If You Go Near the Super Bowl, You Will Be Surveilled Hard | WIRED

The idea is not surprising. The scope of it had become truly scary. The collection of data in order to ferret out criminals is heinous. I can only think that at some point they’ll want to use it in a way that involves the weak and innocent.

Police should NOT support Trump security requests


Apparently, there was a meeting prior to this rally (it sounds like this is a regular occurence) where Trump asked PUBLIC POLICE and his private security to remove troublemakers (for Trump, protesters are troublemakers, not exercising their rights). This is outrageous!

Police, publicly funded by tax payer money, should be protecting rights, not pretecting Trump. Either he uses govt. money or not. Apparently it’s okay for him to use public money, but those on subsidies are worthless lazy scum.

Ready, Fire, Aim: The Science Behind Police Shooting Bystanders | TIME.com


This is a condensed version of an article than was in the Aug 2014 issue of Time. I haven’t found that one yet but wanted to get this out. It is now part of my thinking about guns and how they are used, the never mentioned scenario of actually using one on another person. It is excellent and I hope sheds a bit of light on how we think and use guns.