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Entries from January 2015

How To Turn Disagreement Into Better Policy In Three Easy Steps – Bonus Features

January 31st, 2015 · 3 Comments

My latest for the Reno Gazette-Journal is now up on line – please check it out!  I’m especially excited for this one, as it’s the first column that will go to print in the paper paper.  But even if you’re like me and prefer your pontifications in the form of pigment-stained dried pulp, please take […]

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Tags: Nevada Politics

A Tale of Two Speeches – Bonus Features

January 23rd, 2015 · 4 Comments

So a couple of things I would have liked to have added to my RGJ column about the contrast between Governor Sandoval’s State of the State and President Obama’s State of the Union addresses, but didn’t fit for space or flow reasons: ~~~ I didn’t actually watch either speech.  I’ve always preferred to listen to […]

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Tags: Brian Sandoval · Obama · Partisanship

A Bold New Era* In Nevada Punditry

January 22nd, 2015 · Comments Off on A Bold New Era* In Nevada Punditry

Hey – is this thing still on?  It is?  Wait, we’re posting?  Man, step away from a blog for a few years, and a guy forgets all his technical skills… Ah, that’s better.  Now – let’s see if I can remember how to cross promote across multiple platforms! The reason for blowing the dust off […]

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Tags: Housekeeping