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The Judy Black Case – Exploitation Is Not Good

exploitation |ˌekˌsploiˈtāSH(ə)n| noun 1 the action or fact of treating someone unfairly in order to benefit from their work: the exploitation of migrant workers. 2 the action of making use of and benefiting from resources: the Bronze Age saw exploitation of gold deposits. 3 the fact of making use of a situation to gain unfair advantage for …

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Commissioners Meeting May 2nd – Deja vu all over again

Storey Count Seal

This recap of the Storey County Commissioner Meeting is from Nicole Barde of  bardeblog.com. Looks like Mike “Mission Critical” Nevin presence is so essential to county governance that he can’t be allowed to retire. He just signed a no bid contract that nets him $4500.00 a month. Um… Jason Van …

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Muth’s Truths and the Department of Good News

Conservative Blogger and newsletter generator Chuck Muth of Las Vegas postscripted this nugget at the bottom of his effort this week. Lance Gilman considers himself a big wheel and seeks praise at every turn. This is the kind of attention he is getting after polarizing our community and subjecting us …

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Airport Noise and the Myth of Zero-Sum Economics

I recently gave and graded a midterm exam on the application of economics to law. On one problem a number of students made the same interesting mistake, interesting for two reasons. It illustrates one of the ways in which it is easy to misunderstand economic ideas. And it points to …

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Reason #2 to Retain Sheriff Antinoro

Reasons to Retain our Sheriff #2 “Vote “NO” to demonstrate to the King of TRIC who likely funded this recall that in spite of his money, nodding bobble headed other County Commissioners, and the constant slurs & misrepresentations of his multiple convicted DUI disbarred henchman that not everyone in this …

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