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May 28, 2015

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Proper tools offer a path out of poverty
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
An awkward truth for bleeding hearts like myself is that there has never been much rigorous evidence that outside aid can sustainably lift people out of poverty.
Here in Las Vegas, we honor history; only finest explosives will do
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Guest Column:
Dada artist Marcel Duchamp put a urinal on a gallery wall and it was art. In a piece he called “L.H.O.O.Q.,” a French pun on the phrase “She has a hot behind,” Duchamp drew a mustache and goatee on a picture postcard version of the Mona Lisa — and dadadadadada.
Blacks ‘fixing’ selves isn’t answer to police brutality
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Guest Column:
Maybe some people didn’t understand the question.
Allowing 10 candidates in debates won’t shield Fox News from anger
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Guest Column:
Time flies when you’re having fun. Memorial Day weekend, the Fourth of July and then, the next thing you know, it will be Aug. 6, the anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima and the date of the first Republican presidential debate.
Conservative ideals are behind the push to end the death penalty
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
Without a definitive judicial ruling or other galvanizing event, a perennial American argument is ending. Capital punishment is withering away.
Let’s focus not on nicotine delivery, but the drug itself
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
“We need a national debate on nicotine,” Mitch Zeller said.
Iraqis wonder about ISIS fight: ‘Where is America?’
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
Obama administration critics often charge that the president has no strategy in the war against the Islamic State, but that’s not true.
Underfunded ATF must survive
Thursday, May 28, 2015
guest column:
Here we go again. Rather than fund the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, let’s tear it up and hand it over to the FBI. The cost of that, of course, would be four to six times what just giving the maligned agency the kind of support it needs to carry out its statutory authority would amount to.
Photo: Dee Snider performs at Fremont Street Experience o
Dee Snider takes on ‘Rock Vault’ (again), says Twisted Sister ‘is one of the best live bands ever’
Thursday, May 28, 2015
Dee Snider says “ ‘Rock Vault’ is a tribute band of a bunch of add-on people who were not the people who played on these classic albums except for (guitarist) Howard Leese.”
Photo: Carlos Santana
Carlos Santana reunites with his classic bandmates for a new, throwback album
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
The Kats Report:
“We’re still chipping away, like Michelangelo chipped away at David."
Putting women on currency soon isn’t realistic, but it should be
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
Guest Column:
Let’s discuss putting a picture of a woman on the $20 bill. But, first: How many of you remember Ivy Baker Priest?
Is the American dream really dying? Politicians often claim so
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
guest column:
Sen. Ted Cruz of Texas, who’s running for the Republican presidential nomination, issued a stark warning recently.
Many on the right want to have their cake and criticize it too
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
guest column:
Scott Walker insists that when he changes his positions, he is not engaged in “flips.”
Reforming metadata collection isn’t enough; Obama should kill program
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
guest column:
Once in a great while, House Republicans get it right. So let me praise them for leading a bipartisan effort to curtail the National Security Agency’s bulk collection of data on the phone calls of innocent Americans.
Photo: Matt Goss and Suzanne Somers at Caesars Palace.
Matt Goss gets ‘Strong’ with Komen, Yuman partnerships; Garrett (and his book) headline MGM Grand
Tuesday, May 26, 2015
One of the city’s pre-eminent entertainment managers over the past several decades, Bernie Yuman is now in partnership with Matt Goss in a consortium titled MBM.

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