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Let’s Talk Nevada is an open platform Where Communities Communicate about issues that are important to all who reside there – and those who don’t. We welcome you to participate on this online town square as long as you remain civil. Enjoy and Participate!

Religion and Politics, A Toxic Mix

It is no accident that the first words of our Bill of Rights states the following: “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion.”

For many of our settlers they well understood the interfering hand of the state regarding the problems inherent in establishing a state ... Continue Reading →

Out of Ammo

Does anyone remember Rodney King and “Can’t we all just get along”? I have the unfortunate or fortunate (depending on your perspective) ability, of almost always being in the wrong place at the right time. I drove by him while he was being arrested.

I was taking streets home ... Continue Reading →

The Ira Hansen “November Surprise” That Shouldn’t Have Been

Over the past few days, national media outlets have been falling over each other to report the rather extreme history of Ira Hansen, the man Assembly Republicans had picked to lead them next year. How did this man elevate himself to a position of such power and prestige? And why does Nevada now have ... Continue Reading →

Do they know what they’re doing?

I’m often troubled when I read things like this: “Study recommends longer use of blood thinners for stent patients”..by AP staff writer Marilynn Marchione.

Millions of people with stents that prop open clogged heart arteries may need anti-clotting drugs much longer than the ... Continue Reading →

Now, we feel more secure…

On February 24th. Secretary Chuck Hagel announced an explosive politically charged announcement before mid-term elections to recommend billions of dollars to be cut from the Pentagon/defense  budget—while minimizing the impact on preparedness and capability. We’ll cut the size of the ... Continue Reading →

November 22, 1963 … JFK Murdered

I have always liked JFK, not as a Democrat, but as a man of understanding, a war hero, a leader who stood up for our nation and her citizens, and though not a perfect human, a man of dignity and principle. He supported the Constitution and our peoples rights, he believed in a man’s worth was ... Continue Reading →

The TRUTH Will Set You Free!

Over the past few years in this forum and everywhere else, one of the conservative talking points used to attempt to degrade the President and his party has gone something like this: If President Obama and the Democrats care so much about _____________(insert here whatever issue the GOP is refusing ... Continue Reading →

Blue to Red, Part 3: Why Didn’t These Districts Swing (Like NV-04)?

Will he or won’t he? That’s what has the pundits and players buzzing. After his shocking defeat in Nevada’s 4th Congressional District (NV-04), outgoing Rep. Steven Horsford (D-North Las Vegas) is already signaling he may not want to stay out of Congress for too long. After being ... Continue Reading →