Thought for the day

"If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear." -- George Orwell

"An Uvalde police officer asked for a supervisor's permission to shoot the gunman who would soon kill 21 people at Robb Elementary School in May before he entered the building, but the supervisor did not hear the request or responded too late, according to a report released Wednesday evaluating the law enforcement response to the shooting," the Texas Tribune reports.