Opinion

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Analysis: Devil's in the details — Clinton offers them, Trump doesn't
Monday, September 26, 2016
PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE:
Any voter who hoped that a new version of Donald Trump would emerge during the debate portion of the presidential campaign will have to wait for St. Louis. In tonight’s debate, he offered ...
Lawyers: Learn to work with AI or risk termination
Monday, September 26, 2016
GUEST COLUMN:
Until fairly recently, AI never posed an existential threat to the critical-thinking professions such as law and medicine. However, thanks to the exponential leap in processing power, computer systems can handle complex computations quickly, which has propelled AI alarmingly close to the problem-solving needed for work that traditionally required an above-average IQ, a license and a fancy degree.
China's insult to Obama an insult to our nation
Sunday, September 25, 2016
letters to the editor:
Having been insulted during his recent trip to Southeast Asia, President Barack Obama must be feeling like a wounded lion. Lions …
Statesman speaks; would-be king gets a pittance
Statesman speaks; would-be king gets a pittance
Sunday, September 25, 2016
where i stand:
I have two words for the many business, social and political leaders of Nevada who filled in as “Where I Stand” columnists while I took a vacation. Thank you. Thank you for becoming columnists for a day, which …
Let Sheldon Adelson pay for his stadium
Sunday, September 25, 2016
letters to the editor:
Just say no! Enough about having our state engage in yet another less-than-zero-sum bidding war to attract more business in return for a non-binding agreement — in Nevada parlance, a crap shoot — because someone says …
Trump's love of Putin is anti-American
Sunday, September 25, 2016
letters to the editor:
Donald Trump, with complete support from his running mate, Mike Pence, applauds the leadership of Vladimir Putin in Russia. Did it ever dawn on these two …
Las Vegas moves forward, defying negativity
Friday, September 23, 2016
where i stand:
As we move past the midway point of 2016, epic national and world events have made this year one of the most problematic in recent memory. Daily headlines are depressing and apocalyptic. Not so in Las Vegas. In a city that was crushed by a brutal recession, Las Vegas has resolutely rebounded. So in this milieu of bad news I’d like to offer, in the immortal words of Monty Python, “… something completely different”: good news. I realize this is antithetical …
Question 1 a first step in eroding Nevada's gun laws
Wednesday, September 21, 2016
guest column:
In a recent editorial (“NRA’s wailing doesn’t drown out facts on background checks,” Sept. 4-10 edition), The Sunday claims the Question 1 gun-control ballot initiative is an “attempt at reasonable gun control” and portrays …
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Around the world, elevated expressways are coming down
Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Sun editorial:
The Sun has devoted thousands of words to why a proposal to build a $200 million elevated expressway parallel to the Las Vegas Strip is an epically bad idea. But today, with Clark County commissioners scheduled to vote on a $1.6 million engineering project to keep the plan lurching forward — and likely to approve it on the consent agenda with ...
New refi program helps small businesses
Monday, September 19, 2016
GUEST COLUMN:
Those who qualify for the program can receive up to 90 percent financing at a low fixed rate for 20 years.
Hard work and commitment will bring the Runnin’ Rebels back
Hard work and commitment will bring the Runnin’ Rebels back
Sunday, September 18, 2016
where i stand:
Sitting in the head coach’s chair of a collegiate men’s basketball program at a school such as UNLV requires a CEO’s mentality. I have a vision of where I would like the program to be. The challenge is being able to see the big …
Guardian angels visit many of us at our most vulnerable
Sunday, September 18, 2016
guest column:
I’ve written a lot about the importance of friends, family and doctors for someone like me with a mental illness. I depend on these people — my advocates — to make sure I get through this thing …
Both presidential candidates should face these hardball questions
Sunday, September 18, 2016
guest column:
The first presidential debate between Democrat Hillary Clinton and Republican Donald Trump is expected to attract a record audience on Sept. 26. NBC’s Lester Holt may have little control over the …
Fake charm, real harm: Don’t let fraudulent Trump fool you
Sunday, September 18, 2016
editorial:
Looking back to the start of this presidential campaign season, it is understandable that disaffected, angry or disillusioned Republicans became infatuated with the tell-it-like-it-is Donald Trump. He was a fresh, if unexpected, face on the …
Trump would be a gift to ISIS and Putin, imperil US military
Saturday, September 17, 2016
guest column:
Voters got a preview this month of what a Donald Trump presidency would look like and what that would mean for our country’s national …