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):
Is it really that super-hard for would-be members of the state Legislature to live in the districts they want to represent?
A doctor’s PAC ad claims Rep. Joe Heck is against “junk lawsuits.” But he and the Republican caucus voted for the mother of all junk lawsuits in voting to sue President Obama.
The Nevada state assemblyman — who died last week — was not a star in the Legislature. But he didn’t shy away from attacking big issues, even when he knew he probably wouldn’t succeed.
A photo snapped during a recent debate in a hot studio with a malfunctioning air conditioner has become campaign fundraising fodder.
Three lawmakers who served in the 2013 Legislature have died in the months since: Peggy Pierce, Joe Hogan and, today, Pete Livermore.
There may be a good reason the elites of the Nevada business community are so vehemently campaigning against The Education Initiative.
It was great this week to be able to see and hear — live and in person! — a potential candidate for the Democratic nomination for president of the United States in 2016.