• There are still some skeptics out there who pooh-pooh automated phone polls, including the ones PMI, Inc. occasionally does for us and the Nevada News Bureau. • Since they’re automated, it’s always possible that some six-year-old is answering the phone instead of the mother or father of the house. However, the sheer number of […]
What’s a good Nevada Republican to do with the mess that is the GOP gubernatorial primary? The roster, for the record: incumbent Gov. Jim Gibbons, former North Las Vegas Mayor Mike Montandon, and former state assemblyman-turned-attorney general-turned-gaming commissioner-turned-federal judge-turned private citizen Brian Sandoval.
CNS News reports today that Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, the former governor of Arizona, told a Senate panel Wednesday that she knows the U.S.-Mexico border “as well as anyone,” and “I will tell you it is as secure now as it has ever been.” In unrelated news, Nevada Sen. Harry Reid said this morning […]
The City of Las Vegas and Clark County are now entertaining the idea of combining some of their fire services rather than duplicating the efforts in order to save money. When Clark County Commissioner Steve Sisolak was asked why this hadn’t been done before by Face-to-Face host Jon Ralston, the Commish responded that there hasn’t […]
The Wall Street Journal notes this morning that Ford Motor, the American automaker that did NOT take a government bailout, “reported a $2.1 billion first-quarter profit, raised its forecast for the year, and boosted its second-quarter North America production by another 30,000 vehicles.” Go figure.
What a sign of the times to have the liberal Las Vegas Sun editorialize on Sunday that “government employees continue to enjoy overly generous benefits, including retirement pay unheard of in the private sector.” Meanwhile, liberal activists and Democrat elected officials are saying no to tax hikes while embracing the notion of setting government spending […]
Here’s our working list of candidates who have signed the Taxpayer Protection Pledge so far this campaign cycle. Consider this the “nice” list. The “naughty” list will be published later this week.
(Chuck Muth) – As if the campaign of Republican U.S. Senate candidate Sue Lowden didn’t have enough to worry about with this three-weeks-old “Chickens for Checkups” fiasco, yesterday morning’s scuttlebutt on the e-grapevine was that Lowden had been wearing an earpiece during Friday night’s “Action is Brewing” debate in Reno and that campaign manager Robert […]