t was sometime during the mid-1990s. The Mexican Peso was suffering a steep devaluation. It was about the time Mexican President Carlos Salinas de Gotari was on his way out of office in 1994.
A few days ago, the Nevada Supreme Court refused to intervene in a court case to correct a case of religious bigotry.
On this coming Thanksgiving holiday, I would be eternally grateful if our government-run education camps would teach the next generation of Americans the true story of Plymouth Rock rather than the romanticized fairy tale version.
WASHINGTON — Two months ago, polls showed Democrat Kay Hagan leading prospective opponents by double digits in her quest for a second term representing North Carolina in the Senate.
Nevada is a land of mind-bending vistas and harsh hyperbole.
WASHINGTON — One reason Washington makes so much bad history is that so many people here know so little history. This helps explain why “comprehensive” immigration reform is foundering: Too few of today’s legislators know what happened 163 years ago.
Several moons ago I wrote that it was a bit disturbing that Nye County, still suffering the after-effects of the economic calamity that struck the nation five years ago, was continuing to get the brush-off over Yucca Mountain, a multi-billion-dollar half-finished economic development gem just down the road from us, all the while new shipments of highly radioactive material were coming our way. Coming soon to a highway intersection near you, armed guards and all.
Free speech. Anonymous speech. As American as apple pie.