Voters in New Hampshire held the nation’s first primary election for President of the United States yesterday. It has traditionally been first to vote since 1920, even though it is a small state with a total population of 1.3 million. It is not as diverse as the rest of the nation. New Hampshire is 92% non-Hispanic Caucasian, compared to the nation as a whole which is 64% non-Hispanic ... Continue Reading →
Guest Author: Pastor Robert E. Fowler of Victory Missionary Baptist Church
Our ancestors, and many Civil Rights leaders today, fought tirelessly to secure the right to vote. They did so as part of our continued struggle to be treated with dignity and as equal citizens under the law.
Unfortunately, ... Continue Reading →
Ammon and Ryan Bundy and three others were arrested on Tuesday, January 26, 2016 as they were stopped at a road block set by agents from the FBI and Oregon State Police. Robert “LaVoy” Finicum was killed by law enforcement after he refused to cooperate during the stop. Instead, Finicum’s truck got stuck in a snow bank as he was evading police. He jumped from the truck and ... Continue Reading →
New Hampshire is wrapping up its primary. The final votes are being cast. You know what this means? On to Nevada, of course!
We have more downstairs.
Today is this day. After today… Maybe the national pundits will finally talk more about us? New Hampshire votes today. And from there, Nevada suddenly becomes far more important.
Why? Let’s talk about this downstairs.
Ammon Bundy has put out a call for elected officials from eight states to fight to get their Bundy-buddy constituents released from jail. And Michele Fiore seems to be the first legislator to respond. Ammon’s call appears in an article by Maxine Bernstein in The Oregonian, dated 8:00 am, February 8. The article contains Ammon’s video, recorded February 6, and a transcript thereof.
Ammon says ... Continue Reading →
What do you call a precinct convention in Russia? A Caucasian caucus, hehehe. We expect no less in Boulder City in less than two weeks. For all the talk of diversity in the Democratic Party, there are still pockets of predominately straight white men and women who control the party’s affairs.
Initiated only in 2008, precinct caucuses in Nevada still cause a lot of commotion in the party, ... Continue Reading →
Preface: In October of last year, Sandra Ramaker, a board member of the Virgin Valley Water District (VVWD), Mesquite Nevada, but speaking as a citizen, asked the City Council to consider water in some of their development plans. VVWD board member Barbara Ellestad and City Councilman George Rapson went apoplectic.
Ellestad used her job as Editor of the Mesquite Local News (MLN) to blast ... Continue Reading →