Twenty-four years ago, conservative columnist George Will wrote, “One state’s welfare is uniquely woven into gambling, but Nevada has an excuse: The silver was gone, the soil was lousy, and the would-be divorcees were bored. After the Comstock Lode petered out, Nevada eventually discovered divorce as a way of making money.
The Board of County Commissioners is poised to appoint a new Water Advisory Board to write a Pahrump Basin (Basin 162) water management plan to submit to the state engineer.
WASHINGTON — Winds were calm in the capital on Monday, except in the immediate vicinity of the White House, where gale-force exhalations were blowing out of the West Wing.
WASHINGTON — Critics of the agreement with Iran concerning its nuclear program are right about most things but wrong about the most important things. They understand the agreement’s manifest and manifold defects and its probable futility. Crucial components of Iran’s nuclear infrastructure remain.
A story we published last week and online, written by Mark Waite and titled “Welfare, food stamp cuts affecting needy,” elicited almost 50 reader comments.
While it will again be impossible for the GOP to gain a Republican majority in the state Assembly next year, the developing conservative uprising in Nevada — what I’ve been referring to as “Conservageddon” — could well result in a new (and desperately needed) conservative majority in the Republican Assembly caucus.
In the 1970s, Las Vegas Sun publisher Hank Greenspun threatened not to cooperate with White House requests that details of President Ford’s movements and schedule not be publicized because, Greenspun said, he did not approve of Ford’s rhetoric in the wake of two assassination attempts. Ford had been making what Greenspun considered taunting statements about how he would not be denied his right to travel and speak out.
I have three reports concerning U-233 and U-235. The first is from the Institute for policy studies, and contains some eye-opening information.