Friday, July 1, 2022

It’s All Such a Shame

Opinion And some of us say, “How can this be?” “This” being nineteen grade-schoolers and two teachers massacred in their classroom even before the victims...

The End of Democracy?

Opinion We are coming to the end of the most consequential year in the complicated history of democracy in our country. Next year, 2022, will...

Rittenhouse in Nevada

Opinion A gun store in Carson City, near where I live in northern Nevada, ran an ad on their Facebook page reminding customers to ask...

Trump Justice Complex

Opinion There is an old political gimmick, called “doubling-down,” that certain politicians have perfected. It’s a term for a point in blackjack when, if you’ve...

A Modest Proposal

Opinion I have not been personally touched by gun violence, at least not so far. You never know how close you might be to the...

Trickle Down Extremism, Part 2

Opinion The outstanding feature of politics nowadays goes something like, “They can’t possibly top this.” And then they do.  Our Lyon County Commissioners caught a bad...

A Clear and Present Danger – Opinion

Over the last few months I have attended a number of Black Lives Matter demonstrations. These have also attracted counter-demonstrators, ranging from perfectly normal...

A conversation with a Nevada “Patriot”

Several weeks ago, Douglas County Sheriff Dan Coverley, in an open letter to the local library, insinuated that his officers would not respond to...

Advocates Express Outrage, Push for Police Reform and Reopening of Miciah...

Community members and police reform advocates called for the reopening of the investigation into the January 5th death of Miciah Lee during Monday’s Sparks...

Special Session of the Nevada Legislature gives rise to a new...

To prevent the spread of COVID-19 during the 2020 special session of the Nevada State Legislature, the Legislative building is closed to all except...