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July 29, 2014

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Letters to the Editor

Understand the role of Congress
July 28, 2014
The writer of the July 19 letter “John Boehner should be fired” seems to believe that Congress should obey President Barack Obama in every piece of legislation he proposes.
Securing border isn’t the solution
July 28, 2014
In response to the July 20 letter “Washington won’t listen to us,” I have a question: What is a secure border? Is it a border that completely stops all travel, trade and traffic? Or one that stops only illicit travel, trade and traffic? Many nations have walls or fences with borders near high-population areas, but many don’t.
Koch brothers’ newspaper effect
July 27, 2014
I normally do not bother to read or comment on articles I find on editorial pages, as I usually find them written by scared, angry white guys flailing about this perceived threat or saying who’s to blame for that grossly misunderstood issue. However, I recently had the opportunity to read the editorial pages of the Las Vegas Review-Journal and the Sun.
It’s wrong to blame religion for wars
July 27, 2014
I am writing in response to the July 18 letter “The problem of organized religion.” With all due respect, this belief that organized religion is the cause of wars, and all that goes with it — pain, bloodshed and mayhem — is as old as the hills and is once again based on mankind’s limited earthly minds. It’s also an easy accusation to make.
Obama wants to ‘remake America’?
July 26, 2014
It seems like every time I see or hear President Barack Obama give a speech, he somehow interjects the words “remake America.”
Columnist Kristof wrong about Israel
July 26, 2014
Nicholas Kristof is an editorialist who is capable of great moral clarity, but in “Leading through great loss,” his July 19 column on the Israel-Hamas conflict, Kristof inadvertently exposes his true feelings and in the process his antipathy toward Israel.
States working together at border
July 25, 2014
Great, it’s about time Texas Gov. Rick Perry put 1,000 National Guard troops on his border with Mexico. What is Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer waiting for? She’s been complaining about illegal immigrants in her state for a while.
Impeach Obama to put our nation first
July 25, 2014
First off, I would like to commend Brian Greenspun for the way he has run the Sun all these years. Since moving here the end of 2003, I have subscribed to the local papers. During that time, the Sun has published more than a dozen of my letters despite them being mostly in opposition to the left.
Immigrants must be sent home
July 24, 2014
If a citizen breaks the law and no law enforcement action is taken, what message does that send to everyone else? This is exactly what’s happening with our immigration laws in America. That’s why my deputies encounter many immigrants in the country illegally who admit to being deported as many as 15 times. The laws apply to American citizens, but if you’re in the country illegally, it appears the laws do not apply and there are few, if any, real consequences.
Congress acts as a check on president
July 24, 2014
The writer of the Saturday letter “John Boehner should be fired” doesn’t seem to understand the duty of Congress.
Desalination can be a water solution
July 23, 2014
Here is an idea for getting more water for Nevada: Pump seawater from the California coast and desalinate it here before distributing it as fresh water.
America’s energy independence
July 23, 2014
The criticism President Barack Obama is facing over the Ukraine situation is misplaced. Truth be told, at this point there isn’t much he can do.
Breaking up with a Limbaugh fan
July 23, 2014
Thank you for running the July 15 letter about shaming radio networks that air Rush Limbaugh.
Changes to gun laws are needed
July 21, 2014
We just witnessed another senseless mass shooting that took the lives of four children, two adults and injured a child.
Lawyers certainly aren’t asleep
July 21, 2014
It appears America has too many attorneys. Every time you open a newspaper, visit the Internet or turn on the TV, someone is suing someone for who knows what.

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