Another call for licensing of Yucca Mountain has been made. An editorial in the Albuquerque Journal points out the federal government’s only underground nuclear waste repository — New Mexico’s Waste Isolation Pilot Plant (WIPP) near Carlsbad — is filling up quickly while Yucca Mountain still remains in mothballs. The newspaper’s editorial board posits that WIPP can be expanded and such expansion is welcomed by the community for economic development — so long as it[…]
By Hans Sherrer Justice Denied Special to the Las Vegas Tribune Kirstin Lobato’s application for review of her claim that new evidence proves her actual innocence of Duran Bailey’s homicide in Las Vegas on July 8, 2001, was rejected in March 2017 by DA Steven Wolfson’s Conviction Review Unit (CRU). Documents obtained by Justice Denied show Wolfson’s CRU deceived the Innocence Project (IP) based in New York, which submitted the application on Ms. Lobato’s behalf.[…]
By Rebecca Kheel The Hill The Trump administration on Tuesday called out Russia and China for helping North Korea evade international sanctions, publicly detailing how the two countries help Pyongyang smuggle coal. “The intelligence community has provided to your committee today evidence of how vessels originate in China, they turn off their transponders as they move into North Korean waters and dock at North Korean ports and they onload commodities such as coal. They keep[…]
Though the Nevada Constitution clearly states that any person serving in one branch of government may not perform “any function” of another branch, the Legislature’s lawyers, the Legislative Counsel Bureau (LCB), in 2002 penned a non-binding opinion that stated a person may serve in the Legislature if they do not exercise “any sovereign functions” in another branch. The definition of the adjective sovereign is: “possessing supreme or ultimate power,” thus the LCB adulteration of the[…]
Responding to Las Vegas Tribune allegations that perhaps some city officials or just city employees were protecting a Mexican that was building a shack in his backyard, the city explained that “shacks” do not need permits. However this ‘shack” is even higher than a regular house on the block. It has a porch and lights, which begs the question of who did the electrical installation, giving the other residents on the block the assurance[…]
Part Ten in a Series We all have heard the saying, “It all depends on who you know,” while others believe it would be more accurate to say, “It all depends on who knows you,” while we say it is who wants to know you and is not afraid to admit knowing you. The Nevada State Bar suspends attorneys almost on a daily bases; some attorneys have been suspended, sent to prison and are already[…]
When Bureau of Land Management agents and their hired cowboys showed up at Cliven Bundy’s ranch in April 2014 to confiscate his cattle — for which he had refused to pay grazing fees for decades — hundreds of people showed up to exercise their First Amendment right to protest. Some also exercised their Second Amendment right to bear arms.