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July 25, 2014

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Letters to the Editor

Get our Marine back from Mexico
June 29, 2014
Enough talk about a U.S. Army sergeant who deserted his post and possibly defected to the enemy. Enough talk about the release of five terrorists who could lead yet another attack on our country.
How solar can help us and NV Energy
June 28, 2014
A recent article said the Public Utilities Commission may be considering whether homes with solar power are paying their fair share (whatever that means).
The need to reduce water consumption
June 28, 2014
According to Monday’s story “Arizona could face cutbacks in water from Colorado River,” Phoenix and Tucson will soon face water supply shortages if the draw from Lake Mead continues to significantly exceed the amount of water flowing into it. But the problem extends to all users of Colorado River water, not just these two cities.
Talking can help someone grieve
June 27, 2014
When a person dies and the ones left behind are grieving, don’t evade the subject.
Too many beggars along the Strip
June 27, 2014
I have been visiting Las Vegas for the past 20 years, and I am getting very concerned about the number of beggars and vagrants on the bridges and walkways on the Strip.
Guns, criminals, defense and law
June 27, 2014
In reference to the Sunday letter “Guns have no place in modern society,” I agree with the statement saying semiautomatic weapons should be restricted and not given to just anyone; however, I do think guns have a place in our society today. They are a great tool of defense in the right hands.
Some lawmakers ignore constituents
June 26, 2014
Doyle McManus overlooked the obvious in his Monday column “A voters’ revolt, but against what?”
U.S. foreign policy lacks assertiveness
June 26, 2014
John Kerry seems like a fine gentleman. He speaks well and answers questions well, but his visits to countries in the Middle East hardly ever get results.
Get serious about bullying in CCSD
June 26, 2014
We send our children to school each day with the thought that they will be safe, and we put our trust as parents in the Clark County School District to do its best to protect our kids from bullying while they are at school to keep them from harm.
Science and homosexuality
June 25, 2014
Never in my life have I heard about or read of solid scientific evidence supporting the link between genes and homosexuality. In all my years of being a student and taking scientific courses, I learned of no connection between genetics and the choices we make in our everyday lives in determining who or what we become.
Proper etiquette for everyone
June 25, 2014
As an avid cyclist and regular rider of the Pittman Wash Trail, I’m compelled to reply to the Saturday letter “Proper etiquette for bicyclists.” I’m in full agreement that bicyclists should ride in control and always yield to pedestrians. I find the vast majority of users, regardless of travel mode, do practice great “share the trail” etiquette.
A brief thought on firearms
June 25, 2014
Too many guns!
Speaking up when danger looms
June 24, 2014
I’m not a lawyer, but I know what depraved indifference is.
Keeping troops safe the modern way
June 24, 2014
I was glad to hear President Barack Obama say he wasn’t going to send more troops in to try to stave off the wave of insurgents pressing down on Baghdad.
Guns have no place in modern society
June 22, 2014
Las Vegas is mourning the senseless murders of two young police officers. We also mourn the loss of a young man who tried to do the right thing with his concealed weapon and got shot in the back. We even mourn the loss of the young couple who sacrificed their lives to advance a screwball “revolution” that had something to do with anti-government guys in camouflage pointing loaded high-power weapons at federal and local law enforcement officers.

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