CARSON CITY – As Rep. Mark Amodei, R-Nev., prepared today to attend another briefing with his House Republican colleagues on the latest “fiscal cliff” negotiations, he said that he would consider tax hikes on the wealthiest Americans to reduce the deficit, but not to fund increased government spending. “Am I willing to increase revenues to fund more governme […]
CARSON CITY – Gov. Brian Sandoval today announced he has appointed Elaine Wynn to the state Board of Education, effective January 8, 2013. “Elaine has long been a vocal advocate for improving the delivery of education to our state’s children,” Sandoval said. “From her service to our state as co-chair of the Education Reform Blue Ribbon Task Force to her cont […]
I recently finished a novel by C.J. Box, Breaking Point. It’s set in rugged western mountain range country and involves a worn out game warden and a double murder of federal agents. In the acknowledgments at the end the reader is told that it’s based on a true story the culmination of which wound up in a […]
In world affairs economics is intimately intwined with diplomacy, realpolitiks and military intervention. Nothing better illustrates this than the following essay by Ty Cobb 40 years after the end of the Viet-Nam intervention. In the end freedom trumps all alternative political/economic systems. VIET-NAM AND THE UNITED STATES 40 YEARS AFTER THE END OF THE WA […]
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