Progressives, liberals, socialists, Democrats, and media (but I repeat myself) gathered in Austin, TX for the annual South By Southwest (SXSW) conference.
Bill Nye the former sciencey guy was all SQUEEE over getting the chance to toss a softball question at his socialist crush, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez.
And while there were other Democratic politicians who attended and held events, the freshman Bronx socialist was the headliner... who offered deep thoughts like America is basically garbage...
Along with a word salad accusing Ronald Reagan of being racist...
We'll let The Gipper respond for himself:
Pete's Prep: March 10, 2019
It makes sense to locate parks and soccer fields in flood-prone areas - so when the area gets flooded there isn't much damage or repair. But Asheville installed an artificial turf soccer field. And now taxpayers will be spending nearly a million dollars to replace the field after it was ruined last May.
Six laid off workers protested the closure of the last K-Mart store in Asheville. The Citizen-Times (along with other media) was there to document their criticism of the corporate leaders that couldn't figure out how to save the company.
Also, the Citizen-Times reports that a local hotelier is going to take another stab at getting Asheville City Council approval for a new extended stay hotel near the hospital.
The kid at the center of the Covington Catholic School hit job is planning to sue CNN for $250 million, according to The Hill. That's in addition to the $250 million he's suing the Washington Post for smearing him.