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January 28, 2015

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Letters to the Editor

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?
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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 …
Curing diseases bad for economy?
Jan. 8, 2015
What would happen to the U.S. economy if all of a sudden our scientists discovered a cure and preventative sera for cancer, diabetes and the common cold? Many medical establishments, equipment-making firms and millions of individuals
Where is good citizenship?
Jan. 8, 2015
I grew up in the turbulent ’60s, but good citizenship was taught in school and at home. Obey the laws, respect authority, positively contribute to society, aid those who cannot aid themselves and …
No union support for fruitless efforts
Jan. 7, 2015
In response to the letter “Unions should empower black communities” (Las Vegas Sun, Dec. 29), as a retired sheriff’s sergeant, law enforcement union member and former union president, I want to …
New hires not good use of tax dollars
Jan. 7, 2015
The recent editorial in the Las Vegas Sun questioning the process by which the termed-out Nevada attorney general was named the second in command of the Nevada System of Higher Education only touched the tip of the iceberg. The position should have been …
Cunningham great pick for coach
Jan. 6, 2015
Is it the Rev. Coach Randall Cunningham, or vice versa? Either way, great news for …
Sony benefited from Kim’s threats
Jan. 6, 2015
Sony Pictures should be glad North Korea’s Kim Jong Un made his threats against it for releasing the movie “The Interview.” This movie most certainly would have been …
School Board needs professionals
Jan. 6, 2015
As I sit reading the latest ethics complaint filed against a sitting member of the Clark County School Board, I have to ask myself …
Stop focusing on politics, economy
Jan. 5, 2015
The recent public demonstrations are not about a black and white problem. We’re not paying enough attention to the high rate of youth employment that keeps youths out of opportunity and leads them to the streets.
Lawbreakers and the right’s position
Jan. 5, 2015
During the Cliven Bundy episode, it occurred to me that the right was being a little wackier than usual as they laid into those upholding the law. Now the pendulum swings back, as it always does, and the right cheers on the enforcers while the lawbreakers resume their villain roles.

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