• Politics
    Heck Stands Up for Taxpayers

    GOP gubernatorial candidate Joe Heck joined Gov. Jim Gibbons this week in signing the Taxpayer Protection Pledge. In doing so, Dr. Heck issued the following statement: “Some say this pledge ‘ties the hands of the governor,’ rather I have come to believe that it is a way to prevent elected officials from...

  • Politics
    Ellis to Run for Assembly

    (Las Vegas, NV) – Republican Tibi Ellis, a healthcare professional who immigrated to the United States from Venezuela as a young teenager, has announced her candidacy for Nevada State Assembly District 5 in Las Vegas. The seat is currently held by Democrat Assemblywoman Marilyn Dondero-Loop. “I’ve grown increasingly frustrated and alarmed at...

  • Opinion
    Raggio’s RINOs

    “State Senate Minority Leader Bill Raggio warned today that a citizens committee expected to propose changes in taxes and state spending to improve the quality of life in Nevada must not be filled with ‘tax users’ for its recommendations to win public acceptance,” reported the Las Vegas Review-Journal this week. “The stakeholder...

  • Politics
    Sandoval and the Tax Pledge

    Immediately upon announcing as a Republican candidate for governor last week, former federal judge Brian Sandoval declared that the would not sign the Taxpayer Protection Pledge promising voters that as governor he would “oppose and vote against any and all efforts to increase taxes.” Warning! Warning! Danger, Will Robinson! Now, if Sandoval...

  • Opinion
    Time to Break Out the Pink Slips

    Immediately following a meeting with Gov. Jim Gibbons last week, Democratic legislators, as well as some moderate Republicans, emerged and proclaimed adamantly that the state budget couldn’t be cut any further. Wow, talk about broken records and boys who cry wolf. These legislators have been saying there’s nothing more to cut since….well,...

  • Government
    Pot vs. Booze: The $10,000 Challenge

    (Las Vegas, NV) – The Marijuana Policy Project of Nevada (http://www.mppnv.org) announced on Wednesday that it will pay $10,000 to any Nevadan who can disprove three statements of fact which they say demonstrate that marijuana is objectively and unquestionably safer than alcohol. MPP-NV manager Dave Schwartz made the announcement at a press...

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