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On the last morning of FreedomFest, July 11, 2015, there was panel titled “Flat Tax, Fair Tax, No Tax: The Future of Tax Reform Around the World”. The ... Continue Reading →
In July, elected officials from the city of Mesquite (NV) and the Virgin Valley Water Board (VVWB) separately advised the Bureau of Land Management (BLM) that they opposed oil and gas leasing on 94 nominated parcels of public land totaling 140,389 acres north of the city in adjoining Lincoln ... Continue Reading →
The United States has a long history of immigration and crime has been part of that history from the very beginning. In fact, the State of Georgia was originally founded as a British penal colony, but Australia replaced it quite soon thereafter. Complaints about immigrant criminality are as old as ... Continue Reading →
There is an ancient Tantric Buddhist art called dul-tson-kyil-khor which means “mandala of colored powders” whereby millions of ... Continue Reading →
Barbara Ellestad has accepted a position as a Managing Editor and Reporter at Mesquite Local News. She has been announcing her new job to friends all weekend and a formal statement by the owners of MLN, ... Continue Reading →
By: Byron George, Mesquite Resident
Editor’s Note — This was published in the Mesquite Local News regarding an editorial in that publication.
After reading Thomas Mitchell’s commentary in the Mesquite Local News with disgust (The wishes of one man drown out the voices of an entire state, July ... Continue Reading →
Phoenix had its charm. I settled in at the Luke AGE shop and got to know the denizens at dispatch, where they shoved me instead of the main shop. Dispatch was across the flightline from the main maintenance shop. I didn’t mind being with a bunch of crazy loons, which fit more with my frame of ... Continue Reading →
There’s a reason why Reno is “The Biggest Little City in the World”. For its relatively small size, the Reno-Tahoe region packs a huge punch when it comes to taste, style, policy, culture, and so much more. Why is this so? And what can the rest of Nevada learn from Reno?
I am an unabashed advocate of fighting climate change and cleaning up the air we breathe.
We need to greatly increase the use of renewable green energy and eliminate the use of fossil fuel energy ... Continue Reading →