By Rolando Larraz
I am back! My apologies to my enemies who were celebrating my absence from this front page twenty-two-year old column but I believe in loyalty and I was forced to do what I had to do.
Someone close to me, the general manager of this company, has been hospitalized for several weeks and I was obliged to be by her side; Perly Viasmensky fell down and broke a shoulder and was forced to have a hip replacement that will keep her off work for at least six weeks; and while in the hospital she suffered two, not one but two, heart attacks.
I was compelled to be by her side because that is what friends do for friends when they are in distress. I was her right leg and her right arm and am still doing it as I am writing this column and will be doing until she gets one hundred percent well.
I want to thank all others who sincerely called asking for me and asking about my well-being because they miss my column and wanted to know how they can help.
It is refreshing to know that I still have people concerned with my health and willing to help, no matter what the situation may be.
No, I did not forget that I have some dirty secrets on local shark Benjamin Childs that the world should know, but that can wait until my friend is well health-wise and out of danger.
Yes, that was me last month at the Esmeralda Restaurant, with the previous and present head of the Latin Chamber of Commerce.
Otto Merida and Peter Guzman took me out to lunch and they started passing the bill back and forth, waiting for me to pick the check, but it never happened, I was invited to lunch and I was not about to pick up the check.
Next week I am scheduled to meet with them again and I already make it clear to Otto Merida that he will have to pick the check up to make sure that I would not write anything bad about him.
Peter Guzman is the one that should rush to grab the check; he is the one making the money now that he has taken over Otto’s position in the LCC.
I try to keep this column within the local issues, but today I need to open up a little bit to the national aspect because this issue of the impeachment procedure is driving me crazy and I think that Dictator Adam Schiff is abusing the system that we so proudly have enjoyed for so long and is trying to turn our system into one equal to the one in
Cuba or Venezuela.
Republican Rep. Jim Jordan says a House vote on a resolution to formalize the Trump impeachment inquiry can’t undo what’s already been done by the lack of due process.
This Jim Jordan could be a perfect candidate for Speaker of the House in the near future; actually, he would have been the perfect candidate for that position instead of Paul Ryan from Wisconsin.
Remember Paul Ryan? He was a presidential candidate running against Donald Trump and later became the Speaker of the House working against President Trump.
I cannot imagine anyone so business intelligent, so to speak, as President Trump is, to be so unlucky with people who work with him.
I have kept saying this for a very long time, but no one ever wants to listen to me: the White House is bugged, tapped or whatever you want to call it.
President Trump needs to find an outsider to check the ceiling, the pipes, the toilets, under the carpets, on the hollow walls and everywhere else where bugs can be placed. It is too much of a coincidence that out of all the houses and mansions in the national capital the only house Barack Obama could find was two blocks from his old residence at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue.
Between him, the Clinton Clan, old Harry Reid and little “angel” Mitchell and her “pet associates,” James Comey and Robert Mueller, they could find plenty of places to hide little microphones to hear everything that is going on in the old Black… I mean White House.
No one wants to listen to me because I speak with an accent but I keep telling everyone the same thing and have for the last three years: from November 8 to January 20 there are thirty-six days to be placing bugs in the most conspicuous places.
What President Trump needs to do is to hire someone from outside — and I mean outside the country — bring them here and let them find the stupid bugs.
Maybe my conspiracy theory will work for the best of the nation and I remind the President that while I speak with an accent, I do not think with an accent.
My name is Rolando Larraz, and as always, I approved this column. Rolando Larraz is Editor in Chief of the Las Vegas Tribune. His column appears weekly in this newspaper. To contact Rolando Larraz, email him
at: Rlarraz@lasvegastribune.com or at 702-272-4634.