Monthly Archives: September 2011

Nevada Unemployment, Highest in the Nation, As If We Didn”t Already Know

This Business Insider article lists the ten states with the highest unemployment. FYI, Nevada ranks number one.  Someone has to be number one, you know. Read the article: http://www.businessinsider.com/unemployment-by-state-bls-august-2011-8?op=1 I suppose these ten best and ten worst type of articles … Continue reading

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B of A Putting More Squeeze on its Customers

B of A will begin charging its customers for access to their own money. Bank of America will start charging debit-card users $5 a month to pay for purchases. The move comes as the cards increasingly replace cash and as … Continue reading

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Reno home sales the highest since April

The RGJ reported that Washoe home sales increased in Auugust. Home values for existing homes in Washoe County hit their highest level since April, with the area posting its strongest August sales numbers in six years. The median sales price … Continue reading

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Amodei Elected in Nevada CD2

Mark Amodei is our new Congress man representing Nevada CD2. Nevada Treasurer, Kate Marshall called to concede the race early this evening. Congratulations, Congressman Amodei. Now, get to work. Represent us well.

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Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac Reduce Maximum Loan Size

Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac will cut the size of loans they buy from lenders effective October 1. It will force many future borrowers into jumbo loans.  Jumbo loans are more expensive and harder-to-get than conventional loans. The Freddie and … Continue reading

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Remembrance of the 9/11 Victims

While returning home last evening from visiting my sister in Oregon we passed through the town of Lakeview, OR. We noticed a group of people working on a display project to remember the attacks on our nation ten years earlier. … Continue reading

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More Lies About Green Energy

I’ve commented earlier about “Green” energy that the politicians (Mostly the Dems) and the news media get all excited over. Here’s evidence that I’m not alone. Sherman Frederick at the LVRJ writes: Move over Siegfried & Roy. Make room for … Continue reading

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