Bring on the bike rally
WASHINGTON — This is a Jolly time for corporate power.
Whenever I find myself driving on the solitary stretch of U.S. 95 outside Tonopah, I often wonder what the boom years were like.
I was blessed with a little extra time to kill the other night after work and decided to mosey over to the town board meeting across the street from the newspaper.
The candidate with the most money does not always win. But there’s no denying that money is a huge factor in races. So the first round of campaign finance reports always proves interesting. Let’s take a look…
Back to the Twilight Zone
In 1962 at President Kennedy’s direction, U.S. Surgeon General Luther Terry assembled ten leading scientists to review the existing science on smoking.
For the first time in American history, the majority of members of Congress are millionaires, according to a story that appeared last week in Time Magazine.
They say the first step toward recovery is admitting you have a problem, and as he addressed Sunday’s gathering at the Nevada State Museum Wally Cuchine almost gleefully acknowledged his addiction. He is an unabashedly compulsive collector of art from Nevada and the West.
WASHINGTON — Warning: Al-Qaeda may be seeking franchise opportunities at a location near you.
General aviation airport for Pahrump
Last week my opponent wrote an interesting editorial and started with, “a few facts”. Unfortunately that was as far as he got with facts. My intent here is to correct the record once. I will not continue in responding to every misstatement he wishes to make during this campaign season.
Are we better off today than we were after the last election?
When 2013 began, just eight states barred employers from prying into the credit records of their workers. That is no longer the case. While I don’t yet have a full list of those who have joined this elite group, it is growing steadily, and in states where there is no prohibition, local governments are also enacting ordinances. In Congress, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren has introduced legislation to put an end to the practice nationally.
WASHINGTON — Viewed from Washington, which often is the last to learn about important developments, opposition to the Common Core State Standards Initiative still seems as small as the biblical cloud that ariseth out of the sea, no larger than a man’s hand. Soon, however, this education policy will fill a significant portion of the political sky.