Letters Will Kravis upgrades help the hearing impaired?


Will Kravis upgrades

help hearing impaired?

Thank you for the article outlining the renovations at the Kravis Center. The project is quite exciting. (“Kravis Center planning $40 million redesign to help traffic issue,” Jan. 27)

I am one of the 48 million people in the U.S. who cannot hear well without the assistance of technology such as hearing aids and cochlear implants.

I am writing in hopes that the project will include much-needed upgrades in accommodations for the hearing-loss population, such as the installation of a hearing loop, which would allow a huge majority of us to enjoy the great performances being offered. A hearing loop is relatively inexpensive and would allow many people to be included in all that the center offers.

CYNTHIA KELLNER, JUPITER

Interstate inadequate

road for 21st century

I can’t afford to buy TV time during the Super Bowl, but I suspect either President Donald Trump or a minion checks The Palm Beach Post when he’s in town.

In his consideration of proposals regarding the great infrastructure program planned for this year, I would like to point out that we have been placed into smaller, low-performance, plastic cars by prior administrations. These cars do not stand a chance against the even larger behemoths transporting goods across this country.

President Dwight Eisenhower planned the interstate highway system to enable fast shipment of nuclear weapons between military installations. That need may still exist, but we need another set of roadways designed for the smaller, popular cars now on the market.

Leave an upgraded system in place for commercial transport, but give us a new roadway and a better chance of survival on the highways of the future.

JOHN BATTAGLIA, BOYNTON BEACH

Trump presidency

just what US needs

As an old guy who has seen many leaders come and go, I am truly excited about our current president.

We now are fortunate enough to have a businessman, and anything but a politico, who neither wants or needs to be re-elected. We now have a president who is moving our country forward into the future, one who is promoting America and our goodness, and not denigrating us as our previous president had a habit of doing.

We now have a president who believes we are a truly great country, and we are.

We now have a president willing to stand up to the tyrants of the world, and those that would take advantage of our goodness. As a result, we have a booming economy, more minorities working, and more optimism in America than I can ever remember.

Donald Trump is a true cheerleader not only for the U.S.A. but the world. He truly desires every country to succeed and be the best they can be. Rather than be divided, let’s unite behind a great leader, whether or not you like his personality.

MIKE SOFRANKO, LAKE WORTH

Who’s paying for

Greenbrier junket?

Will there be an investigation on the GOP chartered train crash? Apparently, these Republican elites and their families are not concerned about spending other people’s money for their own pleasures.

Their destination was The Greenbrier resort. I spent a weekend there a few years ago and am well aware of how expensive it is. Chartering a train and visiting The Greenbrier must cost a small fortune.

I thought our elected officials were working so very hard on our nation’s many problems. The accident occurred on a Wednesday, and as we all have heard, the congressional work week is Tuesday through Thursday.

Are they using vacation time? Who is paying? The taxpayers perhaps? Or is it the 1 percent celebrating their tax cuts by rewarding their benefactors?

Fiscal conservatives? Sure they are.

JACK MARTIN, BOYNTON BEACH



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