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by Tidodo
Sat Dec 27, 2014 4:11 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Resurrection of Windows on Haiti
Replies: 7
Views: 2710

Re: Resurrection of Windows on Haiti

Okay Bcreider, perhaps your questions related to the article of TPM:Watch...Fox Station...Deceptively... should have been posted as a separate topic. But I'd venture an opinion on it here anyway. You wrote:"So let me post this as an opening volley. What is the agenda? Simply selling news? Why are th...
by Tidodo
Sat Dec 27, 2014 11:02 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale
Replies: 11
Views: 2106

Re: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale

Konpè Jaf, onè e respè. Depi dènye fwa a, mwen te rankontre ou lan youn lan bagay pou gwo travay konpè Milou ap fè lan Pòtapiman an. Se te yon kokennchenn privilèj pou mwen, e mwen te apresye anpil prezantasyon ou te fè an. Sou bò pam, lan ane 2012, mwen te kòmanse yon efò pou ede Lopital Sen Antwan...
by Tidodo
Sat Dec 27, 2014 10:33 am
Forum: Offbeat Topics
Topic: Virgin birth or parthenogenesis
Replies: 3
Views: 3596

Re: Virgin birth or parthenogenesis

Guy, ou son taken wi!
by Tidodo
Thu Dec 25, 2014 11:24 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Making AP Financially Sustainable and a "Going Concern"
Replies: 3
Views: 1533

Making AP Financially Sustainable and a "Going Concern"

I was overwhelmed by the responses Guy got on Facebook to his suggestions to reopen temporarily Ann Pale. So, allow me to suggest that we open a little discussion about how to make sure that the closing of Ann Pale does not happen again by setting up a financial support system to make its operations...
by Tidodo
Thu Dec 25, 2014 10:57 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale
Replies: 11
Views: 2106

Re: Depi dènye fwa nou te nan lakou Annpale

Mwen pral rale ti chèz mwen poum chita koute pawòl anba bouch kèlke lan pi bèl reprezantan ti peyi nou an, e kelke lòt peyi, pwodwi.
by Tidodo
Thu Dec 25, 2014 10:47 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Resurrection of Windows on Haiti
Replies: 7
Views: 2710

Re: Resurrection of Windows on Haiti

The University is now back in business. Let's sharpen our pencils to acquire new knowledge, while at the same time make good on what we learned from the previous terms. This is a fresh start.
by Tidodo
Fri Jun 20, 2008 6:37 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama Vice President Picks: Who Are The Frontrunners?
Replies: 5
Views: 3058

[quote]I hope Obama will make Hillary an offer: that of becoming the next Secretary of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.[/quote] I can't imagine why would she give up her senate seat for that job! But, I like your joke. [quote]I also happen to think that gender is very important. Thi...
by Tidodo
Thu Jun 19, 2008 7:37 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama Vice President Picks: Who Are The Frontrunners?
Replies: 5
Views: 3058

[quote]Well, add Al Gore to the list. That's the ticket I favor...[/quote] Guy, Even though the Republican brand is in very bad shape in this election cycle, Obama is not a sure thing as the polls suggest - assuming responders to the survey questions are not lying. Gender appears to be the most impo...
by Tidodo
Wed Jun 18, 2008 11:54 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Le sommet de Rome
Replies: 2
Views: 1544

[quote]Qu'on se le tienne pour dit : scientifiquement nous pouvons relever le défi de la famine et de la malnutrition et de leurs méfaits en Haiti. Pour vous en convaincre nous vous livrons la carte de la valeur nutritive des aliments haitiens[/quote] Rene produit ces données nutritives des produits...
by Tidodo
Fri Jun 13, 2008 1:43 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Robert Manuel ne succèdera pas à Jacques Édouard Alexis
Replies: 3
Views: 2182

[quote]....Certains parlementaires de Lespwa pensent cependant le contraire et estiment qu'on assiste à un renforcement de la démocratie en Haiti.[/quote]

Pour que la démocratie marche, il faut que ceux en charge de la protéger la comprennent!
by Tidodo
Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:20 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Should Obama pick Hillary Clinton as his running mate?
Replies: 22
Views: 7959

Leonel, I just watched the McLaughlin group. There was unanimity on the panel that Obama will not pick Hillary, except for Jonh McLaughlin's "too close to call." I can't remember anytime there was unanimity on something on this panel and they were wrong. Conclusion, he will not pick her and help wit...
by Tidodo
Fri Jun 06, 2008 8:11 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Should Obama pick Hillary Clinton as his running mate?
Replies: 22
Views: 7959

[quote]I apologize to calling them "Uncle Tom". [/quote] Great characters have no problem with their humanity. [quote]I would not call Colin Powell an uncle Tom. This is disrespectful and this appellation does not fit the man. If a Haitian had reached that level of power, Haitians would have been cr...
by Tidodo
Thu Jun 05, 2008 6:21 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Should Obama pick Hillary Clinton as his running mate?
Replies: 22
Views: 7959

[quote]...in to the Clintonite pressure cooker. The only people who think that Obama cannot win without Hillary are the same people who felt that Obama could not win in the first place...[/quote] [quote]As I said before, the only people who think that Obama cannot win without Hillary are the same pe...
by Tidodo
Wed Jun 04, 2008 1:18 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Should Obama pick Hillary Clinton as his running mate?
Replies: 22
Views: 7959

Although I think it should have been the other way around, Obama has earned his dues - based on ill-advised democratic party rules - and thus deserves his place on the top of the ticket. Picking Hillary as his running mate is the only chance he has to win the presidency, based on the way things are ...
by Tidodo
Tue Jun 03, 2008 6:48 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Haitian People Taking their Future in their Own hands
Replies: 0
Views: 1589

Haitian People Taking their Future in their Own hands

There is a United Nations conference on hunger going on in Rome now. Food riots in Haiti and Liberia and other underdeveloped countries earlier this year are being given by reporters as the catalyst for organizing this conference. The actions of the Haitian people taking the streets to protest famin...
by Tidodo
Thu May 15, 2008 10:38 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Les députés du CPP soudoyés par la Primature...
Replies: 1
Views: 1310

Les députés du CPP soudoyés par la Primature...

http://www.haitipressnetwork.com/news.cfm?articleID=10028 [quote] Les députés du CPP soudoyés par la Primature, selon le député Jean Beauvoir Dorson Posté le 14 mai 2008 Les députés du CPP auraient été soudoyés par la Primature pour voter contre Ericq Pierre, a dénoncé Jean Beauvoir Dorson. À l'init...
by Tidodo
Tue May 13, 2008 5:24 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Rejet de Éricq Pierre par la Chambre des députés
Replies: 1
Views: 1394

Rejet de Éricq Pierre par la Chambre des députés

http://www.alterpresse.org/spip.php?article7239 [quote]Haiti : Rejet par la Chambre des députés du choix de Éricq Pierre comme Premier ministre lundi 12 mai 2008 P-au-P., 12 mai 08 [AlterPresse] --- Contrairement au Sénat, la Chambre basse a rejeté ce 12 mai le choix de Éricq Pierre comme Premier mi...
by Tidodo
Mon May 12, 2008 2:26 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Video interview with Dr. Paul Farmer
Replies: 29
Views: 7079

[quote]..Mwen pa konn si'm deraye de sijE'a. Men, pwoblEm nou an Ayiti gen anpil sous. E se pa Ayisyen sElman ki la koz.[/quote] Leo, I totally agree with you that our problems are very complex. But, the solutions start with us putting order in our own backyard, first. Otherwise, every time you star...
by Tidodo
Mon May 12, 2008 9:20 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Video interview with Dr. Paul Farmer
Replies: 29
Views: 7079

[quote]But, like Tidodo, I used to think that was a "Self-destructive Haitian Problem". We (HAitians) couldn't do anything good. [/quote] Leonel, My man, it is always a pleasure to have an exchange with you. When will we eat another "mayimoulen ak pwason" together in Florida? Anyway, Leonel, I don't...
by Tidodo
Mon May 12, 2008 8:21 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Video interview with Dr. Paul Farmer
Replies: 29
Views: 7079

[quote]...The prize for a conscious African is not to have a salary, a house and a bank account....no matter how huge. So it is not a matter of - not letting history block ONE from attaining what "others" consider suceess. Much more valuable than individual accumulation of weath, there is a collecti...
by Tidodo
Sun May 11, 2008 8:19 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Video interview with Dr. Paul Farmer
Replies: 29
Views: 7079

[quote]We've been there before and frankly it is unappealing to be going over the same arguments over and over. [/quote] Jaf, Sorry, but you are the one who keeps bringing it up [calling self-flagellation every time someone who wants to progress looks into errors made in the past] forgetting that ma...
by Tidodo
Sun May 11, 2008 12:42 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Video interview with Dr. Paul Farmer
Replies: 29
Views: 7079

Guys/Gals, Dr. Mallebranche was just "thinking loud!" Your reactions confirmed the risk of such a strategy. My guess is that Ann Pale should be able to accommodate all types of thinking, including those we don't agree with. The reason is that somehow we all learn from each other. When people are thi...
by Tidodo
Sat May 10, 2008 4:03 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Video interview with Dr. Paul Farmer
Replies: 29
Views: 7079

[quote]In all this I believe that action speaks louder than words. Especially words of self-flagellation.[/quote] Jaf, I doubt that you'll find anyone on this forum who disagreed with you on the injustice inflicted in the past on people of African descent that continued today to a lesser extent. Sho...
by Tidodo
Fri May 09, 2008 1:41 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Video interview with Dr. Paul Farmer
Replies: 29
Views: 7079

Kudos to all of you for some great observations on Dr. Farmer, his colleagues and Haitians in general on these posts. It is a great learning source for those like me who are not in the medical field. I would not comment on the medical part of the post, as it is not my field. But, as Haitian, I would...
by Tidodo
Thu May 08, 2008 2:20 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

[quote]I thought the whole controversy centered on the Florida Democratic Party holding its primary ahead of the official primary season, as defined by the National Party... Only 4 exceptions were allowed, and Florida was not one of them. You seem to be saying now that the Democratic Party in Florid...
by Tidodo
Thu May 08, 2008 1:06 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

[quote]..What do I mean by this? Well, it's obvious. The State Party can completely ignore the rules established ahead of the electoral campaign by the National Party. Then, they would expect to pay no consequence whatsoever. [/quote] As far as I know, the Democratic Party in Florida does not decide...
by Tidodo
Thu May 08, 2008 12:54 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

[quote]Yes, indeed they were on the ballot but how many democrat voters didn't cast a vote[/quote] Frantz, 1.750 million of Democrats cast a ballot in the elections. That number is 200 thousand short of the number of Republicans who are in majority in the State. On the Republican side, 1,949 million...
by Tidodo
Thu May 08, 2008 8:46 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

[quote]Well, the biggest problem for the Democrats will come in determining what exactly to do in the cases of Michigan and Florida. [/quote] I don't know about Michigan, in the Florida case it is a very clear one, as I will explain below. [quote]..Hillary is totally disingenuous (odasyèz, as Jaf pu...
by Tidodo
Wed May 07, 2008 11:18 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

Guy, I agree with most of the things you have said in these two posts. I already admitted that I was wrong underestimating Obama at the beginning when he was not better known. And, I, certainly want us to keep our eyes on the prize in November. I am not sure the country can continue on that same pat...
by Tidodo
Tue May 06, 2008 12:33 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

Guy, Thank you for posting this article I would have missed if it was not for your research. It is the ultimate addition to this thread and the response that we all wish could have given to the original article on the subject. [quote]....I wish I am wrong but through conversations I have had with bo...
by Tidodo
Sat May 03, 2008 4:12 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

Jaf, Thanks for the comment. You said: [quote]...A new generation of Americans will certainly refuse to follow the Democratic Party if it proves with these primaries that it is too bound to "whiteness" to even nominate a half-European half-African man to be the presidential candidate.[/quote] If the...
by Tidodo
Fri May 02, 2008 2:07 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

You know, Guy, I wish I can profess my faith in Hillary Clinton the way you do in Barack Obama. I feel like being at church now! Like you, I am also having fun here. Exchanging ideas with well meaning forum members, especially one of your caliber, is not only fun, it is also a privilege. Believe it ...
by Tidodo
Fri May 02, 2008 10:13 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

[quote] [quote]Guy, you are right. This is your opinion about who should be president. But, do you mind asking the american people? [/quote] Yes, I am an American too, as far as I know. And American people do not speak with just one voice. What you seem to be saying is: let's do away with elections....
by Tidodo
Fri May 02, 2008 5:57 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

[quote]...I am sure that there are lot of people who feel like I do: There is NO WAY... I could possibly vote for Hillary this year. Four years from now, maybe. Eight years from now, who knows? But certainly not in 2008! [/quote] You are among the group of Non-Republicans voters that the Republican ...
by Tidodo
Thu May 01, 2008 11:49 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Obama denounces Rev. Wright
Replies: 32
Views: 12900

Sijè Obama an, se yon sijè mwen gen lontan mwen te bezwen tounen ladan l. Tankou Leonel, mwen te di okòmansman ke Etazini poko pare pou yon ti nwa kòm presidan. Rezilta premye eleksyon yo lan Iowa avèk "caucuses" lan lòt eta yo fè mwen santi'm pa konfòtab pou kontinye menteni pozisyon sa a. Sepandan...
by Tidodo
Thu May 01, 2008 12:40 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Une révolution agricole en Haïti : le chantier de l’avenir!
Replies: 5
Views: 1776

[quote].....I faudra aussi compter l'érosion qui ne cesse d'effacer le sol qui sert de support physique à l'agriculture. Peut-on vraiment imaginer les conséquences de ce déséquilibre? Pourtant tout n'est pas forcément perdu... [/quote] Un effort coordonné à tous les niveaux essentiels d'activités éc...
by Tidodo
Wed Apr 23, 2008 10:00 am
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: HAPPY 10TH ANNIVERSARY, WINDOWS ON HAITI!
Replies: 35
Views: 9230

Se domaj, mwen pat ka patisipe lan rankont lan. Men, mwen tep panse a nou anpil, pandan mwen lan avyon mwen tap wayaje dimanch aprèmidi. Temwanyaj sou rankont la fè kèm grenn. Mwen pèdi yon gwo opòtinite pou mwen ta rankontre anpil moun mwen te vle rankontre. Konpliman a tout moun ki te la yo e ki t...
by Tidodo
Sat Apr 12, 2008 6:55 am
Forum: 2008
Topic: Message du président René Garcia Préval au peuple haïtien
Replies: 13
Views: 4012

Premyèman, banm remèsye Guy pou diskou an li te poste an. Sa te pèmèt mwen li l. Jaf, mwen te byen apresye pozisyon Batay Ouvriye ou te poste an. Se pa tout bagay ladan l mwen dakò avè yo. Men, gen anpil verite mwen li. Lan tout peyi, kritik pwodiktif gen wòl yo. Se tankou yon rapèl li ye ke ou kite...
by Tidodo
Thu Apr 10, 2008 10:07 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: Message du président René Garcia Préval au peuple haïtien
Replies: 13
Views: 4012

I was surprised to note that there was not a sense of urgency in the speech. I was expecting, at least, accomplishments and short term solutions, but the speech lacks both. Other than a new program to produce three thousand eggs in one year and three millions the following year, I failed to find the...
by Tidodo
Tue Apr 08, 2008 9:12 pm
Forum: Forum Community
Topic: Anniversary Note from Tidodo
Replies: 0
Views: 1522

Anniversary Note from Tidodo

Happy Anniversary WOH. I owe you so much! It is hard to list all of my debts to you, but I will try to list some. Because of you, today I can read and write Kreyòl Because of you, my English is much better today Because of you, today I understand world's affairs better Because of you, I am more info...
by Tidodo
Tue Mar 25, 2008 2:19 pm
Forum: 2008
Topic: The Haitian Senate
Replies: 6
Views: 2389

[quote]It appears CRIMINAL to me, Serge, that in the middle of all that the Haitian elected representatives are more concerned about Senator Boulos being an "etranger" with dual passport. [/quote] Like most of you, I believe in the disservice this law made to the Haitian people. And like Serge, Guy,...
by Tidodo
Wed Oct 24, 2007 6:43 am
Forum: 2007
Topic: The Haitian Constitution needs to be amended
Replies: 2
Views: 1773

We have discussed this issue on this forum many times in the past, and the consensus is there that the constitution is, at least on these two, weak on the treatment of the dual citizenship and the frequency of the elections. On the latter, the problem is the unnecessary cost that the country cannot ...
by Tidodo
Wed Oct 10, 2007 11:46 am
Forum: Other Food topics
Topic: Konpliman pou Isabelle
Replies: 1
Views: 2022

Konpliman pou Isabelle

Monchè, lan bagay sa gen lè fòk mal pran enfòmasyon sou kote Isabelle rete wi. Paske, manmzèl gen anpil resèt! Li poste anpil bèl bagay lan zafè bon manje an "gastronomie." Gen lè, endesèjou, fòk mal fè yon desant dè liye (traduction du français)! Anmwe! Ki moun ki bral banm adrès lan! Silvouplè, pa...
by Tidodo
Thu Sep 27, 2007 10:45 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: On interest and debt repayment according to the Bible
Replies: 2
Views: 2177

Guy, It seems to me here that the texts, written during old times, are referring here to lending of money to someone to survive hunger and lack of shelter - charity. While seeing that way makes a lot of sense, what are the limits? There are billions of people in need of food and perhaps a good shelt...
by Tidodo
Mon Aug 13, 2007 10:30 am
Forum: About Music
Topic: 26 Juillet 2007 ramènait le 52ème anniversaire du compas direct
Replies: 1
Views: 2012

[quote]Cependant, après avoir assisté à la fin des années 70, à la marée musicale antillaise (Guadeloupe, Martinique, NDLR) portée par les Grammacks, les Aiglons, et Exile One, la musique haitienne a cédé à la puissante machine qu'a représenté le Zouk dans les années 80. Juste revanche, dira-t-on ! ...
by Tidodo
Fri Jul 27, 2007 8:05 am
Forum: Current Social Issues
Topic: SAUT-D'EAU
Replies: 10
Views: 5121

I did visit most of Haiti's cities and localities during times of their "fèt chanpèt" in my 20s. I had a hell of a good time visiting them in so many different ways. Saut-D'Eau was a rare exception among the many well-known haitian destinations I missed. I was not crazy about the religious aspect of...
by Tidodo
Fri Jul 27, 2007 7:46 am
Forum: 2007
Topic: HAITI, From Revolution To The Kidnapping of a President
Replies: 25
Views: 10390

[quote]Randall Robinson's wife Hazel, Maxine Waters and , Ron Dellums they all have worked and probably still lobbying for Aristide. [/quote] What's wrong with that? As far as I am concerned they are doing a fine job for Haiti and those in Haiti who have no voice. When people provide a service, it i...
by Tidodo
Wed Jul 25, 2007 6:44 am
Forum: 2007
Topic: HAITI, From Revolution To The Kidnapping of a President
Replies: 25
Views: 10390

[quote]Depend to who you talk to, you may have a different answer and outcome, kidnapping or coup d'etat, voluntary departure, resignation, assassination etc..Aristide and his sympathizers say that it's a kidnapping/coup d'etat. The international community (U.S., France, Canada) say that it's a resi...
by Tidodo
Tue Jul 24, 2007 8:54 am
Forum: 2007
Topic: HAITI, From Revolution To The Kidnapping of a President
Replies: 25
Views: 10390

Michel, like Leonel, I don't see what is so objectionable about what Robinson's account of haitian history that deserves our rebuke. The historic recounts before the administration of Aristide are as close to as any native haitian learned at school or through history books. In fact, from this interv...
by Tidodo
Thu Jul 19, 2007 1:19 pm
Forum: About Sports
Topic: #00F - Copa América Final: Who will win?
Replies: 41
Views: 20614

Declarations from Dunga, Brazil's Team Coach

[quote]15/7/2007 - Dunga dedicó el título a los niños del mundo El DT de Brasil y un emotivo discurso AFP Maracaibo – Dunga, el seleccionador de Brasil, atribuyó al trabajo y sacrificio de sus pupilos el título de la Copa América Venezuela 2007, luego de vencer por 3-0 a Argentina en la final, este ...