This time it's the Republicans that blew it.

Hi, thanks for stopping by. Sometimes someone comes up with a great idea.  Sometimes this person is a friend, or family members.  It could be a complete stranger.  And sometimes the idea is so great, that it makes the world a better place. ...

Wealthy America

Why is the American standard of living so high? How did we get so, um, rich? Rich, of course, is a comparative term. Certainly millions of us don't feel rich. I don't, although I don't feel poor, either. But compared to much of the world, we are rich....

Our President at West Point

I hope everyone's having a great day! Thank you for stopping by. I see our President is going to be speaking at the West Point Graduation, today. What a glorious day for these young men and women. The military academies graduate quality students,...

This one's for Emma Lazarus

 Hello to everyone. It's almost 7 a.m. here in Las Vegas, as I write this. The temperature is a nice 63, and promises to get up to 90-ish. That's rather warm, but come June and July, it will get up to hotter-than-heck-ish. Sorry, the weather is a...

Vegas voting

Hi.  I hope everyone who might read this is doing well today.  Thank you for stopping by. I received my ballot for the June primary election, yesterday.  Like other parts of the country, we're big on early voting here in Glitter Gulch.  Those...

Meeting Scotty Nguyen

Hello again, from Southern Nevada, a place where the mountains are surmountable, but the casino odds are not.  Many thanks to those who took the time to read yesterday's blog.  The Internet is really a remarkable creation.  To think that I can bore...

Vegas blog newbie says hello.

Hi, Well, this is my first blog, so for me, writing it will be like the concept of "individualism" is to our President -- a new experience.  Sorry, couldn't resist.  One of the reasons I love Las Vegas, and Nevada in general, is the...