March 27, 2017 8:39 am Last modified: 3:12 pm

Commentary

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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Analysis: Mapp Accentuates the Positive in SOTA Address

While Gov. Kenneth Mapp rightly pointed to genuine good news in his State of the Territory address Monday, he also glossed over some very dark clouds that are currently raining on the territory.
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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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St. John Cancer Fund Thanks All Who Helped

The St. John Cancer Fund has many people to thank for its very successful ‘Light Up the Night’ fundraiser.
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It’s Not Only Insurance Coverage that Would Be Lost with ACA Repeal

If President Donald Trump and the GOP Congress have their way and are able to repeal the Affordable Care Act, they should know the direct result would be to refuel this "shocking and inhumane" injustice.
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Demonstration Planned at the Governor’s ‘State of the Territory’

Jason Budsan asks Virgin Islanders to join him across from the 32nd Legislature when the governor gives his State of the Territory Address. Give voice to concerns and issues.
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V.I. Needs to Stop Accepting Mediocrity in Education (Part II)

Mary L. Moorhead, St. Croix District member of the V.I. Board of Education, continues her critique of the board with recommendations to solve the problems that block progress.
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