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October 22, 2014

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Letters to the Editor

Blame the hawks, not Harry Reid
Oct. 7, 2014
In a letter Sept. 26 (The problem with arming rebels) the writer, in a blatant attempt to discredit and blame …
Stop painting with wide brush
Oct. 7, 2014
Economist Paul Krugman posses credentials that earn his progressive opinions consideration. However, Mr. Krugman fails us by …
The problem with economists’ math
Oct. 6, 2014
Even though columnist Paul Krugman won the Nobel Prize for Economics, he has no understanding of the subject. He and other economists advocate economic growth. However, the rules of math make economic growth impossible.
Declare war on radical Islam
Oct. 6, 2014
The U.S. is in a generational war with people who express a radical and virulent strain of Islam. Such a clear declaration by the U.S. government is long overdue and is required to address an existential threat to Western civilization.
Protect natural sites in Nevada, too
Oct. 6, 2014
President Barack Obama’s recent use of the Antiquities Act to protect important natural and cultural resources is a welcome sign that he will not let congressional gridlock delay protection of important areas.
Cremation is a less-expensive way
Oct. 5, 2014
When I think about the high cost of funerals, I feel compelled to share my experience to help someone save this expense.
House Republicans don’t want to work
Oct. 5, 2014
Well, let me get this straight. The speaker of the GOP-controlled House thinks the jobless are just lazy and just don’t want to work.
Determining the VA’s pecking order
Oct. 5, 2014
Philip Matkovsky, assistant deputy undersecretary for health for administrative operations for the Veterans Health Administration, held a town hall meeting Sept. 25 at the VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System building in North Las Vegas.
Taxicab Authority gets its just deserts
Oct. 5, 2014
A recent article insinuated that the Nevada Taxicab Authority was having a cow because of ride-sharing companies such as Uber, Sidecar and Lyft.
GOP’s Benghazi efforts pointless
Oct. 3, 2014
The Republican majority in the House is once again stirring up controversy about the attack in Benghazi, although after five hearings and failing to link former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton to any wrongdoing, they are planning another hearing, which will have the same end result!
Misinterpreting Pelosi’s comments
Oct. 3, 2014
The Sept. 24 column by Tom Keane “Is this the end of civilization?” is a leap into nonsense from comments made by Nancy Pelosi on “Real Time with Bill Maher.”
Greenspun column was on the mark
Oct. 3, 2014
Only one word is needed to describe Brian Greenspun’s Sunday column, “Learning to read the Book of Life”: exceptional.
Airplane emissions and high-speed rail
Oct. 3, 2014
It appears to me that most of the focus is on coal-fired plants and automobiles in the fight to reduce carbon emissions. Little mention is made about commercial airlines.
Let judge pay for own imprisonment
Oct. 2, 2014
Family Court Judge Steven Jones is probably going to prison after pleading guilty in a federal fraud case.
A lesson for a Nevada rancher
Oct. 2, 2014
In my humble opinion, Cliven Bundy needs to learn three simple words: accountability, culpability and responsibility.

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