As Americans celebrate Independence Day this month, it’s fitting to ask how much freedom U.S. citizens really have in 2013, and how much we have handed over to the federal government. I won’t say the feds have taken our freedom away from us, because … [Read more...] about Independence Day 2013: Freedom Fighters Wanted
Nicknamed “Battle Born”, we Nevadans are an independent bunch and have a history of wanting to run our own lives. We don’t want government control, nor do we need it. Nevertheless, I’ve noticed a disturbing trend recently with more and more … [Read more...] about Loss of Common Sense: A State Controlled with Rights Infringed
Now that the Cliven Bundy trial has ended with a victory (at least temporarily) for the Bunkerville rancher, it’s time to ask what we can learn from this David-and-Goliath battle between a small businessman and the federal government. Bundy had … [Read more...] about The Bundy Trial: Fighting the Feds
Most Americans are taught in grade school that Thanksgiving is about pilgrims landing on our shores and Indians sharing their bounty. However, Thanksgiving was not a holiday and we didn’t start celebrating until many years later when President … [Read more...] about Thanksgivings True Origins: Its Not About Pilgrims and Indians
Last year, Nevada legislators made dramatic improvements to gun control laws in the state. Signed by Governor Sandoval in June, SB 175 and SB 240 were two of the most prominent pieces of legislation (although there were several) and applauded by gun … [Read more...] about The Fast Track to Felony for Law-Abiding Citizens: Gun Transfers and Question 1
Standing out in a field of Republican candidates, many of whom with extremely strong qualities, is not easy. Regardless, Marco Rubio is quickly becoming a major contender in this Presidential race. Having performed well in the last two Republican … [Read more...] about Who is Marco Rubio? He’s a Contender
No one seems to take a stand on political and social issues anymore. They don’t want to make waves or offend anybody. Maybe they’re afraid of being bullied, or in the case of politicians, they’re afraid that speaking out on an issue may alienate some … [Read more...] about Where’s Our Backbone? Speak Up Nevada!