Delegate to Congress Stacey Plaskett warns of the possible consequences of the surprising election of Donald Trump to the presidency. She gives an historical overview of the Virgin Islands and offers ways Democrats can get through the next four years as they plan to deal with a Republican president and Congress.
Luis Donastorg, a horse owner and member of the St. Thomas-St. John Horsemen Association, believes that the passage of legislation proposed by the governor to have the Virgin Islands invest $30,000,000 in the sport of horse racing will bring great benefit to the territory.
Understanding is using your mind to think clearly, paying attention to see the meaning of things. An understanding mind gives you insights and wonderful ideas. An understanding heart gives you empathy and compassion for others.
Ivan Butcher II believes that independent contracting would solve some of the Virgin Islands’ employment problems if the Government Employees’ Retirement System (GERS) would cover those contractors.
This post is to get some things off my mind so I can move to a Thanksgiving mindset. Like I expect most of you reading this, I have been thinking constantly since the election.
Mary L. Moorhead points out to the Virgin Islands’ senators that the progress of technology in public schools is quite different when St. Croix is compared to St. Thomas.
We show respect by speaking and acting with courtesy. We treat others with dignity, and honor the rules of family, school and nation. Respect yourself, and others will respect you.
Ivan Butcher II attended the 15th Caribbean Urban and Community Forestry Conference and shares what he learned there.
Thankfulness is being grateful for what we have. It is an attitude of gratitude for learning, loving and being. Appreciate the little things that happen around you and within you every day. Think positively. Thankfulness brings contentment.
It is not my habit to watch television news and Election Night was no exception. But added to that was the mystifying, relentless information at the bottom of the screen that appeared to suggest the unthinkable – that Donald Trump could become the president of the United States of America.