Arrests, lies and unpaid taxes leave Ford campaign in disarray

Aaron Ford’s future would look a lot brighter if he’d been more honest in the past. Last Friday, Ford — the state Senate majority leader and the Democratic candidate for attorney general — sat down with Steve Sebelius of KLAS-TV, Channel 8, to reveal he had been arrested numerous times in the 1990s. The reasons for his […]

Yucca Mountain Controversy 2017: What You Need to Know

1987 may seem like a long time ago on paper, but the connections between the Yucca Mountain controversy of then and the Yucca Mountain controversy of now remain entirely intertwined. The controversial political topic related to nuclear power and storage has been a strong buzz at Nevada Republican Men’s Club popular luncheon recently, and remains […]

3 Ways to Help Las Vegas Victims

The horrific tragedy that occurred when retiree Stephen Paddock opened fire on a crowd of people at the Route 91 Harvest Festival in Las Vegas left the city shaken. An overwhelming show of support from the Las Vegas locals in the hours following the shooting has helped soothe the wounds opened by Paddock’s heinous actions, […]

Nevada Republican Men’s Club Shares Outstanding Community Efforts by Las Vegas Locals

At the Nevada Republican Men’s Club, community and moral standards are valued higher than politics. Being a part of a group of individuals that each possess a strong sense of integrity not only is rewarding to an individual, but also creates a stronger entity that has a more persuasive voice when speaking to their beliefs. […]

Nevada Republican Men’s Club Shares 5 Ways to Help Hurricane Harvey Victims

Hurricane Harvey is one of the most devastating storms to ever strike the City of Houston, flooding the city, destroying homes and leaving thousands of victims in its wake. Now is the time for Americans to come together and lend our support to Houston, and there are several ways that residents in Las Vegas can […]

DACA in Las Vegas: What You Need to Know

One of President Trump’s biggest promises on the campaign trail was to end illegal immigration, both through building a border security wall and through legislation. Recently, the President, with the help of Attorney General Jeff Sessions, took a step towards fulfilling this promise by making plans to end the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) […]

How Would Proposed National Immigration Legislation Affect Nevada’s Economy?

Since his inauguration, President Trump has vowed to tackle a variety of issues affecting the American economy. However, perhaps his most important goal is overhauling the country’s disastrous immigration laws. If President Trump can pass national immigration legislation with the help of Republicans in Congress, it’s likely there will be a positive economic impact, particularly […]

How Could the Recreational Marijuana Industry Affect Nevada’s Economy?

Since January 1st of this year, recreational marijuana has been legal in the state of Nevada. While there are a variety of issues surrounding marijuana usage, one of the biggest questions is how the legal sale of recreational marijuana will affect Nevada’s economy. Whether you’re for or against marijuana usage, it’s important to understand the […]

WHO IS MINDING THE STORE?

  By Ron Knecht and James Smack 8 August 2017 Lately, when we tune in or read national political news, it’s virtually the same stuff every day.  If you’re watching a left-leaning outlet like CNN or MSNBC, or reading the New York Times, Washington Post, USA Today or HuffPost, it’s almost all about either Russia […]

Republican Men’s Club Speaker: Is Coy About Future Plans, But Not Coy About the Need to Pull the Party Together

Excerpt from The Nevada Independent Jackie Valley August 2nd, 2017 “State Senate Minority Leader Michael Roberson has remained mum about his political aspirations since the session ended, but on Tuesday the lawmaker said he has ruled out two possibilities. As the featured speaker at a Nevada Republican Men’s Club event, Roberson fielded a question about […]