People have forgotten all about McCarthyism
Nevada’s education establishment has a new plan to fix schools: Repeat the old plan. Nevada politicians first implemented the buzzwords you hear now — more funding, smaller class sizes, increased teacher pay — decades ago.
In 1981, President Ronald Reagan was facing jeopardy. The debt ceiling was reaching its limit, and some young Republican members of Congress were balking at raising it. (They tended to confuse the debt with the deficit.) It didn’t help that this would be a symbolic benchmark, when the U.S. debt limit passed a trillion dollars for the first time.
The most important election this week didn’t involve a candidate, and it didn’t go Republicans’ way.
Is the Energy Choice Bill right for Nevada?
Mark Twain wrote in “Innocents Abroad”: “Travel is fatal to prejudice, bigotry, and narrow-mindedness, and many of our people need it sorely on these accounts. Broad, wholesome, charitable views of men and things cannot be acquired by vegetating in one little corner of the earth all one’s lifetime.”
Longtime businessman supports Yucca project
I wish I could say I am surprised that the latest voter fraud charge came to nothing.
U.S. Sen. John McCain, R-Arizona, in his new book, “The Restless Wave,” makes the case that few national leaders are willing and able to articulate today — the need for a robust American presence on the world stage. The book is McCain’s closing argument in a life lived in defense of this responsibility.