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May: Voices

“Sooner or later the whole system is going to come crashing down.” Argus Insurance CEO Gerald Simons expresses fear over the rising cost of health care.

“We are poor and need a break from it.” US couple Frances and Justin on their entry form for a competition to win a dream wedding in Bermuda.

“Both Robin and I feel like the people in Bermuda are extremely nice people who go out of their way to make tourists feel welcome.” US sailor Greg Schertz thanks locals for their help after he and friend Robin Jackson were robbed three times in four days during International Race Week.

“Excuse me, but is this a joke? There are so many problems with this proposed legislation it makes my head swim.” Lucy Dalglish of the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press denounces plans for a state-controlled media council.

“As a wife and mother I'm not particularly interested in seeing somebody's butt, or in seeing the crack of their backside or their underwear.” Attorney General Kim Wilson speaks out about low-hanging pants.

“I'm praying for the whole e-mail system in Government to collapse.” Senator David Burch slams people who've been clogging up his inbox.

“It is hard to think of a more obvious case of sex discrimination than to oblige the members of one sex to join the armed forces of their country while allowing members of the other to choose whether to do so.” Privy Council judge Baroness Hale speaks out over Bermuda's conscription policy, but declines to declare it unlawful.

Sen. Kim Wilson

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Published December 31, 2010 at 1:00 am (Updated December 31, 2010 at 3:27 pm)

May: Voices

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