rkurpiers
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Joined: August 11, 2006 2:51 pm
Topics: 3 / Replies: 54
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Re: OT: HR3200 - you may read the health care reform bill as it develops

So should adults with AIDS be put in the category of paying more like obese & smokers should? What about drug addicts & alcoholics who are put in tre...

15 years ago
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Re: OT: HR3200 - you may read the health care reform bill as it develops

Certainly obesity has costs, but you claimed that in terms of health care costs, the non-obese were "subsidizing" the lifestyles of the obese, and eve...

15 years ago
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Re: OT: HR3200 - you may read the health care reform bill as it develops

The really frightening part of the ongoing debate over health care is that since the majority of people are either overweight or obese, as a voting bl...

15 years ago
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Re: OT: HR3200 - you may read the health care reform bill as it develops

Hey rkurpiers, That's a pretty wide brush you use for (most part self-inflicted diseases). While I admittedly use it, I didn't make the bru...

15 years ago
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Re: OT: HR3200 - you may read the health care reform bill as it develops

Obesity is an epidemic. The health care system is in a crisis. The latter is largely due to the former. Heart disease, hypertension, [lung] cance...

15 years ago
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Re: Crime in Our Community

The Virgin Islands is a joke, everyone of the overpaid politicians including the Govenor, Inspector General and the Senators. You lost credibili...

15 years ago
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Re: it's not gay rights it's equal rights

It's the fine line, when crossed, that I have a problem with. I do not condone discrimination against gays. I also support gays their right to stand...

15 years ago
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Re: Whale sinks yacht and everyone knows but me...

Clearly a case of mistaken identity since it is the Japanese and not the British who have defied the ICW's ban on whaling. Nevertheless, a clear mes...

15 years ago
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Re: Board Survey

STT - 1966 to 1982

15 years ago
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Re: Shanty Towns/Squatter Camps in STX

Perhaps ColdWeather is stuck in a time warp? Regarding St. Thomas, there used to be what is described as "squatter camps" but they were cleaned u...

15 years ago
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Re: High Beams

When in the islands I always drive at night with my high-beams on. However, whenever a car approaches from the other direction I switch them to low u...

15 years ago
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Re: Spear fishing Club tourny STT

What there ought to be is a monthly tournament called "Kill De LionFish" with cash prizes.

15 years ago
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Re: Hitchiking?

A little off topic but back in the day I was always prepared to walk the entire distance to my destination. I never stood in one place and tried to h...

15 years ago
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Re: Marijuana Laws in VI?

No Betty, I do not feel very strongly about caffeine. Nor do I feel strongly about marijuana. What I do feel strongly about is that we as a nation g...

16 years ago
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Re: Marijuana Laws in VI?

Betty, My post was directed at your question as to why anyone would choose to indulge in marijuana. I submit they do so for the same reasons peo...

16 years ago
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Re: Marijuana Laws in VI?

Why would you say that is a limited view? Asking why you have to do drugs if you don't need it for medical reasons?? I don't really have a do...

16 years ago
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Re: Another Enough Is Enough

In all fairness to the judge, his hands are tied. What he needs to make the robbery charges stick is clear evidence putting all the men inside the ho...

16 years ago
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Re: any veterans on here?

East Ender, Have you ever run into an old high school sweet heart some 20+ years later? Well I have, and let's just say that some things are bet...

16 years ago
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Re: any veterans on here?

What's the latest on the old V.I. Hotel? I thought I read somewhere that this site is being proposed as a veterans residential facility.

16 years ago
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Re: Dear Mr. Frett

Betty, I apologize for the wording of my earlier post as it could easily be interpreted that I was specifically writing about you the person rath...

16 years ago
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Re: Dear Mr. Frett

Kurpiers you're a lawyer I think you're enjoying this up too much. It's got to be frustrating in you line of work. I think the important issue for t...

16 years ago
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Re: Dear Mr. Frett

Anita, You are echoing the sentiments of Jesse Jackson when he made the statements that were quoted by Promoguy. For the point of this discu...

16 years ago
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Re: Dear Mr. Frett

I still pick up anyone that will fit. Maybe I'm stoopid (LOL....spelling mistake intentional) or maybe I am too trusting. Whatever the case may be, ...

16 years ago
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Re: Dear Mr. Frett - Tragedy for us all

I happen to know the context in which the statement was made. One thing I have always loved about liberals is that they can cut off conversation in a...

16 years ago
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Re: Dear Mr. Frett - Tragedy for us all

I object to your strident tone. No where have I said that this was a racial crime. Your comment says more about you than me. My fear was that t...

16 years ago
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