I have a dream that my four little children will one day live in a nation where they will not be judged by the color of their skin, but by the content of their character.Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr If Dr. King were alive today, half a century … [Read more...] about Can’t We All Just Get Along?
Since the 2020 election concluded, voting issues have come to the forefront for our nation. Some contend the election was “rigged” while others insist it was fair. I won’t speak to whether or not this most recent election was conducted fairly for all … [Read more...] about The Right to Vote: Restoring Confidence in Elections
Now that we are moving away from the pandemic and it’s, hopefully, in the rear-view mirror, we’re all looking forward to a return of normalcy. There is absolutely no doubt the shutdown changed the way we behave as a society. However, it seems we have … [Read more...] about Let’s Consider Others and Stay in Our Own Lanes
“The powers of the government of the state of Nevada shall be divided into three separate departments, the Legislative, the Executive and the Judicial; and no persons charged with the exercise of powers properly belonging to one of these departments … [Read more...] about What Gives them the Right? Separation of Powers in Nevada
In Nevada we have what’s known as a part-time citizen Legislature. Our state’s elected officials only meet for 120 days in odd-numbered years and those that serve often have other jobs in Nevada. Only three other states have a similar schedule and … [Read more...] about COVID-19’s Latest Victim: Legislative Freedom
Over the last eight months, COVID-19 has been brought into sharp focus for most of us. I know people that have caught the virus and have seen the effect it has on them. It’s certainly not something anyone should be taking lightly. The advice on how … [Read more...] about It’s time to Choose: The Economy Versus COVID-19
American businesses are finally emerging from the recession – some of us survived bruised and battered, others didn’t make it and some companies managed to succeed by a combination of business smarts, ruthless cost-cutting and just plain luck. If the … [Read more...] about Lessons Learned: Integrity Matters
November may seem far away now, but plans for the next elections are already well underway. Now is the time to start researching the field of candidates to decide who you want to represent your interests when the Legislature convenes in February … [Read more...] about November 2014 Elections: Support Pro-Business Candidates Now
Barack Obama was elected in 2008 with a message of hope and change. Unfortunately, the change we got was for the worse. There is little hope left that the country can pull itself out of the recession anytime soon, and we’re left hoping that the … [Read more...] about Why Vote Against Obama? Eight Compelling Reasons
As we are bombarded this summer by political ads and robo-calls, it’s tempting to tune it all out and ignore politics altogether. After all, we have more important things to do, don’t we? The answer to that question is “No!” There is nothing more … [Read more...] about Save our Country in November: It’s Up to You
You may recall, during Nevada’s Legislative Session last year, two bills were passed that extended taxes that were scheduled to sunset. What makes these two bills unique is that they both were unlawfully passed. The Nevada Constitution requires a … [Read more...] about A Win for Taxpayers: District Court Upholds Nevada Constitution
The Tea Party movement has been the target of vicious verbal attacks recently, and they seem to be escalating. Indiana Congressman Andre Carson, a member of the Black Congressional Caucus, said, “Some of them in Congress right now with this Tea … [Read more...] about The Tea Party Movement: Terrorists or Patriots?
In representing Nevada’s 2nd Congressional District, Dean Heller voted his conscience as a staunch fiscal conservative, and on several occasions seemed to be the sole voice of reason among the Nevada delegation. Now that Gov. Sandoval has appointed … [Read more...] about Senator Dean Heller: Facing the Challenges Ahead
The official results of the 2010 Census brought good news for Nevada. Because of our rapid population growth between 2000 and 2010, we have been allotted a fourth congressional seat, giving us more clout in Congress as well as another vote in the … [Read more...] about Caution: Gerrymandering Ahead
Nevada voters go to the polls in November to choose between two candidates to represent our state in the U.S. Senate. I can’t think of a recent election where the choice was more clear-cut, or the stakes higher. Although both Sharron Angle and Harry … [Read more...] about Reid or Angle? A Critical Choice for Nevada’s Future
Unfortunately, by now, I think we’ve all grown accustomed to partisan politics and amoral politicians using social issues to further their own political agenda. At no time has this practice been more prevalent, or more blatant, than in 2020. With a … [Read more...] about Sisolak’s Agenda: Partisan Politics at its Worst
First they came for the socialists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a socialist. Then they came for the trade unionists, and I did not speak out – because I was not a trade unionist. Then they came for the Jews, and I did not speak out – … [Read more...] about “Special Taxes” ls Your Business Next?