A funny line from David Burge (iowahawkblog) about Rep.-Elect Ocasio-Cortez joining "youth activist" sit-in in Nancy Pelosi's office.
The Presidential Proclamation would reportedly ban migrants applying for asylum outside official ports of entry, which will impact migrants attempting to illegally enter the country from the southern border with Mexico, although legal challenges are expected to follow the move.
Like many of you, I read the news of a single person killing at least 12 people in Thousand Oaks, California last night. While this is an outrageous and horrifying event, it isn’t surprising or shocking in any way in a country where more than 33,000 people die from gun violence each year.
Most of the institutions today’s activists complain about were designed to thwart the pernicious effects of too much democracy.
The US Geological Survey has updated its National Volcanic Threat Assessment, ranking the most dangerous active volcanoes in the United States. To the surprise of no one, Hawaii's Mount Kilauea is ranked at the top of the list, but other potentially dangerous volcanoes — including some lurking below the public's radar — are just as worthy of concern.
At least 10 suspicious packages have been sent to eight U.S. Democrats, CNN and critics of President Donald Trump.