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).
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