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August 16, 2018

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Opinion

Take it from the Founding Fathers: Journalists are Public Ally No. 1
Take it from the Founding Fathers: Journalists are Public Ally No. 1
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Sun editorial:
Trump couldn’t be more incorrect in calling the media the enemy of the people. The media is actually the enemy of dictators and tyrants …
Nuclear waste belongs here
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Letter to the editor:
It’s irresponsible of Nevada to wash its hands of a nuclear legacy it helped build. It has to this day reaped the benefits of nuclear weapons and energy development. To claim no obligation to store nuclear waste after decades of enabling and creating it brings …
Tired of both sides of the aisle
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Letter to the editor:
I am perplexed with the GOP, and especially with President Donald Trump. He is great for the economy and many other things, but I cannot …
Drive like your life depends on it
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Letter to the editor:
The New York Times reports that 100 people in America will die in traffic today (and every day). You can bet that some of them will …
Applause for truthful media
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Letter to the editor:
I want to thank Brian Greenspun for his timely and appropriate July 22 column “Is Trump a Traitor?” Candor is appreciated in a time when too many people …
Who’s afraid of Nancy Pelosi?
Thursday, August 16, 2018
Normally, a party that gives away $2 trillion without worrying about where the money will come from can buy itself at least a few votes. But Donald Trump’s tax cut remains remarkably unpopular, and Republicans barely mention it on the campaign trail — in fact, Democrats are running against the tax cut more than Republicans are …
Trump and Omarosa deserve each other
Thursday, August 16, 2018
It’s hard to take Omarosa Manigault Newman’s word for anything. But Lordy she has tapes, and they offer vivid proof that Donald Trump’s White House is part clown show, part …
We are not the ‘enemy of the people’
Thursday, August 16, 2018
When the president attacks the media, he immediately makes the gathering of the news more difficult. Those who want to brush us off, lie to us, subvert our work, endanger our income and our lives are …
Why students need stronger career and technical education
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
The president recently signed into law the Strengthening Career and Technical Education for the 21st Century Act. This bill updates the Carl D. Perkins Career and Technical Education Act of 2006, the primary federal law governing career and technical education, and provides …
The white strategy
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
In the aftermath of the 2012 election, when just about everyone assumed Mitt Romney lost because he didn’t win enough Hispanic votes, election analyst Sean … produced a dissenting take. A close look at the results across the Midwest and Appalachia revealed a large population of what Trende called …
Smear ads diminish democratic process
Smear ads diminish democratic process
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
Sun editorial:
Rarely has there been a need for the adults in the room to step up and focus on substantive issues. But in far too many cases, Nevada candidates have taken the typical …
Don’t get dumbed down by politics
Wednesday, August 15, 2018
In the era of President Donald Trump, politics is reduced to a fatuous, debilitating spectacle. We screech, we weep, we laugh bitterly. We don’t seem to …
Water pumping scheme is a scam
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Letter to the editor:
If the idea is to save up more water as an energy source when there is excess power, why not just …
Xenophobia not what unites us
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Letter to the editor:
In the Aug. 5 letter “Empathy for Americans,” the writer argued that immigrants come …
Boomers were raised well
Tuesday, August 14, 2018
Letter to the editor:
I am a female baby boomer who served 15 years active duty in the United States Marine Corps during …