Nevada 2013 Progressive State of the State Address this Wednesday

One week before Governor Brian Sandoval delivers his State of the State address, ProgressNow Nevada and the Progressive Leadership Alliance of Nevada will present their own Progressive State of the State address to highlight the realities faced by Nevada’s families and their recommendations for a path forward. Time and Location: Wednesday, January 9th, 6PM in the […]

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FTC Should Enter Settlement with Google Swiftly (Updated)

Update: The FTC has reached a fair settlement agreement with Google without going through the unnecessary time and expense of court.  “[Google] agreed to a legal settlement on patents that Jon Leibowitz, the commission chairman, called a “landmark enforcement action” that applies to huge high-tech markets like smartphones and tablet computers.”  It is pleasing to […]

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Twas the Night Before Cliffmas

This is a poem written by my colleague Michelle Booth about the “fiscal cliff” negotiations happening in Washington D.C.  Brilliant!  Please feel free to share this.  You can right click and save the image on your computer.  I’ve included the text below as well. Text: Twas the night before Cliffmas when all through the house, […]

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Why We Need a 90% Tax Rate on the Rich

Comedian Art Linkletter (“Kids Say the Darndest Things!”) was a big “C” conservative who believed in smaller government, lower taxes, privatizing social security and pulling oneself up by one’s boot straps.  He was a lifelong friend of Ronald Reagan, who ignored his advice to stay out of politics. Ironically,  by also ignoring his own advice, […]

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Smart Energy Choices

Henderson City Councilwoman Debra March has a strong guest op-ed in the Las Vegas Sun today urging the Public Utilities Commission of Nevada to fully fund energy efficiency programs. That’s a good choice for Nevada, although it might add a buck or so to a typical $100 bill. Despite the recession and the collapse of […]

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