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Cliven Bundy Doesn’t Get the Constitution

First posted on Ramirez Group’s blog on April 16 By now you have likely heard of the saga of Cliven Bundy, the Nevada rancher who had a big tussle with the federal government over his cattle grazing on federal lands over the weekend. Whether or not Cliven Bundy is getting a raw deal in some […]

Nevada Rancher Confusing Liberty With Anarchy

Nevada Rancher Cliven Bundy is very confused about a few things. Federal authorities are impounding his cattle for illegally trespassing on land for 20 years in which Mr. Bundy has refused to pay grazing fees. Bundy has a different take: “I’ve been fighting this for a number of years. It’s not about my cows, I’ll […]

Nelson Araujo Enters Race for Nevada Assembly 3

Nelson Araujo announced Tuesday that he is running for Nevada Assembly District 3. Assembly District 3 is in the heart of Las Vegas. It was previously held by Peggy Pierce, who recently passed away. Nevada Assembly Democratic Caucus also announced that they are endorsing Nelson in the Democratic Primary. I’ll just add that I’ve known Nelson for years […]

Will Obamacare Help or Hurt Joe Heck in 2014

What happens if Congressman Joe Heck repeals Health Care Reform? That’s the question asked in a new ad put out by Democrats (see video below). The video highlights the stories of real people, called the “faces of repeal,” who would suffer if the health care law was repealed. Joe Heck has voted with House Republicans […]

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. […]

Let’s Make Nevada Green

I admit that when you’re looking down at the ground from thousands of feet up through your aircraft window, things tend to appear beautiful. But even that knowledge cannot prepare you for the stunning beauty sprawling underneath you as your aircraft starts to descend into Nevada. Vast stretches of arid land, majestic mountains and psychedelic […]

A Student’s Take on the Sparks Middle School Shooting

Today’s shooting in Sparks, Nevada represents yet another instance of gun violence that seems to plague American society.  The gun culture has run amok and now risks students across the country, from Newtown, CT to Nevadans. As a student born in Nevada, the shooting at Sparks Middle School brings the rampant gun problem into a […]

Joe Heck Fallout from Shutting Down Government

There is considerable banter flying back and forth today over the shutdown of the federal government, but how will voters feel about this next year in the voting booth? How will voters in Congressional District 3 feel about the fact that Joe Heck voted to shutdown our government? 2012 was pretty much a cakewalk for […]

Joe Heck Targeted in New Facebook Ad Over Government Shutdown

On the cusp of potential disaster via a House Republican sponsored government shutdown, the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee is scrambling to drum up public opposition. A new Facebook ad will target 27 House Republicans, including Nevada’s own Rep. Joe Heck. I got a nice little preview here (pictured at the right). Insanity is right! Rep […]

Joe Heck Against Government Mail, Before He Was King of It

Politics should probably be less about individual politicians, and more about real issues. Every once in a while, however, it is good to do an hypocrisy alert… after all, elections do have consequences. Today’s alert goes out to Nevada’s own Joe Heck from Congressional District 3. Hey, Congressman Heck isn’t shy at all when being […]