Reading in on what the new funding bill allows and doesn't allow: After interventions from @RepCuellar #LaLomita chapel will be exempted from any barrier as well as the National Butterfly Center and Bentsen state park.
“He was screaming in (the child’s) face about the Block family legacy: ‘Do you want to be high class or low class? You’re a Block, you’re one of us! You have to learn how to lead!’ (The child) was shaking “
Yesterday, the 7 year old daughter of a friend of mine was almost kidnapped in DC outside her home. The woman came up behind her, grabbed her & told her that she had cotton candy for her & and tried to get her into her car & then she chased her. This is her picture.
The oldest person in the world has died. She was born in 1900. Think of the history she saw, the wars and then prosperity. The transformation and promise of technology. Then the current peril of our planet. What an extraordinary time to have been alive. https://t.co/FYSeffpJCY
Written by #AnthonyBourdain in 2014 ‘Some like to claim that Mexicans are “stealing American jobs”. But in two decades as a chef and employer, I never had ONE American kid walk in my door and apply for a dishwashing job, a porter’s position or even a job as a prep cook’
According to a recent report by the Anti-Defamation League, 98 % of the extremist-related murders in the United States in 2018 were carried out by right-wing extremists, a large portion white supremacists. @NPRWeekend https://t.co/o1EKYHfyAF
One of the things that has been extraordinary is how little coverage there has been of the communities impacted by President Trump's immigration policies and rhetoric here in the US. So few Latinos speaking on TV, on the radio and in newspaper articles.
Talking immigration on and not a single Latino. No one on this panel understands the issues. And this conversation is played out over and over again on different cable channels with no one who has experience and understanding of this issue.
Today is #PTSD Awareness Day. It's not only veterans who suffer from it, but regular people and journalists. For me, it started in Iraq after I covered a multiple suicide bombing. As the death and destruction piled up over the months, it got harder to function outside a war zone