Let’s Make Nevada Green

I admit that when you’re looking down at the ground from thousands of feet up through your aircraft window, things tend to appear beautiful. But even that knowledge cannot prepare you for the stunning beauty sprawling underneath you as your aircraft starts to descend into Nevada. Vast stretches of arid land, majestic mountains and psychedelic […]

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Nevada Republican Says Slavery is an Option

Is slavery on the platform of the Nevada Republican Party? Thankfully no, but a video found by political activist Laura Martin reveals Nevada Assemblyman Jim Wheeler of Assembly District 39 saying he would support slavery, if that’s what his constituents wanted. The irony is that I often here conservatives emphasizing the republic nature of our system of government… […]

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Cato ‘Welfare More Than Minimum Wage’ is Fatally Flawed Analysis

First posted at the Ramirez Group website. Fox News was more than happy to highlight the messaging Cato recently released about welfare vs. work last night. “Welfare pays more than a minimum-wage job in 35 states, creating little incentive for Americans to take entry-level work and likely increasing their long-term dependency on government help, according […]

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The Supreme Court Was Right on DOMA; American Family Association Was Not

I spend a lot of time on Twitter—as do many young adults my age.  Anybody familiar with social media has most likely seen their friends transform into amateur political analysts and editorialists as soon breaking news develops.  During the Supreme Court’s recent Defense of Marriage Act decision, however, a tweet by an actual professional policy […]

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