By Ken Krayeske • Hartford • 6:00 PM EST
This picture, an oldie but a goodie, was taken by a 40-Year Plan friend at the 1999 UConn Championship parade in Hartford. I retired the Iron Horse after 10,000 miles or so. It was too beat up to be worth fixing, but boy, that was one solid beater of a bicycle.
As the military does, so does the paramilitary. Earlier this month, U.S. troops trying to cover up what seemed to be the wanton shooting of civilians in Kabul, Afghanistan erased digital photos from an AP photographer's equipment.
Say Anything blog has the report here.
Combine that with my arrest for photographing Gov. M. Jodi Rell, and you've got a precedent that cops in New Haven seem to want to follow, according to this report filed by New Haven Advocate photographer Daniel Smith.
Smith, who photographed Iraq without problems, says the cops threatened to arrest him for shooting at the St. Patty's Day parade in New Haven. The New Haven Independent has two other incidents this year here and here.
People, do we want to be a free society and a free press or not? It's T-minus six days and counting for an answer for me, as I return to court March 21. And the build-up begins.
Democratic State Representatives Peter Tercyak, Diana Urban and Tim O'Brien have introduced this beauty: Proposed Bill No. 6249: An Act Establishing A Legislative Intelligence Oversight Committee. They will hold a public hearing on it March 16.
Then the Judiciary Committee has rasied Bill No. 7390: An Act Concerning Oversight of Intelligence Gathering by Law Enforcement Agencies. The public hearing is apparently on March 19.
The AP has a short story on the WTNH website. CTNewsJunkie has a fix here.