Just browsing around my arch-nemesis website to see who-is-who at the Nevada Policy Research Institute. They seem to like to publish government employee salaries and tell everyone that teachers like me are overpaid and useless. So what do THEY do? Who are THEIR friends? Why do they hate teachers and public education so much? Could Karl Rove and Sharron Angle be NPRI favorites?
I see on the NPRI Board member website there are 13 rich white guys, a white lady, and a Russian hater/founder. Let’s look closer at the Board Members . . .
#1 White Guy: Ranson W. Webster, Chairman (aka internet and biotech investor – Harrah Automobile Collector)
#2 White Guy: Fred D. Gibson, Jr., Vice Chairman (aka director of Cashman Equipment Company – Miner)
#3 White Guy: George Balaban, Secretary/Treasurer (aka 150 Taxi Cab Owner)
#4 White Guy: Jim Bahan, (aka Anderson Dairyman)
#5 White Guy: Bill Brady, (aka Assemblyman/Casino man)
#6 White Guy: Rick Crawford, (aka Green Valley Grocery man)
#7 White Guy: Norman Dianda, (aka Q&D Construction man)
#8 White Guy: Bruce James, (aka chairman of the Nevada Spending and Government Efficiency (SAGE) and/or King of Printing)
#9 White Guy: Monte Miller, (aka CEO of KeyState Corporate Management)
#10 White Guy: Byron Mills, (aka lawyer)
#11 White Guy: Thomas J. Powell, (aka CEO of ELP Capital – banker)
#12 White Guy: Gary Vause, (aka Daycare and Casino Owner)
#13 White Guy: William P. Weidner, (aka former President Las Vegas Sands Corp)
White Lady: Marel Giolito (aka CEO Credit Bureau Central, collection lady)
Russian Hater and Founder: Judy Cresanta, NPRI Founder
OK. . . I think I’m beginning to get the clear “rich white guy” picture of the “rich white guy” true agenda. It might explain a little bit about the misinformation and dishonest twisted numbers they publish. Could these “rich white guys” have a nefarious and selfish intent? Who writes for them?
Looky here . . . they have famous people writing for them. Chuck Muth! Sharron Angle! Fun, fun, fun!
Looky here . . . Karl Rove comes to speak to them! Fun, fun, fun!
Could it be these “rich white guys” are being slanted with all their charts and numbers? Or do you think the information they present to the legislature might be tainted with “rich white guy” bias?
Perhaps all these “rich white business guys” don’t have compassion for the little guy in the state of Nevada . . . because they aren’t one? Is it a surprise there is a miner, banker, lawyer, casino owner, real estate investor, and construction owner on the NPRI board?
Perhaps they don’t have the public school student’s best interest at their core?
I think as a teacher of diverse urban students in North Las Vegas Nevada, I have a real problem with this much money, organization, and personnel lobbying against public education in our state, publishing crap as truth, and pushing financial extremism. So let’s look at the staff. . .
The staff which includes: President Sharon J. Rossie (aka the Canadian), Vice President Steven Miller (the political cartoonist), and Eric Davis (the UNLV student who controls the transparency site).
I’m a little irritated that an UNLV student is publishing my salary – which is still wrong by the way. Perhaps Sharon knows the miners stealing Nevada’s gold – they are Canadians too? At least Steven Miller can draw something funny to keep all the teachers entertained while NPRI stabs us in the back.
Take your Karl-Rove-Worshiping-Sharron-Angle-Loving-Rich-White-Guys and put them where the sun don’t shine on Chuck Muth. Down with Nevada Research Policy Institute!27 comments