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Three Ads Attacking Congressman Joe Heck Online

Even though the 2014 election is just shy of a year away, Congressman Joe Heck is already starting to feel the heat. I’ve been seeing paid ads on Facebook and other social media posts bringing light to issues with Heck. Apparently a lot of people aren’t happy with his leadership, even some on the right. […]

North Las Vegas Election Vital to Future of City

Mayor Shari Buck and her associates at city hall in North Las Vegas have done their best to paint a rosy picture… as rosy as one can, given the dire circumstances the city faces. They’ve tried desperately to sweep the ugly truth under the rug for as long as possible, trying to avoid the discussion […]

Corruption and Collusion in Sin City (UNLV Edition)

Published at the request of the duly elected senators, of the 43rd session, of the Consolidated Students of the University of Nevada, Las Vegas Many students missed a warning when two extremely conservative campus leaders joined with a more liberal student to vie for the executive board of the undergraduate student government (CSUN) at the University […]

Excellence Happens in Vegas

Cross posted from EduShyster’s blog. Keeping an eye on the corporate education agenda. It’s time once again to climb aboard the rephorm express. Today we’re headed west, to Vegas, baby: home to the legendary Strip, the Hoover Dam, and these days, plenty of excellence, Teach for America style. Alas, what happens in Vegas likely won’t […]

New GOP or No GOP

This was the last election the GOP had a chance to win by simply going after a white male dominated majority.  With major demographic changes to the electorate projected over the next 4 to 8 years the Republican Party will either have to dramatically change both its xenophobic and ethnocentric rhetoric and policy positions, or […]

Benghazi Baloney: Review Journal Unworthy Newspaper

The amateurish editorial board at the Las Vegas Review Journal has shown us once again its ugly partisan bias, lack of principles, and total reckless disregard of the truth in its recent editorial which attempted to slam Obama for Benghazi, yelling loudly that he is “unworthy” of being a president. They really showed us how […]

Real fraud is in Voting ID Laws

With the elections too close to call everyone has highlighted the importance of voting in these elections. However, recently there has been a great emphasis on voter fraud, many states passed laws requiring a state-issued ID to be able to vote in order to avoid impersonation fraud. I myself encountered a creepy poll watcher when […]

Nevada Elected – and would-be elected – officials gather in support of conservation

A lot of good people think Nevada’s natural places are worth protecting. And a lot of those people – including quite a few sitting and future elected officials – showed up recently for a twinned pair of Nevada Conservation League events, one in Las Vegas and one in Reno. Of course, thousands of people have […]

Socialism, Starbucks and the Raw Power of Money: A Peek at Sheldon Adelson’s Possible To-Do List

Apparently, Sheldon Adelson is set on protecting the way of American life from socialism, Democrats, and George Soros, a well-known philanthropist and supporter of progressive / liberal causes, and he won’t stop at using money to influence elections to do it. In an interview for an upcoming Forbes magazine issue, Adelson speaks out about his […]

Google, Privacy and the Government

As close to home as Henderson, Nevadans can feel Republicans closing in for their vote, but one issue that’s barely being discussed could be more relevant then voters realize. As the internet connects people in new ways from great distances, information storing quietly gives us new reason to take a hard look at our civil […]