The longest war in the West
It’s become one of the longest-running wars in the West. Not the battle over water, but the fight over the fate of thousands of wild horses on public rangeland.
It's all fun and games until ...
This was not the column I had intended to write. In fact, I hadn’t really had any ideas about what to write as of Saturday night. But then again, as of Saturday night I didn’t have to contemplate the fatal consequences of off-roading. On Saturday night, I sat in a friend’s kitchen. We mocked her husband’s latest investment — a Kawasaki Ninja motorcycle — and said it was only fair that if our significant others wanted motorcycles so badly that ...
It is increasingly difficult these days to differentiate between the so-called “developing nations,” the emerging nations and the newly recognized “failed states."
Wall Street always wins
What I know about economics is not worth knowing except: 1) Marx was the first and last radical economist. 2) 99.9 percent of economists are conservatives.
Prisons, drugs and race
In the United States we feel that we are compassionate and just. People who commit crimes receive a fair trial and fair punishment.
World War II Redux
It has often been observed that history is written by the victors, and nowhere is that thesis better demonstrated than in the myths of WWII.
And the reform beat goes on
The Washoe County School District is to be commended for its efforts in writing the state's application, “Nevada’s Promise,” in pursuit of President Barack Obama’s Race to the Top federal funding for school reform.