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Climate change demands mitigation measures to protect South Florida


For Floridians who still believe that global warming does not exist, I urge you to look west at fires and north at floods. Welcome to our future – big fires during prolonged dry seasons and rising sea levels, storm surges and huge precipitation whenever tropical systems pull down on us. In Palm Beach County, only Boca Raton seems to have noticed this, making it mandatory to inspect aging condos. It is necessary but far from sufficient. I urge The Post to stimulate debate on mitigation strategies before it is too late.

Frank McNeil, Boca Raton

Rubio off base with call for resignation

Senator Marco Rubio is losing no chance to speak by demanding the dismissal of the Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, General Mark Milley. It’s as predictable as a sunny day in Palm Beach County. Rubio also criticized Milley for undermining the former president. The guy who really wasn’t doing his job was Rubio, for not voting for Trump’s impeachment. Faced with a mountain of evidence of Trump’s incompetence. Rubio failed to recognize the danger to our democracy and to protect our nation, violating his oath of office. Voters keep the score.

Jay Margolis, Delray Beach

Focus on the real issues

I couldn’t help but scratch my head. I hadn’t heard of any police shortages, just a huge shortage of nurses due to our governor’s shameless efforts to fill our hospital beds brimming with anti-masking efforts. Let’s get our priorities straight, please.

Jim Riordan, Tequesta

Mandatory reading of the Cerabino column

If there is still such a thing as “required reading,” it is an article by Frank Cerabino, which is more of an essay. As stimulating as it may be, it should make readers take a step back and consider all that is written. The reader does not have to agree with all the opinions expressed, but how can an American thought, an American feeling not take to heart the message it contains.

Michael J. Genzale, Boynton Beach

Vote part of the freedom too

Representative Brian Mast posted a message using the 20th anniversary of September 11 to extol his respect for our freedom. If the member of Congress is so devoted to our freedom, then why did he vote ‘no’ on both HR-1, The For The People Act and HR-4, John’s Voting Rights Act? Lewis? The congressman obviously subscribes to another definition of freedom.

David Clending, Loxahatchee

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