"Thank you for sharing that moving story, Jeff. I only stumbled upon this website and had no knowledge of your background, although I guessed you had at some point lost someone you loved. I feel deeply your pain, and you have helped me rethink some…"
"Thanks for clarifying. That is definitely a "tiering system" and its a tragedy. So sorry about your brother. Was he ever found?
Good to know we can have some give and take here. I'm just offering my opinion but have already learned a…"
"What is the "tiering" system you are talking about? Just curious. Also, there are limits to what the AmericanGovt can do in another c ountry. They can't investigate a crime. They can put pressure on the local govt to investigate that…"
"Fair enough, Jeff. But Nepal is poor. That's why they receive foreign aid. I stand by my opinion that if you choose to travel to a foreign country for travel, you take a risk, and if you want a search done, then fund it yourself. Don't…"
"I mean Americans who have the money to fly to countries like Nepal to go trekking, Jeff. I still don't feel its the responsiblity of the US govt to rescue us. There's something to be said for taking personal responsiblity. I've lived…"
"The question I have is, why should our American Govt and taxpayers money go to pay for rich Americans who decide to take treks in foreign countries? It states clearly on the US Dept of State website that search and rescue is done at the expense of…"