Nevada Leaders Urging Dept of Homeland Security to Modify It’s Risk Formula

Senator Dean Heller, Governor Brian Sandoval and the entire Nevada congressional delegation urged the Department of Homeland Security to modify its risk formula, to better reflect the threats posed to high volume tourist cities like Las Vegas. In a letter sent to DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, the group requested that DHS reconfigure its Urban Area Security Initiative grant program, , and reassess the “Risk Profile” for the Las Vegas area, which currently does not take into consideration a locality’s tourism economy. They also say in light of the October 1st tragedy that took the lives of 58 people at a country music festival, and continued threats posed by foreign terror organizations, we believe this formula must accurately assess each city’s vulnerability, threat, and consequence of a terrorist attack.


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…