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 […]
Entries Tagged as 'Sarah Palin'
September 20th, 2012 · 8 Comments · National Politics, News and Events
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.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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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October 6th, 2008 · 33 Comments · Education, National Politics
Mayor Bill Finch delivers his state of the city address to the Bridgeport City Council tonight. I’ve written my share of these speeches for mayors. (Glad I’m not writing this one.) It’s hard to put a bright face on city tax increases, red ink, layoffs, low police morale, stagnant development and state government deficits threatening […]