Nevada Public Radio Listen Live

"BBC's World Service"
Facebook Twitter Follow Nevada Public Radio

Support Nevada Public Radio
KNPR's State of Nevada About SON Archives Participate Specials
TODAY
Council Votes For Horse-Drawn Carriages
The Progressive Bluegrass Sounds Of The Infamous Stringdusters
The Good Foods Of Lent
RECENT
Boycott Las Vegas Say Social Conservatives
How Safe Is Your Food?
Robert Coover And The Return Of The Brunists
Castro And Patrick Spar Over Immigration
Behind The Bundy Ranch Standoff
Can 'Serious' Reading Happen Online?
Lynne Jasames On Why 'It's Okay To Cry'
BASE Jumping: The Allure And The Danger
Tax Advice For The Alternative Economy
The Secret History Of Las Vegas
Anti-Government Protesters Win Round Against BLM
Bryan Ferry (Of Roxy Music) Brings His Orchestra To Vegas
Is Tipping Obsolete?
Deal Reached Between North Las Vegas And Labor Unions
Being Oscar
The Life Cycle Of A Mall
Fixing Nevada's Mental Health System
Bundy Family Says Local Officials Need to Step In To Stop BLM Dispute
The Future Of Space Tourism

What's On Your Mind?
What's On Your Mind?

Listen
AIR DATE: February 25, 2013

Any news items of interest to you this week? Join our panel in discussing the State of the Union, the resignation of the pope, and more.

 

GUESTS

Dina Emerson, Cirque performer

Jose Melendrez, Vice President, UNLV Office of Diversity

Chuck Muth, Blogger, Muth's Truths

 

    comments powered by Disqus
    COMMENTS:
    I meant "children of the latter group"--those who have their initiative destroyed by getting money for which nothing is expected in return, except complaining and waiting in line for the bureaucrats to get off their duffs.
    ed uehlingFeb 15, 2013 10:06:08 AM
    There is nothing that does more to destroy initiative and, therefore, "opportunity" than government handouts. These do double and triple damage to individuals (both those who have the money stolen from them by the gun-totting government and those who receive), children (particularly of the former group), society, the economy, and the government. Since these programs are unsustainable (maintained in essence by half a billion Chinese workers willing to work for $300 per month) and create an ever shrinking economy (and with it "opportunities"). Where does it end when there are people like Dina who want to make the government responsible for repairing her broken car?
    ed uehlingFeb 15, 2013 10:03:23 AM
    © 2013 NEVADA PUBLIC RADIO   
    Web hosting facilities provided by Switch.