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What’s Going On – bardeblog.com

Nicole Barde reports on the latest Storey County Commissioners Meeting. Read her assessment of the meeting here. Her Preamble is noteworthy and reprinted here with permission:   PLEASE VOTE IN THE RECALL ELECTION…….WHETHER YOU VOTE TO RECALL, NOT TO RECALL, OR TO KEEP 3 PEOPLE (REALLY JUST ONE) FROM APPOINTING …

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When Equal Access Means Zero Access for All

There is irrational comfort taken in the belief that man-made laws somehow ensure equality for all. More often than not, the exact opposite is true. Within the next week, UC Berkeley will be forced to remove over 20,000 lectures, videos, and other digital documents from its free online library. While …

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Obamacare Repeal and Replace Needn’t Be Complicated

The Republicans have a problem. Healthcare prices are so swollen by government imposed monopolies that most people cannot possibly afford to pay the crazy bills without subsidies. What to do? Example: my son recently went to an out-of-state emergency room for food poisoning. The bill came in at over $8,000. …

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Obamacare and Dodd-Frank Have the Same Fatal Flaw

By Kevin Villani  of the Foundation for Economic Education The current partisan war over the Dodd-Frank Act is just one dispute in a broader ideological divide about the government’s role in industry. This dispute, which has deep historical roots, includes a similar battle over Obamacare. The common disagreement at issue …

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Budgets, Taxes, Deficits and Debt

Budgets, Taxes, Deficits and Debt by Thomas L. Knapp “What you see in this budget is exactly what the president ran on,” US Office of Management and Budget director Mick Mulvaney told George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s “Good Morning America” in late February. The president’s overall budget proposal is still under …

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Papers Collide

Papers Collide As if we needed another illustration of the mob-GOB-sters* flexing their Jackboot of Tyranny to crush the larynx of free speech in Storey County, Pat Whitten gleefully announced that The (unreadable) Virginia City News and The (cheerleaders of Team Gilman and Team CMI) Comstock Chronicle have joined farces. A combined paper will emerge …

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“Team Storey”

When you review the minutes of Storey County’s Commission meetings, you will find the record peppered with the phrase Team Storey. This phrase is typically surrounded by the flowery praise of a county employee or department whose exemplary service requires attention as they pat themselves on the back for conducting …

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