Opinion

Blunder road: Readers speak out on Las Vegas elevated expressway
Blunder road: Readers speak out on Las Vegas elevated expressway
Friday, August 18, 2017
TRANSPORTATION:
The Sun recently offered readers a chance to sound off about Clark County's proposed elevated expressway. Wait until you see the colorful words they used to describe the ...
American strength lies in pluralism
Friday, August 18, 2017
With all the news from Charlottesville, I was feeling in the wrong place at the wrong time. And then I looked around me here, and the connection with Charlottesville became obvious. Just one glance at our traveling party and the crews at this base and you realize immediately why we are the most powerful country in the world. ...
Trump’s America looking less and less like home
Trump’s America looking less and less like home
Friday, August 18, 2017
OPINION:
Trump’s reaction Saturday to the Charlottesville hate-fest is an example of what I find so troubling. I never thought a president of the United States would hedge his bets when it comes to denouncing racists and anti-Semites. ...
Can our divided house stand the current storm?
Friday, August 18, 2017
Summertime, sweltering and stressful, makes our cold civil war feel hot. The madness and violence of last year crested in the summer, with the shootings of cops in Dallas and Baton Rouge. ...
Thank goodness ACA survived
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
Tonight, in my Henderson living room, I watched live the Senate’s vote on the partial repeal of the Affordable Care Act. I am relieved that it did not pass. ...
It’s a matter of health
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
Although the health care debate has attracted much of the focus on national politics, our environment here in Nevada is at risk of massive degradation. ...
GOP plot against state senators an affront to Nevada voters
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Sun Editorial:
An effort by Nevada Republicans to recall two Democratic state senators and replace them with GOP candidates is despicable in so many respects, it’s hard to know where to start criticizing it. ...
EPA cuts are appalling
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
I spent over 40 years trying to invoke an appreciation for the fragility of our environment in my science students, so I find the proposed cuts to the Environmental Protection Agency budget very troubling. ...
Oil and gas industry is part of axis of climate evil
Thursday, August 17, 2017
“It’s Not Your Imagination: Summers Are Getting Hotter.” So read a recent headline in The New York Times, highlighting a decade-by-decade statistical analysis by climate expert James Hansen. “Most summers,” the analysis concluded, “are now either hot or extremely hot compared with the mid-20th century.” ...
Trump is walking on a pathway to a one-term presidency
Thursday, August 17, 2017
Not long ago, an outsider came to Washington to be president of the United States. He ran as an anti-politician, a man who was not going to play politicians’ tawdry games. Washington was broken and he had solutions to fix it. ...
How can the nation roll back fanaticism?
Thursday, August 17, 2017
We’re living in an age of anxiety. The country is being transformed by complex forces, such as changing demographics and technological disruption. ...
From the West Coast comes a plea to an unstable leader
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
You may very well hate us. After all, you were rejected by a margin of nearly 5 million votes in the three states on the West Coast mainland, where more than 1 in 7 Americans live. We are the reason you lost the national popular vote by such a historic margin. Since you’ve been president, you’ve never set foot in our time zone. ...
Embraced by neofascists, Trump is the 1st un-American president
Embraced by neofascists, Trump is the 1st un-American president
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
EDITORIAL:
As became clear Tuesday at Trump Tower, we now have a president who is loath to fight Nazis. The unimaginable has happened. The leader of the nation that sacrificed ...
Rabbits aren’t throwaways
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
Animals are not toys — they need love and care to thrive. Parents often give rabbits to children on a whim, especially at Easter, only to abandon them as soon as the novelty wears off. ...
Trump should watch and wait
Wednesday, August 16, 2017
Letters to the Editor:
President Donald Trump continues to call the Trump-Russian scandal a witch hunt. ...