U.S. Senator from Connecticut.
Our democracy is in peril. It just is. Today’s vote is one of the most important I will cast as a Senator.
"Our democracy is a tiny, fragile port in a raging storm, and none of us should be surprised that once in a while, some Americans, drawn to the old system of control by the strong and powerful, decide it’s time to give up and submit to the battering winds."
Five years ago today. My then 5 year old getting ready for the women's march, with his bin of Transformers close by.
Driving home tonight, I thought about Republicans' floor speeches today on the "sanctity of life". And how this concern for "life" apparently doesn't extend to the kids who were shot today in a school in Michigan. So I turned the car around, and went to the Senate floor.
97% of Americans believe that you should have to pass a background check before you buy a gun. RT if you're one of them.
This hasn't gotten enough attention, but you need to know. Everybody needs to know. 1/ It's about the massive coverup campaign underway to disguise the octopus-like Russian election interference operation being run on Trump's behalf. Please read this whole thing.