AN­OTHER DEAL

Miami Herald - - FROM THE FRONT PAGE/ AMERICAS/NATION -

HURT­ING WORK­ERS

In Pres­i­dent Trump’s Oval Of­fice ad­dress to the na­tion, he pleaded for bor­der wall fund­ing, call­ing the sit­u­a­tion a hu­man­i­tar­ian cri­sis.

But the real cri­sis that Trump fails to ac­knowl­edge is that of fed­eral work­ers. They are bear­ing the brunt of the govern­ment shut­down. They have be­come sacri­fi­cial lambs.

– JoAnn Lee Frank, Clear­wa­ter

Pres­i­dent Trump is a bil­lion­aire in­vestor/builder. He says Mex­ico will pay and, even if it does not, the wall will quickly pay for it­self.

Let’s pass a law that al­lows Trump to ad­vance the cost for the wall, and when Mex­ico cuts a check or the wall pays for it­self, he can be re­im­bursed with a 20 per­cent profit. Sounds like a good, safe in­vest­ment for Trump (if he be­lieves his own words).

Deal?

LONG LIFE – Dirk Loren­zen, Coral Gables

A won­der­ful woman with whom I work suf­fered the pass­ing of her mother this week. When I ex­pressed my con­do­lences, my co­worker proudly beamed, and ex­plained that her mother, Norma Stan­ley Camp­bell, orig­i­nally from Danville, In­di­ana, passed away on Jan. 7. She had been born ex­actly 100 years ear­lier, to the day (and two months af­ter World War I ended).

Norma’s en­tire fam­ily rushed in to greet and hug

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