Friday, March 24, 2017 3:00 am Last modified: 1:59 am

Op-ed

Former Governor Responds to Comments on Current V.I. Finances

Former Gov. John de Jongh Jr. writes "in response to certain recently published comments having to do with the financial challenges facing our government and our community."
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Virtue of the Week: Forgiveness

Being forgiving is giving someone another chance after they have done something wrong. Everyone makes mistakes. Instead of revenge, make amends.
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V.I. Agog at Protester Waving Lynched Baby Doll

For a white person to wave around a sign saying "V.I. Future" with a lynched baby tied to the sign handle was not a good idea.
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V.I. Businesses Oppose Revenue Enhancements

It is with deep disappointment that we note that the governor’s response to businesses' requests was to issue a press release attributing inaccurate facts to the private sector inflaming the politics of economic division in a misguided attempt to pit sectors of our community against e
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Virtue of the Week: Peacefulness

Peace is giving up the love of power for the power of love. Peace in the world begins with peace in your heart.
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Virtue of the Week: Idealism

When you have ideals, you really care about what is right and meaningful in life. You follow your beliefs. You don't just accept things the way they are. You make a difference.
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Spend, Borrow and Tax; Spend, Borrow and Tax

The following is a letter by the St. Thomas-St. John Chamber of Commerce to its members concerning taxes and an anti-business attitude by the Legislature.
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National Wear Red Day and the Five Numbers Women Need to Know

National Red Day brings attention to the fact that the greatest killer of women in the United States in heart disease.
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Source Manager’s Journal: Sometimes History Does Repeat Itself

As a nation, we are now led by people who have spent their lives giving those who were down a swift kick. And, for them, so much the better if the weak and vulnerable are mostly not white.
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Virtue of the Week: Justice

Practicing justice is being fair. It is solving problems so everyone wins. You don't prejudge. You see people as individuals. ... Being a champion for justice takes courage. Sometimes when you stand for justice, you stand alone.
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