SB119: Tempting Conservatives with Forbidden Fruit

On February 27, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

Why can’t liberals – including liberal Republicans – just take “no” for an answer? In 2009 Nevada was in an economic crisis thanks to the Great Recession and the Legislature’s refusal to make the tough decisions that corporate America was already making: downsizing their work forces, reducing costs and cutting non-essential expenditures. Workers in the […]

 

Obama Resurrects Death Tax, Targets Family Farmers

On February 26, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

If there’s anything more quintessentially American than baseball, hot dogs, apple pie and Chevrolet, it’s the American family farmer.  Indeed, the American Gothic painting of a pitchfork-wielding farmer and his daughter is one of the most recognized works of art in all of American culture. Right up there with Dogs Playing Poker! And the only […]

 

De Toqueville and the Indian Sugar Market

On February 22, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

In a recent column published by Forbes.com, Tim Worstall, author of “23 Things We Are Telling You About Capitalism,” explains how India’s sugar subsidy programs are distorting the global market.  The big underlying problem is government price-fixing… “Each year the federal government and states fix the price at which (sugar) mills can buy (sugar) cane […]

 

Left is “Fioreous” over Assemblywoman’s Campus Carry Comments

On February 20, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

When conservative Assemblywoman Michele Fiore was quoted in the New York Times saying the best way to protect young women on campus was allowing the possibility of putting a bullet in the head of a would-be rapist, the Left had a collective hissy fit of apoplexy. Indeed, someone over at the Progressive Liberal Alliance of […]

 

Now pitching for the Mud Hens…Jon Ralston

On February 20, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

Delusional. That’s what Jon Ralston, Nevada’s #2 liberal blogger-without-a-TV-show, called me last Sunday in a tweet after I rained on his parade and spoiled his surprise by breaking the story of his triumphant return to the tube…five days before he and taxpayer-subsidized PBS made the official announcement on Thursday. I feel really bad about that […]

 

Fiore Said Bullet to the Head Makes Rapists Dead

On February 18, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

Liberals are having a veritable cow after the New York Times printed the following quote by conservative Nevada Assemblywoman Michele Fiore (R-Clark) with regard to the reintroduction of her campus carry bill… “If these young, hot little girls on campus have a firearm, I wonder how many men will want to assault them. The sexual […]

 

Ralston Rants Returning to the Little Screen?

On February 16, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

Jon Ralston, Nevada’s #2 liberal blogger-without-a-TV-show…because on network television where ratings matter, he couldn’t cut it once private subsidizer Jim Rogers of the Las Vegas NBC affiliate passed away…has been warning people that he’ll soon be back on TV. Indeed, his Twitter bio threatens just that: “Political journalist w/column in @rgj, email newsletter and site […]

 

Silberkraus fudged residence disclosure report

On February 15, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

Republican Assemblyman Stephen Silberkraus has some serious ‘splainin’ to do. Silberkraus has declared on his Financial Disclosure Statement for his Assembly District 29 race last year that he lives on Green Valley Parkway and has lived “in district where registered to vote” for 10 years. But in 2012, just two years earlier, Silberkraus ran for […]

 

Hambrick recall full steam ahead

On February 15, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

The recall of Assembly Speaker-of-the-Weak John Hambrick (R-Promise Breaker) was officially launched on Friday the 13th.  Las Vegas Review-Journal reporter Ben Botkin was on hand for the filing… “Residents within Hambrick’s district are putting muscle toward the effort,” Botkin reported. “A.J. Maimbourg said that 60 volunteers have signed on to help with the effort and […]

 

Nevada GOP takes Guv, Senate leader to woodshed

On February 15, 2015, in Muth's Truths, by Chuck Muth

The Nevada Republican Party issued a statement on Friday that caused Jon Ralston, Nevada’s #2 liberal blogger-with-a-coming-taxpayer-funded-TV-show and unofficial Press Secretary for Gov. Brian “America’s Worst Governor” Sandoval, to have one of his patented hissy-fit meltdowns. While foaming at the mouth and dripping drool on his keyboard, Ralston belted out the following… “The Nevada Republican […]