Opinion

The case for long-range financial forecasting
Monday, July 25, 2016
GUEST COLUMN:
The “how” of financial forecasting is pretty dry, but analysis has its charms. Think of it as solving a puzzle or unpacking a mystery.
Trump and truth start with letter T but have little else in common
Sunday, July 24, 2016
editorial:
We applaud Donald Trump for his promise, at the start of his acceptance speech as the Republican Party’s candidate for president, to set out “a straightforward assessment of the state of our nation. I will …
Light and hope will distinguish the Philadelphia story
Light and hope will distinguish the Philadelphia story
Sunday, July 24, 2016
where i stand:
The Republican conclave in Cleveland was itself a tale of two cities. There were the best of times: the Trump children speaking about their father and their lives. They also were the worst of times: the refusal of Ted Cruz to forgive …
Photo: Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, speaks Wednesday, July 20,
Cruz adds to the GOP’s convention of chaos
Thursday, July 21, 2016
After Ted Cruz had finished his drop-the-mic Republican National Convention speech and been booed off the stage, historian Michael Beschloss posted the following tweet: “Never seen anything quite like this.” If a leading scholar of the presidency says we’re in uncharted waters, I have to agree ...
Say yes to Question 1 to curb gun violence in Nevada
Thursday, July 21, 2016
letters to the editor:
We cannot afford to stand idly by any longer as our communities are hurt by gun violence. As a mom, a businesswoman and a Nevadan, it is imperative to me that we stand together as a community to help prevent …
NRA wears the pants in its marriage with GOP
Thursday, July 21, 2016
letters to the editor:
Who carries the most weight, 90 percent of Republicans who say yes to a law that would prohibit people on the no-fly list from buying a weapon, or the NRA? What about 92 percent of people who …
As ex-LAPD chief pointed out, police officers are only human
Thursday, July 21, 2016
letters to the editor:
The late Daryl Gates, former Los Angeles Police Department chief, said it best when he stated, ““I’d have a perfect police department if …
To fight injustice, be the change you want to see
Sunday, July 17, 2016
guest column:
Without stating the obvious, we have all come to the realization that the United States has become a divided nation, in more ways …
Las Vegas a standard bearer in involving citizens in holding the police accountable
Sunday, July 17, 2016
guest column:
The recent police shootings in Louisiana and Minnesota, and then the attacks against the police in Dallas, have thrown the issue of police use of force …
Las Vegas a standard-bearer in involving civilians in holding police accountable
Sunday, July 17, 2016
GUEST COLUMN:
In the wake of so many deaths due to police officer shootings, many believe that police departments are running wild. But today, at least in the city of Las Vegas, nothing could be further from the truth. The group that investigates use of force by Metro police is ...
Wild Wild West site looks like ideal place for NFL stadium
Sunday, July 17, 2016
editorial:
Welcome to your new home, Oakland Raiders. OK, that’s more than a bit premature, but Las Vegas appears to have come up with …
Fallen Dallas heroes prove police do ‘protect and serve’
Fallen Dallas heroes prove police do ‘protect and serve’
Sunday, July 17, 2016
where i stand:
Summertime, and the living is anything but easy. Only the people can make it better. First, we have to talk about the tragic events that took place 10 days ago …
In shootings, police often protected more than those killed
Sunday, July 17, 2016
GUEST COLUMN:
We all remember placing our right hands over our hearts, and taking that pledge to our great nation every morning during our school years. But do we truly live up to that last part of the pledge? The sad reality is ...
Blame should fall on criminals, not police
Sunday, July 17, 2016
guest column:
The recent slayings of five police officers by a lunatic thug in Dallas should deeply disturb every American to their …
Photo: Well-wishers line the entrance of Restland Funeral
Police and citizens, like nation as a whole, should stand united
Sunday, July 17, 2016
GUEST COLUMN:
As every city turns to its leaders for answers in times like these, we are poised to use this moment to drive positive change. The most effective weapon is knowledge, because hatred often thrives on ignorance. So we must ask ourselves, what is ...