A Sanctuary State: Enforcing the Law in Nevada

In October, the Las Vegas police department announced that they were ending an agreement with the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to notify the agency of undocumented immigrants. Moving forward, they’ll only inform ICE of the … [Continue reading]

The Root of the Season: Giving Thanks for Blessings

It’s easy to forget in the midst of all the conflict and hatred that surrounds us now to give thanks for the many blessings we have. As November is the month of thanksgiving I’d like to remind you all to take a moment and be thankful. President … [Continue reading]

Gun Control: Out of Control

“A well regulated militia, being necessary to the security of a free state, the right of the people to keep and bear arms, shall not be infringed.” – Amendment 2, Bill of Rights, U.S. Constitution Ratified on December 15, 1791 as part of the … [Continue reading]

The Good, The Bad and The Ugly: One Amendment Provides Access, While the Other Adds Restrictions

Two bills were passed in the final days of the legislative session which change the way the public can access information we are entitled to as taxpayers. They are Senate Bills (SB) 224 and 287. Ostensibly, both bills were intended to grant easier … [Continue reading]

New Options for Property Owners: Supreme Court Overturns Precedent

In late June, the U.S. Supreme Court overturned a long-standing precedent to allow property owners to go directly to federal court if they feel that state and local regulations are depriving landowners of the use of their property. The decision was … [Continue reading]

You Get What You Vote For

Participate in the Process In the last few years I’ve noticed a disturbing trend from both Democrats and Republicans. When elections don’t go the way they want them to, both sides are guilty of trying to circumvent the system through recalls or … [Continue reading]

Please Don’t Call This Number Again: RoboCalls Are Out of Control

We’ve all been there. You’re sitting down, enjoying some quiet time with your family and your phone rings. You should just let it go to voicemail, but it could be important, so you answer. “Do you want to refinance your home? We can help,” the … [Continue reading]

How to Run Your Business: A Guide for Employers, Provided by the Government

Still underway in Carson City, the 80th Legislative Session has been a doozy so far. With approximately 1,000 bills proposed between the Assembly and Senate there is much to be done before the session adjourns in early June. One thing Nevada … [Continue reading]

Democrats Flex: Legislature Endangers Nevada’s Future

Having begun on February 4th of this year, the 80th session of the Nevada Legislature is off and running and the liberal House and Senate are already flexing their muscles. The new majority is looking to change the business friendly nature of Nevada … [Continue reading]

States Make it Easier to Continue Killing Millions: Abortion in America

I have seven grown daughters and am no stranger to women’s rights issues. My wife and I raised our daughters to think for themselves and make decisions based on Judeo-Christian principles. We raised our daughters to be strong and independent. And, I … [Continue reading]

A Lone Wolf and Global Security: President Trump Removes Troops from Syria

As I’m sure you’ve already heard, just before the end of 2018, President Trump announced that he would be pulling 2,000 American troops from Syria and removing the United States’ presence from the area. The move was motivated by what the President … [Continue reading]

Gun Fight 2019: Legislature Looks to Restrict Second Amendment in Nevada

In today’s world of mass shootings, gun control is a hot topic. Those on the left will tell you that the only way to stop the tide and prevent a madman with a gun from firing into a crowd or a school is to ban guns all together. Common sense should … [Continue reading]

Outrageous Property Tax Increases on the Horizon: Nevada Legislature Democrats Push SJR14

With the defeat of Question 3 from the most recent election, I believe people are beginning to see the absolute detriment of changing the Nevada constitution in ways that aren’t sustainable. Another hurdle along those same lines that we’ll be facing … [Continue reading]

Where’s All the Marijuana Money? Education Funding

Remember when President Obama promised the ACA would lower costs and allow us to keep our providers? We all know how that turned out. It seems the same thing happened with tax revenues from the state’s newest industry – Marijuana. When proponents … [Continue reading]

“More Taxes!” – The Teacher Union’s Solution to Education

In 2015, Nevada’s Legislature passed the largest one-time tax increase in Nevada history, $1.2 billion of which was, ostensibly, to boost education funding. Despite the fact that the commerce tax was rejected by voters the previous year, the … [Continue reading]

Time to Drain the LVCVA Swamp

If you caught an employee using company funds for personal use, would you pay him to retire, give him a fat performance bonus and let him continue working for you as a highly paid consultant? Not in a million years. Yet, that’s exactly what the Las … [Continue reading]

What Does PERS Have to Hide? Over $1.8 Billion of Public Money Each Year

Nevada’s Public Employee Retirement Systems (PERS) has a history of protecting their data and blocking the public’s access to information, even though the public (you and I) are footing the hefty bill of almost $2 billion a year. That’s more than 10 … [Continue reading]