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July 30, 2015

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Letters to the Editor

U.S. citizens have one flag to honor
July 15, 2015
As a black octogenarian born and raised in the South, it’s hard to accept the lingering effects of racism amid the progress made over past decades. The blood of black men and women was shed in every war America has fought. They honored the flag as they represented their beloved country militarily, athletically and politically.
Trump’s presence reveals meek rivals
July 15, 2015
Contrary to most opinion pieces one hears and reads lately, it is my view that Donald John Trump Sr. is just what the Republican Party needs to help cull pretenders from its overcrowded clown car.
Kudos to Reid for conservation work
July 14, 2015
I was pleased that Sen. Harry Reid was awarded a well-deserved Lifetime Achievement Award from the League of Conservation Voters Education Fund. His actions ensure Nevada moves forward with a clean and healthy environment in which to raise our children and grow our economy.
Here’s a candidate for a funny comedy
July 14, 2015
Please allow all the candidates who want to be part of the debates to participate.
Would white flags also upset people?
July 14, 2015
Flags are a symbol of who we are, the ideals of our foundation, and are source of pride for all people and all nations. The nation and every state should change its flag to white.
GOP copies Obama in flouting protocol
July 14, 2015
Brian Greenspun’s column “Ignoring high court rulings is anarchy, not conservatism” is well-written, and I agree with most of what he says. However, our Founding Fathers also were anarchists, weren’t they?
Confederate flag akin to swastika
July 8, 2015
I think there is a simple solution to flying (or not flying) the Confederate flag …
Don’t ignore history of Confederate flag
July 8, 2015
Deep divisions between the Union and the Confederacy once existed. Today, many still celebrate the historical significance of that period. Families were frequently …
Stop subsidies; tax animal products
July 8, 2015
More than 60 percent of U.S. agricultural subsidies pay for meat, dairy and egg production. Fresh fruit and vegetable farmers receive less than 1 percent of the total. It’s time to …
Columnist on point on assisted suicide
July 7, 2015
I say a big “bravo” regarding John Crisp’s column about doctor-assisted suicide (“Alternatives to physician-assisted suicide often worse,” Las Vegas Sun, June 25). We need …
How to campaign against guns
July 7, 2015
To start a campaign against guns, I think everyone should …
Socialism will not solve our problems
July 7, 2015
You recently ran a political cartoon of a man looking over the beautiful city of Paris toward the graceful Eiffel Tower. The cartoon said, in essence, how wonderful …
Bundy’s cattle suffer in the heat
July 7, 2015
While we talk a lot about Cliven Bundy and the errors of his ways, do you ever think about the cattle he leaves to roam Gold Butte in all this heat? No food, water is sparse at best, and …
GOP candidates’ job-creation records greatly exaggerated
July 3, 2015
Is it my imagination, or are half the governors in the country running for president?
Poor education is the source of problems
July 1, 2015
We’ve all heard how important education is, but I’ve been convinced of how true that is by personal experience. I’ve prepared bankruptcy petitions for people who cannot afford an attorney for 15 years.

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