I love the comic Pearls Before Swine by Stephan Pastis. I also love our system of justice in which cases of negligence or neglect of duty are punishable by fines and lawsuits. But there’s definitely something to Sunday’s cartoon about the explosion of safety extremism as a reaction to torts, so I thought I’d share. (You can click on the image to make it larger):
The last time we checked in with the anti-Education Initiative crowd, they were touting studies that predicted Las Vegas would look pretty much as it did in Resident Evil: Apocalypse if voters OK’d the measure.
The good news is, an elected official in Southern Nevada finally found the courage to call for a tax increase to pay for a public need.
It’s all about the women.
So, you think you know the crazy world of Nevada politics and business? You think you can separate reality from the bizarre conspiracy theories that multiply like quagga mussels? Put your knowledge to the test with this quiz:
Living in Nevada, it’s sometimes easy to forget how large a role the gambling industry plays in civic affairs. After all, we’re used to casinos running the show.
If the Southern Poverty Law Center got one thing right in the report it released last week about the standoff involving ranting racist rancher Cliven Bundy, it’s this: Those who broke the law need to be held to account.
Although the 2015 session of the Nevada Legislature is still eight months away, lawmakers have already begun to ask the dedicated and long-suffering lawyers at the Legislative Counsel Bureau to start drafting proposed laws.