Liberia: Pot Boiling

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My favorite Rap Song is "How Come Some People Pot Boiling, Mine Not Boiling?" Popular Rap Singer Takun J and other Rap Singers sing this Rap Song. So, this Commentary is about Pot Boiling. Is what the Song is saying true?

Yes. The Song is telling the Truth. For example, over sixty percent of the children who should be in school in Liberia are not in school (UNICEF, 2019). The production of raw materials for export continues without the prioritization of Value Addition, resulting in poverty generation prevailing at the expense of poverty alleviation. No wonder 80 percent of the people of Liberia conclude that Liberia is heading in the wrong direction (Afrobarometer, 2020).

Yes. This Song is telling the Truth. As another example, we know that National Legislators have access to at least USD1,000 a day, and their foreign partners, in the commercial sector alone, have access to at least USD2 million a day while over 80 percent of the people of Liberia have access to at most less than US$2 a day (Annual Reports of CBL, LISGIS, MFDP, MCI, WB, IMF, ADB, and UNDP). 

The Pot Boiling for a few persons is bad and has resulted in the longstanding and widespread poverty that has become the pretext for violence, including coup d'etat and civil war. On account of the experience of the people of Liberia in the Civil War of Liberia, the people of Liberia have concluded that they prefer Peace to War. The Liberian Civil War took the lives of at least 300,000 people in Liberia, damaged billions of dollars worth of infrastructure, and left the Liberian economy unrecovered to its pre-war level. 

The evidence about Pot Boiling is being repeated here because the problem of poverty still lingers on. As long as the problem of poverty continues to exist, the peace-loving people of Liberia must not give up, and must not get tired of working together to solve the poverty problem. How can Liberia get head in the right direct direction? Liberia will head in the right direction when the poverty problem is being solved.

How can the poverty problem be solved? The poverty problem can be solved by people spreading knowledge to motivate people in ways that help them to work together to change the UNFAIR electoral system to the FAIR electoral system. It is only under the FAIR electoral system that good persons are elected. It is only when there is a FAIR electoral system and good persons are elected that the popular Rap Singer Takun J and other Rap Singers can sing the New Song: "Poor People Pot Boiling, Mine Pot Boiling Now."