Letters to the Editor

Letters to the Editor

The press can report falsely

The Keynoter’s Jan. 25 editorial chastised the Trump administration for reporting it would be using “alternative facts” to respond to what it perceived as fake news, stating that there are only “facts,” not “alternative” facts. By definition, a fact is something that actually happened, that is true. While the “why” might be subjective, the “who,” “what” and “where” are not. To be reported as fact, the report must be verifiable.

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With Trump, God help us all

I hope all those who voted for Trump are happy with the first dictator of the United States of America that we have ever experienced. The majority of Americans did not vote for him. Yet we are stuck with this egomaniac Trump.

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Stop protesting Trump already

America continues to convulse after President Trump’s election. Millions take to the streets to protest, sometimes violently, for a smorgasbord of perceived threats. It all reminds one of Marlon Brando’s line in “The Wild One.” When asked what he was rebelling against, he replied, “Whaddaya got?”

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Service at Marathon DMV was fine

In reference to a recent letter about the service at the Marathon driver’s license office, I had to renew my Florida driver’s license several weeks ago. My treatment at the Marathon facility could not have been more kind, respectful and efficient. I’ve lived here year round for 15 years and have never had an unpleasant experience in this office. Many thanks to the staff.

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LifeNet puts the community’s well-being first

I’m writing in response the the Keynoter’s Jan. 11 story “County considers Trauma Star addition, rules on Uber drivers.” LifeNet Key West is committed to serving the Lower Keys because we are also proud members of this community. Our team of flight nurses, flight medics, EMS pilots and A&P mechanics have lived here for decades.

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Sheriff’s Office app is too intrusive

In your Sept. 7, issue you published a letter from Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Deputy Becky Herrin that touted the app developed by the Sheriff’s Office to provide up-to-date information to residents of the Florida Keys. Deputy Herrin praised all of the functionality of the app and the things that you could access with it.

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Higgins was an inspiration

The remarkable inspiration and energy coming from the Norman Higgins memorial service was breathtaking. It was a dignified and elegant display of just how much he was loved and respected. The U.S. Marine Corps’ 21-gun salute and flag-folding details were an exceptionally beautiful and moving experience.

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Higgins’ presence could be felt

We had a big farewell for the late Norman Higgins Sunday with full military honors, a gun salute, a somber Masonic send-off and several very funny stories as told by his friends. A reverent crowd of family and friends were reminded of the impact Norm had on this community as we sat and stood in front of Norm’s favorite haunt, the Caribbean Club.

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Say good riddance to Obamacare

The Affordable Care Act (a.k.a. Obamacare) was never affordable. Plans in Georgia, on average, have increased 32 percent for 2017 and in Arizona, 116 percent. North Carolina is poised for a 24 percent rate hike and right here in Florida, we are handed a devastating 19 percent premium increase on average.

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Keep on fighting for Obama’s legacy

I knew I was going to miss President Obama even when I thought that Hillary Clinton would be carrying on all the good that he achieved in the eight years of his presidency. Now, with his incredible legacy threatened, I’m determined to do whatever I can to keep that hard-earned progress from being destroyed.

Videos

Watch the video that won this military couple a wedding getaway to the Keys

Nadine Brown and Joshua Stumpf were selected as the winning couple of the Stars & Stripes Dream Wedding Getaway from Hawks Cay Resort. This is the video they recorded with their newborn son to enter the contest.
Joshua Stumpf via Hawks Cay Resort
Watch the video that won this military couple a wedding getaway to the Keys 1:58

Watch the video that won this military couple a wedding getaway to the Keys

Military couple finds out they've won wedding contest for Keys resort getaway 1:22

Military couple finds out they've won wedding contest for Keys resort getaway

Key deer infected with screwworm on road to recovery 0:26

Key deer infected with screwworm on road to recovery

'Cold-stunned' turtles come to the Florida Keys 1:55

'Cold-stunned' turtles come to the Florida Keys