Author Archives: George Boardman

Tell us what you really think, Tulsi

Quote of the week: “You, the queen of warmongers, the embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long, have finally come out from the behind the curtain.” Rep. Tulsi Gabbard, after … Continue reading

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McClintock taking no chances in reelection bid

House Republican leaders Kevin McCarthy and Steve Scalise voted for it. Hell, even Devin Nunes and Doug LaMalfa voted for a resolution rebuking President Donald Trump for withdrawing U.S. troops from northern Syria, allowing Turkey to attack our Kurdish allies. … Continue reading

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Where have I been the last 5 months? An explanation

It has been almost 5 months since I posted anything on this blog, and some of you may actually wonder why. Part of it has been a long list of family obligations that have kept me occupied outside western Nevada … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: Why women won’t get their ‘due’

There is an undercurrent of discontent among the players as the U.S. women’s soccer team gets ready to defend its World Cup championship. The discontent involves money–the women don’t think they’re getting enough of it. Several of the players sued … Continue reading

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Two invisible candidates are running for our state Senate seat

Voters in the first state Senate district have less than 2 weeks to decide who they want to represent them in Sacramento, but don’t expect to see either one of the candidates before you cast your vote. Brian Dahle, who … Continue reading

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SPEAKING OF SPORTS: From high school star to ???

  The NFL Draft can make or break the dreams of college kids who have been working for years in hopes of playing professional football. Given his high expectations 4 years ago, I doubt few people were more disappointed at … Continue reading

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Small towns are a hoot, as Podunk Pelline keeps reminding us

Jeff “Podunk” Pelline is all aflutter that his magazine was called “classy” in, of all places, The Union. The word was used by Lorraine Jewett in her column, “Lorraine’s Lowdown,” where never is found a discouraging word. Lorraine speaks for … Continue reading

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