Needfully Obscure


Over the course of the last several months people have derided me for not supporting Donald Trump for President. Others lambasted me for failing to support Hillary Clinton as well. Honestly, I haven’t publically supported a candidate for political office since 2005 when former Nevada Governor Jim Gibbons was running for office. I supported his candidacy … Continue reading Needfully Obscure

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The Myth of Fidel’s Redemptive Qualities


Cuba’s literacy rate has only increase by 20-pecent between the 50’s and today, according to UN figures. Compared to El Salvador’s’ increase from less than 40-percent to 88-percent or Peru’s increase from 50-percent to 95-pecent or Brazil’s 50-percent jump to 93-percent and the Dominican Republic’s rate which rose during the same time period rose from … Continue reading The Myth of Fidel’s Redemptive Qualities

Gene Clauson, 1955-2016


Several of my friends and acquaintances have passed from this world this year. Most recently was country music artist Holly Dunn, whom I got to know more than 25 years ago when I was still doing radio. And nearly four months ago, my friend as well as my son's god-father, Gene Clauson passed away.  It happened suddenly and came as a shock … Continue reading Gene Clauson, 1955-2016

Ending Green Tax Incentives and Cronyism


Wonder where Nevada lame-duck Senator Harry Reid fits into all this cash being tossed around? Between SolarCity, Tesla Motors Inc., and the rocket company SpaceX, Elon Musk’s interests has gotten at least $4.9 billion in taxpayer support over the past 10 years. Now, the Senate Finance Committee and the House Ways and Means Committee have launched … Continue reading Ending Green Tax Incentives and Cronyism