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“…numbers no immigration system in the world is designed to handle, including ours.”

Customs & Border Patrol Acting Commish Mark Morgan on the nearly 1M law enforcement actions at the SW border from Oct 2018 - Sept 2019, incl. 800,000+ apprehensions -- more than twice the number of apprehensions last year. September apprehensions decreased for a 4th straight month but remain historically high.
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“This test is a beast.”

Tutor Leisha Baker on the ACT college admissions exam. For the first time in the test's 60 year history, students in September 2020 will have the opportunity to select sections of the test they want to re-take rather than having to complete the whole exam. The nonprofit test-taking organization says the student's highest scores became more predictive of how they will perform in college. Critics suggest this will only favor wealthy students who can afford it.
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“A thing like this has never happened to any President before.”

Pres. Trump reacting to a federal judge's dismissal of his lawsuit to block a subpoena by the NYC District Attorney seeking 8 yrs of his tax returns. The DA is investigating whether his business falsified records. Pres. Trump doesn't have to turn over his records *yet* while appealing the ruling. Presidential candidates have disclosed their tax returns (in some form) since 1980.
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“We take this red flag warning extremely seriously.”

Mayor Libby Schaaff of Oakland, CA, one of the areas impacted by a planned power outage by power company PG&E due to windy and dry conditions. PG&E is proactively cutting power to an estimated 800,000 people. Downed PG&E power lines, in windy, dry conditions, ignited one of the most destructive & deadly wildfires in CA history. The planned outage may last a week and become a new normal in America's most populated state.
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“What I saw that day was complete and total malevolence, bad overcome by good.”

Pfc. Brendan Bialy, one of the students credited with disarming a shooter at a Denver high school earlier this year. Bialy, who lost a friend in the shooting, is now a Marine. His father said of his son, "You love your child more than anything else in this world, but the same time, you understand what he has, you have to share."
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