Chicago Teachers Union Goes To Venezuela, Praises Maduro For Not Closing Schools - 8.22.19
It's one thing to be against Trump's sanctions on Venezuela, but it is beyond idiotic to travel to Venezuela singing the praises of Maduro. more

San Francisco homeless stats soar: city blames big business, residents blame officials - 8.21.19
Fox News - It has more billionaires per capita than anywhere else in the world, but it also has a homeless problem so severe that it rivals some third-world nations. more

This Isn't Normal: Kansas & Oklahoma Hit By 65 Earthquakes In Last 7 Days - 8.22.19
Zero Hedge - 2019 has been quite a year for seismic activity already, and I understand that we should expect to see earthquakes in diverse places, but if someone told me that the U.S. was just hit by a significant quake one of the last places that I would check would be Kansas. more

Portland demonstrations declared a ‘civil disturbance,’ police make multiple arrests - 8.17.19
Fox 12 -- Large crowds of demonstrators gathered in Portland on Saturday, as had been expected for weeks. By late Saturday afternoon, the situation had been declared a "civil disturbance" by police. more

Ransomware Attack Hits Local Governments In Texas - 8.17.19
KUT 90.5 -- A coordinated ransomware attack has affected at least 20 local government entities in Texas, the Texas Department of Information Resources said. It would not release information about which local governments have been affected. more

Customs computers shut down, causing delays at airports nationwide - 8.16.19
NEW YORK -- U.S. Customs and Border Protection's computers are experiencing an outage, causing massive delays at airports around the country. more