptical of Wyclef Jean’s decision to run in the 2011 Haitian presidential elections. Based on Jean’s answers in a recent Esquire Magazine article, such concerns appear to be somewhat warranted. Here is the link to the questions that will be posed to candidate Dr. Eddy Delaleu on Sunday, … Continue reading

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