Letter to the Editor-Feehan

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I am writing in response to Frank Shannon's letter concerning a BAT. Here are the facts: 1) Taxing exports is prohibited by the US constitution. Article 1, Section 9 reads in part, "No tax or duty shall be laid on Articles exported from any … [Read more...]

Keyhole Canyon Archeological Site Hike

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by Tom Garrison © 2017 Tom Garrison My wife Deb and I have visited numerous rock art sites in our 25+ years of desert exploring. They are appealing—art pecked into stone (petroglyphs) or in some cases painted (pictographs). The art takes … [Read more...]

The Silver State Flour Mill

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Dennis Cassinelli         Like many people in western Nevada, I have a few choice pieces of antique yard art at my home to remind me of the rich, cultural heritage of our area. Some people have a weathered wagon wheel or perhaps a rusty old mine car … [Read more...]

CNN starts odd trend in journalism

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CNN starts odd trend in journalism   Are you watching the snit-fight between the president of the United States and the cable news powerhouse CNN? It’s a beaut. Donald Trump called CNN the proprietor of fake news and CNN said the … [Read more...]

LTE Shannon

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We Must Tax Imports and Exports Equally The January 11, 2017 issue of the Mesquite Local News posted a letter to the editor where I laid out what a Border Adjustable Tax (BAT) is, how, in practice, it is used against America by our trading partners … [Read more...]

LTE – Lee

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Mesquite Community Youth Center DaySprings Ranch is a 501c3 non-profit organization whose purpose is to help the youth population within the community. To this end DaySprings Ranch as secured a 5-year lease for a community youth center in … [Read more...]

Shining some light on the news

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  By Barry Smith In the years I’ve been writing Sunshine Week columns, rarely have I turned around the lens to examine the responsibilities of the press in making sure our role in democracy is transparent and honest. Usually I’m haranguing … [Read more...]

NOT ALL DUIs ARE ALCOHOL RELATED (rx meds, sleep aids, etc.),

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But They’ll All Get You Busted! Clifford Gravett, Esq.   “I can’t believe I got a DUI! I’ve never done anything like this in my life.” I hear this statement, or some variation of it, in my office on a regular basis and those saying it … [Read more...]

Trump right to rein in EPA water grab

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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...]

Cartoon 3-9-17

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