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Cuckoo Cuckoo: Nurses Ratchet Up Ramos Pay Diss

Where’s Nurse Ratchet when you need her? Well, a lot of nurses working for the city wouldn’t mind examining the brain cells of Superintendent of Schools John Ramos. School nurses that come under the

Where Have You Gone Mr. T? Plus: Pleasure Beach Demo And Hennessy Statement

My last entry about candidates that may play in a Democratic mayoral primary in 2011 drew some  emails. Lennie, what is the matter with you! No mention of a black candidate or a candidate that appeals

The Road To Mayor: The Caruso Factor

A federal judged has blowtorched Connecticut’s groundbreaking program to fund state political races. U.S. District Judge Stefan Underhill ruled the Citizens Election Program “imposes an

‘Hatchet job…gutless, spineless': The Firing of Ralph Jacobs

Mayor Bill Finch has gone where no mayor has gone before, and former Mayor Jasper McLevy, the father of Bridgeport Civil Service,  is barfing in his grave. Finch won a power grab for jobs Friday

Russo’s Congressional Rationale

It would’ve been fun. Republican State Senator John McKinney, son of the late Stewart McKinney, trying to win the congressional seat that his dad occupied for roughly 16 years. The timing wasn’t right

The Trouble With Slogans

“Together we are making Bridgeport the cleanest, greenest, safest most affordable city, with schools and neighborhoods that improve each year”…. Mayor Bill Finch  The salutation above graces every
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Education Politics

Hey, want to go on the Board of Education? Straighten stuff out. Cut this. Slash that. Do us proud. Make my job easier. Well, Mayor Bill Finch hopes, wishes, expects, whatever that the two BOE

The Mayor’s Myopia

Mayor Bill Finch reinforces his hopeless case of Mad Myopia in Connecticut Post reporter Linda Conner Lambeck’s feature about the University of Bridgeport’s comeback. Without doing his homework,