Commentary

My Happy New Year Wish: “Drain the Swamp”

Wayne Root
December 31, 2017

It’s New Year’s 2018. Let’s take a moment to celebrate a great start to the New Year. President Trump has turned a “horrid Obama economy” into a “torrid Trump economy.” We are experiencing one of the greatest economic turnarounds in history. […]

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Escape from California

Wayne Root
December 29, 2017

Productive, tax-paying citizens have been escaping from high tax states like California and New York for years. I should know. I’m a refugee from both high tax California and New York. Don’t look now, but President Trump just finished the […]

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Christmas Thanks

Wayne Root
December 23, 2017

Christmas Eve is a perfect time to give thanks. First, thanks to the Las Vegas Review Journal, RJ owner Sheldon Adelson, my publisher Craig Moon, Editors Keith Moyer and John Kerr, and the entire RJ staff for giving me this […]

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What is Trump’s Secret Sauce?

Wayne Root
December 14, 2017

I’ve reported the numbers here in my newspaper column before. The stock market has soared upward the fastest in history under President Trump. Christmas bonuses are up dramatically. GDP is headed to the moon- almost tripling the GDP of Obama’s eight […]

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Today’s FBI: The Fake Bureau of Investigation

Wayne Root
December 7, 2017

As a kid my blue collar, conservative dad taught me the greatest organization in the world was the FBI. I grew up believing FBI agents were gods. My favorite TV show was “The FBI” starring Efrem Zimbalist Jr. My favorite movie was “The Untouchables” starring Kevin Costner […]

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Fixing the GOP Tax Plan

Wayne Root
December 1, 2017

In my last column, I told you all the problems I’ve found in the GOP tax cut plan. It’s the first tax cut plan in my lifetime that I’m not excited about. The GOP is making a big mistake- unless […]

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Tax Cut Evangelist Warns This GOP Tax Plan Doesn’t Really Cut Taxes

Wayne Root
November 28, 2017

The current GOP tax plan sitting in front of Congress has problems. If a true-blue lifelong conservative tax cut evangelist like me is not sold 110%, something is very wrong.   I’m a Ronald Reagan-Barry Goldwater-Jack Kemp conservative. I’ve been […]

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Giving Thanks at Thanksgiving

Wayne Root
November 23, 2017

Having a column on Thanksgiving Thursday means giving thanks. First, we’d all be remiss, if we didn’t thank God, America and our lucky stars for the amazing success of Vegas. This town is one-in-a-million. We suffered a terrible mass shooting […]

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Gun Free Zones are Killing Zones

Wayne Root
November 10, 2017

Three terrible terror attacks/mass murders/massacres in a month in America. Vegas  New York. Texas. And liberals immediately demand gun control. What a surprise. One of the big problems in America today is flawed reasoning by liberals and media elites (I know, I repeat […]

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A Story of Shocking FBI Scandal

Wayne Root
November 2, 2017

I am sad to bring you a story of what certainly appears to be shocking government abuse, corruption, scandal and violation of trust. I’m sad because it involves a federal government institution I’ve trusted my entire life- the FBI. It’s a […]

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