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Monthly Archive for February, 2010

: February, 2010

What If Snow Decided Elections?

I gotta think if most Connecticut elections took place in early spring rather than the fall many more incumbents would be plowed under. There’s the legend of Bridgeport’s Depression-era Mayor Jasper

Shays: No Guber Run

Former Congressman Christopher Shays has sided with Maryland crabs over Blue Point oysters. (I’ll take Connecticut oysters any day.) Shays, who moved to Maryland several months ago,  announced his

Can Ernie Newton Seek Office?

The short answer is yes. Former State Senator Ernie Newton is now a resident of a halfway house in Waterbury where he’ll serve out his sentence. Once that’s completed in August he’ll be turned over to

Is Lamont A Harding High Grad? Sort Of

Ned Lamont announced his candidacy for governor today and the best part of his speech is here: I graduated from Harding and now teach at Central Connecticut State, where we reach out to businesses to

What A People’s Nightmare

Having fun logging into your new People’s United Bank Online account? Having fun trying to get through to a human?

Himes V. Russo, And Shays’ Decision

Ask Congressman Jim Himes if he’d take a 13-point win today in the November general election and he’d say YES! That’s the statistical lead the Democrat has in a poll conducted by one of his Republican

Build A New Harding High School

When is the Board of Education going to bite the bullet and build a new Harding High School? (And a new Bassick High as well?) It’s not just kids and teachers subjected to antiquated learning and

Give Palin The Coulter Treatment

If Sarah Palin, who’s on a fill-my-pockets tour of Tea Party events, ever makes it to Bridgeport I hope she gets this treatment courtesy of former City Councilman Cougar Rodgerson and Bob Adams, the

Blumenthal’s Polling Lead Could Change

The latest Rasmussen Reports Poll shows Democrat Richard Blumenthal with a comfy lead over his Republican rivals to fill Chris Dodd’s U.S. Senate seat. Will the race tighten? Probably. As we enter the

If Only Fred DeLuca and Phil Sheringham Cared

Fred DeLuca is a kid from Bridgeport. And he’s a genius. Entrepreneur magazine says Subway, the billion dollar company DeLuca and a pal started as one small sandwich shop on Main Street in 1965, will