Lowering age of compulsory education could be harmful

Print Friendly

Nevada lawmakers have for decades been throwing taxpayer money at various feel-good-but-futile programs and schemes in an attempt to drag the state’s public education system up from the lowest rungs. The latest proposal to surface in the … [Read more...]

Time to stop police from extorting cash and property

Print Friendly

The appalling Constitution-bending practice by which law enforcement agencies have for years seized private property under the presumption it is the product of criminal activity without ever having to go the bothersome effort of actually, you know, … [Read more...]

Trump right to rein in EPA water grab

Print Friendly

President Trump this past week signed an executive order telling the Environmental Protection Agency and the Army Corps of Engineers to review the so-called waters of the United States (WOTUS) rule created under the Obama administration, which … [Read more...]

Learning to have fun

Print Friendly

I have been working for 51 years. Considering I’m only 35 years old, I think that’s quite a feat. For some of you, that’s shy of – oh, I don’t know how many days and weeks. It’s time for me to learn how to have fun. I’m going on a quest to … [Read more...]

Open primary proposal would obviate political parties

Print Friendly

A bill is wending its ways through the halls of the legislative building in Carson City that would jettison the current Democrat and Republican primaries in favor of an open primary system, in which anyone could sign up as a candidate and anyone … [Read more...]

Equal pay bill is a waste of time and money

Print Friendly

If you ever seek to land a government contract in Nevada — paving roads, scrubbing floors, selling typing paper — under a proposed law you will be guilty until proven innocent. Assembly Bill 106, being sponsored by Democratic Assemblywoman Ellen … [Read more...]

Lawmakers waste time on changing Columbus Day law

Print Friendly

Lawmakers have just 120 days every other year to take care of business, and they are always complaining that there just isn’t enough time to get it done. Perhaps, just perhaps, that is because they spend an incredible amount of time in pointless, … [Read more...]

Lawmakers should repeal football stadium funding

Print Friendly

Lawmakers were summoned this past fall to Carson City and asked to pitch in $750 million toward financing a $1.9 billion domed football stadium that would house the Oakland Raiders and the UNLV football program. The Raiders and the NFL would add … [Read more...]

One woman who’s against the march

Print Friendly

Women of the world have united for…? I guess I’m not really sure why they are protesting. I’ve heard mixed messages in all of the videos produced, all of the messages sent and in personal conversations so I’ll just pick a few to address. Keep in … [Read more...]

Voter registration version of don’t ask, don’t tell

Print Friendly

After President Trump proclaimed to the world that the only reason Hillary Clinton won the popular vote by 3 million was that 3 million or more ballots were cast fraudulently — by noncitizens, by the dead or by Box 13 in Alice, Texas, where ballot … [Read more...]