• Opinion
    Math Scores Mixed

    The importance of math proficiency shows up in the market’s demand for it. Well-paying careers — those of accountants, computer programmers, economists, engineers, scientists and many others — all require it. So how well does Nevada’s public education system teach math? The answer is mixed, with both good news and bad. Continue...

  • Politics
    Opting In to Democracy

    U.S. Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian is going to start circulating an initiative that would allow Nevada voters to decide whether to opt-out of the public option in the health-care bill that’s slowly forming on Capitol Hill. It hasn’t been entirely clear how the opt-out provision would work, but up until now, it’s...

  • Politics
    Senate Candidate Launches Issues Campaign, Calls On Legislators To Weigh In

    (Nevada News Bureau staff) – State senate candidate Todd “Taxpayer” Bailey has introduced an issues campaign called the “The Top 10 In 2010” in Nevada, launching a new website that explains the agenda and lists candidates who support some or all of the platforms. “The Top 10 In 2010 is an agenda...

  • Opinion
    Obamacare on Life Support without Hispanic Support

    (Jim Clark) – Well, I’ll bet about this time Pres. Obama wishes he could start all over with his health care legislation. He’s showing his inexperience, having only been a state legislator and a US senator for less than a full term. His big mistake was in letting Congress author the legislation...

  • Opinion
    Which rights are slipping?

    (Mike Montandon) – Our ignorance is assumed, even counted on, in the war against our freedoms. Even a cursory examination of the history of the first ten amendments to our Constitution, the Bill of Rights, would give us an indisputable argument against the forces that assail our liberties. First, why was it...

  • Opinion
    Guv, RJ Publisher Rock November’s First Friday Happy Hour Brew-ha-ha

    (Karri Bragg) – For the fourth round of First Friday Happy Hour Brew-ha-ha this past Friday, November 6th, 300 fans of limited government packed the VIP section at Stoney’s Rockin’ Country Bar on South Las Vegas Boulevard to enjoy a cold beverage and rub elbows with Clark County’s finest conservatives and libertarians....

  • Politics
    New Poll: Sandoval Leads, Gibbons Closes, Montandon Trails

    Former federal judge Brian Sandoval has a double-digit lead over Gov. Jim Gibbons in the June GOP primary for governor although a large percentage of voters remain on the fence, a new Nevada News & Views auto-dial poll shows.

  • Politics
    Sue Lowden Answers Gun Rights Questionnaire

    Another rival for the Nevada U.S. Senate seat occupied by Majority Leader Harry Reid has answered the Gun Rights Questionnaire. Sue Lowden is the second responding candidate, along with Danny Tarkanian, to have out-performed the incumbent in recent polls. Gun Owners of Nevada was successful in getting her to answer the questionnaire,...

  • Politics
    Gibbons looks past polls

    Gov. Jim Gibbons finds himself in the same position that faced President Lyndon Johnson early in 1968, according to political analysts. Does he run for re-election and risk what now appears to be a sure primary loss, or take the route that he is a statesman who will spend 2010 trying to...

  • Politics
    Why Dean Heller’s hard line on immigrants might sting later

    The Republican Party has been told again and again that it must tone down its rhetoric against illegal immigrants if it has any hope of keeping Hispanic voters who were once gravitating to the party from moving further toward Democrats. Especially in Western states, including Nevada, with its growing Hispanic population, a...

  • Politics
    NV GOP front-runner faces attacks from own party

    The high-stakes election is still a year away, but Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid, D-Nev., is already leveling criticism at Republican Sue Lowden, the former state GOP chairwoman, state legislator and Miss America candidate who hopes to unseat him. Lowden, however, is apparently holding her own against Reid, leading him in mid-October...

  • Opinion
    All eyes on Sen. Harry Reid

    With the House’s landmark vote complete, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid is facing dissent in the Democratic ranks over his health-care strategy – leaving him struggling to meet a Christmas deadline and fielding White House pressure to get the bill done. Continue reading…

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