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Entries Tagged as 'Donald Trump'

OIB Poll: Trump And Hate

August 16th, 2017 · 1 Comment · News and Events

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Ganim Runs From Trump

August 16th, 2017 · 7 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics

The number of politicians, business leaders, elected officials, members of Congress including now Republicans distancing from Donald Trump is down the street, around the corner into the next county. Count Mayor Joe Ganim among them, after snuggling up for a play at infrastructure dough following Trump’s election. State Senator Marilyn Moore, whose name is often floated […]

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Trump Reasserts ‘Blame On Both Sides’ in Fiery Exchanges With Media

August 15th, 2017 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Tuesday afternoon’s executive order announcement on infrastructure didn’t take long to implode into a series of crackling exchanges between Donald Trump and the media following the weekend fallout in Charlottesville, Va. If you missed it check out the video. The video kicks off with Trump’s declaration that he’ll streamline the infrastructure approval process. Around the […]

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In Praise Of Whitehead And Immigrants, Blumenthal Jabs Trump, ‘What Really Made America Great’

August 14th, 2017 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

Last week U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal engaged in a heated Twitter exchange with Donald Trump regarding a special prosecutor’s probe of the Trump campaign’s complicity with Russia. On Monday Blumenthal took a subtle dig at Trump declaring German aviation innovator Gustave Whitehead–who some historians argue flew before the Wright brothers–embodies the spirit of immigration. He […]

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A Stand Against Hatred And Violence–Trump Tees Up Rhetorical Mulligan After Golf Retreat

August 14th, 2017 · 11 Comments · News and Events

City officials and activists on Sunday joined more than 100 area protesters on McLevy Green in response to racial violence that included a fatal attack and injured dozens in Charlottesville, Va. Attorney General Jeff Sessions called the attacks by white supremacists “domestic terrorism” in lieu of Donald Trump’s dodge to directly call out the offenders. […]

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Why Won’t Trump Call Out The Violent Bigots? How About Starting With David Duke?

August 12th, 2017 · 20 Comments · News and Events

From FOX News: A growing number of Republican lawmakers are urging President Trump to specifically call out the white nationalists involved in the violent protests in Charlottesville on Saturday.

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Bluefish Baseball Benched For Music Amphitheater, Koplik: Great Artists For Bridgeport

August 8th, 2017 · 31 Comments · Development and Zoning, News and Events

The Bridgeport Bluefish baseball team, after a 20-year run, has been benched for a music amphitheater whose promoters expect to produce 25 concerts in a six-month season opening in the spring of 2019 following a $15 million renovation of the Ballpark at Harbor Yard. Mayor Joe Ganim announced on Monday that major concert promoter Live […]

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It’s The ‘Baby’ Versus The ‘Bully’–Donald And Dick’s Twitter Duke Out

August 7th, 2017 · 3 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

Always titillating to read two septuagenarians blasting each other on Twitter. U.S. Senator Dick Blumenthal has joined a bipartisan effort to limit Donald Trump’s ability to can special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe of the White House. The Donald tweeted and Dick responded.

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