Using Statistical Assumptions — Amodei Attempts to Sell Nevadans on HR1

The House Republican Conference released their “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” claiming that it’s a “comprehensive plan to reform our nation’s tax system.”  NOPE.  The largest “cuts” go to corporations and the rich with the dregs being divided up across the masses.  The House Republican Conference released their “Tax Cuts and Jobs Act,” claiming that it’s …

Continue reading ‘Using Statistical Assumptions — Amodei Attempts to Sell Nevadans on HR1’ »

Be Sure to Thank Sen. Dean Heller for NO Health Insurance Choices

— by Anjeanette Damon News has broken that Anthem will stop offering health plans under the Affordable Care Act in nearly all of Nevada’s rural counties, specifically blaming the uncertainty caused by the Republican health care plan in the U.S. Senate. Roughly 8,000 rural Nevadans will lose their access to insurance, with no alternatives to buy a different plan …

Continue reading ‘Be Sure to Thank Sen. Dean Heller for NO Health Insurance Choices’ »

You Don’t Matter—GOP House Votes for Monsanto’s Right to Deceive

Today, 275 members of the U.S. House of Representatives voted in favor of H.R. 1599, the DARK (Deny Americans the Right to Know) Act. By voting for the DARK Act, these politicians (including  all of Nevada’s GOP Representatives—Amodei, Hardy and Heck) voted AGAINST truth and transparency, AGAINST science, AGAINST your right to know, and AGAINST the more than century-old …

Continue reading ‘You Don’t Matter—GOP House Votes for Monsanto’s Right to Deceive’ »

And Just Exactly HOW Retroactive Would That Be?

Today, the House voted on immigration. But it wasn’t on an effort to reform our broken system, or on the bipartisan bill the Senate passed more than 500 days ago.  Nope. Instead, House leaders held a vote t​hat would make our broken immigration system worse, not better. ​ Unproductive doesn’t begin to describe it. It’s …

Continue reading ‘And Just Exactly HOW Retroactive Would That Be?’ »

“Noble” Bill Is Nothing But Another RW Attempt to Hobble the EPA

If you can say anything about activities in the U.S. House during the 2014 lame duck session, it would begin with the word “Hobbling.”  First up in the house was HR1422, a bill to stuff “for profit” industry experts on the “scientific” board that advises the EPA and then prohibit the deposed scientific experts from …

Continue reading ‘“Noble” Bill Is Nothing But Another RW Attempt to Hobble the EPA’ »

“Antithesis” — Time to Send a Dictionary to Rep. Amodei

Yesterday, while the Keystone Extremely Lethal (KXL) pipeline was failing passage in the Senate, the US House was passing, HR1422, The EPA Science Advisory Board Reform Act. 225 Republicans and 4 Republicans sporting Democratic credentials [Barrow (GA), Matheson (UT), Peterson (MN), and Rahall (WV)] voted AYE.  Only ONE Republican broke from the rightwing pack and voted against …

Continue reading ‘“Antithesis” — Time to Send a Dictionary to Rep. Amodei’ »

I Guess That’s a Resounding “NO” from Rep. Amodei re: GMO Labeling

On December 6th, I sent this email to Rep. Mark Amodei (R-NV2): Monsanto has just hired a prominent former senator as their top lobbyist. I want to make sure you’ll keep listening to we the people before you listen to the corporate lobbyists who will work for whomever pays them the most. A wide variety …

Continue reading ‘I Guess That’s a Resounding “NO” from Rep. Amodei re: GMO Labeling’ »

Just Like You? Deaf, Dumb and Can’t Read!

Some time ago, I wrote to Rep. Mark Amodei regarding DOMA and various bills proposed by GOP members of Congress seeking to  restrict the marriage franchise.  I specifically stated that I believe that marriage is a contract of law and as such it should be available to all human beings, male + male, female + …

Continue reading ‘Just Like You? Deaf, Dumb and Can’t Read!’ »

Make a call in support of real immigration reform

Please make a call to Representative Mark Amodei and ask him to say he would support a discharge petition that would allow an up-or-down vote on a meaningful immigration reform bill with a viable pathway to citizenship for millions of aspiring Americans. Click below for a sample script and the number to call: When Congress …

Continue reading ‘Make a call in support of real immigration reform’ »

Rally for Justice for Immigrants and Immigration Reform, Wed 5/29

WHO Immigration Reform for Nevada Mi Familia Vota United Latino Community Justice for Immigrants St Teresa of Avila Catholic Community, a member of ACTIONN Unitarian Universalist Fellowship of Northern Nevada, a member of ACTIONN WHAT Campaign for Citizenship launch and public assembly WHEN Wednesday May 29, 2013, 6:30 pm-8:15 pm WHERE Little Flower Catholic Church, …

Continue reading ‘Rally for Justice for Immigrants and Immigration Reform, Wed 5/29’ »