In West Las Vegas, Joe Biden Talks Up “Possibilities” And Redefines His Candidacy As Something Bigger
Last night, former Vice President Joe Biden returned to Nevada early to rally supporters in West Las Vegas. As the state Democratic Party has been preparing for its big “First in the West” fundraising event tonight, Biden got a head start in campaigning in the community this weekend… And sought to get a head start...
On Veterans’ Day
In light of tomorrow being a national holiday, let’s remember why we commemorate Veterans’ Day.
“We Make It Possible”: Kamala Harris Urges Culinary Union Members to Think Bigger During Their Town Hall
Last night, the state’s most prominent union kicked off its series of town halls with the 2020 Democratic presidential candidates. And last night, U.S. Senator Kamala Harris (D-California) was the first candidate to meet with Culinary Union members at their Downtown Las Vegas union hall. As several of the other Democratic candidates increasingly argue with...
Cancel the Memes, Drop the Conspiracy Theories, and Focus on the Real Jeffrey Epstein Story
This week, a bombshell video dropped that exposed ABC News’ refusal to air results from its reporters’ investigation into Jeffrey Epstein and his human trafficking ring. It’s understandably sparked outrage across the country, but it’s also being used by some on the right to distract from the real crimes committed and instead prop up ludicrous...
Fracking in Nevada’s Great Basin Inevitable
It is only a matter of time until portions of the Great Basin in Nevada are open to fracking. Federal taxpayers own significant oil and natural gas reserves on federal lands in Nevada with more land offered for lease at competitive auctions than in any other state except Alaska. That is 2.7 million acres between...
Fall
By Rainer Maria Rilke (1875–1926) LORD: it is time. The summer was so grand. Upon sundials now Thy shadow lay, Set free Thy winds and send them o’er the land. Command to ripen those last fruits of Thine; And give them two more southern days of grace 5 To reach their perfect fullness, and then...
‘Sticky’ Gene May Help Valium Calm Nerves
National Institute of Health Press Release Bethesda, MD October 11,Between 1999 and 2017, the United States experienced a 10-fold increase in the number of people who died from overdoses of Valium and other benzodiazepines. For years, scientists thought that these powerful sedatives, which are used to treat anxiety, muscle spasms, and sleeping disorders, worked alone to...
In Memory of Deputy Sheriff Deputy Sheriff Sandeep Dhaliwal,
Harris County Deputy Sheriff Sandeep Dhaliwal, an observant Sikh was shot and killed Friday during a traffic stop. Dhaliwal had just stopped Robert Solis, 47, for a traffic violation and walking back to his patrol car Friday afternoon when he was shot twice, including at least once in the back of the head, authorities said....
1 October, Two Years Later
Two years ago today, the Las Vegas Strip changed. As most of the rest of the world goes on with everyday life, many of us here in Southern Nevada still feel a profound sense of grief and loss.  On October 1, 2017, a gunman opened fire and killed 58 concert goers at the Route 91...
500,000 Join Teen Activist In Montreal
The teen activist Greta Thunberg has urged Justin Trudeau and other world leaders to do more for the environment as she led half a million protesters in Montréal as part of a global wave of “climate strikes.” The 16-year-old Swede met privately with the Canadian prime minister but later told a news conference with local indigenous leaders...
Climate Change Activist Greta Thurnberg Gives Passionate Call For Action
In this passionate call to action, 16-year-old climate activist Greta Thunberg explains why, in August 2018, she walked out of school and organized a strike to raise awareness of global warming, protesting outside the Swedish parliament and grabbing the world’s attention. “The climate crisis Greta Thunberg was born in 2003.[8] Her mother, Malena Ernman, is a Swedish...
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