All posts tagged "Nevada"

  • 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...

  • Government
    Should In-State Tuition Subsidies Be Capped?

    (David Mansdoerfer) – The U.S. unemployment rate is at 9.1%. The unemployment rate in Nevada is at...

  • Government
    It’s Important to Flush Out Yucca Mountain’s Potential

    (David Mansdoerfer) – On September 15, 2011, Citizen Outreach signed a letter in support of resuming the...

  • Politics
    Mystery Science Theatre – Kate Marshall

    (David Mansdoerfer) – As many of you will remember, Mystery Science Theater 3000 starred Joel Robinson and...

  • Politics
    Voting Registration and Turnout – What Republicans Need to do to Turn Nevada Red in 2012

    (David Mansdoerfer) – As the 2012 election season begins to ramp up, it is important to look at Nevada’s recent voting trends and registration statistics in order to gain a picture of what the Republican Party will need to do to turn Nevada red. In 2008, by the close of registration for...

  • Opinion
    Why Is Nevada Stagnant?

    (David Mansdoerfer) – Currently, Nevada has an official unemployment rate of roughly 12% – the highest in the United States. This, however, doesn’t even begin to describe the dire economic situation Nevada is currently in. Outside of the ‘official’ unemployment rate, which only takes into account those who are actively looking for...

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