Category: Editorials

Hypocrisy and patriotism on the sporting fields

Hypocrisy and patriotism on the sporting fields Commentary        If it weren’t for the hypocrisy of it all, I might think each of these spoiled, rich protesting professional ballplayers, coaches, owners and announcers are really following their conscience when they

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The Federal Bureau of Investigation is in the business to protect the American people, not the political system – Commentary submitted by Laura Tennant

The Federal Bureau of Investigation is in the business to protect the American people, not the political system Commentary submitted by Laura Tennant “When the law no longer protects you from the corrupt, but protects the corrupt from you –

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Guest Commentary – NV GOP MUST UNITE BEHIND TRUMP

Guest Editorial Nevada State Assemblyman Ira Hansen NV GOP MUST UNITE BEHIND TRUMP Donald Trump was overwhelmingly selected by the grassroots of the Republican Party after a grueling primary with over a dozen excellent potential choices. And he did it

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Commentary – Las Vegas Sun – Deal for $1 that upended Nevada’s education system has cost us dearly

Deal for $1 that upended Nevada’s education system has cost us dearly Las Vegas Sun – Sunday, May 15, 2016 By David Damore David Damore is an associate professor of political science at UNLV and a nonresident fellow at the

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Commentary – Stop limiting public input on agenda items

“However, when this “three minute rule” is placed on testimony from the public in regards to an item that is on the agenda, it can lead to discrimination and lack of “equal time” for input from all sides related to

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Commentary – Referendums and the Governor’s Budget

“…The fact this new “Commerce Tax” on a company’s gross revenue is already causing major headaches for Nevada businesses and their bookkeepers is secondary to the betrayal of the public’s will it represents….”

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Commentary – The License plate scam

The License plate scam As has been noted in previous NewsDesk articles, the 2015 legislature approved a request from Nevada DMV to reissue new plates, replacing all license plates that are over eight years old. The newer “flat plates” the

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Commentary – Nevada’s institutions of higher learning – change is needed

Nevada’s institutions of higher learning – change is needed With openness and proper oversight by the Nevada System of Higher Education Board of Regents of the Chancellor and his cabinet, the system can work; however, as has now been well

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Commentary – A new bureaucracy is created

A new bureaucracy is created Needed or not – in its waning days, the legislature determined we will all be reissued new license plates – every eight years.

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Commentary – The spin has begun

The spin has begun “Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have the right to do and what is the right thing to do.”

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