The View From My Windshield: The Great Debate

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The Town That Didn't Fail: Searchlight, Nevada—Harry Reid's hometown (Photo: Tim Murphy).The Town That Didn’t Fail: Searchlight, Nevada is the hometown of Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. It’s also debating—passionately—a plan to install wind turbines just outside of town. My personal favorite suggestion: “please camoflage with blue!!!” Get on it, guys (Photo: Tim Murphy).

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