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US: Nevada (News/Activism)

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  • Gov. Sisolak cancels press conference for Phase 2, will release update video

    05/26/2020 5:09:31 PM PDT · by JennysCool · 3 replies
    KTNV News ^ | 5/26/2020 | KTNV Staff
    LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — Today, Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak announced he will cancel his in-person press conference planned for Tuesday, May 26 at 5:30 p.m. The Governor still plans to provide an update to Nevadans on Tuesday evening, which will be delivered in a prerecorded video filmed from the Governor’s Mansion.
  • Republican Voters Deemed “Ineligible” to Vote in Fraudulent Nevada Primary

    05/26/2020 5:46:33 AM PDT · by blueyon · 9 replies
    redwhiteandblue ^ | May 25, 2020 | Mindy Robinson
    I have been uncovering and exposing election fraud in Nevada for several years now. The problem is that no one in a position of authority Left or Right ever seems to ever care about it…and that’s likely because they’re all benefitting from it. Unchecked election fraud was one of the main reasons I decided to run for Congress, it’s why enacting voter ID, cleaning up our polls, and securing our elections is the number one core issue on my platform. I believe we will immediately start seeing change for the better in this country, once it’s the people making decisions…...
  • Nevada's Unemployment Rate is Highest in U.S. History

    05/22/2020 7:03:42 PM PDT · by BackRoads775 · 46 replies
    https://www.ktvn.com ^ | 22 May 2020 | Paul Nelsen
    The Nevada Department of Employment, Training and Rehabilitation says the state's unemployment rate is a record high for any state. April's unemployment rate was 28.2%. "Nevada has the highest unemployment rate in the nation, ahead of number two Michigan, which had a rate of 22.7%," David Schmidt, Nevada Chief Economist said. "Nevada now has the highest unemployment rate of any state in any month dating back to 1976."
  • 'Shady backroom deal' could swing upcoming Nevada primary election, RNC tells state attorney general

    05/20/2020 11:31:40 PM PDT · by knighthawk · 8 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 20 2020 | Gregg Re
    Together with the Nevada GOP, Republican National Committee (RNC) chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on Wednesday demanded the state investigate what she called a "shady" and potentially illegal "backroom deal" by local politicians that would alter voting procedures ahead of the state's all mail-in June 9 primary. In a letter to Nevada Attorney General Aaron Ford, McDaniel and the state party charged that the Democratic-controlled Clark County Commission reached a secretive agreement with state Democrats that could have violated the state's open public meeting law. The RNC is specifically concerned that "Democrat Party bosses are now forcing Nevada’s largest county to waste...
  • Biden looks to flip Red States for path to defeat Trump

    05/17/2020 2:45:28 PM PDT · by Eleutheria5 · 141 replies
    Arutz Sheva ^ | 17/5/20 | David Rosenberg
    Former Vice President and the presumptive 2020 Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden is looking to expand the number of swing states in play in this November’s election, targeting Republican-leaning states in his bid to unseat President Donald Trump. Alongside traditional battleground states like Ohio, Florida, North Carolina, and New Hampshire – the former three of which Trump won in 2016 – the Biden presidential campaign believes it can bring traditionally reliable GOP states into play, like Texas, Georgia, and Arizona, which hold a combined 65 electoral votes, or nearly a quarter of the 270 needed to win the election. Jen...
  • Elon Musk backs coronavirus reopening, takes heat from Rep. Omar

    04/29/2020 3:46:22 PM PDT · by Red in Blue PA · 34 replies
    Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Mich., criticized Tesla CEO Elon Musk for calling on the United States to reopen amid coronavirus in a Wednesday morning tweet. "Billionaires want to continue profiting off your labor even if it means risking millions of lives," Omar wrote. "They call this 'freedom.'"
  • Horsford admits to extramarital affair after podcaster discloses relationship

    05/16/2020 7:30:49 PM PDT · by yesthatjallen · 19 replies
    Los Vegas Review Journal ^ | 05 16 2020 | Rory Appleton
    Nevada Rep. Steven Horsford on Friday acknowledged that he’d carried on a longstanding affair with a former intern for Sen. Harry Reid who has detailed the relationship in a series of podcast episodes and on Twitter. The woman, Gabriela Linder, told the Review-Journal that she is “Love Jones,” the pseudonym of a person who first began sharing her story through a public podcast, “Mistress for Congress,” in April. The podcast and a related Twitter account have relayed what she claims are various details of the affair, including a purported screenshot of a message exchanged between Horsford, D-Nev., and Linder in...
  • Rep. Steven Horsford admits to having a longstanding affair with a former intern of Senator Reid known as 'Love Jones' who revealed details of the relationship in a 'Mistress of Congress' podcast

    05/16/2020 1:12:05 PM PDT · by kevcol · 46 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 16, 2020 | Matthew Wright
    A married Nevada state representative admitted on Friday to having an extensive affair with a former intern for State Senator Harry Reid. Nevada Rep. Steven Horsford (D-4th District) acknowledged the affair after Gabriela Linder - using the name 'Love Jones' - came forward with details of the affair in her podcast 'Mistress for Congress' and Twitter account. . . . 'I'm deeply sorry to all of those who have been impacted by this very poor decision, most importantly my wife and family. Out of concern for my family during this challenging time, I ask that our privacy is respected.'
  • Winnemucca Toddler Killed By Rattlesnake Bite, Family Says Local Hospital Didn't Do Enough

    05/16/2020 5:57:49 AM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 88 replies
    My News 4 ^ | 05/14/20 | Karsen Buschjost
    WINNEMUCCA, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Mike and Carie Johnson of Winnemucca are demanding change after their 3-year-old daughter, Alyssa, died from a rattlesnake bite over the weekend. "In Humboldt County, we need a real hospital here, one that actually has good training," says Carie. The Johnson's were walking near their home on Saturday when Alyssa was bitten. Her father rushed her to Humboldt General Hospital where they say she was denied anti-venom treatment for three and a half hours. The family claims doctors said she didn't need anti-venom and was stabilizing. "They were not out," says Mike....
  • Progressives score victory in Nebraska congressional primary, setting up rematch with Republicans

    05/13/2020 10:11:29 AM PDT · by knighthawk · 9 replies
    Fox News ^ | May 13 2020 | James Levinson
    Kara Eastman, a progressive backed by high-profile Democrats including New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, captured victory Tuesday in a Nebraska Democratic congressional primary, boosting the hopes of liberal activists. The win by Eastman – who unsuccessfully sought the seat two years ago -- in the state's 2nd congressional district sets up a highly anticipated 2018 general election rematch with Republicans and serves as a rebound for progressive candidates in 2020 races. Eastman trounced her centrist primary opponent, Ann Ashford, securing more than 60 percent of the vote as she moves forward to November’s election. It...
  • Americans growing numb to NRA’s constant drumbeat of fearmongering (barf alert)

    05/13/2020 5:19:58 AM PDT · by rellimpank · 24 replies
    Las Vegass Sun ^ | 13 may 2020
    eave it to the National Rifle Association to exploit the COVID-19 pandemic for its own gain. But that’s what the NRA has been doing in recent months — fearmongering over the crisis to drive up gun sales and try to broaden its membership base. On social media and internet videos, the NRA paints a dystopian picture in which social order has spun apart and guns are the only means of assuring survival. Think “Mad Max” except with people fighting over food instead of fossil fuels. The organization also is propagating the usual tinfoil-hat claims about government takeovers, suspension of Second...
  • California pol tweets '[bleeping] Elon Musk’ after announcement to move Tesla

    05/10/2020 10:08:35 AM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 75 replies
    The New York Post ^ | May 10, 2020 | Lee Brown
    <p>A California assemblywoman has drawn outrage with a blunt attack on Tesla’s plans to quit the Golden state — tweeting, “F–k Elon Musk.”</p> <p>Lorena Gonzalez sent the tweet late Saturday night shortly after Musk, 48, said he would move his pioneering tech company to either Texas or Nevada because of an ongoing spat about reopening in California.</p>
  • Elon Musk: Tesla will move from California to Texas/Nevada due to local coronavirus response

    05/09/2020 1:50:23 PM PDT · by Trump20162020 · 58 replies
    Electrek ^ | May 9, 2020 | Fred Lambert
    Elon Musk announced that Tesla will move its headquarters and more from California to Texas and Nevada due to the local response to the coronavirus, which he believes is excessive. Over the last few weeks, Musk has been criticizing the shelter-in-place orders and restrictions related to the pandemic – going as far as calling them fascist. Things are now starting to ramp up from just talk to actions. As we reported earlier this week, Tesla attempted to reopen Fremont factory following comments from California’s Governor about starting to slowly reopen the state, but Alameda County, where the Fremont factory is...
  • Elon Musk says Tesla HQ 'will move to Texas or Nevada immediately' and plans lawsuit after California county health official says factory CAN'T reopen, days after Gov Gavin Newsom gave green light

    05/09/2020 12:12:32 PM PDT · by kevcol · 99 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | May 9, 2020 | Matthew Wright
    Elon Musk has announced that he plans to move the Tesla HQ to Texas and Nevada 'immediately' after a California county health official said that the plant could not reopen. The disgruntled CEO took to a comment thread on Twitter to share that he was also planning to file a lawsuit against Alameda County. 'Frankly, this is the final straw. Tesla will now move its HQ and future programs to Texas/Nevada immediately,' he said in the Saturday tweet. 'If we even retain Fremont manufacturing activity at all, it will be dependent on how Tesla is treated in the future. Tesla...
  • Poll: Sisolak praised, but Nevadans want virus shutdown to end

    05/08/2020 6:22:13 AM PDT · by rktman · 10 replies
    lvrj.com ^ | 5/7/2020 | Colton Lochhead
    CARSON CITY — Even as some elected officials and conservative groups push back against the state’s coronavirus shutdown, a majority of Nevadans give Gov. Steve Sisolak a passing grade for his management of the pandemic and support a measured approach for reopening the Silver State’s economy, a new statewide poll shows. The Nevada Poll™, conducted for the Review-Journal and reviewjournal.com by WPA Intelligence, found 64 percent of Nevadans support Sisolak’s approach to the pandemic and his handling of the shutdown of nonessential businesses across the state, compared with 28 percent who disapprove. The poll surveyed 500 likely voters in Nevada...
  • The Silence of the Media Lambs

    05/03/2020 5:05:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | May 3, 2010 | Debra J.Saunders
    Democratic Sens. Catherine Cortez Masto, Kirsten Gillibrand, Kamala Harris, Elizabeth Warren and Amy Klobuchar -- self-styled feminists who bought every flimsy claim made against now Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh -- have chosen to stand by Joe Biden in the face of a sexual assault allegation made against him by a former staffer. The MeToo movement, which followed a New York Times' expose on Hollywood mogul Harvey Weinstein's abuse and degradation of women in the entertainment industry, was supposed to prove that the feminist movement was a moral entity committed to fair treatment of women, even when big Democratic figures...
  • Gov. Sisolak unveils Nevada May 15 "Road to recovery" opening plan, phases

    04/30/2020 9:59:40 PM PDT · by Freedom of Speech Wins · 19 replies
    Fox 5 KVVU TV ^ | 4/30/20 | Caitlin Lilly and Ashley Casper
    Gov. Sisolak unveils Nevada's May 15 'Road to Recovery' reopening plan, phases Caitlin Lilly, Ashley CasperUpdated 3 hrs ago | Posted on Apr 30, 2020  3 Nevada Governor-elect Steve Sisolak speaks at an International Alliance of Theatrical Stage Employees union hall Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher) LAS VEGAS (FOX5) -- In a Thursday press conference, Nevada Gov. Steve Sisolak outlined his "Roadmap to Recovery" plan, stating some business will begin to reopen on or before May 15, with oversight. However, the governor doubled down on the closure of gaming facilities and other nonessential businesses. "I have the unfortunate responsibility to...
  • Something Amazing Just Happened in Vegas…and The Whole World Needs to Know About It.

    04/30/2020 11:35:18 AM PDT · by Twotone · 19 replies
    Root for America ^ | April 30, 2020 | Wayne Allyn Root
    Have you ever thrown together a last-minute party, with no planning, no promotion, no paid staff, no money spent…and 8,000 to 10,000 people showed up? I have.It happened last week in Las Vegas. And you need to hear about it. A week ago, I decided to announce an idea on my nationally-syndicated Las Vegas radio show. I announced a “Open the Nevada Economy” protest caravan. I called it, “the World’s Safest Protest.” Because the entire protest would happen in our cars, listening to all the speeches, interviews and play by play, on my national radio show, on your car radio....
  • Sisolak says he’ll extend stay-at-home order to May 15

    04/30/2020 8:18:12 AM PDT · by rktman · 42 replies
    lvrj.com ^ | 4/30/2020 | Colton Lochhead
    Nevada’s month-old stay-at-home order, set to expire Thursday at midnight, will be extended two weeks to May 15, though some coronavirus restrictions will be eased starting Friday, Gov. Steve Sisolak ordered Wednesday. The governor announced the move early Wednesday evening. While the stay-at-home order remains in place, along with a limit on public gatherings to fewer than 10 people, the following will be relaxed: — All retail businesses, including those previously deemed nonessential, will be allowed to operate under a “curbside commerce model” similar to curbside pickup now allowed for restaurants and eateries. This includes curbside sales for retail marijuana...
  • Oregon man part of radical left-wing antifascist group sues his grandmother over rent disagreement

    04/26/2020 4:01:44 PM PDT · by george76 · 39 replies
    The Post Millennial ^ | 26th April 2020 | Roberto Wakerell-Cruz
    Austin Goodrich was part of an antifa group that shut down a College Republicans event at Portland State in 2019. ... Oregon renter who refused to pay rent and his landlord who tracked his coronavirus stimulus check went viral. .... A lawsuit was filed on Wednesday, April 22 by tenant Austin Goodrich, 22, of Forest Grove, Ore., nearby Portland, against his property manager and landlord. The lawsuit seeks damages for Goodrich “feeling overwhelmingly violated and vulnerable.” When the story first made national and international headlines, reporters and Goodrich did not disclose that the landlord, Lois Ranstead, is also his grandmother...