Volume 7, Number 6
of the Devil?
and anti-casino activists alike have lined up behind an attempt to ban Internet gambling.
But D. Dowd Muska reports that prohibiting online betting is impossible. [the article]
Is Nevada Going
to Take a Beating?
Nevada's Victims of Crime
program will soon start awarding compensation to out-of-state folks unlucky enough to
encounter a thug while visiting in the Silver State. Ken Ward asks if
expanding the program -- thanks to a little federal largess -- will baloon its costs and
blow a hole in the state budget. [the article]
Judy Cresanta weighs in on the threat online activism
poses to the statist quo--in Nevada and throughout the nation.
Bruce Esgar reports financial data that the Culinary Union
Local 226 had to release. There's plenty the union doesn't want its current members on the
Strip to know.
Harvey Whittemore gave state Senator Mark James some bad press this
session. But Steven Miller says GOP allegiance to Harvey could undermine
the state party's chance to make gains in 2000.
Judy Cresanta details what happened to some civic-minded
developers who just wanted to do right thing--until double-dealing by state government
taught them a different lesson.
Jon Moser and Steven Miller inquire into
the impact of talk radio in Nevada and America. Also, the Silver State's highest-rated
talk jock looks back at his history with the Rush Limbaugh Show. Rusty and Rush
Ray Bacon describes the EPA's campaign to make Nevada suffer for
other states' air pollution sins.
A reminder that life isn't fair, a defense of Nevada's love affair with the
federal School-to-Careers program and a Las Vegan expatriate on why gun control doesn't
Right to a
What is the purpose of a
state agency? Is it to provide a service that couldn't be provided by a private company?
Or is it to keep a certain segment of the population well fed?
By Robert C. Tauber
Last month we
looked at how Nevada's current budget crisis can actually become our greatest opportunity to
transform Nevada's state's government for excellence in the 21st century.... [more]
BIA cops on the loose in Reno, e-commerce, the taxpayer- unfriendly Nevada
Taxpayers Association and more proof that Nevada is not a low-tax state. Also, Shelley
Berkeley's profitably faulty memory. [Nevada Watch]
Clarence Carson reviews
America's 30 Years War, a book examining the appetite for totalitarism in Western
Europe and America.
Ducking Education Reform
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