All posts tagged "Harry Reid"

  • Government
    Harry Reid Pressuring NV Energy to Purchase Power It Doesn’t Need From Chinese Company

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) With the calendar pages about to eclipse another month on the way to the deadline for Harry Reid’s ChiCom buddies to close a deal on 9,000 acres of cut-rate public land near Laughlin for their proposed multibillion-dollar solar power facility, Harry appears to be getting a bit anxious. On...

  • Government
    Harry Is Consistent in His Inconsistency

      (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) After years of trying, Texas Rep. Ron Paul finally managed to convince the House to pass a bill calling for an audit of the Federal Reserve, according to ABC News. It passed 327-98. Paul first introduced the bill to a decade ago. Back then he had support in...

  • Business
    Reid-Endorsed Green Energy Company Heading For Bankruptcy

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Another reminder of why government shouldn’t try and pick the winners and losers in the economy. Despite receiving almost $100 million from taxpayers, Nevada Geothermal Power is going broke. A geothermal energy company with a $98.5 million loan guarantee from the Obama administration for an alternative energy project in...

  • Politics
    Gov. Sandoval, NV Congressmen, Candidates Weigh In On Affordable Care Ruling

    (Sean Whaley/Nevada News Bureau) – Gov. Brian Sandoval said today the effects of the U.S. Supreme Court decisionupholding much of the Affordable Care Act on the state’s Medicaid program remain unclear. “The implications for Medicaid costs are still unclear, but Nevada will prepare to meet the serious financial implications of this decision,”...

  • Government
    Amodei Slap Down: Now That’s Got to Leave a Mark

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Who’d’ve taken soft-spoken, polite-to-a-fault, in Congress-only-nine-months Rep. Mark Amodei for a triple-play threat. In one simple declarative statement released via email Wednesday, Amodei wove in just-beneath-the-surface nuances that stabbed fellow Democratic Rep. Shelley Berkley in the back, stroked fellow Republican Sen. Dean Heller and tweaked the upturned, imperious nose...

  • Government
    Feds Take A Swing At Regulating Boxing

    (Victor Joecks/NPRI) – Last week, in the wake of the controversial Pacquiao-Bradley fight, Sen. Harry Reid vowed...

  • Politics
    Why Not Indict Harry Along With Harvey?

    (Fred Weinberg/The Penny Press) – One of the best things about writing editorials in Nevada is that...

  • Government
    Paycheck Fairness Act Defeated, Just as Democrats Planned

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) The Paycheck Fairness Act vote went as expected and failed on a vote of 52-47 today. The bill needed 60 votes for cloture to move it forward in the legislative process. Sen. Harry Reid voted aye at first but then changed his vote to no, presumably so he could...

  • Government
    Feds Bailout Reno Firefighters, To Detriment Of Taxpayers

    (Jim Clark) – What drama.  Washoe County recently gave Reno official notice of termination, effective July 1, of the 10-year-old contract under which Reno managed all fire protection services in the Truckee Meadows. The reason given was unsustainable costs, specifically the Reno Firefighter Union’s demand that every fire engine have a four-man...

  • Government
    Remember to Thank Harry as You Shell Out More Greenbacks to His ‘Green’ Pals

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Take a close look at your most recent power bill. Look down to the itemized portion and find “Net electric.” Scroll to the right and you’ll see a number and KWH  X .1185000 or some similar figure. That is the basic power price of 11.85 cents per kilowatt-hour. Mine...

  • Government
    Penciling Out ‘Green’ Energy: Politicians Still Can’t Figure Out the Math

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Out of the mouths of rubes. Nobody ever does the math when it comes to stories about “green” energy projects. I remember all the glowing stories about the huge array of solar panels at Nellis Air Force Base and how they would save the Air Force $1 million a...

  • Politics
    Harry Wants You to Keep Paying His Campaign Backers for ‘Green’ Energy

    (Thomas Mitchell/(4TH ST8) Harry Reid wants Nevada to be powered by “green” energy, even if it costs...

  • Government
    Madison on ObamaCare: ‘If the Laws Be So Voluminous That They Cannot Be Read’

    Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) When the debate turns into a cacophony of noise and people seem to be shouting over each other with arguments that twist and turn in upon themselves and degrade into mere name calling, it is time to return to the original concepts and reread the original text to grasp...

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