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New day in America starts with each of us

America has entered a new day. Whether you voted for Trump or not, like him or not, he is now our president. Why not join him in his “crusade” of “Making America Great Again” by each of us doing our best each day with whatever we have personally, in our job and in our business? What do we have to lose, and look at what we have to gain?

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Bad EPA pick

Oceans are warming, and polar ice is melting. Climate scientists conclude that sea levels are rising rapidly, and the tipping point in global temperatures is approaching.

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Protect aquifer

Last week, I joined a brave group of protesters in Live Oak protecting Florida’s aquifer from a destructive natural gas pipeline called Sabal Trail. Two of those protesters, Kaithleen Hernandez and Alexa Oropessa, had the courage and character to risk bodily harm by attaching themselves with arm tubes to the bottom of a temporarily stopped truck bringing supplies to a Sabal drill site.

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A sea wall?

Now that anti-immigration advocate Donald Trump has been sworn in as president, I would like him to detail his plans for stopping the illegal immigration of Cubans into South Florida and beyond.

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Debatable words

During this tumultuous political season, words such as legitimate, illegitimate and delegitimize or derivations have become part of the national conversation. As a black man, I could share many instances when attempts were made to delegitimize and block my path to becoming successful.

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Ivanka in green

While watching the CNN coverage of a pre-inauguration concert, I was struck by the fact that Melania Trump and all other women wore black, but Ivanka Trump wore bright green — the color of money — and stood out, even from her father.

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May Trump mature

I did not vote for Donald Trump, but he is now our president. I disagree with those who protest under the banner, “Not our president.” I also disagree with those congressional lawmakers who refused to attend the inauguration, which celebrates the uniqueness of our democracy: its orderly and peaceful process for the transition of power to a new administration.

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A new era

Friday marked the end of an error — President Obama. As the Trump era begins, we will have a sophisticated businessman running the country instead of someone who was a professor and community organizer.

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Press can help

It’s not just Donald Trump who got us where we are. It’s the GOP that has turned our democracy into a regime. Trump’s cabinet picks will probably all get confirmed, despite their glaring lack of experience and conflicts of interest.

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Come on, media

The media, generally, and journalists in particular, mostly are smart and resourceful, which is why I don’t understand their attitude toward, and treatment of, Donald Trump.

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