At the recent Washoe County Republican convention a resolution was passed declaring that the local party was “manifestly opposed” to the pre-primary endorsement “scheme” being pursued by the leaders and members of the Nevada Republican Central Committee. Not just opposed; “manifestly” opposed … whatever that means.
A few days ago the Reno Gazette Journal, which has been running front page historical items about Nevada during this 149th year of statehood, published an item reporting that “Ronald Reagan’s rally for Republican candidates for state office at the University of Nevada, Reno quad on Oct. 7, 1982, was the first visit to campus by a sitting U.S. president.”
WASHINGTON — President Obama’s foes have been trying for years to uncover scandal in his administration. But the most damning allegation of wrongdoing was leveled on the Senate floor Tuesday morning — by a friend.
Trappers might be the keepers of an antiquated craft, but they all seem to have Internet access.
The only thing more annoying these days than Miley Cyrus’ “Wrecking Ball” song is the incessant bleating by Nevada’s teachers union that education is underfunded and, therefore, we have to penalize the state’s job providers by slapping them with a new “margins tax.”
In 2002 I was riding by train across the United States from Pennsylvania to Nevada. During one meal in the dining car, I was seated with three other folks. One businessperson was complaining about the subsidies the railroads receive from the government, even as he enjoyed their benefits.