Widely criticized BLM security agent promoted

No bureaucratic bungling shall go unrewarded. Be it at the State Department, Veterans Affairs, Internal Revenue Service, the Justice Department, Immigration or the Bureau of Land Management. The man who was in charge of security for the BLM … [Read more...]

Eight candidates vying for the Democratic nomination

There are eight candidates in the crowded race for the Democratic nomination for the 4th Congressional District — three of whom have served in the Nevada Legislature. The incumbent is Republican Cresent Hardy. The primary election is June 14 and … [Read more...]

Press fights for your right to observe justice while it happens

The Las Vegas Review-Journal, this newspaper and The Associated Press are continuing to push for public access to evidence in the federal case against Bunkerville rancher Cliven Bundy, four of his sons and 14 others. This past week attorney Maggie … [Read more...]

This is why the VA is a Mickey Mouse operation

Two years ago the secretary of the Department of Veterans Affairs resigned in disgrace after it was revealed that veterans were being subjected to exceedingly long waiting periods to obtain health care and benefits and department officials were … [Read more...]

Fallacious Supreme Court ruling probably dooms commerce tax referendum

Though anyone capable of signing a petition with anything other than an “X” understands that a vote to repeal a tax would require lawmakers to either cut spending or find revenue elsewhere, the Nevada Supreme Court in its infinite pettifogging wisdom … [Read more...]

Feds would rather spend money than allow machines in a wilderness

When it comes to preserving the pristineness of pristine wild lands, federal land managers are willing to spare no expense — since it is merely tax money, of which there is an endless supply. U.S. Forest Service plans to begin work soon on … [Read more...]

Rural HEALTH Act a worthy step toward saving rual hospitals

After the closure of Tonopah’s only hospital nearly a year ago left area residents hours away from an emergency room, Republican Rep. Cresent Hardy, whose district covers southern rural Nevada, began researching ways to protect the financial … [Read more...]

Baker on track to replace leaking water tank this summer

The residents of the tiny community of Baker at the entrance to Great Basin National Park can breathe a little easier now. David Sturlin, chairman of the Baker Water and Sewer General Improvement District, reports that the Bureau of Land … [Read more...]

Bundy and his followers should get a speedy, public trial

Rancher Cliven Bundy, two of his sons and their 16 co-defendants in the April 2014 armed standoff with federal agents trying to round-up Bundy’s cattle should be prosecuted to the full extent of the law, but prosecuted under the full constraints of … [Read more...]

A little GOP schooling: Do the math, read the history

Donald Trump keeps throwing temper tantrums like a spoiled school boy, complaining the system is rigged and crooked and he is being robbed of votes. “You’re going to have a very, very angry and upset group of people at the convention,” Trump said … [Read more...]