February 28, 2021

Buz Blog

Opinion: The Greatest Threat to America

The FBI, Homeland Security, President Biden and his administration, have indicated that the greatest terrorism threat to Americans, even above foreign terrorist groups, comes from white supremacists. While it is acknowledged that those government agencies would have much greater access to intelligence on terrorism than “we the people”, they are also much more susceptible to

Sports

Final Shot Beats Flagstaff 56-53

PHS Sports Roundup Varsity Boys Basketball Playing their final road game of the regular season, the Prescott Badgers came back to win at the very end, keeping their playoff hopes alive with a 56-53 win over the Flagstaff Eagles. It was the first time since 2005 that the Badgers have beaten the Eagles in Flagstaff.

COVID-19

NAU researchers develop K-12 school COVID-19 transmission tracking protocol

When COVID-19 was declared a pandemic, K-12 schools were among the first operations to close in order to prevent community spread in the United States. As schools slowly begin to reopen for in-person classes throughout the country, there is still sparse information about COVID-19 mitigation strategy adherence, including physical distancing, mask wearing and hand washing,

Opinion

Opinion: Democrats Want A Better Internet; They Should Embrace Section 230

In the Trump era, Section 230 of the Communications Decency Act became a political punching bag.  The Republican attacks on Section 230 were primarily an effort to “work the refs” regarding Facebook’s and Twitter’s content policies in the election’s final stretch. To their credit, Democrats in Congress and the Biden administration have grappled more seriously

Mines

House OKs bill to ban mining on 1 million acres around Grand Canyon

The House voted Friday to permanently ban new mining claims on more than 1 million acres around Grand Canyon National Park, with supporters calling protection of the landmark canyon a “moral issue.” The bill would make permanent a current mining moratorium that is scheduled to run through 2032. Supporters said a permanent ban is needed

Opinion

Opinion: CPAC Pandering Leads to the Usual Disaster

[Disclaimer: The views expressed in opinion pieces on the PrescotteNews website are solely those of the authors. These opinions do not necessarily represent those of the staff of Prescott eNews or its publisher.] It’s the oldest joke about the American conservative movement: “What do you call the one black guy at CPAC? The keynote speaker.”

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