Could it ever happen here? For decades, experts have asked. And until very recently, hardly anyone seriously considered America was in any immediate danger. But now, in light of the Trump Administration’s recent moves to muzzle entire federal agencies and use press conferences to promote absolute falsehoods, we are left to wonder… Is our democracy in danger? What must our media do to prevent the ultimate American tragedy from happening? (more…)
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Last night, President Donald Trump addressed his first joint session of Congress. He tried to explain his series of controversial executive actions. Trump also spoke about his budget proposal that calls for a massive hike in military spending and massive cuts in other public infrastructure. (more…)
Since 9/11, the Muslim American community has been enduring hateful speech, discrimination, excessive screening at airports, bullying, vandalism, and even death as a result of increasing anti-Muslim bigotry in recent years. From the outset of his campaign, now-President Donald Trump has perpetrated—and encouraged—hate speech toward the Muslim community without remorse or regard for its devastating consequences. This includes a comment that “Islam hates us” and accusing Muslim Americans of protecting terrorists. (more…)
Budgets: We all have them. For the State of Nevada, it’s over $8 billion. That is a large number, but it may not be as large as you think. The Trump Administration is considering actions that could result in less money in state coffers. How are #NVLeg leaders coping? I spoke with two Senators who are in a unique position to act. (more…)
Imagine a wealthy casino magnate decides that traffic is too much and he wants to helicopter into work. Imagine that casino magnate asking the government for $5,000 a year to help defray costs, particularly since he isn’t personally using the roads that need repair. Imagine a celebrity performer decides that she needs greater protection so she hires her own security detail. Imagine that celebrity performing asking the government for $5,000 a year to help defray costs, particularly since this reduces…
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