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Sunday Word of the Day – Victory

Victory

victory | ˈvikt(ə)rē | noun (plural victories) an act of defeating an enemy or opponent in a battle, game, or other competition: an election victory | they won their heat and went on to victory in the final | [as modifier]: a victory celebration. In April we wrote about the …

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Leadership, Part Two

It’s reassuring to know that when I write something (in a house or with a mouse) that makes it’s way to the (McGuffey-says-it’s-Irrelevent) Virginia Highlands chat group, TRIC Executive, Mustang Ranch Brothel resident and Lance Gilman bunkmate Kris Thompson pipes up with a longwinded diatribe about what a pants on …

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Sunday Word of the Day – Profit

In our second Sunday word of the Day essay, we chose the word Profit. noun a financial gain, especially the difference between the amount earned and the amount spent in buying, operating, or producing something: pretax profits |his eyes brightened at the prospect of profit.• advantage; benefit: there’s no profit …

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Irrelevant – The Sunday Word Of The Day

As a practicing writer, I like words. I have been interested in the meaning of words and their origins, phrases and the flavor of semantics since I started reading. Words have meaning. When used thoughtfully, words can inspire or make you smile or frown. In short, words, and their use, …

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The NFL & Luther Strange: A Tale of Two PR Disasters

Chick Muth is a friend of The Storey Teller and a solid principled conservative. Chuck sends his column to the good people of Storey County for your reading enjoyment with a friendly reminder; It’s not It’s not enough to just elect more Republicans; you need to elect better ones as …

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Solutions For Storey County

Yesterday I got called out for complaining about Storey County Politics. Ron Fields asked me to quit bellyaching and offer up some solutions. So I did. Mr. Fields, great post.  Thank you for the kind words about my writing. I remember being in a meeting with Steve Jobs in the …

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Mug Shots and Public Shaming. Good or Bad?

the stockyard

The Storey Teller has posted Arrest Reports both with and without Mug Shots. In posting Mug Shots, I am conflicted. On the one hand, they serve as a (perhaps ineffective)  deterrent; If you don’t want your face to show up in the public shaming gallery you might think twice about …

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Storey County Citizens Come Last…

You come last

…. at least as far as the County Commissioners are concerned. I have provided public comment at dozens and dozens and dozens of public meetings. School Board Meetings. Town Council Meetings. City Meetings. County Meetings. State Board Meetings. Every single public meeting allowed Public Comment on anything not on the …

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