Friday, August 23, 2019

Something to Know - 23 August

Clay Bennett Comic Strip for August 23, 2019

Fire can spread rapidly.  Wild fires are are uncontrolled and can take over with horrific speed.   One bit of news that is not getting much traction here in the USA are the fires in the Amazon regions of Brazil.  Jair Bolsonaro is the Brazilian version of Trump, and is just as happy to see the forests burn away so as to allow commercial development of the land.  French President Emanuel Macron is demanding world action and is organizing the outrage to draw attention to the problem.   We are not getting this news on the front page, where it belongs.   Here are two sources for you to check on the stories.   The verbal narrative with text is informative, but the scope of the scorched earth with pictures plainly visible if you check out the graphics:


Freedom's just another word for nothing left to lose.

- Kris Kristofferson

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