Too Much Political Correctness

Thank God being politically correct had no place on the front porches of my youth.  Folks pretty much spoke their mind and teasing was viewed as a token of friendship and a way to show affection.  Folks seldom took the time to tease those who were n … [Read more...]

State Constitution does not allow laws regulating political speech

The Nevada Supreme Court made the right decision but for the wrong reason. In the case of Citizen Outreach vs. State, the court ruled 5-2 a couple of weeks ago that the organization did not violate a 1997 law requiring those who engage in express … [Read more...]

Not Wrinkles: Crinkles

What would you say to a lady who did not smile for twelve years so that her face would not begin to wrinkle?  Me, I would say, “Wow your face looks good but your body is a mess!”  Not really, I probably would think it though.  I don’t remember achievi … [Read more...]

CEO of Gallup calls jobless rate ‘big lie’ created by White House, Wall Street and the Media

The chairman of the venerable Gallup research and polling firm says the official U.S. unemployment rate is really an underestimation and a “big lie" perpetuated by the White House, Wall Street and the media. What CEO and Chairman Jim C … [Read more...]

Things that Happen to Your Luggage

Traveling today has become common for many people; whether it’s business or pleasure, you will find most airports a very busy place. When traveling by air, most likely you will need to check a bag or two; as the standard of carry-ons has diminished i … [Read more...]

Rep. Hardy expects to see some action on federal land issues

Freshman 4th Congressional District Rep. Cresent Hardy, whose district covers the southern half of rural Nevada, foresees considerable debate and action coming during this 114th session of Congress on various issues concerning use and control of … [Read more...]

Savory Cheese Wafers

Savory Cheese Wafers (Makes 4 to 6 dozen) INGREDIENTS: ½ lb. sharp cheddar cheese, grated ½ lb. butter or margarine, softened ½ tsp. salt 1½ cups all-purpose flour, sifted Heavy pinch of cayenne pepper Pecan halves or almond slivers (op … [Read more...]

This Week In History Feb. 18, 2015

February, 18, 1885 Twain publishes The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn February, 19, 1847 Donner Party rescued February, 23, 1929 -Relief Society House dedicated for use. (21 North Willow Street) … [Read more...]

Even more taxes

The Governor of Nevada and the representatives we elected are not listening to the people of Nevada. Just a few months ago we the voters rejected two proposed tax increases, the Margin tax on business and the Increase in mining tax. Yet some of our … [Read more...]

How To Stop Currency Manipulation

By:  Jared Bernstein   New York Times January 9, 2015 If the new Congress can agree on anything this year, it may well be the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trade deal between the United States and 11 other countries throughout the Asia-Pacific re … [Read more...]