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Sunday Word(s) of the Day – A Free Press

  I read a piece today on Julian Assange by the always thought-provoking Caitlin Johnstone and came to the conclusion (after following some of the links and thinking hard) that America and the Free World’s Free Press is in a fight for its very existence. The next conclusion I came …

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Thank You For Your Support!

Thank You For Your Support!

Thank You For Your Letters. I would like to take a quick moment to thank everyone who took the time to write a letter last week. The letters were heartfelt and warmed me to read. Many of you were generous and included money to help defray the attorney fees. Your …

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More Good News from the Nevada Controller’s Office

More Good News from the Nevada Controller’s Office

More Good News from the Nevada Controller’s Office By Ron Knecht and James Smack In 2016, we reported that we cut Controller’s office spending by 13 percent from the budget we inherited from the Legislature and Governor based on the request of the previous Controller.  So, we were able to …

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Sunday Word Of The Day – Opportunity (O-Zone)

opportunity | ˌäpərˈt(y)o͞onədē | noun (plural opportunities) a set of circumstances that makes it possible to do something: we may see increased opportunities for export | the collection gives students the opportunity of reading works by well-known authors. • a chance for employment or promotion: career opportunities in our New …

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Sunday Word of the Day – Vendetta

Gilman's Personal Vendetta

Lance Gilman’s Personal Vendetta. Why would a guy who has pretty much accomplished everything he has set out to do become fully engulfed in a white hot laser focus to destroy Sheriff Antinoro? Why would he resort to every underhanded trick to not simply get him out of office, but …

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Stonewall – The Sunday Word Of The Day Essay

stonewall

Stonewall verb [with object] delay or block (a request, process, or person) by refusing to answer questions or by giving evasive replies, especially in politics: (as noun stonewalling) : the art of stonewalling and political intimidation | the highest level of bureaucracy stonewalled us. As many of you know, Storey …

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Chilling Effect – The Sunday Word(s) of The Day

chilling effect

Lance Gilman Sues Sam Toll in an effort to have a chilling effect on the work of The Storey Teller.   Throughout time immemorial, politicians have done their level best to quiet critical review of their actions. History is littered with people in power disproving of critics. The use of …

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Whisper Campaign – Sunday Word(s) Of The Day

From Wikipedia – A whisper campaign is a method of persuasion in which damaging rumors or innuendo are spread about the target, while the source of the rumors seeks to avoid being detected while spreading them (for example, a political campaign might distribute anonymous flyers attacking the other candidate). It …

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Self-Aggrandizment – Sunday Word Of The Day Essay

self-aggrandizement | ˈˌself əˈɡranˌdīzmənt | noun  the action or process of promoting oneself as being powerful or important. This will probably be the last time we talk about the Comstock Comical for a while, but we couldn’t help but remark on the ad contained in the pages of the new …

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Biasness – Sunday Word Of The Day Essay

 biasness* | ˈbīəsnes | noun 1 prejudice in favor of or against one thing, person, or group compared with another, usually in a way considered to be unfair: there was evidence of bias against foreign applicants | the bias toward younger people in recruitment | [in singular]: a systematic bias …

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