Opinion

No one has coherent long-term solution to the Islamic State
Friday, November 28, 2014
other voices:
If there was ever an issue that required politics to stop at the water’s edge, it’s the fight against the Islamic State group.
Obama on right side on immigration
Friday, November 28, 2014
other voices:
I’m not an immigrant, but I work with them every day. I’m not a Republican, but I share many of their more conservative social policies. I’m not a wise woman, possessed of all the answers, but I sometimes play one on TV.
Grand jury’s decision in Ferguson case not a surprise
Friday, November 28, 2014
other voices:
A grand jury in Ferguson, Mo., on Monday decided not to indict Police Officer Darren Wilson, who fatally shot Michael Brown in August.
Be vigilant, but be constitutional
Thursday, November 27, 2014
letter to the editor:
In a recent letter (Religion, politics must be separated, Nov. 13), the writer claims the separation of church and state is written in our Constitution. There is nothing in the U.S. Constitution that mentions the separation of church and state.
Uber’s rough ride
Thursday, November 27, 2014
other voices:
The Uber app is a thing of beauty. You click a button, and it immediately shows you your location. You hit another button, and it tells you how quickly an Uber car will arrive to take you where you want to go.
Give thanks for Thanksgiving
Thursday, November 27, 2014
other voices:
My advice to young people never varies: Watch out whom you kiss. This wisdom I learned through experience.
Idea of plutocracy in U.S. is nauseating
Thursday, November 27, 2014
Letter to the Editor:
In response to the letter, “Democrats have billionaires, too” (Nov. 13): The writer finds it amusing. I find it nauseating that both Democratic and Republican millionaires/billionaires are trying to buy our government.
Radio stations rushing the season
Thursday, November 27, 2014
letter to the editor:
I read the Sun’s article on all-Christmas radio. Talk about rushing the season. One station starts it’s Christmas music at Halloween?
Obama steps away from the Powell Doctrine
Thursday, November 27, 2014
other voices:
We’re three months into our newest war, the one against Islamic State in Iraq and Syria, and nobody’s happy with how it’s going.
Jonathan Gruber should rethink his notion of ‘stupidity’
Monday, November 24, 2014
other voices:
Was Obamacare sold on a pack of lies or just political spin? Questions like that have turned Jonathan Gruber, who helped to create President Barack Obama’s health care plan, into a possible threat to its survival.
Reform immigration system to keep families together in U.S.
Monday, November 24, 2014
Other Voices:
In “Orange Is the New Black,” I play Maritza Ramos, a tough Latina from the ‘hood. In “Jane the Virgin,” I play Lina, Jane’s best friend and a funny know-it-all who is quick to offer advice. I love both parts, but they’re fiction. My real story is this: I am the citizen daughter of immigrant parents who were deported when I was 14. My older brother was also deported.
Congress’ duty to exercise war powers
Monday, November 24, 2014
Other Voices:
Before Congress leaves the capital for the holidays, House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, and Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., must schedule a vote on an authorization for the war against the Islamic State.
A demonstration of sex education
Sunday, November 23, 2014
letter to the editor:
Suppose a resident set up a small table and chair on the sidewalk in front of any local elementary school and brought a case of bananas and condoms along.
Death by typo
Sunday, November 23, 2014
other voices:
My parents used to own a small house with a large backyard, in which my mother cultivated a beautiful garden. At some point, however — I don’t remember why — my father looked at the official deed defining their property and received a shock. According to the text, the Krugman lot wasn’t a rough rectangle; it was a triangle more than a hundred feet long but only around a yard wide at the base.
Were pipe’s effects on lake studied?
Sunday, November 23, 2014
letter to the editor:
I would like to comment to the writers of the article “Using the ‘Tesla Bill’ to Southern Nevada’s advantage (Robert Lang and Jaewon Lim, Nov. 16). The North Las Vegas mayor wants to run a high-capacity water pipeline to the Apex project. Did anyone study the effects of that with the lake currently drying up?