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January 28, 2015

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Letters to the Editor

Be a pedestrian’s guardian angel
Jan. 5, 2015
My heart has just been shattered hearing all too frequently about the deaths of pedestrians crossing our streets. I just knew there was a solution to this problem that plagues Las Vegas. I was determined to stay on this until I came up with a plan that’s a protective shield for people crossing not only our intersections but any part of our roads.
What a country the 1 percent seek
Jan. 2, 2015
I wonder how long it will take people to get wise to the aims of the Tea Party types? They have a hateful feeling for the …
Red states should be seeing red
Jan. 2, 2015
Red states run by so-called fiscally conservatives are not cut out to be what they claim. This bloc of Southern, Republican-controlled red states is far from …
Boycott Valentine’s Day; love every day
Jan. 1, 2015
Why do we make such a big deal over Valentine’s Day? Oh, that’s right, because it’s …
Cortez Masto may not be the best
Jan. 1, 2015
I agree that for a job as important as the executive vice chancellor of the Nevada System of Higher Education, the board should have put in more effort by hiring a headhunter, searching nationwide, and really looking into …
EMT services sure have changed
Dec. 31, 2014
In reference to the Sun article “Tales of tragedy, triumph from Nevada paramedics” (Dec. 13) …
Torture is a blemish on America
Dec. 31, 2014
The report on the torture committed by America and released by the Senate turned my stomach. My mother and aunt worked for the Czech underground in WWII, and some of the methods the CIA used …
Sony hype is manufactured
Dec. 31, 2014
On July 8, 1953, a movie opened in theaters all over the U.S. and instantly generated picketers, angry letters to newspaper editors and loads of interest in a film presentation that was about as “harmful” (by today’s standards) as …
Third time was the charm. Why?
Dec. 30, 2014
Well, it only took three tries, but …
Columnist defends immoral acts
Dec. 30, 2014
John Yoo’s column Dec. 18 (“Feinstein’s report on CIA’s interrogation methods is both one-sided and flawed”) in which he defended the Bush administration’s use of “enhanced interrogation techniques” (aka torture), was a classic example of …
Reps worked together for good
Dec. 30, 2014
Miracles do indeed happen — at least when people don’t give up and work hard together to accomplish a worthy goal. I want to …
Garner showed no respect in incident
Dec. 29, 2014
It is truly unfortunate that Eric Garner died during the videotaped incident in which New York police officers were attempting to arrest him. I am sure everyone wishes that all participants had acted differently so that his life wouldn’t have been lost.
Unions should empower black communities
Dec. 29, 2014
I am part of the Las Vegas Freedom Rider Network, and we’re writing to you as black members of the Las Vegas community.
UNLV football needs a recruiter
Dec. 28, 2014
UNLV has a football coach; that’s half the equation. Now they need to hire a recruiter unless Tony Sanchez can do it. The current format (whatever that is) has to change.
Sales, value-added taxes regressive
Dec. 28, 2014
I read with interest the comments concerning the imposition of a national sales tax, whether a true tax on consumer sales or a value-added tax (“Tax reform will save the economy,” Dec. 20). I’ve experienced sales taxes and, while traveling, a value-added tax (although those were usually waived upon leaving that country).

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