All posts tagged "Nevada"

  • Opinion
    Mitchell: How Nevada became the 36th star on the United States flag

    (Thomas Mitchell) – On October 31, 2015, Nevadans celebrated Nevada Day. On this day in 1864, Nevada...

  • Opinion
    Nevada grew from Anti-Catholic bias

    (Steven Miller) – You might not expect it in this day and age, but Nevada’s Constitution still bears telling traces of a discriminatory 19th century doctrine the U.S. Supreme Court has characterized as “born of bigotry.” Those traces can be found in the multiple appearances in the document of the word “sectarian.” Contrary...

  • Opinion
    What Can Be Done to Fix Nevada?

    (Jim Clark) – Several years ago Governor Kenny Guinn (R-NV) addressed a crowd of Incline/Crystal Bay residents at...

  • Politics
    Paul Ryan Campaigns In Nevada

    (Boston, MA) – On Tuesday, Paul Ryan will attend a Victory rally at Palo Verde High School in Las Vegas, Nevada. The following event is open to the press. Tuesday, August 14, 2012 Event: Congressman Ryan Attends Las Vegas Victory Rally Location: Palo Verde High School Auxiliary Gymnasium 333 South Pavilion Center...

  • 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
    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
    Forest Service Launches Counteroffensive Against Sagebrush Rebellion

    (Thomas Mitchell/4TH ST8) Let’s call it a Sagebrush Rebellion counteroffensive. A mere two weeks after the Utah governor signed a bill demanding the federal government cede thousands of acres of public land to the state, the U.S. Forest Service announces it plans to buy private land in Utah and 14 other states...

  • Government
    Nevada’s Rosy Jobless Numbers Courtesy of a Computer?

    (Thomas Mitchell/4THST8) The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation came out this morning with the January...

  • Opinion
    Public Employee Pension Records Will Be Eye Opening When Made Public

    (Thomas Mitchell/4thst8.wordpress.com) I can’t wait to read who the top 100 PERS recipients are on Transparent Nevada....

  • Opinion
    E-Interview with NPRI’s Geoffrey Lawrence

    (David Mansdoerfer) – Today we will be talking with Nevada Policy Research Institutes (NPRI) Deputy Policy Director Geoffrey Lawrence. (DM) – NPRI recently appointed Andy Matthews as the new president. Do you see any major changes in how you guys operate now that he is in charge? (GL) – Oh, yes. Sharon...

  • Business
    Silverton Casino Turns Its Back on Gun Owners

    NN&V Exclusive (David Mansdoerfer) – Over 300 gun owners were scheduled to attend a grassroots event held by the National Rifle Association Institute for Legislative Action (NRA – ILA) on November 19 at the Silverton Casino. However, in an apparent breach of contract, Silverton Casino pulled out of the contract leaving the NRA...

  • Politics
    A Bi-Partisan Call for Partisan Redistricting

     (David Mansdoerfer) – Today, Citizen Outreach started a petition calling for Governor Sandoval to convene a special...

  • 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...

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