Quote of the DayDisplaying: 1 to 16 of 1548 "When you have the cameras that show you all sides of the car, you can just see we’re not that far from the car being able to control itself. "
- Justin Finley, Finley Automotive Group, describing how close we are to having the driverless car. Thursday, March 06, 2014.
"We had Jim Murren from MGM and Sheldon Adelson from Las Vegas Sands among others talking about the prospects for gaming expansion in the country (Japan). "
- Bill Lerner, Principal Union Gaming Group, explaining why most major gaming companies saw a bump in their stock price as Japan looks to legalize casino gaming prior to the 2020 Olympics. Wednesday, March 05, 2014.
"It could come back to bite them there. "
- Mark Peplowski, Professor of Political Science CSN who says the NV Supreme Court decision on term limits could have ramifications for someone who is a term limited Assemblyman trying to run for State Senate. As Professor Peplowski contends, they are the same body and therefore the Assemblyman would be ineligible to run. Tuesday, March 04, 2014.
"I know of some people who were burglarized on the West Side of town. It took nine hours, nine hours, for Metro to be able to respond. "
- Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman, who says she was appalled that Las Vegas Metro Police Department is no longer sending officers to non-injury car accidents. Metro says it needs the manpower elsewhere. Mayor Goodman says this is the tip of the iceberg. The Clark County Commission rejected a sales tax increase to fund MoreCops. Monday, March 03, 2014.
"In high school they’d say, oh its Keynesian economics. That’s why we borrow and don’t pay it back. "
- Bob Beers a declared candidate for US Senate, running against Harry Reid says that what Keynes actually said was that it’s ok to borrow and spend in a recession but when you turn to page two it says when you’re done, you pay it back. Thursday, February 27, 2014.
"I happen to think it could become the next big industry in America, high speed rail. "
- Sig Rogich, President Rogich Communications, who says the ExpressWest high speed rail from Las Vegas to Southern California is far from dead. Wednesday, February 26, 2014.
"There are probably at least 10% across the country and specifically here in Nevada, according to statistics, that don’t have a photo ID. "
- Tod Story, Executive Director ACLU, who says that we would be imposing on this population, who don’t have a passport or a driver’s license, the need for a photo ID, to enable them to vote. In Nevada, this number would be close to 300,000 people without photo ID.Tuesday, February 25, 2014.
"It all adds up to the same thing, a massive taking of people’s property rights. Which means freedom and liberty and it means a sharing of everything internationally which doesn’t do a thing for the United States it just brings it down to the level of Zimbabwe."
- C.J. Hadley, Editor and Publisher Range Magazine who describes the water policies of Sally Jewell and the Interior Department. Monday, February 24, 2014.
"I think that’s the more interesting one because he’s in office. "
- Eric Herzik, Political Science Professor UNR referring to the Nevada Supreme Court decision that says for purposes of term limits, there is no difference between the Mayor and City Council in Reno. The same ruling would apply to the Mayor of Henderson, Andy Hafen who has long surpassed term limits with his service as a City Councilman and Mayor.Thursday, February 20, 2014.
"Unfortunately we are starting to run out of udders on the cow because there’s only so much milk that can be produced. Producers are being chucked out of business. It’s going to be a self-fulfilling prophesy. "
- Mary Lau President, CEO Retail Association of Nevada, who says that raising the minimum wage creates a false economy. She says that it’s going to cost 500,000 jobs but it’s going to bring people out of poverty but then the poverty threshold is just going to go up. Wednesday, February 19, 2014.
"Tell us why you’re the best person for the job not what a rotten bugger the other person is. "
- Congressman Mark Amodei, CD 2 discussing the Lt Governor’s Republican primary and how consultants should be advised that the point is to have one of their candidates elected, not for both candidates to be carried off the field on a stretcher after the primary.Tuesday, February 18, 2014.
"I wish him well but I don’t think he has a chance. "
- Former Republican Committeewoman Heidi Smith discussing Las Vegas City Councilman Bob Beers announced challenge to US Senator Harry Reid in 2016. Monday, February 17, 2014.
"This is an uphill battle. It always will be. "
- Sharron Angle, Former Nevada Assemblywomen with her thoughts on anyone taking on Senator Reid in 2016. She says his power of incumbency puts him 15 points ahead. He’s entrenched and has the aura around him of power and it gives Nevada power. Thursday, February 13, 2014.
"Sometimes even a blind squirrel finds a nut. "
- Dale Erquiaga NV Superintendent of Public Instruction, who says the Federal Government has identified these standards (common core) are actually going to be good for the 21st century economy. Wednesday, February 12, 2014.
"This is not a marriage when it’s between people of the same sex as defined in the bible and in the religious sector. You can make it a civil marriage through the laws and say you can do this like a contract. "
- Washoe County District Attorney Dick Gammick who says, when it comes to gay marriage, we are ignoring the whole religious side of this and what the bible says and what Jesus Christ and God taught. Tuesday, February 11, 2014.
"A lot of people are even Republicans simply to be able to run a business out there. "
- Chris Wicker, spokesperson for the WashoeDems who broad brushes the rural counties of Nevada due to the strength of the entrenched Republican Party in those areas. Monday, February 10, 2014.
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