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Caneel Bay Being Held for $70 Million Ransom

From the <http://newsofstjohn.com/2019/06/03/caneel-bay-leaseholder-wants-70-million-to-walk-away/&gt; Go to the website to see the pretty sensible 46 comments. . . . Great island story. Maybe they can get Jeffrey Eptstein to take over the lease and set up a (wink, wink) summer camp, ya … Continue reading

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Gerry Mander

From the Washington Post, 14 May 2019, page A17, or <https://www.washingtonpost.com/opinions/my-district-was-gerrymandered-the-damage-is-easy-to-measure/2019/05/13/199c61e8-75b8-11e9-b7ae-390de4259661_story.html?utm_term=.3379840b9614 > — also copied at Pottersweal.com – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – – … Continue reading

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Happy Mother’s Day

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When Recovery Starts to Feel Like Failure

From the STT Source <https://stthomassource.com/content/2019/05/08/volunteers-help-rebuild-st-croix-roofs/&gt;, as reprinted on the PottersWeal.com blog. It’s 19 months and counting since Hurricanes Ivan and Maria visited the Virgin Islands, and it doesn’t seem that recovery has moved very far . . . A list … Continue reading

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‘Nuff Said, He harrumphed . . .

from the Washington Post Business Dog owners are much happier than cat owners, survey finds By Christopher Ingraham April 5 at 6:00 AM The well-respected survey that’s been a barometer of American politics, culture and behavior for more than four … Continue reading

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More Bad News About Reefs . . .

From the Washington Post <https://www.washingtonpost.com/climate-environment/2019/04/03/great-barrier-reef-is-being-battered-by-climate-change-it-might-only-get-worse/?utm_term=.4467b32e9ee5&gt; Climate and Environment The Great Barrier Reef is being battered by climate change, and it might only get worse “It’s not something that might happen in the future. It’s unfolding right now,” the study’s lead … Continue reading

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The Forever Bridge?

From the St. Thomas Source <https://stthomassource.com/content/2019/03/29/bridge-to-nowhere-illustrates-v-i-s-poor-construction-management/&gt; [I’m surprised that it’s only been 21 years in the works — I thought this project had been proposed back in the early 1980’s. The other notable fact about this particular site is that … Continue reading

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