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Trump’s parade

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.

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Chain migration

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.

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FPL rates

Like most customers of FPL, I do not have — nor could I afford — stock in FPL. Thus, I do not benefit from its profits through dividends paid to shareholders.

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Matt Lauer and...

Charlie Rose, Bill O’Reilly, Louis C.K., Roger Ailes, Al Franken, John Conyers, George H W Bush, Kevin Spacey, Harvey Weinstein, Ben Affleck — yet nothing touches Teflon Don.

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Thank you, Mayor Regalado

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.

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High-rent rationale

I’m tired of seeing articles — the latest on Nov. 9, “Miami is the worst city in the U.S. for renters, study says,” by Herald reporter Rene Rodriguez — pointing out the high rental rates in the city.

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Veterans Day

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.

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Restore civility

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.

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Monty’s Raw Bar

Excellent article by reporter David Smiley about the future of Monty’s Raw Bar, “Everything voters need to know about proposed lease extension for Monty’s” on Oct. 8.

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Guns vs. trucks

In the Oct. 5 letter “NRA not to blame,” Buddy Newman argues that after the truck attacks in France, no one sought to blame the French trucking industry. This is true.

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Spring is here

Driving past my and everyone else’s pile of debris and into the Everglades National Park, it was easy to feel discouraged — so much stuff.

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Blaming NRA

I’m a senior citizen, not an expert on complex political matters, but I blame this horrific Las Vegas massacre on the NRA.


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Car chase leaves one dead after fatal car wreck in Northwest Miami-Dade

Police investigate a fatal traffic accident near Northwest 71st Street and Northwest 22nd Avenue in Miami on Wednesday, July 18, 2018.