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Monthly Archive for November, 2009

: November, 2009

Action is needed on Connecticut’s growing unemployment and unemployment insurance crisis

By Jonathan Pelto Chairman, CT2010: A Democratic Governor For Connecticut With more than 97,000 Connecticut residents forced to seek unemployment benefits over the past 14 months, the State’s existing
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Schiff: Don’t Regulate Financial Institutions, Don’t Guarantee Bank Accounts

Libertarianism sounds appealing to many until you really understand what it means:
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Peter Schiff: End Social Security

He says we can’t afford to keep paying Social Security – people will need to rely on their private assets:
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Biblical Archaeology

One of my many interests, aside from politics and health, is Biblical Archaeology. I have an archaeology blog which focuses mainly on Biblical Archaeology, but also on ancient man, Neanderthals, and
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Republican “purity pledge”

Here’s a quote worth pondering: Republican faithfulness to its conservative principles and public policies and Republican solidarity in opposition to Obama’s socialist agenda is necessary to preserve
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Education Research Reports – November 2009

# Students’ Use of Tutoring Services # Progress Report on State Data Systems # Teacher Quality – Reading and Writing # Teacher Quality – Mathematics and Science # High School Survey of Student
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Guess Which Racist Is Thinking Of Running For Governor

Mayor Mark Boughton of Danbury, according to the Connecticut Post: Boughton said he’s received numerous phone calls in recent weeks from people throughout Connecticut urging him to run for the state’s
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REPORT GIVES CONNECTICUT A GRADE OF ‘D+’ FOR POLICIES RELATING TO NEW TEACHERS

A report by the not-for-profit, non-partisan National Council on Teacher Quality (NCTQ) finds that Connecticut’s policies for new teachers are severely lacking. NCTQ’s 2008 State Teacher Policy
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Hartford’s World AIDS Day

Hartford Commemorates 21st Anniversary of World AIDS Day, December 1, 2009 ‘Universal Access and Human Rights’ People with HIV/AIDS, AIDS advocates and activists will attend Hartford’s World AIDS Day
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“Mr. Dodd’s vote was responsible and courageous”

And Simmons: “demagoguery.” Great editorial in the Hartford Courant: …U.S. Attorney General Eric Holder was right in his decision to put the alleged 9/11 plotters on trial before a civilian criminal
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