Opinion

Bias occurs in subtle ways
Friday, November 17, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
There remains age discrimination throughout the United States. ...
Election results reflect voters’ disgust with Trump
Friday, November 17, 2017
What happened at the polls last week was a good old-fashioned butt-kicking that exposed the cynical fraud called Trumpism. Hallelujah, people, and let’s do it again next year. ...
To employers, veterans offer rich mix of skills, know-how
Friday, November 17, 2017
Like too many veterans, when Sanchez looked to exit the Marines and return to civilian life, he knew nothing of private-sector work and wasn’t sure how to find any. He recalls walking up and down Madison Avenue with a three-page resume. ...
Siege mentality stymies constructive dialogue
Friday, November 17, 2017
The odd thing is that the siege mentality feels kind of good to the people who grab on to it. It gives its proponents a straightforward way to interpret the world — the noble us versus the powerful them. It gives them a clear sense of group membership and a clear social identity. It offers a ready explanation for the bad things that happen in life. ...
LaPierre’s logic makes no sense
Friday, November 17, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
According to his logic, if 500 people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas would have fired back with their Glocks or Smith & Wessons, they could have fired at the 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay and stopped the man with the semiautomatic rifles. ...
Prayers alone won’t work
Friday, November 17, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
Every time there’s a mass shooting, some say that this is not the time to talk about gun control and that we should pray for the people who were killed and wounded. ...
Warm thoughts go to Las Vegas
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
Although I do not live in your town, my heart goes out to everyone there for the horrendous act that took place on Oct. 1 in your city. ...
Trump clueless on cars
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
One can offer a very long list of things Trump doesn’t seem to know, but there isn’t enough room to list it all. ...
Cruelty, killings are connected
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
In reading your article regarding the tragic killing of innocent people by Devon Patrick Kelley in Texas, whose history included a conviction on an animal cruelty citation in 2014, I was reminded of many other examples of these types of individuals. ...
Parking woes? Here’s an idea
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
For any business in Clark County that faces difficulty in obtaining a permit for a new building because of parking problems, a new approach guarantees success. ...
Democrats shouldn’t be fooled by victories
Thursday, November 16, 2017
The Democratic Party certainly did well in this month’s elections. In one place after another, voters seemed to reject President Donald Trump’s hateful, lawless politics. ...
In Asia, Trump’s behavior worthy of a circus ring
Thursday, November 16, 2017
We are running a terribly unwise experiment: What happens when you replace U.S. presidential leadership with the slapstick antics of a clown? ...
Heller-backed measure will aid Nevada kids, families
Thursday, November 16, 2017
Guest Column:
In nearly half the states across the country, including here in Nevada, child care is more expensive than in-state college tuition, meaning high-quality care is out of reach for many families. That’s especially the case for those living in poverty. ...
Trump a gift to Democrats
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
Democrats will win by landslides in the 2018 and 2020 elections. It turns out, I was right all along. Trump really is the gift to Democrats who keeps on giving. ...
Prospect of Moore win horrifies national GOP
Wednesday, November 15, 2017
Turnout to the August Republican primary and the September runoff was about 18 and 14 percent, respectively. Next month’s election will occur during many distractions, midway between Thanksgiving and Christmas and, more important, ten days after Armageddon — the SEC championship game. Perhaps an Alabama victory would make the state hanker for a senator worthy of its football team. If so: Roll Tide. ...