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Long past time to fire the torture judge

Meet Jay S. Bybee, currently a judge of the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals. Back in 2001, Bybee was an appointee of the George W. Bush administration to an obscure but critical job heading up the Justice Department’s Office of Legal Counsel.

An amazing coincidence!

An independent study of Nevada’s tax system commissioned by the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce just happens to have endorsed a tax the Chamber has supported in the past.

Die, Dotty’s, die!

It’s really too bad for the Clark County Commission that they simply couldn’t pass an ordinance that says, “All Dotty’s must close immediately!”

Fiore, now majority leader, not backing down

Assemblywoman Michele Fiore, who was appointed majority leader-designate by the Assembly Republican caucus Tuesday evening, says she’ll pursue some of the same conservative priorities in 2015 that she tried to enact in 2013, when Republicans were in the minority.

What’s a promise worth?

Before last week’s election, a host of people who opposed the soundly defeated Education Initiative hinted at or promised outright that they would work hard after the election to ensure Nevada’s schools were properly funded.

A few final thoughts before voting

Tomorrow is Election Day, which means replacing those annoying TV commercials with annoying Christmas commercials. But before we do, a few final thoughts before the voters who haven’t already cast votes head to the polls.