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Tuesday Talk

Published:Tuesday | August 11, 2015 | 12:00 AM

1 Illegal activities like the lotto scam will continue to thrive as long as there are business people willing to close their eyes and facilitate transactions without questioning the source of funds. According to our reports, certain merchants are well known for accepting scammers' wads of cash in exchange for merchandise. This is yet another example of those who play by the rules being shafted.

2 It was the mother of all parties. Plenty food and drink and loads of excitement. But now everyone is still talking about the prominent uptowner who appeared in drag. To say it was an awkward moment when the party animal burst on the scene is an understatement.

3 Someone is misleading the young woman by putting the idea into her head that she can challenge the leader and emerge victorious. From all accounts, she does not have the financial backing or the political experience and it would certainly create another firestorm among loyalists.

4 Political seats are like the new lottery in Jamaica. These days, it is by far the most attractive commodity, hence the scramble to get one, no matter the colour of one's allegiance. Listen out for another shock announcement as the candidates try to sort themselves out in the weeks ahead.