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January 25, 2015

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Letters to the Editor

Nevada should tax businesses for real
Jan. 18, 2015
I read with interest the Sun’s Jan. 11 article “What’s ahead on the Hill?”
Board needs common sense
Jan. 18, 2015
In reference to the letter “School Board needs professionals” (Las Vegas Sun, Jan. 6):
Nevada GOP lacks leadership
Jan. 17, 2015
The general election in November was a stunning victory for Nevada’s Republicans. The conventional wisdom was …
Tax system favors the very rich
Jan. 17, 2015
There is a theory that investing in stocks is a job creator. For the most part, this is …
Torture tactics didn’t help America
Jan. 14, 2015
Recent articles accurately reported on the Bush administration’s interrogation program. I am a former U.S. Army interrogator and taught interrogation for five years. It is appalling that many Americans …
GOP is all about tax cuts for rich
Jan. 14, 2015
On the first day of the 114th Congress, Republicans went after Social Security by placing new restrictions on …
ID laws only make voting harder
Jan. 13, 2015
Last year, Nevada saw the lowest voter turnout in decades. Given that, it is a mystery to me why Secretary of State Barbara Cegavske has repeatedly …
Elvis’ manager was ‘one of a kind’
Jan. 13, 2015
I worked at a radio station here when Elvis was appearing at the Las Vegas Hilton. His manager, Col. Tom Parker, would …
Chris Christie insults home state
Jan. 13, 2015
Don’t you think an elected official, especially a governor, should show some allegiance to his state and his constituents? I’m talking about Chris Christie, or as Jerry Jones calls him …
Las Vegas is the most hypocritical
Jan. 12, 2015
In the article “Year in Review: Fourteen in 2014” (Las Vegas Sun, Dec. 31), Alan Feldman said what he most likes about Las Vegas is, “It’s the least hypocritical place in the universe.” I’d argue it’s the most hypocritical.
Protect yourself in case of shooting
Jan. 12, 2015
We continue to read about the killing of a clerk behind the counter by someone with a gun. I spent a lot of years as a uniformed police officer and always advised people that when confronted by a person with a weapon, they should grasp their chest, fall down and act dead. The next move is up to the shooter.
Against torture but for drone strikes?
Jan. 12, 2015
How can those like Dianne Feinstein, John McCain and others who oppose enhanced interrogation not also oppose drone strikes?
City’s growth makes no sense
Jan. 9, 2015
I just returned home from a four-day trip to Las Vegas. What struck me was that the city is still choosing to sprawl outwards instead of building up, as we’re doing …
What happened to McCain’s act?
Jan. 9, 2015
There was a proposed Television Consumer Freedom Act by Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., that would allow cable customers to buy channels a la carte. What ever …
Other females in the gun industry
Jan. 9, 2015
I am the founder and CEO of the Women’s Shooting Academy in Northern Nevada. I am writing because the Sun …

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