Reaction From NV’s U.S. Senators After Passage of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act

Both of Nevada’s U.S. Senators are reacting to the House Energy and Commerce Subcommittee on Environment passage of the Nuclear Waste Policy Act, that designates Yucca Mountain as the country’s nuclear waste repository. Senator Dean Heller says he will continue to lead the fight in Congress to see that Nevada doesn’t turn into the nation’s nuclear waste dump. Senator Catherine Cortez Masto calls it deeply disappointing that her colleagues on the Hill continue to ignore the concerns and requests of the very people who would be directly impacted by this legislation.


Appropriate Some Culture

By J.T. Parker Apparently the way to stomp out the world’s racism is to verbally abuse a teenage girl the day after her prom. At least, that’s what (literally) thousands of keyboard warriors attempted as they expressed their frustrations toward Keziah Daum, a non-Asian high school student in Utah, who decided to wear a traditional…

Smile and Nod

By J.T. Parker The air was biting as the marchers covered their ears with their pink knitted beanies, waving signs that may as well have read “I hate you straight, white man.” I kept my mouth shut as I tried to blend in, hoping the cold (and not my frustration) would be perceived as the…