World news sources are covering the big day of riots in Venezuela. Three were reported killed yesterday as protestors marched, demonstrated, rioted violently, and looted shops in what’s being called the “Mother Of All Protests” against the government of President Nicolas Maduro. Opposition leaders in the nation’s parliament are calling for more days of protests unless Maduro steps down.
Meanwhile, CNN has announced that Serena Williams is pregnant. (more…)
Caracas is about five hundred miles south of Puerto Rico, and it’s home to one of the most troubled economies in the world. And, while the United States has indeed played a part in letting this happen, as a whole it’s mostly the fault of the Venezuelan government.
Books could be written here, and some no doubt have been. I’m going to keep this short, however, and in order to do that (more…)
Ladies and gentlemen, I’ve got news for you: There is no news.
Last week, President Donald J. Trump held a press conference. Everyone’s watched it, commentated on it, annotated it, and shown clips, but for the benefit of those few people with the good sense to change the channel when they saw it coming, here’s a summary: An hour-long angry rant about fake news and illegal leaks. (more…)