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Don Carlson guest col: An elite error in prognostication (1)

May 6, 2016 — 

Elected officials, lobbyists, political candidates, activists, and media pundits — the political class — far too often project little more than self-interest-based elite opinion. The balance of so many lay …

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Letters to the editor for Friday, May 6, 2016 (2)

May 6, 2016 — 

Did fossil fuel companies lie to stockholders?Managements of publicly traded corporations are legally required to provide stockholders with accurate information about company finances. However, some fossil fuel (oil, gas and …

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And then there was the one (3)

May 5, 2016 — 

A guy just won the Republican nomination for president by spending no money, hiring no pollsters, running virtually no TV ads, and just saying what he truly believed no matter …

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Decisions, choices and regrets (4)

May 5, 2016 — 

For a long time I wasn’t very fond of making decisions because I was afraid of deciding wrong and facing the consequences of my poor choice. My motto was to …

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Letters to the editor for Thursday, May 5, 2016 (5)

May 4, 2016 — 

Renovation is what downtown needs Do you remember when going downtown was fun? I don’t, but I’ve only lived here 16 years. Other than the Taste of Downtown, and Fridays …

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Fred LaSor: A pernicious proposal (6)

May 4, 2016 — 

In a clever bit of sleight of hand, a guest columnist last week urged readers to support a pernicious proposal by the California-based Citizens Climate Lobby that would raise consumer …

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Letters to the editor for Wednesday, May 4, 2016 (7)

May 3, 2016 — 

The Nevada Appeal is accepting stories about moms, no more than 300 words, through May 5. Email stories and no more than two photos to editor@nevadaappeal.com, or fax them to …

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James Pincock guest col: City should purchase Andersen Ranch property (8)

May 3, 2016 — 

I read with interest the letter to the editor by Paul LeFleur published on April 27 regarding the proposed housing development on the historic Andersen Ranch property, Vintage at King’s …

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You don’t need glasses for contact lens bill (9)

May 3, 2016 — 

Everyone who’s ever found themselves in a “captive audience” situation at an airport, movie theater or sporting event knows how sky-high prices get jacked up on food and drink. Indeed, …

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Something in the water (10)

May 3, 2016 — 

It all started on a recent Thursday evening. I was startled to find something when going to the bathroom that you don’t want to find. It was blood where blood …

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Conservative Mafia values (11)

May 3, 2016 — 

“The essence of the story is family...It’s all catnip for conservative men.”I have mentioned before that I was born and raised a Republican. This was when the Republican Party had …

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May 3, 2016 — 

LOOK AT THOSE WITH PRINCIPLEEditor:What a razor edge we are attemting to balance on! Will we totter off on the side of socialsism? Will we cast our vote with socialist …

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John R. Bullis: Treasury working to reduce tax evasion (13)

May 2, 2016 — 

The Treasury Department recently told of the efforts to curtail tax evasion.Some proposed regulations would use the recent release of the “Panama Papers” to audit the high-profile individuals and overseas …

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Sam Bauman: If you’ve got the time, PCH game may be fun (14)

May 2, 2016 — 

I suspect many seniors with time on their hands may want to play the Publishers Clearing House game. You know what it is after seeing the many commercials on TV …

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Letters to the editor for Tuesday, May 3, 2016 (15)

May 2, 2016 — 

The Nevada Appeal is accepting stories about moms, no more than 300 words, through May 5. Email stories and no more than two photos to editor@nevadaappeal.com, or fax them to …

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Ken Beaton: Ray returned (16)

May 2, 2016 — 

“If you remember the ‘60s, you weren’t there,” said Grace Slick, Jefferson Airplane and Jefferson Starship’s lead singer. Ray Frederick remembers the 1960s 7,825 miles from San Jose, South Vietnam. …

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Ron Bliss: Not paying broker commissions on marketplace is discriminatory to consumers (17)

May 2, 2016 — 

When companies like Anthem and United Healthcare stopped paying commissions to brokers for anyone they would sign outside of open enrollment, it not only hurts the brokers but also the …

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Letters to the editor for Sunday, May 1, 2016 (18)

May 1, 2016 — 

The Nevada Appeal is accepting stories about moms, no more than 300 words, through May 5. Email stories and no more than two photos to editor@nevadaappeal.com, or fax them to …

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Paul Johnson guest col: P.K. O’Neill turned back on Carson GOP (19)

May 1, 2016 — 

The term “ideologue” gets thrown around a lot these days, usually intended as a pejorative as Assemblyman P.K. O’Neill used it in his ad in the Sunday Nevada Appeal. He …

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Kelly J. Bullis: Business auto rules aka Congress is stupid (20)

May 1, 2016 — 

Ever wonder why so many small business owners drive around in large SUVs or trucks?Well, sit right down, let me tell a tale, a tale of a fateful, flawed, dumb, …

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