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):
Vermont U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders is not a man given to despair.
On Friday, Harry Reid showed he can still surprise the political world, with the announcement that he was ending his nearly 30-year Senate career.
Tom Skancke has resigned his position as CEO of the Las Vegas Global Economic Alliance. He’ll be replaced by GEA President Jonas Peterson.
Looks like U.S. Sen. Harry Reid is in trouble again.
Gov. Brian Sandoval today released the strongest statement of his tenure in office, after the Tax Foundation criticized his bid to raise the business license fee.
There came a time during the Assembly Judiciary Committee’s hearing Monday when Las Vegas Republican Michele Fiore wondered — out loud — why it was that county sheriffs weren’t arresting federal law enforcement officers (she called them “thugs”) for impersonating police officers.
A bill approved by the state Senate today 14-5 got more Democratic votes than it would have otherwise because of a willingness to compromise on both sides.