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Letters to the editor for Friday, Jan. 5, 2016 (1)

February 4, 2016 — 

Thane Cornell wrote the following poem after watching the Republican presidential candidates debate on Jan. 28. Change, change, change!“Change! Change! Change!My whole life is nothing but change, change, change!”Moaned the …

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Sharing an intersting factoid (2)

February 4, 2016 — 

I recently came across a list of something called “interesting factoids.” I have to admit that I’ve used the word factoid, but I’ve never really known what it meant. I …

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A disaster in Oregon (3)

February 4, 2016 — 

Two men are in prison for trying to protect their property, a man reported as a solid citizen and family man is dead, and a community is shaken and divided. …

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Letters to the editor for Thursday, Feb. 4, 2016 (4)

February 3, 2016 — 

Senseless murder impacts so many livesSo many young minds at work to set upon one individual. What is wrong with young people today? It seems to me the cohorts involved …

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Fresh Ideas: Those who are optimistic feel successful (5)

February 3, 2016 — 

Several years ago, employees in a large hospital participated in a research study measuring employees happiness. The CEO of the hospital, administrators and accountants, doctors and nurses, and janitors, all …

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Here we go again (6)

February 2, 2016 — 

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Caucus is a learning experience (7)

February 2, 2016 — 

In less than three weeks, Nevada becomes the next state in a line of many for voters to choose their top presidential candidates from both the Democrat and Republican parties.The …

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Top 11 GOP primaries to watch in Nevada (8)

February 2, 2016 — 

Here are my initial Top 11 legislative races for conservatives to keep an eye on this coming Nevada GOP primary season…State Senate District 6 (Clark): This will likely be the …

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Republicans’ dream is our nightmare (9)

February 2, 2016 — 

The Koch Brothers, who control the second largest private held company in the United States, will spend more money on the upcoming elections than the Republican and Democratic parties; that’s …

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Sam Bauman: Medications for type 2 diabetes (10)

February 1, 2016 — 

I apologize for offering the following long list of medications for type 2 diabetes. I’ve lived with diabetes for many years now, not always comfortably, like when I was using …

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Letters to the editor for Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2016 (11)

February 1, 2016 — 

Trump as president is a frightening possibilityConsider the following: Bernie Sanders is headed for the Democratic nomination and Donald Trump has the GOP nomination; Michael Bloomberg jumps into the race …

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John Bullis: Avoid family conflicts over inheritances (12)

February 1, 2016 — 

No matter how well you and your family get along, you can help reduce or avoid family conflicts over inheritances by taking action now. “Do it now” concept.Early and good …

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Ron Bliss guest col: Open enrollment over for Nevadans, but there are still ways to get covered (13)

February 1, 2016 — 

Open enrollment for health insurance ended, for Nevadans and most of the nation, at midnight Sunday. Those who still need insurance may still be able to get it, however.If you …

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Letters to the editor for Sunday, Jan. 31, 2016 (14)

January 31, 2016 — 

Counterfeit ‘R’ next to Kramer’s nameWages, profits, retirement checks, and Social Security benefits — from the system you paid into — are your work product. Taxes, in effect, force you …

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SILVER DOLLARS AND WOODEN NICKELS: ‘Average Joe’ not so average eater (15)

January 31, 2016 — 

The Nevada Appeal’s Silver Dollars & Wooden Nickels feature recognizes achievements from the capital region and, when warranted, points out other acts that missed the mark.SILVER DOLLAR: Who needs Joey …

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David Johnson guest col: Hillary campaign teetering on scandals (16)

January 31, 2016 — 

Hillary’s campaign is teetering close to disaster in spite of her ignoring and denying her own apparent criminal behavior. Even though the Benghazi scandal didn’t demonstrate much more than we …

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Guy W. Farmer: Advocating for illegal immigration (17)

January 31, 2016 — 

The Reno Gazette-Journal recently published a front-page article that encouraged foreigners to violate our nation’s immigration laws. Although the article was meant to elicit sympathy for illegal immigrants, it also …

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Letters to the editor for Saturday, Jan. 30, 2016 (18)

January 30, 2016 — 

Was it love at first sight? Did he repeatedly ask you out? Share your stories of love and the Nevada Appeal will publish them on Valentine’s Day. Submissions, 250 words …

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Letters to the editor for Friday, Jan. 29, 2016 (19)

January 28, 2016 — 

Was it love at first sight? Did he repeatedly ask you out? Share your stories of love and the Nevada Appeal will publish them on Valentine’s Day. Submissions, 250 words …

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Words of wisdom from grandpa (20)

January 28, 2016 — 

All of my life I’ve heard people quoting their grandfather’s wisdom. I can’t count the number of times I’ve heard my friends say, “It’s like my grandpa used to say …

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