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Fidel Castro was no liberator

Fidel Castro’s intervention in the Horn of Africa cost Cuba a lot, but it brought no more order out of chaos in the Horn than the other, larger foreign powers that have intervened over the centuries.

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People’s voice

Two million. That is what Secretary Hillary Clinton’s lead in the popular vote is up to as of today. It’s the largest popular vote lead for a presidential loser in more than 140 years.

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Free enterprise

Re your cover page story in Business Monday on Nov. 28, about Airbnb fighting with Miami Beach: Very interesting. The hotel industry and Miami Beach officials don’t seem to be in sync with our new president-elect and principles of the free enterprise system.

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Looks like us

The distribution of Knight Arts Challenge awards demonstrates once again what I learned after moving to Miami 32 years ago: When talent and creativity are the only criteria for selection, the result will look like all of Miami.

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Wild ride

Donald Trump’s entire campaign for the presidency was, by any measure, outrageous. Now, as he makes his cabinet choices, the climate is becoming even more bizarre — i.e., challenging the validity of the voting process that elected him.

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Rubio wrong

The Consumer Financial Protection Bureau was created after the economic collapse to protect consumers and reduce the risk of another financial crisis. Sen. Marco Rubio is siding with big Wall Street banks instead.

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Celebrating Basel

Miami Art Basel has successfully brought thousands of art phonetics to Wynwood in celebration of its annual showcase of installations and exhibits. This year, returning works are modern and contemporary throughout 269 galleries.

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Isn’t it ironic

I find it ironic that people in Cuba are lighting candles and attending mass in memory of a man who for many years described himself as an atheist and refused to acknowledge the existence of a greater being other than himself.

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One too many

How many times will we need to hear from public officials: “Our hearts and thoughts go out to the victims.” I fear that this has become so commonplace that we will lose our resolve to end this scourge.

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Proving Trump right

One would think that, as the chief propagandist for the 2016 presidential election being “rigged,” Donald Trump would be happy to have someone attempt to prove that he was right.

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Death of truth

Certain truths have always been subjective. Faith and religious beliefs are prime examples. But we have now expanded the subjective areas to everything. This new phenomenon marks the death of truth on a societal basis. This year’s election highlights this new reality.

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