Meet Yucca Joe and Yucca Dean!

Nevada’s own homegrown teatards Dean Heller and Joe Heck were so hopped up to vote for the evisceration of just about every federal program that they overlooked a provision in the House budget that would keep Yucca Mountain alive despite the efforts of the Nevada delegation to kill it. (RJ)

No, wait. Dean Heller apparently went all . . . → Read More: Meet Yucca Joe and Yucca Dean!

Ensign: Make Carson City Pen Into Debtors’ Prison

Nevada’s other Senator and Chair of the Senate Subcommittee on Cuckoldry and Sexual Harassment, John Ensign, announced the other day, don’t ask me when, that the Nevada State Prison should not be closed. He proposes instead to convert the facility into a debtors’ prison, the first ever in Nevada history.

“Well,” said the Senator, “I just got . . . → Read More: Ensign: Make Carson City Pen Into Debtors’ Prison

Rachel Maddow: Nevada Republicans Make Hobos Out of Unemployed

The Senate continues to fail to vote for extending unemployment benefits. (NYT)

Rachel Maddow easily finds some Nevada Republicans who think that’s a good idea: mainly because unemployment makes Nevadans into lazy hobos.

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