Senate candidates are on opposite ends of political spectrum

The race to fill the U.S. Senate seat of retiring Sen. Harry Reid offers voters a marked contrast in candidates, especially rural voters. Reid has handpicked former Nevada Attorney General Catherine Cortez Masto to be his Democratic heir apparent, … [Read more...]

Voters should reject gun background check initiative

One of the most harebrained, fetid proposals ever to waft out of the cesspool of New York City has landed with a sickening splat on Nevada’s November ballot and it just might become law — jeopardizing our freedoms and constitutional rights without … [Read more...]

Nevada taking lead in challenging new overtime rule

New labor rules being arbitrarily foisted on the private and public sectors by the Obama administration in his final year in office will cost the economy $80 billion — nearly half of that, $33 billion, due to a new rule raising the number of workers … [Read more...]

Rural residents being harmed by health care changes

From the beginning under ObamaCare rural residents throughout the nation have had fewer choices for health care coverage and have been charged considerably higher premiums than those in urban areas. As insurers flee the ObamaCare market there is … [Read more...]

Education savings accounts not yet saved

Though the Nevada Supreme Court this past week jettisoned most of the arguments that somehow the state’s education savings account (ESA) law is unconstitutional, it still barred enforcement of the law, saying lawmakers failed to properly appropriate … [Read more...]

Time to cut occupational licensing requirements in Nevada

With Nevada still clinging to its ignominious ranking of second worst in the nation in joblessness, more needs to be done to clear away the hurdles for those seeking to earn a decent living. One place where the deadwood can be cleared is in the … [Read more...]

Nevada attorney general hits the road to listen to constituents

Nevada Attorney General Adam Laxalt has been taking a page from his grandfather’s playbook in recent weeks touring various communities in the state with some of his staff and conducting townhall meetings with concerned citizens in what he calls “AG … [Read more...]

Will Congress allow BLM to curb wild horse overpopulation

Earlier this month at a meeting in Elko the National Wild Horse and Burro Advisory Board voted to recommend to the Bureau of Land Management that it actually follow the Wild Free-Roaming Horses and Burros Act of 1971 “by offering all suitable animals … [Read more...]

Fight to replace Reid in Senate becoming a proxy war

Be careful with whom you pick a fight. They might fight back with some heavy artillery. For years Harry Reid has been obsessively ranting and mewling about the wealthy Koch brothers, Charles and David, for deigning to spend their own money to … [Read more...]

One person’s bias is another’s fact-based judgment

Fair treatment looks like bias to those who are accustomed to being shown obsequious deference. Once again federal lawyers who have been handed a rejection of their legal arguments by a federal judge are claiming that their case was not weak but … [Read more...]