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Respect – Sunday Word Of The Day Essay

respect |rəˈspekt| noun a feeling of deep admiration for someone or something elicited by their abilities, qualities, or achievements: the director had a lot of respect for Douglas as an actor. the state of being admired or respected: his first chance in over fifteen years to regain respect in the …

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Storey Teller Legal Defense Fund

After finding himself in the crosshairs of our attention one time too many, Mustang Ranch Brothel Owner, TRIC Executive, and Storey County Commissioner Lance Gilman is suing Sam Toll, editor of The Storey Teller. We have set up a legal defense fund to pay for court costs and legal services. …

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Defamation, the Sunday Word Of The Day

defamation

defamation |ˌdefəˈmāSH(ə)n| noun The action of damaging the good reputation of someone; slander or libel: She sued him for defamation. Readers of The Teller have seen me share my responces to Kris Thompson’s musings on the Virginia City Highlands email chat group. I post them here. As expected, Disbarred California …

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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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Leadership – Sunday Word Of The Day

leadership |ˈlēdərˌSHip| noun The action of leading a group of people or an organization: different styles of leadership. The state or position of being a leader: the leadership of the party. [treated as singular or plural] the leaders of an organization, country, etc.: a change of leadership had become desirable. …

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Sunday Word Of The Day – Priority

Another Sunday and another Essay on Words and their meaning in Storey County Governance. Today’s word is Priority. Please comment if you have any thoughts to share… Thanksgiving came and went a couple of days ago and I couldn’t resist tossing the political theory grenade into the after dinner conversation. …

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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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Storey County 2018 – Spring Forward or Fall Back?

Spring Forward

Daylight savings time happened this past Sunday morning. As we settle into the new rigors of this nonsensical government mandated time/space continuum adjustment of the days getting darker earlier, I can’t help thinking about what things will look like for Storey County and Nevada a year from now. When we …

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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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