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July 20, 2018

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Opinion

Zero tolerance for kidnapping
Friday, July 20, 2018
Letter to the editor:
What would happen if you took a child from his or her parent with no intention of giving the child back? It’s called kidnapping and if caught, you would …
Murder-suicide of the Western political alliance
Friday, July 20, 2018
When C.S. Lewis was a boy, his mother died. “With my mother’s death,” he wrote, “all settled happiness, all that was tranquil and reliable, disappeared from my life. There was to be much fun, many pleasures, many stabs of Joy; but no more of the old security. It was …
Trump’s conflict of interest
Friday, July 20, 2018
Letter to the editor:
Most professional organizations have oversight based on codes of ethics. A common and paramount code relates to the prohibition of …
Vietnam is no role model for North Korea
Friday, July 20, 2018
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has compounded the debacle of his weekend in Pyongyang by a plea that North Korea partake of the same “once unimaginable prosperity and partnership we have …
Republicans fighting war on the poor
Friday, July 20, 2018
Four years ago, on the 50th anniversary of Lyndon Johnson’s war on poverty, House Republicans led by Paul Ryan issued a report declaring that war a failure. Poverty, they asserted, hadn’t fallen. Therefore, they concluded, we must slash spending on the poor. Last week, President Donald Trump’s Council of Economic Advisers issued a new report on poverty …
Grateful for hospice care
Friday, July 20, 2018
Letter to the editor:
I read with concern the July 9 letter “Loophole hurts dying patients,” lamenting that a patient is not allowed to keep his physician upon electing hospice services. I recently experienced the hospice model through the care of …
Trump shows the world he’s Putin’s lackey
Thursday, July 19, 2018
No matter how low your expectations for the summit between President Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin on Monday, it was hard not to be staggered by the American president’s …
Which country is he making great again?
Thursday, July 19, 2018
President Donald Trump is succeeding wildly in one clear, if unannounced, objective: to Make…
Make diabetes screenings part of your routine
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Guest column:
Diabetes is one of the fastest-growing epidemics in the world, affecting 425 million people and quickly rising. It is the seventh-leading global cause of …
Young activists refuse to be ignored
Young activists refuse to be ignored
Thursday, July 19, 2018
Sun editorial:
For any Nevadan seeking public office, here’s word to the wise in relation to Monday’s March for Our Lives event in Las Vegas. Ignore these young people at your own peril …
A better way to run schools
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Twelve years later, Nigel Palmer still remembers the embarrassment of his first days as a fourth-grader in Monroe, La. He was a Hurricane Katrina evacuee from New Orleans, living with his family in …
Mexico should help us at border
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Letter to the editor:
I believe President Donald Trump has been tricked by Mexico’s president. If the Mexican government was a friend of America, it would stop the flood of Mexican citizens …
As drones proliferate, safe skies will be a priority
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
A decade from now, your order from Amazon will likely be delivered to your doorstep by a drone. Want to order a pizza? Drones will …
Resistance is necessary
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Letter to the editor:
Over 1,000 people lined the side walks of Las Vegas to protest a gathering of men tied to the destruction of our Constitution and bent on our state’s purple undoing. President Donald Trump, Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt and Sen. Dean Heller, R-Nev., represent the …
Trump assaults our core values
Wednesday, July 18, 2018
Letter to the editor:
Freedom of the press is legally protected by the First Amendment and is considered necessary to prevent the government from interfering with the dissemination of information and opinions. In the backward world of the Trump regime, President Donald Trump has declared that the press is …