Author: samkumar

The Tyrannical Overreach of Liberal Politicians

RGJ May 17, 2020 https://www.rgj.com/story/opinion/columnists/2020/05/14/tyrranical-overreach-liberal-politicians-sam-kumar/5190245002/ As COVID-19 struck America, governors across the country implemented varying restrictions to contain the spread of the virus. While all states implemented some degree of restrictions, there were significant differences between the approach taken by Republican Governors compared to those by Democrat Governors. Republican Governors treaded cautiously with respect to […]

Unintended Consequences of Shutdown

Reno Gazette Journal May 3, 2020 https://www.rgj.com/story/opinion/columnists/2020/04/30/unintended-consequences-shutdown-sam-kumar/3055709001 As COVID-19 epidemic struck around the world, several countries around the world and many states around the US ordered the closure of non-essential services and issued varying degrees of stay-at-home orders. While these orders have been focused primarily on flattening the curve on COVID-19 infections and mortality, the […]

COVID-19 Response Requires Thoughtful, Tailored Solutions

As COVID-19 spreads across the U.S., several states have implemented measures that are intended to achieve social distancing. With few exceptions, states have issued some form of stay-at-home orders. While these stay-at-home orders are working, the varied nature of a large country like America calls for more surgical solutions to minimize the impact of COVID-19. […]

The Iowa Mess and the Internal Workings of a Caucus

Reno Gazette Journal February 9, 2020 The 2020 Presidential primary season kicked off with the first-in-the-nation Iowa caucus. The days long, massive delay by the Iowa Democrat Party has brought to light the challenges in organizing a caucus. As the first Vice Chairman of Washoe County Republican Party (WCRP) in 2012, I was part of […]

Democrats are a House Divided

Reno Gazette Journal January 26, 2020 The New York Times (NYT), an ultra-left wing newspaper, which has endorsed every Democrat Presidential candidate since President Kennedy, entered the Democrat Primary fray for 2020 by endorsing not one but two Presidential candidates: Amy Klobuchar and Elizabeth Warren. Let’s set aside the fact that endorsing two candidates when […]