All posts tagged "Harry Reid"

  • Opinion
    Where is the consensus?

    (Thomas Mitchell) – Put down Rep. Mark Amodei as miffed by the executive fiat that puts 700,000 acres of Lincoln and Nye counties as a national monument. July 10, 2015, he released this statement dripping with sarcasm: “I guess I missed the Nevada delegation meeting to discuss the second largest conservation withdrawal in the...

  • Politics
    Does Congress have the power to abdicate its powers?

    (Thomas Mitchell) – It was somewhat amusing to hear Arizona Rep. Raul Grijalva argue against Nevada Rep. Cresent Hardy’s...

  • Politics
    Nevada’s bet on school choice

    (John J. Miller) – Governor Brian Sandoval of Nevada once said that he envied Governor Scott Walker of Wisconsin. Did Sandoval really want to put up with the massive protests, death threats, and recall election? “I’d take it,” he said, according to an account in the Las Vegas Review-Journal, “if I could have Republican...

  • Politics
    Harry calls for changes in symbols, some of which he has ignored for four decades

    (Thomas Mitchell) – In remarks on the Senate floor today, Sen. Harry Reid said in prepared remarks: It...

  • Opinion
    Reid unapologetic about violating ethics rules to help Las Vegas company

    (Thomas Mitchell) – Being Harry Reid means never having to say you are sorry. Reid not only is...

  • Opinion
    Harry Reid: The poster child for term limits

    (Wayne Allyn Root) – I am a proud citizen of beautiful Las Vegas, Nevada. I escaped New York...

  • Politics
    Don’t expect Obama’s Justice Department to prosecute either Hillary or Harry

    (Thomas Mitchell) – So, Hillary Clinton has wiped clean her email server that she used while serving as...

  • Politics
    Will the Reid machine sputter without Harry at the throttle?

    (Laura Myers of Las Vegas Review-Journal) – On the day Harry Reid announced he would retire from the...

  • Business
    What Comprises The Fiscal Cliff Compromise

    (Jim Clark) – Columnist Jeff Quinn, CPA, did a good job of summarizing the tax effects of Congress’ American Taxpayer Relief Act of 2012 in the last issue of the Bonanza (“some good, some bad”).  Jeff closes his column by pointing out with annoyance that politicians knew of the deadline for 17...

  • Government
    Harry Reid Earns a Spot on List of Most Corrupt Politicians

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) It should come as no surprise to anyone in Nevada who was followed the news in 2012 that Harry Reid was named by Judicial Watch, a public interest group that investigates and prosecutes government corruption, to its 2012 list of Washington’s “Ten Most Wanted Corrupt Politicians.” The group lists...

  • Business
    Protect Potential Oil Find From Reid, The Feds And The Legislature

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – The biggest oil company that the average Nevada taxpayer has never heard of has leased 330,000 net acres in Northeastern Nevada and is looking for reserves of half a billion barrels with an exploratory drilling program beginning in 2013. Noble Energy, which calls Houston home these days,...

  • Business
    Reid Praises L.A. Decision to Buy Predictably Overpriced Solar Power from Moapa

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) After the Los Angeles City Council this week approved a 25-year contract between the Los Angeles Department of Water and Power and K Road Moapa Solar, which is building solar panels on Moapa Band of Paiute Indians tribal land north of Las Vegas, Sen. Harry Reid issued a gushing press release about the...

  • Government
    Four More Years Of Gridlock In Washington

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – Class warfare works. Or, as Bill O’Reilly said during the Fox News election pre-game show, “50% of America wants ‘stuff’ and Barack Obama will give them ‘stuff’”. Republicans and conservatives didn’t factor in the resentment towards the big banks which the “folks”, as O’Reilly calls them, have....

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