All posts tagged "Harry Reid"

  • Government
    Democrats Discriminate by Relegating People to Niches

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Democrats discriminate. And I mean that in the most pejorative sense of the word. Not in the sense that one has discriminating tastes — prefers the symphony to heavy metal. I mean Democrats herd people into niches and classify and identify and make assumptions about people, not by their...

  • Government
    Nevada Should Join Utah and Arizona in Still Another Bid to Grab Federal Land

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) The Utah Legislature has approved legislation demanding that the federal government cede certain federally controlled lands to the state. A resolution accompanying the bill says such things as: “WHEREAS, the enabling acts of the new states west of the original colonies established the terms upon which all such states...

  • Government
    Reid’s Way to Increase Clean Energy ‘Demand’ Is Force Feeding

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) As per usual, Harry Reid’s tome on renewable energy projects in Nevada — “Playing to win in Clean Energy,” produced at your expense — leaves out as much as it tells. Harry touts SolarReserve’s Crescent Dunes project near Tonopah, which will use mirrors to reflect sunlight on a 528-foot...

  • Politics
    President Obama, Not Governor Romney, Hurt Nevada’s Economy

    NN&V Exclusive (Gary Shapiro) – Now that he’s the frontrunner, Mitt Romney is beginning to feel the Democratic knives in his back as he travels around the country. Exhibit A is an opinion piece by Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid and others in the Las Vegas Sun that came out after Romney’s...

  • Government
    Your Food Will Be No Safer, But It Sure Will Cost More, Thanks to Harry and Barry

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Leave it to Congress to kill a gnat with an anvil. Harry Reid takes to the pages of the Nevada Appeal today to celebrate the first anniversary of the Food Safety Modernization Act being signed by President Obama and to call for still more legislation at your expense. “We...

  • Government
    Warning: Trying to follow Harry’s reasoning on any issue might cause whiplash

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8)You might call it the audacity of expediency. Do whatever it takes to achieve whatever you want no matter what. In 2007 and 2008 Harry Reid scheduled pro forma sessions of the Senate every three days in order to prevent President Bush from making recess appointments for such offices as...

  • Politics
    Blame Harry, Not The House Republicans, For The Lack Of A Deal

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) – Even The Wall Street Journal admits the Republicans will take it in the shorts for failing to pass a continuation of the temporary Social Security tax holiday, doc fix and unemployment benefits extension. Taking full political advantage of the situation, the White House taxpayer-funded website has a digital...

  • Politics
    The Truth About Harry Reid’s “Myth” About Gov’t Red Tape

    (Chuck Muth) – Recently, Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid took to the floor of the United States...

  • Government
    Harry and Barry’s Taxpayer-funded Solar Energy Project Is Filled With Financial Landmines

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) – If you thought Solyndra’s half a billion dollar loan guarantee from the Energy Department was risky business, wait till you read about the $1.6 billion DOE loan guarantee for a thermal solar project just across the border in California. The 392-megawatt Ivanpah Solar Electric Generating System, or Ivanpah,...

  • Politics
    Pipeline Delayed; Obama Cares More About His Job Than Yours

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) – It’s been said many times and many ways over the past couple of days, but I doubt if it’s been said any better. The Morning Bell at Heritage Foundation opens with this ringing indictment of the Obama administration and gets to the crux of the matter: “If Americans...

  • Government
    Nevadans Should Be “Ashamed” Of This “Abomination” Of A Contract

    (Chuck Muth) – To refresh everyone’s memory, the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste project is dead, dead, dead. We know it’s dead because Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid has told us over and over and over again that it’s dead, dead, dead. Heck, he’s even dried up the money necessary for the Nuclear...

  • Business
    The Manchurian Disconnection

    (Thomas Mitchell/4th St8) – How could any news story be more thoroughly reported and exhaustively detailed than one Sunday in the Las Vegas Sun “newspaper” about the connection between Nevada and Red China? The story starts with the Chinese coolies brought in to build the railroads to carry Nevada’s gold and silver...

  • Politics
    Reid War Wagon Gets A Flat

    NN&V Exclusive (Lori Piotrowski) - It’s official. Mark Amodei trounced Kate Marshall. The nebulous “they” said it couldn’t...

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