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April 21, 2015

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NV Energy should embrace roof solar
April 21, 2015
I moved to Las Vegas for the sun and free enterprise spirit that was evident. I am saddened to see how the taxi/Uber and NV Energy/solar roof debates are …
A possible animal shelter solution
April 21, 2015
With No Kill Las Vegas and the Animal Foundation working together, the Lied shelter could develop a reputation as a progressive shelter that …
A chance for women to show strength
April 16, 2015
When Hillary Clinton wins the Democratic Party nomination for president of the United States and wins the election to be our first female president in 2016, I hope and pray this will be …
It’s about money, not the middle class
April 16, 2015
Why does Warren Buffett not put a rooftop system on every house in America, charge a small fee every month and skip to the bank with the profits? Because even though …
Why Cruz opted to use Obamacare
April 15, 2015
Once Ted Cruz’s wife left her job to join her husband on the presidential campaign trail and had to give up her health insurance (that Ted Cruz was on), Cruz had to find health insurance for …
Eliminate cap on solar net metering
April 15, 2015
As a rooftop solar power owner/leaser in Las Vegas, I’m happy to be saving money on my power bills, exercising choice as to where I get my electricity and supporting the growth of a booming industry in our state. That’s why I’m so concerned that the state’s growth in this area could …
Change directions on climate change
April 15, 2015
Whether you’re a Pacific Islander preparing for a super typhoon bearing down on you, a Floridian contemplating a rising sea level exacerbating a contentious battle between your fresh water supply and the sea, or a Westerner suffering through a long Lake Mead draining drought, you realize …
Why not offer Volvo a deal?
April 14, 2015
If Nevada offered a tax deal to Tesla to build batteries, why not …
Urge legislators to ban coyote killings
April 14, 2015
Sadly, we just read that the Nevada Board of Wildlife Commissioners has rejected the ban. What a terrible message to …
Use trash bins in our parks
April 14, 2015
People almost demand a beautiful park to have their picnics and peaceful walks in but neglect to realize that the inhabitants of their park, the wildlife, are
Wake up before it’s too late, America
April 13, 2015
All Americans, regardless of party, want to avoid a nuclear threat that would destroy America. Therefore, the only place most of us diverge is whether the threat from Iran is grave enough.
An explanation of AB 277 needed
April 13, 2015
Assemblymen Erven Nelson and John Ellison and Sen. Joe Hardy’s sponsorship of Assembly Bill 277 is simply a smokescreen, a veiled attempt to further divide the populace to garner political favor with religious conservatives, knowing full well that a majority of the affected groups of American citizens will never vote for them anyway. Many of us are not completely clear about the relationship between AB 277 and the Nevada Constitution’s “free exercise clause” and need to better understand this bill’s intent. Please enlighten us.
Goodman owes Anthony apology
April 13, 2015
“Piece of crap” — that’s what former Mayor Oscar Goodman called Stavros Anthony after Goodman’s wife won re-election. Come on now. Mr. Anthony is a …
ID laws infringe on right to vote
April 12, 2015
Three bills being proposed in the Nevada Legislature will turn back the clock by demanding identification requirements in order to vote. These measures are a subtle way of suppressing an individual’s right to vote.
Murphy’s Law and Yucca Mountain
April 12, 2015
The argument by Robert Land and William E. Brown Jr. that “Tourists won’t want to come to a radioactive Las Vegas” (Las Vegas Sun, March 29) centers on an important issue. However, tourists aren’t that bright. Those would be the same tourists who came to Las Vegas to view atomic bomb tests.

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