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Desert Beacon · 4m ago

Gung Ho Isn’t Always The Way To Go

So, some ICE agents are saying that under the slackening of requirements for detentions the job is fun again?  This raises some serious questions about law enforcement in this country, the m...
Desert Beacon · 22h ago

It’s Not Strength, it’s toughiness

The current administration gives every appearance of being incapable of discriminating between what is Strong, and what is merely the posturing of Power.  Further, the appearances are, indee...
Desert Beacon · 1d ago

Here Come the Gags

First,  remember when Sean Spicer had the following comment about access from the press? Unlike Trump campaign events, Trump’s White House will “absolutely not” prohibit certain reporters or...
Desert Beacon · 1d ago

Indivisible Northern Nevada

There are several grass roots groups in Nevada growing up in Resistance to the Trumpster Fire Administration.  If you haven’t already found a group, here are a couple in the northern Nevada ...
Desert Beacon · 2d ago

The Not Quite So Better Way

Nevada’s two Republican representatives to the 115th Congress, Senator Dean Heller, and Representative Mark Amodei (R-NV2) are now proposing not to have town hall style sessions with constit...
Desert Beacon · 3d ago

Profound Cruelty and Indiscriminate Enforcement

If the President meant what he said, “The crackdown on illegal criminals is merely the keeping of my campaign promise,” the president wrote. “Gang members, drug dealers & others are being re...
Desert Beacon · 4d ago

The Dangerous Bill That Passed While Few Were Looking

H.J. Res 41 became PL 115-4 on February 14, 2017. So what? Technically speaking, it provided for Congressional disapproval of a rule under Chapter 8 of Title 5 US code – which required extra...
Desert Beacon · 4d ago

Unpleasant Questions about Unpleasant Subjects

The Senate investigators of Trumpster ties to the Putin regime have called for the retention of all relevant documents and communications. However, the body count of Russians associated with...
Desert Beacon · 4d ago

They can run, but they can’t hide: Me’thinks there’s a pattern here

It seems to be getting warm in those venerable town hall meetings, the ones in which the Congressional Representatives bask in the warm glow of their constituent’s adulation, until, of cours...
Desert Beacon · 4d ago

Please stop clapping long enough to check your wallet?

The followers of the Orange Agent of Change applaud his “actions” which they take to mean validating their world view informed by Faux News.  If they have a moment, they might want to stop f...