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Tuesday, October 22, 2019
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Virtue of the Week: Moderation

Moderation is creating a healthy balance in your life between work and play, rest and exercise. You don’t overdo or get swept away by the things you like. You use your self-discipline to take charge of your life and your time.

Christensen: Hacker Trying to Feed On Gender-Biases

With the events of the last few days Virgin Islands politics has reached a new low, but, sadly, it is only a reflection of the deterioration of societal values generally in our territory. Nothing is sacred, not even the privacy of a married couple in their own home.

Virtue of the Week: Orderliness

Orderliness is being neat and living with a sense of harmony. You are organized and know where things are when you need them. Solve problems step by step instead of going in circles.

Make Presidential Candidates Show Us They Can Lead

AARP VI State Director Denyce E. Singleton wants the candidates for the presidency to address Social Security issues and to be specific about how they will keep it solvent in the future. “The nominees will benefit if they highlight Social Security at the peak moment of their conventions. Voters recognize leadership when they see it.”

Source Manager’s Journal: Renovations

Sometimes it is kind of reassuring to see that the Virgin Islands isn't so far out of the American mainstream in our sad and decadent times.

It Shocks the Conscience

Moleto A. Smith Jr. writes about the recent history of shootings that have shocked Americans in many places including the Virgin Islands.

How Many More?

Clarence Payne reflects on the recent vigil on St. Thomas against violence and the need to change the present way we deal with crime and violence in the Virgin Islands.

Virtue of the Week: Flexibility

Flexibility is being open to change. You consider others’ ideas and feelings and don’t insist on your own way. Flexibility gives you creative new ways to get things done. Flexibility helps you to keep changing for the better.

Just Stop

Shame on you, V.I. GOP Chairman John Canegata. You cannot produce any example of President Barack Obama or NYC Mayor Bill de Blasio encouraging violence against police.

Abdul R. Liburd Writes of Discrimination on a Foreign Teaching Job

Abdul R. Liburd shares his experiences of teaching English as a second language in Ulsan, South Korea.

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