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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 →
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 →
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 →
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 →
One day, we decided to venture south about 56 miles, to the ancient town of Toledo. This certainly wasn’t the Toledo everyone in the good ole’ You Ess And A is familiar with. Given that this particular city was settled by the Jews a good thousand years before Toledo Ohio, it’s built up quite ... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →
Last night, it became official. President Obama announced he will take further executive action to prevent millions of American families from being ripped apart. About 5.4 million undocumented immigrants will likely be covered by the President’s executive action on immigration reform.
And ... Continue Reading →
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 →
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 →