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LETTER: Culinary Local 226 correct to be wary about ‘Medicare for All’

A recent letter to the Review-Journal assailed Culinary Local 226, with a membership of 60,000 employees, for being “dead-set against “Medicare for All.” The writer argued that “most industrialized countries have this system. Isn’t it time for the United States to join them?”

No, not ever.

Freedom of choice is an underlying tenet of our country, and Americans gave their lives, limbs and personal sacrifices to get and keep it. The more you depend on government to provide services, the more you give up your freedoms. Once freedom is given up, you don’t get it back without a fight — which you may or may not win.

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LETTER: Is the Las Vegas shutdown worth the economic hit?

It’s hard to believe that we still have almost another month before we start thinking of opening business again. If we keep this country closed much longer, the economic effects will be worse then the virus. Here in Las Vegas, these gambling structures will never survive a long-term closure, nor will the people.

LETTER: Gov. Steve Sisolak and a drug ban

I did not vote for Gov. Steve Sisolak, but I agree to a point with his restriction on the drug hydroxychloroquine.

LETTER: We all have to live with a little inconvenience

Letter writer Eric Yaillen was displeased with the decision by local stores to have an early line for seniors. I applaud the stores for taking this action.