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Entries Tagged as 'Sarah Palin'

Will Donald Appoint Lieberman The Nation’s Top Dick?

May 19th, 2017 · 26 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events

There was a time Joe Lieberman was the guy you wanted your candidate for public office around. A photo opp, endorsement, handshake and quote box for a mailer. He was sensible, independent-minded, thoughtful, not a whack-job liberal Dem. He was our state attorney general who knocked off incumbent Republican U.S. Senator Lowell Weicker in 1988, […]

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Himes: Opportunity, Equality And Justice

May 9th, 2016 · 5 Comments · City Politics, National Politics, News and Events, State Politics

Democratic Congressman Jim Himes Monday night was nominated for a 5th two-year term by delegates at Bridgeport’s Roosevelt School. Connecticut’s 4th Congressional District covers 17 towns including Bridgeport. Republicans have endorsed State Rep. John Shaban of Redding to challenge Himes. Himes acceptance speech follows: I am thrilled, honored and humbled to accept your nomination to […]

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UConn/Courant Poll: Barack Opens Up Large Connecticut Lead

September 20th, 2012 · 8 Comments · National Politics, News and Events

From Chris Keating, Hartford Courant: President Barack Obama and Republican Mitt Romney are locked in a fierce battle across the nation, but that is not the case in Connecticut. A new poll by the University of Connecticut and The Hartford Courant shows that Obama has opened up a 21 point lead in Connecticut. The president […]

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Paging Helen Reddy! Why Women Sway Elections

June 27th, 2011 · 15 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics

Women saved Bill Clinton. Women rescued Dick Blumenthal. Women elected Bill Finch Bridgeport mayor over Chris Caruso.

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Mayor And Max Strike A Deal, Plus: This Is Nuts! And Sarah’s Loaded Speech

June 9th, 2009 · 27 Comments · City Budget, City Politics, Education, National Politics, State Politics

After the charges, counter charges, letter war and turf protection, Mayor Bill Finch and Board of Education President Max Medina have reached common ground on the BOE easing the city’s deficit. The mayor had requested $7 million or so, Max and company said way too much. The agreed upon figure is $2.5 million. Every little […]

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Hail To The Chief, Plus: Rell Stumps For Russo

October 23rd, 2008 · 27 Comments · Law Enforcement, Media

Well, that was a fine farewell for former Police Chief Bryan Norwood who resigned to take the top job in Richmond, Virginia. Saying sayonara to friends at Miss Thelma’s on Fairfield Avenue the other night, Norwood had apparently parked his car in a reserved lot. After the event he discovered it missing. Gives new meaning […]

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Heave Hovey, Heave Hovey

October 22nd, 2008 · 42 Comments · Analysis and Comment

DebraLee Hovey is a jerk, a bubbled-headed myopic moron, a daffy demagogue with all the depth of Missy Moonbeam Sarah Palin and that cretinous Congressional witch Michelle Bachmann. Hovey’s specialty is dealing with the learning disabled. She’s learning disabled. Here’s what the Republican state representative from Monroe had to say Tuesday night in a debate […]

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Pizza And Politicians

October 13th, 2008 · 6 Comments · Law Enforcement, News and Events

I spent Sunday’s spectacular afternoon chewing Julian’s fantastico brick-oven pie on Madison Avenue and leaning against the street sign at Madison and Capitol cheering marchers in the Columbus Day Parade. Mayor Bill Finch beckoned from his open ragtop with his two young boys. State Rep. Chris Caruso waved from his car, as well as State […]

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