July 25, 2017 8:40 pm Last modified: 3:04 pm

Open forum

He Makes the Case for Medical Marijuana

Dr. Manuel A. da Motta wants the public and the branches of Virgin Islands government to know the facts about marijuana, especially its medicinal uses.
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The Legislature Needs to Act

Mary L. Moorhead thinks the Legislature should immediately take up their responsiblity of denying or consenting to Gov. Mapp’s nominations for commissioners.
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A Business Owner Seeks Accountability

Pet Oasis owner Alfonso Garcia Jr. has been trying since last November to get certain permits to help expand his business, but the government agencies, departments and people he has had to deal with have made it nearly impossible.
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Governor, Get It Done

Bob White asks Gov. Kenneth Mapp to complete a bike path that was begun 14 years ago.
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He is Curious, Furious and Concerned

Bob White blames the older generation.
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Churches, Do the Right Thing

Bob White urges the churches of the Virgin Islands to get their congregations involved in rescuing the Juan F. Luis Hospital and Medical Center. He says it is politically and morally wrong to do nothing to help it.
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Revolution Is in the Air

Bob White puts forth an idea on how to give the power to change laws back to the people.
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Take Some of the Money at the Top and Move It Down

Bob White thinks workers should look up the chain of command at the schools and hospitals for the money they need, not keep seeking more money from the government.
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Will Mapp Be a Revolutionary Leader?

Bob White writes that the newly elected governor may turn out to be a revolutionary, making big changes like George Washington and Martin Luther King Jr.
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Beg, Borrow and Steal

Bob White analyzes how government works in the Virgin Islands. He follows the twists and turns that money takes. He is not angry; he is exasperated.
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