A celebration of the breadth & depth of the Democratic Field. I’m so annoyed at today’s incident. While the person who disfigures my art removed his ugly version of it, it seems to be going viral anyway. I was actually planning on adding the white men once we knew whether Biden was running or not, because honestly editing a painting is work and I didn’t want… More Source

While the Connecticut legislature is testifying to enact common sense gun laws. We have this new innovation in ammunition. Expands to the size of a fist! Think about what that can do to a human being – or anything! Source

Pentagon May Tap Military Pay, Pensions for Border Wall

Imagine if the Democrats (or anyone else!) said they were going to divert funds from military pay and pensions. That is what will happen under the Trump Presidency. Pentagon May Tap Military Pay, Pensions for Border Wall Durbin says the funds are available because recruitment is down and an early military retirement program is underutilized. Source

Signing up in Hartford to testify against forced regionalization of schools. The hearing went from 1 PM to 10:30 PM. Source

Broward County Schools May Install Experimental AI Surveillance System

One year ago, a shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Broward County, Florida left 17 students and staff dead. To address safety concerns, Broward County is considering installing an experimental artificial-intelligence (AI) system to keep students under surveillance. The 145-camera system will be installed around the perimeters of the schools and will alert a monitoring officer about anything “that seems out of the ordinary.” Do we want to have common sense gun laws or big brother? Broward County Schools May Install Experimental AI Surveillance System One year after the tragic shooting, Broward County is considering installing a new […]

U.S. intelligence chief breaks with Trump on North Korea, Iran, ISIS

As usual – the President differs from the intelligence community regarding the most important threats to the US. I think the intelligence community has done their homework – my vote is to believe their assessment. U.S. intelligence chief breaks with Trump on North Korea, Iran, ISIS Dan Coats says North Korea is not likely to give up its nukes and that ISIS is far from defeated. Source