End racial discrimination in all iterations

Let’s face it. Racial discrimination is racial discrimination. Calling it affirmative action is just swinging the pendulum the other way. The Department of Justice recently joined a group of Asian-American students in their lawsuit against Harvard … [Read more...]

A Mother’s greatness

A woman’s goodness can be found in what she does with her life. Her successes, her achievements, her beauty as a person. A woman’s greatness is found in what her children become. Their successes, their achievements, their soul as a person. I did … [Read more...]

Which Senate candidate is right about Social Security?

We find Democratic Senate candidate Jacky Rosen’s sanguine and naive response to the recent 83rd anniversary of Social Security Act disturbing to say the least. Rosen put out a press release touting the fact she had met with a senior citizen group … [Read more...]

Letter to the editor-Chenchick

I constantly see trucks and cars making a U-turn at the intersection of Pioneer and Falcon Ridge to get to the I-15 South.. I believe only the locals know that a left turn will take you to the new exit. Maybe the city could place a sign post at … [Read more...]

Parallel Worlds?

Listening to the news on different stations it seems there is a parallel universe. Some stations feature a woman of what we used to call “of easy virtue” who was blackmailing the potential candidate for President. This is a woman who in the past wou … [Read more...]

We suggest an ally in the fight against the water grab

The three-decade legal wrangle over whether Clark County will ever be allowed to tap groundwater from White Pine, Lincoln and Nye counties has reached another milestone, but may be far from over. Jason King, state engineer for the Nevada Division … [Read more...]

Take a pass on petition to eliminate primaries

With all the polarizing political rhetoric and bombast of this election year it is sorely tempting to grab onto any idea to lessen the load. A petition called the Greater Choice-Greater Voice Statutory Initiative is currently being circulated. It … [Read more...]

Cultural Diversity

Maybe I’m too young to remember when we voted to move to a diverse cultural society. I thought that our culture was pretty good and we were constantly improving it. But someone someplace decided that our culture was not good enough and decided to m … [Read more...]

Bipartisan Majority of Mayors Endorse Adam Laxalt for Governor

The list represents mayors from all corners of the state and cities that are both large and small. Today, eleven mayors from across the state of Nevada announced that they are endorsing Adam Laxalt for Governor. The list includes Republican, … [Read more...]

Modifications to Endangered Species Act overdue

  It is about time. A few weeks ago the Interior Department announced proposals to modify the way it enforces the Endangered Species Act of 1973 to make the law a bit less onerous for private businesses and land owners. The agency is … [Read more...]