Will Nevada Brian Sandoval use $193 million rainy day fund in Lemmon Valley?

For months, the Washoe County Emergency Managment unit, and the State of Nevada remained lackadaisical as it relates to reacting to Lemmon Valley flooding. Of course, Governor Sandoval made flood zone appearances to avoid media backlash, but nothing was done to mitigate the Lemmon Valley flood. There was some Army Corps of Engineer activity, but the best the Sandoval Administration could muster was a temporary levee and a few trailer mounted pumps. But just like all State and Federal government bureaucracies, Lemmon Valley has been put on the red taped back burner once again.

The ultimate slap in the face for Lemmon Valley residents is how Sandoval and the Nevada Legislature totally avoided the Lemmon Valley issue during the last legislative session.

Sandoval’s last legislative session

One hopeful sign for Lemmon Valley residents is the returning of $193 million to the “Rainy Day Fund!” Maybe Sandoval and the deadbeats over in Washington County will gestalt pumping stations and piping infrastructure in Lemmon Valley. Then again, bureaucrats bog themselves down with committees and studies instead of looking at the obvious.

The drone video listed below shows the low spots.  These areas need emergency sump pumping stations that direct flood water to collection areas.   Both Swan Lake and White Lake require an 8-foot high levee system. Swan Lake would incorporate a spillway with a pumping station that directs flood water to the White Lake flood water collection area.

The time is now to start moving rock and gravel to the Swan lake perimeter areas and start a Levee system along with Levee systems along the road system in and around Lemmon Valley.  At least show a presence or leverage the Trump administration and Army corps of Engineers to hurry their asses up as it relates to disaster funds. Trump can direct the Army Corps of Engineering and all it’s heavy equipment to the area. Its time to move some dirt and do another press release. …

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Lemmon Valley Nevada needs a Federally funded levee system

During the 1850’s , my great plus grand uncle authored and submitted legislation that funded and built parts of the New Orleans levee system just before the Sauvé’s Crevasse.

With maintenance and upkeep, the levee system lasted for centuries.  Then again, one can envision all the sand bags that were deployed over the decades when the “Mighty Mississippi”  rose and overflowed its banks.  Countless time over the last 300 years, New Orleans has flooded when the weak mounds of dirt called levees washed away.

Of course, Hurricane Katrina was the last straw for the antiquated levee system. TheNew Orleans levee system would break out in over 20 places and flood the New Orleans punch bowl.  Some locations would see water levels at 15 feet.

The New Orleans flood of 2005 and the Lemmon Valley flood of 2016/2017 share many similarities.  Both President Bush and the Washoe County Emergency Management bureaucrats were slow to react and basically incompetent.  The Governor of the Silver State did make several appearances at many different flood areas, however, it was months and months before the State of Nevada reacted to Lemmon Valley and even considered pumping and temporary levees.

It was a weird year for Nevada. Just 8 months prior, Nevada was in an epic drought and Walker Lake was on its way to being a mud puddle. Now it has risen 8 feet. Moreover, the Walker rivers; the Carson, and the Truckee have wreaked havoc with torrential water flows.  Who knows, but next year, Nevada may see another 10-year drought or a massive snow pack along with horrendous gully washer rain storms. If the latter is the case, Lemmon Valley will flood again. In reality, the entire valley needs a massive public works project.  It needs sump pumping stations and a huge levee system that will contain Swan Lake etc.  Thoughts might be given to pumping into White Lake as well.

lemon Valley is basically a dry lake bed. What do you expect? Now for a little Led Zepplin…….

One would think that folks from Fallon would know what a reclamation project is all about..Go figure…

Solar powered pumping station anyone…

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Bill 635 of 812,

President Trump should replace Jeff Sessions with Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval


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    a stew made from odds and ends of food.
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    (in informal golf) an extra stroke allowed after a poor shot, not counted on the scorecard.

    I stated previously that in the scheme of things, Donald Trump’s presidency and his first 6 months have been much better than Obama’s first 6 months.  Instead of a $400 billion omnibus extension, a trillion smorgasbord of liberal spending disguised as a stimulus, and doing toxic asset favors for political donors, Trump is attempting to cut spending, build infrastructure, and refine the tax code. Trump is also trying to eliminate Obama’s massive wealth redistribution plan called Obamacare. Another smart thing that Trump is doing is maintaining the status quo on Fed rates etc. It will be interesting to see if the big Wall Street globalists and the FED will retaliate for Trump’s withdrawal from the “sky is falling” Paris climate agreement? As it is if the FED raises interest rates the Stock market and the Chinese economy shit the bed.

    Most Americans do not believe that Donald Trump had anything to do with the Russians. In fact, the DNC had more to do with hacking the election than Donald Trump. Let us be clear, just because Trump and Putin do not want to re-engage this country in a Cold War, does not make Trump a communist collaborator.  It makes Trump quite Reaganesque and Hillary Clinton a lying, conniving political whore that is full of shit. As far as Comey, he violated ethics when he held a press conference about Hillary Clinton e-mails during the last two weeks of a major election. He deserved to get fired.

    What we have in Donald Trump is a president that has the maximum business acumen and now realizes how wasteful the Federal parasite actually is.

    The only negative aspect of the Trump administration is Jeff Sessions. The Alabaman wants to re-engage the “War on drugs” and fill private for profit prison systems with low-level drug offenses. In the words of Rand Paul, the “War on Drugs” was basically an attack on minorities given that 70% of the inmate population are Black and Hispanic.  Jeff Sessions is completely out of line and does not espouse the political and social positions of 60% of the population.  It is time for Trump to call a mulligan on sessions and shit can him for the good of the country.

    Sessions is an obsolete overzealous reactionary redneck.  He has never held an executive position or ran a state government. He has no idea what he is doing.

    Give Sandoval a shot.  Maybe Sunny would like to leave the deserts and mountains of Nevada for the parasitic community of Washington DC?

    If Trump puts a Mexican Governor in the highest Attorney General position in the United States of America, he neutralizes every aspect of his Mexican judge insults.  meanwhile, Jeff Sessions has turned out to be a real  Police state and surveillance prick.

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Kathy Griffin’s completely scripted media event

In reality, CNN  was about to cut Kathy Griffin from the New year’s celebration. In addition, Kathy Griffin’s  career is swirling the toilet after numerous cosmetic surgeries etc.

Anyways, it seems that Kathy Griffin felt she could exploit the liberal left by doing something outlandish, hence, she did a picture with a trump decapitated head as “terms of endearment!”   Of course, it was a play on the ISIS theme, and Kathy Griffin was posturing to become the Kathy Griffin Al Bigbaghdaddy of the comedy world. She figured that all the liberal idiot free press would give her media exposure and a show like Bill Mahr. of course, not to be outdone, Bill Mahr calls himself a “house N word, on national TV.

So, for intelligent people, what Kathy Griffin has done is stage an event in order to better her standing with the intolerant left.  She basically thinks that all people are stupid and will not be savvy to her political and career building shenanigans.

At this juncture and given that Kathy Griffin has treated all Americans as low intelligence fungus, she must be sanctioned. Her scripted theater did not work and she has insulted the public.

Kathy Griffin fits like a glove with the lying and conniving Democratic party.

It is a good thing that “Squatty Potty”  dropped their sponsorship of Griffin. They found it appropriate to Squat over the aging unhinged narcissistic big mouth redhead and shit on he behaviorr. Bravo!!!


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President Trump ignoring Kathy Griffin

Kathy Griffin is basically ending her media career on an awful note. Of course, she did say sorry about showing a bloody decapitated Tump head,  but she now thinks that Donald Trump is negatively affecting her career.  In fact, she says that Donald Trump is using here to run media interference for the bullshit Russian probe. The first lady said that Kathy Griffin needs therapy and has psychological issues. That is probably true. Just like comedic narcissists like Bill Mahr,  who make money from liberal idiot commiseration and social division, Kathy Griffin demands attention as well.

Donald Trump is not after Kathy Griffin. She is using this entire event as free advertising from a twisted and biased idiot liberal press.

Kathy Griffin is just the poster child for the liberal idiot press. She epitomizes the heinous thoughts and actions of the intolerant liberal left.

Kathy Griffin should just shut her big mouth and ride off into insignificance. She has never really been funny. For the most part, people find her simply a tragic personality that requires constant media attention.  Now that she has shown us how evil her core really is, it is time to draw the curtain on this dingbatt.  After all, this is not a Seinfeld episode, this is real life, and Kathy Griffin seems to not be able to make the distinction.

Sorry Kathy, but Donald doesn’t care about you. So, go join Rosie Odonnel in the penalty box of insignificance and sob to yourself.  You suck

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Increasing economy in Washington’s 6th Congressional District

While real estate prices explode in Seattle, there is much that can be done to improve Washington’s 6th district economy via housing and construction. Currently, access to the Olympic Peninsula is limited to a few bridges, and ferries along with road infrastructure that was planned and built almost a century ago.

Today, building lots on Anderson Island can be had for less than $10,000.  While prices for a lot in Pierce County start at $70,000 in suspect areas, Anderson Island property values have stagnated. In reality, Anderson Island is a Mercer Island waiting to be exploited.  In fact, if Anderson Island had a floating bridge for access, property values would skyrocket. This would create Mercer Island levels of property value revenue.

Anderson Island would only be part of the plan for economic prosperity in the 6th District.

As your Congressman for the 6th District, I would submit bills that funded and created road infrastructure that connects Anderson Island and Long Branch to the Northern edge of the Nisqually/I-5 river area. This would allow very quick travel from the Olympia metro area as well as the southern areas of McChord Field and Fort Lewis. This road infrastructure would dramatically reduce traffic flows passed the military bases and connect Bremerton metro area to Olympia and I-5.   The Galloping Girdy twins are simply not enough.

The Galloping Girdy twins are simply not enough.

Presently, access to Long Branch is limited to Purdy bridge that gets backed up and a road that goes through Shelton.  If Long Branch had a Tacoma Bypass through Anderson Island, the economic growth would be alarming.

Brodheads submitted bills that funded the Transcontinental railroad and telegraph. Our efforts during the Mexican-American war as well as epic legislation helped  lead us to the fulfillment of our “Manifest Destiny!”  We also have our name on the creation of the Washington Territory as well as copious military roads that criss-cross our great state. We even helped bring the mail service to Washington and passed land grant legislation for military veterans. Brodheads helped make America great by establishing English-speaking rule in 1664, fighting for Independence in 1776, fighting for Manifest Destiny, and taking bullets for emancipation. It is time that we worked on opening up the 6th District for every manner of economic development.

We can no longer accept representation that is bereft of vision. We can no longer abide representatives that vote along stagnate socialist party lines, think small, and submit feel good bills that never make it out of committee.  We need representatives that think huge and have historic legacies to back it up.

A statesman once said, ” Feed the horses and they will feed the chickens!” Today Democrats are socialist chickens that place blame on others for their economic failings, redistribute wealth, and stir up racial hatred and social discord. Let us be horses. Let us be the great America that we know we can be!

“Let us be horses!”

Brodheads voted yeah for legislation that built the Capitol building extension. The legislation added the West and East wings, as well as the Capitol building dome and library.  I deserve to be there. I will continue the Brodhead legacy work and make the Puget Sound and the 6th Congressional District a dramatic economic expansion zone. We just have to believe.

The I-5 corridor is maxed out. It is clear that population growth and job creation will be in the 6th District.

Written by Brodhead for Congress

“Go forward and have no fear”


Bill 396 of 647,

President Trump’s first 100 actually better than Obama’s

When Barack Obama assumed the presidency on January 20th, 2009, it soon became evident that he was a big government moron. He could not wait until he could get his hands on the Bush TARP money and his first order of business was a $400 billion omnibus extension as well as a massive stimulus package.  Of course, the trillion dollar stimulus package was really the liberal democrat closet agenda run amuck. It had zero effect on GDP growth and the bill was slipped to the children. The only program that stimulated the economy was “cash for clunkers.”

During Obama’s first 100 days, we were treated to a severe narcissist that sought media attention every minute of the day. The liberal yellow press was all too eager to cover everything Obama did.  So much so, that Americans started turning off the TV or suffer through Obama’s incessant need to be in America’s face every single second.

Obama could do no wrong.  Nothing was said about Obama’s inability to submit yearly budgets or reduce the trillion dollar yearly deficits. Instead of reducing the Federal parasite at every level, the FED would engage in debt monetization disguised as quantitative easing. This would allow the Federal government to take on $20 trillion in national debt with an average interest payment of 2%. The debt monetization scheme and Treasury bond reshuffle would forever alter the Federal government’s;s ability to raise revenue. Now, if interest rates climb, so does the $20 trillion in national debt interest payments over time.

As far as the foreign relations agenda, Obama the one-time anti-war candidate that said the surge would not work became  “all things Bush!” He was the neocon’s neocon and kowtowed to the military-industrial complex and the surveillance industrial complex.   He would double down on Iraq and Afghanistan. Next, he would abandon Iraq and allow the Middle East to plunge into chaos while destabilizing Libya. He would lie about Benghazi and then allow Putin to determine his policies on Syria. Everything Obama did as it relates to the perpetual war in the Middle East was a failure and exacerbated the Islamification of Europe. he then had the audacity to import unvetted  ISIS sleeper cells into the USA in order to justify the Department of Homeland Surveillance.

To mask all the lies and his neocon ass kissing agenda, Obama engaged the country in the politics of division and harvesting other people’s tragedies.

Of course, Obama would create the health care industrial complex and State run health care exchange insurance monopolies which doubled policy costs within 4 years.  Many would get expensive healthcare policies for mostly free while others even saw their policy costs triple in cost. Then when one sold a house and saw a capital gain, all the subsidies came due when taxes were filed.  Obamacare was really a massive  “Robinhood” wealth redistribution scam where others were entitled to the fruits of another’s labor as well as property.

So, instead of all the Obama theatrics, extreme narcissism, and media BS, the only thing Trump has done is state “Covfefe,”  and the liberal idiot yellow press has a field day.

In the scheme of things, Donald Trump has acted with way more dignity and balance than Obama did during his first 100 days.  Meanwhile, the liberal yellow press acts like idiots that insult American intelligence.

Donald! Keep up the good work, you are doing fine! Of course, we must realize that Obama’s greatest private sector achievement prior to becoming president was buying a house.  The community activist ran the Federal government like money grows on trees. He redistributed wealth en-masse and had no idea how to improve macro and microeconomics.  The economy did improve because of interest rates, demographics, American exceptionalism and the vitality of the free market system.  That is it.  Otherwise, everything that Obama touched whether it be foreign policy, domestic policy, monetary policy, Federal deficits,  or even defending the Bill of Rights was a demonstrative and easily proven failure.

The liberal left maintains an Evergreen Community College view of the world.  there is no individual accountability and everyone else is to blame for an individual’s inability to capture the American dream.  Now they blame Trump for their failings. The liberal media have become cheerleaders for liberal commiseration. While Donald Trump said a few stupid things during the election of 2016, he has hit the ground running and puts a solid executive foot forward.  In addition, it seems that he has been able to tackle the Whitehouse learning curve with very  little stumble. The proof is in the pudding….


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Will Trevor Siemian improve or is stagnation the status quo?

The 2016 season started out well for Trevor Siemian. He could score in the first and second halves even with a terrible running game and porous offensive line. After he was thrown to the ground and suffered a grade 5 shoulder separation on his left shoulder, his 3rd down conversion rate looked quite Tebowesque. However, there would be very little scoring in the second half as the season progressed.  Siemian could not run for fear of compounding his injury. The running game sucked. The offensive line was the worst in recent memory, and everyone in the NFL knew what Kubiak was going to do on every play.

With Tebow, after dozens of 3 and outs, you just knew he was going to finally do something in the 4th quarter. The defense kept the score close and then finally Tebow would come out of his quarterback coma and get it done. If the run game sucked, he would run the ball himself. Tebow could not hit the broadside of a barn, but the O-line was a thing of beauty and gave him a few minutes to wind up and throw each down. Of course, his season would end with a schooling from Tom Brady, after serving Big Ben a helping of Demaryius Thomas out in the open in overtime.

John Elway made adjustments to the worst running game in Bronco history. In addition, he made some really solid FA deals, and also acquired a Mormon monster that runs as fast a grizzly. Kubiak saw the writing on the wall and rode off into the Colorado sunset maintaining his Manning/ Elway Superbowl 50 legacy. In lieu of stagnating in Denver like he did in Houston, Kubiak baled smartly. Of course, Osweiler would become the biggest QB bust in NFL history. But then again the ASU dude should not care because he will take $36 million home to Montana. Meanwhile, Trevor makes only a little bit more than the practice squad.

John Elway also made huge changes in the coaching staff along with picking up an ADHD QB and a mini  5′ 7″ running back that can put defenders on their asses. He also took a chance on Jamaal Charles. When the Bronco O-line is up to snuff, they have had wonderful luck with veteran backs if they stay healthy.  It will be nice to see when Charles takes Andy Reid’s Chiefs out of playoff contention.

We can only hope that Booker ups his game and CJ stays healthy. As it is, the RB corp will have to be trimmed, and unless Juwan  Thompson substantially betters his performance, he will be gone like Bibbs.  In hindsight, getting rid of Ronnie Hillman was just as stupid as letting Knowshon Moreno walk.

I figure that Trevor Siemian has 3 more games to prove himself or he rides the bench and gets dumped in the post season. Elway dumped Tebow in a New York minute in favor of Manning. If Siemian cannot perform after all the coaching and player adjustments,  Elway won’t feel bad when he gives him the Plummer/Shanahan slip.  In addition, unless Siemian solidifies his QB prowess, he will be relegated to low level offers from other teams. John Elway sees something in Siemian, so he will let this run its course. There won’t be any billboards just two less than average post-Manning quarterbacks and a losing season. It will be interesting if Machine gun Kelly’s nephew steps in and beats the bobzy never score in the second half twins out for the start. Paxton Lynch reminds me a Chris Simms and his less than stellar Orton replacement play.

Yupp, I say Siemian has 3 regular season games left if he sucks like he did when he played with a grade 5 shoulder separation. Like Shanny and RGIII, Kubiak played Siemian when he should have had surgery. What a tuff SOB. The 2017 schedule is tuff as hell…. It would be great if Siemian had an attitude like Derick Car, otherwise, 2017 will be a long season. .


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Adam Laxalt turning his back on Groom Mine

Ever since the Comstock lode, there has been a robust tradition of mining in the State of Nevada. As a child that attended Mineral County schools, I cut my teeth on stories of Mark Twain prospecting for gold and silver in Aurora, Nevada or editing for the Territorial Enterprise.  As a student and protege of “the real Nevada,” I learned to tell it like it is and pull no punches. We learned the value of a good woman, the value of a good piece of land with water rights, and the difference between a worthless horse and a well trained Nevada cow pony that could run cattle. As real Northern Nevadans, we learned to always tell the truth and stand for what is right.

Staring down a long mine shaft at Lucky Boy pass would cause wonder for the days when jackasses pulled ore carts,  and dusty tired miners worked hard to find that rich vane of treasure.  As children of Nevada, we were obligated to beg our parents for a trip to Virginia City, the Ponderosa ranch,  Rawhide,  Lake Tahoe,  or the Ruby Marshes to fish 18 inch Rainbows and Bass. As children of Nevada, we were obligated to journey to every mining ghost town or even pan for placer gold in the Carson river. Instead of the overcrowded city streets of California, we ran free in the deserts and mountains of a free Nevada. The Nevada mining tradition, the concepts of freedom, property rights, and the  Nevada childhood are inseparable.

As adults, many Nevadans we have grown up with would end up working for large mining operations. Mining operations that pay good wages for a good day’s work and allow a man  or  a woman to build a home and raise a family. Mining operations that create jobs and copious revenue for all manner of commerce and the Silver State. Every year, politicians embark on political pilgrimages that pay homage to the mining industry. Some tout how they cleaned sheep pens as proteges to former statesmen, but then remain lackadaisical as the Federal government takes precious grazing land and water rights. Instead of standing up for the rancher, we see politicians fixating on the gender confusion agenda. Instead of paying Nevada homeowners a fair price for their properties during eminent domain actions, they offer pennies.  In lieu of defending Nevadans and their property rights, some serenade Las Vegas billionaires or focus on passing “Feel good bills” that are terms of endearment for a specific voter demographic.

There were rumors that Adam was a lousy attorney and lackadaisical worker before he became the Attorney General of Nevada. We also gave him the maximum benefit for his service in the Navy, even though he was simply a lawyer in the safe green zone of Iraq for a couple months. Because Adam is a Laxalt, he is given the Laxalt benefit even when he does not deserve it.  Nevada’s love tradition and love Paul Laxalt. Sadly, Adam has not lived up to his grandfather’s legacy. It is all smoke and mirrors.

Today, the Air Force has taken Groom Mine as a matter of eminent domain. Groom Mine has been mined by the same Nevada family since the 1880s or about 20 years after Nevada became a state. During the nuclear tests at Groom Lake, the Air Force bombed the Groom mine and took the Groom Mine mill out of service. Now, they are simply taking the Groom Mine away from Nevada citizens.  It is said by experienced geologists that Groom Mine is sitting on top of a billion dollars in ore along with several aquifers that are plum full of pristine water that falls to Groom Lake. Of course, the Air Force took Groom Mine and 400 acres as well as equipment, buildings and a graveyard full of Native Nevada veterans that served this country. All the while, Nevada’s so-called Attorney general has done nothing. Defending Nevadans and their property rights is part of Adam Laxalt’s job, but he has done nothing. This reality of lackadaisical performance precludes Adam from every playing the Laxalt tradition card of  Basque sheep herding or being a good friend of Reagan.

It is clear that Adam Laxalt is no Paul Laxalt and does not deserve the free ride any longer.  He is a lackadaisical public servant and is not doing his job worth a damn. Nevadans have to call it as it is. Hell, Adam doesn’t even care if the Sheahans get a jury trial. At this juncture, Adam Laxalt is no different than a worthless horse. It is time to cut off the oats.

Written by: Stephan Andrew Twain Brodhead


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