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October 17, 2017

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Letters to the Editor

GOP two-faced on Russia
Oct. 17, 2017
Many GOP leaders have largely kept their distance as House and Senate intelligence committees and the Senate Judiciary Committee conduct their separate Russia probes, which are independent of the current one by special counsel Robert Mueller, a former FBI director. But as reported by Politico, most ardent Donald Trump supporters say it’s time to …
Constitution has no gun limits
Oct. 17, 2017
When bad actions take place, such as what happened in Las Vegas, some people are so quick and desperate to propose ways to deter such actions from occurring in the future that they have no care in the world about …
Tucson victim sends prayers
Oct. 17, 2017
My heart and prayers go out to the victims’ families, the survivors and the entire community as they begin to process …
Australian sends warm thoughts
Oct. 16, 2017
Our heart goes out to the families of all those who lost their lives, the injured and those who were not injured but will carry mental scars for the rest of their lives. ...
Trump won’t be ousted
Oct. 16, 2017
One piece of advice: Trump’s removal ain’t ever gonna happen, sir. Better suck it up for the next four years or it’s gonna be a bumpy ride for all you of the liberal persuasion. ...
Give the gift of a hug
Oct. 16, 2017
My heart goes out to the city of Las Vegas. There is nothing I can say to ease your pain from the horrific killings of so many people, to those injured or to all the people who witnessed the carnage. ...
Arctic refuge is a treasure
Oct. 15, 2017
Recently, I traveled to Washington, D.C., to meet with our federal representatives about the attempt to open the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to oil drilling. ...
Hefner column hits sour note
Oct. 15, 2017
Give Hugh Hefner some credit for his style of putting a little fun in our lives. ...
City becomes Angel Town
Oct. 15, 2017
Las Vegas headliner/entertainer Frankie Moreno, who donated the entire proceeds of his most recent performance to the families of the victims, said it best when he proclaimed that “Sin City” became “Angel Town” on that night and on the days that followed. ...
Weapons simply too destructive
Oct. 13, 2017
The indiscriminate killing of concertgoers Oct. 1 demonstrated the lethality of military-style assault weapons when used for a purpose befitting their design. ...
I’m staying away from US
Oct. 13, 2017
I thought it best to send my message at and to the grassroots level, as emailing 50 governors, 100 senators and 435 House members is an overwhelming, onerous task even nowadays with the relative ease of the internet. ...
Americans want better gun laws
Oct. 13, 2017
The right to vote does not give you the right to stuff the ballot box. The right to bear arms should not give you the right to have an arsenal in your home or in a hotel room. ...
Stop letting NRA call shots
Oct. 12, 2017
As a resident of the Las Vegas area, I am heartbroken by the senseless act of a coward, shooting innocent people from the 32nd floor of a hotel. ...
Bump stock ban too narrow
Oct. 12, 2017
We should be pushing for legislation that makes it a felony to alter, in any way, a semiautomatic weapon to cause it to function as a fully automatic one. ...
From heartland comes support
Oct. 12, 2017
From my home to yours, I bleed with you. I cry with you. I share your anger and frustrations. I mourn with you. I grieve with you. I pray with you. ...

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