Former City Councilman Joel “Speedy” Gonzalez has a taste for reviewing campaign finance reports he claims contain dubious information provided by city political operatives. He’s attempting to turn a Democratic South End political organization into a cause célèbre with his filing of a campaign finance complaint. Joel represented this political district when he served on the […]
Entries Tagged as 'Sly Salcedo'
August 21st, 2013 · 6 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
April 16th, 2012 · 1 Comment · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
What, former Connecticut Secretary of the State Susan Bysiewicz never smoked pot? That must explain everything. Five Democratic candidates for U.S. Senate appeared live on WFSB on Sunday to debate a variety of issues including their historic reefer intake. Bridgeport attorney and drug-reform crusader Sylvester Salcedo wasn’t invited to the debate. Alas, Sly hasn’t raised […]
March 13th, 2012 · 20 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics
Ah, it was another love fest for Democratic Town Chair Mario Testa who was reelected by acclamation for another two-year term by the 90-member Democratic Town Committee Monday night at Mario’s Madison Avenue restaurant, the epicenter of city politics. Will someone please step up and start a good fight?
Tags: Alberto "Tito" Ayala·Andres Ayala·Chris Murphy·Danny Roach·Dottie Guman·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·Gil Hernandez·Joe Lieberman·Lydia Martinez·Maria Valle·Mario Testa·Sly Salcedo·Susan Bysiewicz·William Tong
February 23rd, 2012 · 9 Comments · Analysis and Comment, National Politics, State Politics
Bridgeport attorney, drug reform crusader and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sylvester Salcedo is urging the nation’s Homeland Security Secretary Jane Napolitano to revisit policies for “releasing persons across Bridge Number One at random hours during the day and night without coordination with their Mexican counterparts.” Salcedo, a retired naval commander who says the nation’s war […]
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February 20th, 2012 · 5 Comments · News and Events, State Politics
Drug reform crusader and Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Sylvester Salcedo is back from Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, scene of recent drug cartel violence, where he traveled to highlight “America’s 40-year drug war which has had a devastating effect at home and abroad.”
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February 14th, 2012 · 10 Comments · Analysis and Comment, News and Events, State Politics
Drug reform crusader and U.S. Senate candidate Sylvester Salcedo is taking a very long road trip Wednesday morning to Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, scene of recent drug cartel violence “to highlight the need to end the taboo against opening a serious, extended and thoughtful political debate about America’s 40-year Drug War which has had a devastating effect […]
February 9th, 2012 · 13 Comments · Analysis and Comment, City Politics, Development and Zoning, State Politics
Beyond the usual give and take over issues and bill proposals advanced by lawmakers, the real drama for the new legislative session is how members of the city’s state delegation, all Democrats, position themselves for reelection. State Senator Ed Gomes has not announced if he will seek reelection.
Tags: Andre Baker·Andres Ayala·Chris Murphy·Chris Shays·Don Clemons·Ed Gomes·Ernie Newton·General Electric·Jack Hennessy·Joe Lieberman·Linda McMahon·Michelle Lyons·Ruben Felipe·Sly Salcedo·Susan Bysiewicz·William Tong
January 24th, 2012 · 4 Comments · Analysis and Comment, State Politics
Every time operatives for Republican U.S. Senate candidate Linda McMahon respond to her primary opponent Chris Shays filleting her for peddling porn and body bags during her association with wrestling giant WWE, they’re doing the former congressman a favor. He’ll take that give and take any day. All it does is bolster his argument questioning her electability […]