It may be time to negotiate for Yucca Mountain benefits

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Former Las Vegas Mayor Oscar Goodman once threatened to lie down on the tracks to block any rail shipment of nuclear waste to Yucca Mountain. “We’re going to do whatever it takes, even if we have to lie down in front of the tracks,” Goodman … [Read more...]

No Knockoffs, Only The Original

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When I went over to a Far East country to share the gospel, our group went to an outside shopping market with vendors of all kinds selling Rolex watches to top of the line products.  The only problem is that they weren’t originals. They were … [Read more...]

Some Say Obstruction, I Say Opposition

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Obstruction. Opposition. These words are similar phonetically and visually, but a world apart in meaning. I’m not going to drag you to the dictionary for strict definitions; rather we’ll rely on examples to show the vast differences. Obstruction … [Read more...]

When was America Great?

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“Make America Great again,” a great election slogan but a little harder to identify when it was so great that we want to go back to that time. The easy answer might the time of Ronald Reagan but then again he was only able to roll back a few of the … [Read more...]

Whatever vs. Anyway

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Sometimes I feel like Peter Pan in the respect that I shall never grow up. That isn’t a bad thing in some ways. Like I will always get sticky ice cream on my shirt when eating an ice cream cone in the summer. I will squish the ice cream into those … [Read more...]

False Identities and Catfishing

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Social Media has brought yet another type of predator into our world; The Catfish. It’s phenomenon of internet users are out to steal others identities… or, will fabricate new ones in order to trick people into a relationship, through emotional/ … [Read more...]

The Greatest Comeback Of All Time

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The Resurrection proved true, Jesus didn’t remain dead; rather He came back in a very big way. He rose from the dead. He is risen. But what does that mean to you and me? Peter sums it up best saying, “Everyone who believes in him receives … [Read more...]

Lawmakers seek to dodge duty to set their own salaries

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Perhaps the lesson of 1989 lingers. In that legislative session, Nevada lawmakers were so bold as to pass a law that increased their pensions by 300 percent. Though the eventual retirement payouts amounted to only a few hundred dollars per month, … [Read more...]

This week in history April 27-May 3

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April 25, 1910: George Hebron Bowler arrives in Mesquite bringing his passion for music, teaching choral and instrumental music at the school. April 30, 1914: Men working on telephone line came home today. Line is almost complete. May 1, 2001: … [Read more...]

A Yawn Starter

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   A yawn, I have learned from a neurologist, starts in the brain. Something somewhere in there is triggered and through a pathway unknown to this plain regular human, it makes you urgently suck in air. You make that yawn aarrgh sound, sometimes … [Read more...]