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Ronald Reagan was, well … delusional!

In a recent MuthsTruths.com blog post, I wrote that conservatives in Nevada should put a slate of conservative GOP candidates together to challenge Gov. Brian Sandoval (R&R-Partners) and the establishment slate of moderate Republican candidates he’s assembling for the six constitutional offices next year. That elicited this overwrought email from a longtime Republican activist in Las Vegas …

State secrets more than meet the eye when officials leak them

During the various battles over Wikileaks and Edward Snowden, there have been frequent references to a previous dispute involving the Pentagon Papers. Since it has been more than 40 years since those papers were disclosed, I thought it might be useful for those born after 1971 to know what came out of the Pentagon Papers fight.

Search and destroy

WASHINGTON — Watching House Republicans’ latest complaint about Obamacare brings to mind the joke Woody Allen used to open “Annie Hall,” about two elderly women at a Catskills resort.

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McKeon madness almost over … maybe, maybe not

In a last-minute effort to salvage his campaign for Clark County GOP chairman, Dave McKeon sent out an email Tuesday night addressing the domestic violence allegations made against him by his former wife.

Letters to the Editor

On behalf of Huvz “N” Pawz, I would like to thank the following folks who helped to make our first benefit event so successful:

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In the Wednesday edition of the PVT, Head Trojans Coach Joe Clayton’s wife was referred to as Jackie. Her name is Holly.

Letters to the Editor

In all my years of employment and seeking a job, I have never seen such confusion like that of the new interim town manager.

Arranging second place

Gov. Brian Sandoval has thrown his support behind Clark County Sen. Sen. Mark Hutchison for the Republican nomination for lieutenant governor. If any other Republicans were considering running, Sandoval has effectively told them to include themselves out.

Press promotes discord in coverage

WASHINGTON — Former President George W. Bush, on his recent trip to Africa, toured Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world. He then sat down for an interview that may qualify as the eighth.

Egypt’s preferable tyranny

WASHINGTON — Former Egyptian President Mohamed Morsi knows neither Thomas Jefferson’s advice that “great innovations should not be forced on slender majorities” nor the description of Martin Van Buren as a politician who “rowed to his object with muffled oars.” Having won just 52 percent of the vote, Morsi pursued his objective — putting Egypt irrevocably on a path away from secular politics and social modernity — noisily and imprudently.

Letters to the Editor

Valley Electric board, management and staff get a big “job well done” for the electric service provided during the past heat wave.