Saturday, November 26, 2022

The Machines That Choose Death

Telling the story of the United States' clandestine overseas drone program is difficult by most measures. The Bureau of Investigative Journalism estimates that a...

It’s All Such a Shame

Opinion And some of us say, “How can this be?” “This” being nineteen grade-schoolers and two teachers massacred in their classroom even before the victims...

The End of Democracy?

Opinion We are coming to the end of the most consequential year in the complicated history of democracy in our country. Next year, 2022, will...

Rittenhouse in Nevada

Opinion A gun store in Carson City, near where I live in northern Nevada, ran an ad on their Facebook page reminding customers to ask...

Trump Justice Complex

Opinion There is an old political gimmick, called “doubling-down,” that certain politicians have perfected. It’s a term for a point in blackjack when, if you’ve...

A Modest Proposal

Opinion I have not been personally touched by gun violence, at least not so far. You never know how close you might be to the...

Trickle Down Extremism, Part 2

Opinion The outstanding feature of politics nowadays goes something like, “They can’t possibly top this.” And then they do.  Our Lyon County Commissioners caught a bad...

A Clear and Present Danger – Opinion

Over the last few months I have attended a number of Black Lives Matter demonstrations. These have also attracted counter-demonstrators, ranging from perfectly normal...

A conversation with a Nevada “Patriot”

Several weeks ago, Douglas County Sheriff Dan Coverley, in an open letter to the local library, insinuated that his officers would not respond to...

Advocates Express Outrage, Push for Police Reform and Reopening of Miciah...

Community members and police reform advocates called for the reopening of the investigation into the January 5th death of Miciah Lee during Monday’s Sparks...