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April 25, 2017

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Nevada flirts with primaries while maligned caucus system prevails
Long lines and frustrated voters that accompanied Nevada caucuses in 2016 were not enough to sway lawmakers toward a primary system. Legislative efforts have ...
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No amount of spending will make Yucca Mountain nuke dump a good idea
In reaction to news that a hearing on a bill to resurrect the Yucca Mountain nuclear waste repository had been scheduled in a congressional subcommittee this week, a group of 80 organizations has signed onto a letter saying ...
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Science advocates rally, show support across Las Vegas on Earth Day
The rowdy, sign-toting crowd at the Arts District Saturday morning for the March for Science stayed true to its protest cry: “Science not silence!” ...
GOP can’t think its way out of this box
The important thing to remember is that these problems don’t keep popping up because the people devising the plans are careless, and keep forgetting crucial issues. They’re popping up because the GOP is trying to stuff a big balloon into a small box, and every time you squeeze it somewhere it …
Sessions’ comment on Hawaii hints at the damage he’s causing
Members of the executive branch have every right to criticize and appeal lower-court decisions, but what Sessions suggested is that Derrick Watson, the federal judge in question, somehow lost his right to rule because of …
Are our tax dollars buying us security?
Russia has for some time been more, rather than less, dependent on nuclear weapons for its security, and North Korea, sadly but predictably, sees its nuclear arsenal as a deterrent or counterbalance to the overwhelming military, nuclear, economic and political power of the U.S./South Korea/Japan alliance. So it’s fair to ask if U.S. nuclear and conventional superiority encourages rather than …