• Gibbons administration will help renewable energy developers

    After the Las Vegas Sun reported last week on complaints from legislators and potential renewable energy developers that were directed at Gov. Jim Gibbons, we commented Sunday on the slow pace his administration has maintained in pursuit of solar, wind and geothermal resources. Continue reading…

  • The “Doc Fix” Is Not In

    (Grace-Marie Turner) – Cost matters: The cost of health care remains the central issue in the health reform debate, and that’s why the news this week was so bad for leaders on both sides of Capitol Hill. First, the Senate. Wednesday’s vote on the “Doc Fix” stunned everyone, even, apparently, Senate Majority...

  • The Very Busy Politicians in Washington DC

    (Rep. Ron Paul) – With a faltering economy, multiple wars, and the approaching demise of the dollar’s reserve status, there are more than enough problems to keep politicians in Washington working day and night. In between handing out cash for clunkers and nationalizing healthcare, the administration is busy sending more troops overseas,...

  • Arpaio’s Office Only One Denied Authority to Enforce Immigration Laws

    Sheriff Joe Arpaio, who oversees the Maricopa County Sheriff’s Office, is well-known for arresting illegal immigrants to be deported, and his success in catching illegals has been criticized largely by liberal public leaders and activists.

  • Hold the Vote!

    (Steve Sebelius) – The day progressives have feared since the health-care debate began is here: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is saying there are not enough votes in the House to support a true public option in the health-care bill, according to a story in Politico. Continue reading…

  • Hammargren takes a year off

    The past 15 years, Nevada’s former lieutenant governor has opened his home in the Paradise Crest neighborhood, near Flamingo and Sandhill roads, for tours on Nevada Day. This year, for only the second time since he and his wife began the tradition, the Oct. 31 party is off. Continue reading…

  • States look to gaming to close budget gaps

    Now nearly a dozen state governments are looking to casinos to increase tax collections and prevent further budget cuts. Continue reading…

  • Justice Dept: Blacks MUST Have Democrat Label to Know How to Vote

    (Bobby Eberle) – Obama’s Justice Department has ruled against the actions of the town of Kinston, North Carolina. What did this town do that was so terrible? The residents voted overwhelmingly to eliminate partisan elections for mayor and city council members. Continue reading…

  • Nevada homeland security office moves

    Gov. Jim Gibbons is moving his office of Homeland Security into the Department of Public Safety. The office has been under the governor’s office since its creation following 9/11. Continue reading…

  • Reid out to topple McCarran’s statute

    Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is among the senators co-sponsoring legislation to overturn the McCarran-Ferguson act, saying it allows insurers to collude in setting prices. Continue reading…

  • The pros and cons of giving every candidate his chance to speak

    Just because you announce your candidacy for a serious office doesn’t mean you should be taken seriously. But if you are part of a serious (we hope) television program, how do you separate the serious from the unserious? Continue reading…

  • Proposed Nevada abortion ban slow to gain support

    An initiative petition filed this week seeking to outlaw abortion in Nevada is part of a national effort launched in at least eight states that has divided anti-abortion activists. Continue reading…

  • Obama Cabinet members often stop in Reid country

    The travel industry may be hurting in Las Vegas these days but not for lack of visits from members of President Barack Obama’s Cabinet. Continue reading….

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