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Crocodile tears for Nevada

Sasha Abramsky's piece on Nevada was excellent, a much-needed presentation on the ludicrous unreality of the American aversion to taxes. I weep for the many poor, aged and disabled people who are already suffering from cuts in services, but for the state as a whole—crocodile tears. Americans are unbelievable, thinking they can live in a civilized society with only the most modest of taxes. One solution? Have all Democrats and independents abstain from politics for a few years, to allow the people enough time to jail, tar and feather or banish all Republicans, Tea Partyers and others who grouse about taxes. Nevada's plight will soon be America's. ¡Viva la revolución!

Emmett J. Murphy

Bradenton, FL

Sep 7 2010 - 6:21pm

Lyon County

Lyon County, Nevada, which is located near both Reno and Lake Tahoe, has had an official unemployment rate of nearly 2 percent for some time now, with vastly increased needs for food, housing and mental health care assistance.

Quest Lakes

Lyon County, Nevada

Sep 4 2010 - 2:51am