The problems of sexual harassment or discrimination and government corruption are not unrelated. We know of instances where the demand for sexual favors by persons holding positions of public trust has been used as a form of extortion or even bribery.
With all the serious issues facing the country, the president is obsessed with a fantastic military parade. The time, money and effort it would take to entertain this person would be better spent on recruiting, upgrading and training for our military forces.
Derisive comments on “chain migration” forget that a foundational principle of our immigration law has long been to help reunite families. But this principle has been seriously eroded in recent years, and administration officials seem to be poised to make it worse.
As Miami Mayor Tomás Regalado marks his final week in office, the board of the Wynwood Business Improvement District (BID) thanks him for steadfastly supporting Miami’s dynamic arts neighborhood over the years. Dating back to his time as city commissioner, long before Wynwood had blossomed into the global destination it is today, Mayor Regalado was a strong neighborhood advocate.
I’d like to express my appreciation to Felicia Joseph, who is the principal, the faculty, staff, and students of the Frank C. Martin International K-8 Center. They presented a the wonderful Veterans Day program at the school on Nov. 9.
Everyone makes stupid mistakes — including the president and his chief of staff. No doubt President Trump meant well when he called the widow of a soldier who was slain recently in the line of duty in Niger. But whatever the president intended, it apparently came out clumsily and greatly offended the widow.
Hillary Clinton, in last week’s Bloomberg Politics national survey, enjoys a lead of 3 to 1 among likely voters aged 18 to 29, and more than a 3-to-2 advantage among 30- to 39-year-olds. These millennials still aren’t wild about the presumptive Democratic nominee.