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Mr. Doncarlos how you doing?

Your comment caught my attention, I suspect, that someone you're referring to might be me. Don't worry I have come bearing an olive branch.

I know we had a little spat regarding the Duvalier era. I wouldn't say I "blasted" you though (smile) it was more like a mild disagreement.

Despite your affinity for the Duvaliers your posts have been very sensible.

Last night I was hanging with one of my close friends, I've never met anybody smarter than him (except for myself of course)(smile)he's only 22. He's starting law school at New York University (NYU) this fall. For 9 years he has been my most trusted friend and he's also been my greatest rival, in a good way. Sometimes if you hear us arguing or debating a topic you would think we're enemies.

So last night, as we were talking he said "Zac you should do what I'm doing go to college get a degree in political science and then enter law school".

I asked him why Law school, he said it's because I'm (zac) naturally argumentative.

He said I would make a great trial lawyer.

I realize that sometimes I can be excessively argumentative and maybe a bit unrelenting.

I meant no insults.

I was born in 1987 so I couldn't possibly be an expert on the Duvalier era or Haiti for that matter.

However, to know Haitian history I've been doing a lot of research online about Haiti.

Recently Linda suggested two great books about Haiti I've already bought both of them and I'm currently reading one of them. Every article I read about Duvalier classified him as a brutal dictator.

So that's why I disagreed with you for saying that Haiti needed another Duvalier.

Plus the comment that you made about senators and different political parties not helping our cause, hit me the wrong way.,
I think it's time that we start building a lasting democracy in Haiti.

And the best way for a democracy to succeed is with a three branch government system: an executive branch, a legislative branch, and a judicial branch.

Furthermore these three branches must be independent and equal to one another.

Having senators and different political parties are not the problem, it's the elected officials that are the problem.

If the elected officials are incompetent, if they are corrupt then nothing will ever get done.

It's clear that Haiti is in a dire state but we cannot let desperation cloud our judgment.

There's a big difference between a strong intelligent leader and dictator.

We need a strong intelligent leader who's going to fight crimes, corruptions, keep the streets clean and the develop the country.

That way I'll be more incline to take my American friends to Haiti.

I'd like to know if there any candidate that interests you so far.

Zac, August 5 2009, 1:14 AM


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Mr. Doncarlos my sincere apologies, here I was thinking I'm dealing with someone who had common sense. The problem is... read more >
Zac, 30-Jul-09 11:51 pm
Hello Zac, Do you remember that i told you that Haitian do not have respect for each other opinion? I was right about... read more >
Doncarlos, 31-Jul-09 4:09 pm
Well Mr. Doncarlos if you had called me stupid we would have taken this outside right now. I don't roll like that... read more >
Zac, 31-Jul-09 11:24 pm
My dear friend you problably in your 20s. what do you know about duvalier. I'm in my low 50 I know very little of... read more >
Angie, 3-Aug-09 12:54 am
Angie, perhaps we should make the difference between Duvalier the father and Duvalier the son. The father was a blood... read more >
Linda, 3-Aug-09 9:35 am
Linda those people took over 30 years to end up with over $300 million. it took Aristid less than 5 year to have a... read more >
Angie, 4-Aug-09 1:29 am
Angie, I totally agree with you. Even more important, rai chin di den'l blan; meaning that no matter what you say... read more >
Linda, 4-Aug-09 9:55 am
Mr. Doncarlos how you doing? Your comment caught my attention, I suspect, that someone you're referring to might be... read more >
Zac, 5-Aug-09 1:14 am
Zac, although I think that the Duvalier fils era was better for Haiti, I absolutely don't think that we would ever... read more >
Linda, 5-Aug-09 10:55 am
sometimes you have to read as well as listen to older people. My grand parents were story tellers and always talking... read more >
Angie, 6-Aug-09 12:52 am
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