Monthly Archives: March 2021

Exercising your right to be wrong in Nevada County

What exactly does “Nevada County Strong” mean, especially when county officials stand accused of strong-arming private citizens for exercising their constitutional right to organize and object to government mandates? Attorneys for the Nevada County Restaurant Coalition and other aggrieved parties … Continue reading

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QUICK HITS: Expect chaos in California come April 15

–Given the track record of the Newsom administration, expect chaos when California opens vaccinations to everybody over 16 on April 15. –Polls say people want tougher gun restrictions, but they don’t want them enough to punish Republicans who stand in … Continue reading

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Don’t expect the South to be responsible when reopening

Red states in particular seem to be hell bent on throwing off the shackles of the pandemic and reopening their economies because, you know, money is everything. When announcing these decisions, the governors always include some sanctimonious statement about expecting … Continue reading

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Betting post mortem: Blame it on the pandemic

As they say in those ads for mutual funds and ETFs, “Past performance is no guarantee of future results.” That is certainly the case when it comes to sports betting, as I was reminded again over the last two days. … Continue reading

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Forget the brackets, bet these first round games instead

I used St. Patty’s Day to make a day trip to Reno to see if I can make a little green betting the first round of the NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament, a trip I’ve made for several years with two … Continue reading

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Time for Newsom to rejoin the private sector

Backers of the effort to recall Gov. Gavin Newson have until today to file the signatures necessary to force a special election later this year. While it will be a while before we know for sure, it is time for … Continue reading

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