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Entries from October 2011

Actions and Consequences

October 29th, 2011 · 1 Comment

So it turns out that Republicans in Clark County are currently getting crushed in voter registration numbers.  Even non-partisans are registering more voters than Republicans. I’m sure glad we killed off any possibility of using the Caucuses as a recruitment/party building tool by eliminating Same Day Registration.  We can all be certain that Democrats will […]

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Tags: Campaign '12 · Nevada Politics

Remind Me – What’s the Purpose of a Political Party Again?

October 25th, 2011 · 18 Comments

The purpose of a political party is to get as many members of that party elected to public office as possible. Period. So why is it that so many members of Nevada’s Republican Party seem to care so little for their central mission?  Why are a large minority of them seeming to act against that […]

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Tags: Campaign '12 · Nevada Politics · Republicans · Sharron Angle

Man – If Only Nevada Had, Like, A Really Powerful Senator or Something…

October 2nd, 2011 · 1 Comment

The liberal Nevada View had a post in support of President Obama’s “American Jobs Act,” arguing that it’s going to be especially good for Nevada.  That’s not in and of itself isn’t surprising.  But when I read it, I had to wonder – if it’s so good for Nevada, why hasn’t a single member of […]

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Tags: Campaign '12 · Congress · Economy · Harry Reid · Liberals · Obama