Volume 7, Number 9/10
Seems Like Old Times
this decade casino bosses and the teacher union imposed a major tax on Nevada businesses,
and Steven Miller reports how they're all geared up to try to do it
again.. [the article]
The Paradox of the Statist Businessman
Wall Street legend and
philanthropist Ted Forstmann says that
subsidy-seeking businessmen give capitalism a bad name, even though lurking in capitol
lobbies is the opposite of capitalism. [the article]
A lot of Nevada pols
and bureaucrats are very eager to play venture capitalist with your tax dollars, reports D.
Dowd Muska. [the
One Spark from Disaster
It's no mere
coincidence that the diseased and brittle trees in the Tahoe Basin are on land managed by
the feds, writes Holly Lipke Fretwell. [the article]
NPRI's president, Judy Cresanta, says the organization is out to
unleash opportunity in the Silver State.
What? there really ain't no free lunch? Yep, reports Ken Ward,
that's what Las Vegas public television has discovered, to its surprise.
Federal zealots are putting toddlers at risk with a one-size-fits-all
national vaccine policy, writes Jane Orient,M.D.
By thoughtlessly conforming to federal vaccine policy, the Silver State is
playing vaccine roulette, suggests a NEVADA JOURNAL staff report.
A heartfelt thank you, resisting new taxes vigorously, and an open letter to Kenny
Tax Our Way
to Better Schools?
Dan Steninger wants to know
how much stupidity the teacher union has inculcated in Nevada voters....
A Very Taxing Study
A keystone of casino
industry tax-hike propaganda has been a 1991 economic study paid for by the Nevada
Resort Association. But economist Glen Tenney shows the political agenda behind the
academic masquerade. [more]
Trashing the Monopoly, Locked Out, Federal Police Revisited, and
The Slippery Slope
The Hit on Wal-Mart
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