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Perceptions trump performance for the Las Vegas Sheriff

Sheriff Doug Gillespie of Las Vegas would like the voters to look at his record and see that there are more officers on the street and crime is down during his term in office.   Read more

Is Crazy Glue the solution?

I accidentally knocked over my coffee mug, snapping the handle off. With out hesitation I reached for the Crazy Glue. Crazy Glue is a wonderful product. If used properly you can repair almost anything. But, if used incorrectly it can be a real pain in the butt. You can glue your fingers together, glue what you are repairing to a table top or glue things you aren’t trying to glue.   Read more

Outside infuences on elections can be reduced

There has been quite a bit of talk about our political races being influenced by outsiders this cycle, and according to a recent story by the Center for Responsive Politics there is good reason to be concerned. Using data released by the Federal Election Commission on September 13, CRP reports that out-of-state contributions account for 76.9% of Harry Reid's war chest and 74.2% of Sharron Angle's.   Read more

What is an elitist?

What exactly is an elitist? Are you an elitist if you can reason, or be logical and rational? Are you an elitist if you are capable of doing research and not take some talking head seriously? Why do people call you an elitist if you don’t think like them? Are you an elitist if you happen to be a well educated conservative Republican? It seems the term elitist specifies an educated moderate to the left type persona. Is the right intimidated by those different than themselves?   Read more

Foreign Political Money

On January 27th, 2010 in his State of the Union address President Obama said, “"Last week, the Supreme Court reversed a century of law that I believe will open the floodgates for special interests, including foreign corporations, to spend without limit in our elections." Justice Alito, who was sitting in the chamber, visibly shook his head in disagreement. One must think, who is smarter, Justice Alito or President Obama?   Read more

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