On June 1, 1967 EMI in Britain released Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band. The next day, Capitol released the album in the United States. That was 50 years ago next week.
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Yes or no on Yucca, we should have a choice
“No politician in history, and I say this with great surety,” U.S. President Donald Trump told Coast Guard Academy graduates on May 17, “has been treated worse or more unfairly” than himself.
My recent date night “Pahrump style” column had some varied and interesting responses from readers.
There’s a handy term floating around Carson City: Veto-bait.
A recent editorial cartoon by Mike Smith in the Las Vegas Sun depicts a little elementary school boy showing his mom and dad his report card with a big “F” on it. “I’m doing great,” the boy declares. To which the father says to his wife, “It’s the Trump effect.”
In the 1970s, Congress deregulated the airlines. It happened when the Democrats held the majority. Deregulation of various industries was very chic among Democrats at the time, allowing them to look conservative.
Yucca Mountain opposition inculcates complacency
Like most monopolies, the U.S. Postal Service isn’t interested in changing its business model. An enterprise hemorrhaging cash in a free market would cut prices, improve service, look for new revenue streams, or simply close its doors. The USPS solution, as usual, is to raise prices and hope for the best.
It’s much easier to look for a scapegoat than admit you made a $20 million mistake.
Image is based on perception, and perception can often become reality.
Pahrump Senior Center
Section 1031 necessary part of Nevada tax code
Expansion of 160 west of 159 not complete success
On April 26, the Trump administration released a one-page summary of its tax reform proposals.
On March 27, the Nevada attorney general issued an opinion alleging that the mayor and three city council members of Boulder City violated the open meeting law by meeting at the Boulder City Hotel with Huyn Kim, later appointed the city’s finance director.
The tax-hikers in the Nevada Legislature are as unscrupulous as they are relentless.
The sponsor of a bill seeking to fix prices on diabetes medication debunked her most powerful argument just minutes into her opening statement.
Trump is virtually alone in his mission to rid our government of waste and corruption.
Send nuclear waste to space instead of Nevada
Republicans like to attack the notion of redistributing income.
More than half a century ago, Congress passed the Trade Expansion Act of 1962.
The first question I often get asked when I tell people where I live is “Why do you live in Pahrump?” I generally answer them by asking a few of my own questions before I tell them why I live where I do.
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