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Why Capitalism Works and Government Control Doesn’t
16Sep

Why Capitalism Works and Government Control Doesn’t

By Ron Knecht – 14September2021 Friedrich Hayek, perhaps the most important economist of the 20th Century, won the 1974 Nobel Economics Prize for explaining why competitive markets (capitalism) serve the public interest well but government control (socialism, central planning and control, collectivism, etc.) doesn’t. Being Austrian, Hayek wrote in the

Why We Shout When We Argue
02Sep

Why We Shout When We Argue

By Vanessa Bohns Aug. 21, 2021 12:01 am There is a lot of shouting in today’s discourse, from both sides of the political spectrum. Shouting matches have erupted on the House floor between Democrats and Republicans over individual Congress members’ vaccination status and in school board meetings over critical race theory

Answers to Progressives on American Racism Claims
26Aug

Answers to Progressives on American Racism Claims

By Ron Knecht – 24August2021 Last week, I wrote that our educators and media mislead people by claiming subjects such as social justice, systemic racism, equity, diversity and inclusion being introduced in our K-12 schools are not Critical Race Theory (CRT). These subjects are simplified versions of CRT just as

Schools, Media Mislead Public on Social Justice, etc.
18Aug

Schools, Media Mislead Public on Social Justice, etc.

By Ron Knecht – 17August2021 Many people around the country have accused schools of teaching or planning to teach Critical Race Theory (CRT) to K-12 students.  Schools have denied it, claiming they’re teaching subjects such as social justice, equity, systemic racism, diversity and inclusion. Also, programs such as “No Place

Nevada’s New Party, the “No Party”
16Aug

Nevada’s New Party, the “No Party”

By Michael A. Kadenacy The Nevada Electorate is changing, and if Republicans are to regain their influence and political clout, they must deal with the new reality.  To do otherwise will relegate conservative policies to irrelevance. In past election cycles, Republicans could count on the rural counties to balance the

The actions of the WCSD Board are unprecedented | John Eppolito
09Aug

The actions of the WCSD Board are unprecedented | John

This opinion column was submitted by John Eppolito, president of Protect Nevada Children. Re: “Regarding public comment at WCSD board meetings,” July 4: As the founder of Protect Nevada Children, I have been intimately involved with the Washoe County School District board for 12 years, longer than anyone on the current board. I’ve

Happy Birthday Chairman Michael Kadenacy, Sr.
02Aug

Happy Birthday Chairman Michael Kadenacy, Sr.

Please join us in wishing our Chairman a very happy birthday. Thank you for your leadership!

Why the Washoe County School District Is a Disaster
29Jul

Why the Washoe County School District Is a Disaster

By Ron Knecht – 27July2021 “A diversity and inclusion manager for International Gaming Technology, who vowed to be a team player, was sworn in as a Washoe County School Board Trustee on Monday.  Beth Smith, the parent of a fifth-grader and kindergartener, said her work on the district’s zoning advisory

History Lesson on Nevada Politics
26Jul

History Lesson on Nevada Politics

As a response to the passage of the Commerce Tax Republicans primaried Republican Legislators looking for “ideological purity” in the party. The result was Republicans lost both Legislative.  Houses, super-minority in the Assembly. Democrats then were able to change Nevada Election Law DOWNLOAD

Is The Biden Administration Measuring UP?
06Jul

Is The Biden Administration Measuring UP?

By Sam Kumar Guest Writer Biden Administration: The First Four Months The Biden administration has completed its first four months in office and the economic data has started to arrive. An early assessment does not paint a pretty picture. Let’s start with the jobs situation. April hiring, which was expected to

Critical Race Theory – Why You Need To Know About It
08Jun

Critical Race Theory – Why You Need To Know About

June 8, 2021 By Susan Baldwin and Gary Smith Guest Co-Authors The Washoe County School District Board of Trustees has proposed and votes this month to approve materials for their “Equity and Diversity” Training, with emphasis on CRT, or Critical Race Theory. While the Left and the WCSD Board deny

Rural Oregon Wants Out
26May

Rural Oregon Wants Out

By Jamie Hadden Guest Writer May 26, 2021 Last month I wrote about the Greater Idaho project, and their upcoming county elections in Oregon. Well, the results are in, and all five out of the five Oregon counties voting to consider the matter chose the option in favor of leaving Oregon, and becoming part

What I Learned From The Lincoln Day Dinner
26May

What I Learned From The Lincoln Day Dinner

By Anamarie Fruge Guest Writer May 26, 2021 Being able to recently attend the Washoe County Republican Party Lincoln Day Dinner was a great breath of fresh air. Instead of focusing on the crazy world around us, we were able to come together and talk about healing, unity and respect

New York Times: World Facing Population Implosion
25May

New York Times: World Facing Population Implosion

By Ron Knecht Guest Writer May 25, 2021 “All over the world, countries are confronting population stagnation and a fertility bust, a dizzying reversal unmatched in recorded history that will make first-birthday parties a rarer sight than funerals, and empty homes a common eyesore.” That was the lede in the

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