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The Foley and Malloy Prospectus Compared Part 1 – Jobs and the Economy

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By wtfdnucsailor This is the first in a series of blog posting regarding the plans of the Republican and Democratic candidates for governor, Tom Foley and Dan Malloy. All of the information provided in the posting is from the candidate’s web sites, http://www.danmalloy.com/policy and http://www.tomfoley2010.com clicking on the “Issues” and “Tom’s Plan” selections. The opinions […] [Read More]
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Foods To Get Sick With

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Nearly 1,100 foodborne outbreaks reported nationally in 2007 Foodborne agents cause an estimated 76 million illnesses annually in the United States. A total of 1,097 foodborne disease outbreaks were reported in 2007 to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, according to a CDC analysis. State investigators reported 21,244 illnesses and 18 deaths as a […] [Read More]
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Gun Laws Are Significant Factor in Rate of Gun Deaths

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Relying on almost 20 years of experience analyzing state firearms laws, Legal Community Against Violence (LCAV) has ranked the firearms laws of all fifty states in its most recent report, “Gun Laws Matter: A Comparison of State Firearms Laws and Statistics.” The report compares firearm-related statistics, such as gun ownership and gun deaths, and concludes […] [Read More]
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Primary Results Nationwide Provide A Big Boost For Democrats

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Great analysis from the Democratic National Committee: Tuesday’s primaries could not have gone better for the President and Democrats or worse for Republicans. Democrats emerged unified and with strong candidates in races across the country, giving them the upper-hand in close contests for the Senate and for Governorships. Meanwhile, Republicans added to their slate of […] [Read More]
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Meet Dan Debicella

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From the Himes campaign information I think it’s important to know: RADICAL: Dan Debicella has repeatedly sided with insurance companies over the people of Connecticut, voting against nearly all senators to deny coverage for prosthetics, hearing aids for children, and treatments to help cancer patients find bone marrow donors. You might want to read that […] [Read More]
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The Top Ten Things We’ve Learned About Linda McMahon In this Primary Season

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1. Linda McMahon failed to tell the truth on her application for the only government service she’s ever had. Linda McMahon Provided “Questionable Answers” On Official Board Of Education Questionnaire And Claimed She Earned A Degree In Education When Her Degree Was In French. 2. Linda McMahon spent $25 million before she could find a […] [Read More]
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Feds Probing Possible Prosecutorial Misconduct

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This may be much ado about nothing, but I tend to believe it more likely will be a really big story. …State’s Attorney John A. Connelly is said to be the subject of a federal grand jury investigation into his relationship with a prominent local defense attorney. According to several sources who asked not to […] [Read More]
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MALLOY CALLS STATE UNFUNDED PENSION LIABILITY ‘SHAMEFUL’

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Dan Malloy, the Democratic Party’s candidate for Governor, today responded to a new report by think tank Education Sector that says Connecticut has the second-highest unfunded pension liability per capita in the country, and that the pension deficit amounts to more than $4,500 per state resident. Said Malloy: “It’s absolutely shameful that Connecticut continues to […] [Read More]
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DAN MALLOY’S VICTORY: “A TRIUMPH FOR THE MIDDLE CLASS”

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Volunteer “get out the vote” efforts by public service workers affiliated with state’s largest union help Malloy/Wyman ticket to victory Members of CSEA/SEIU Local 2001 congratulate Dan Malloy and Nancy Wyman for their victory in today’s Primary Election as the Connecticut Democratic Party’s 2010 nominees for governor and lieutenant governor. After making thousands of phone […] [Read More]
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Expiration of Tax Cuts for Wealthy Would Reduce National Debt

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Robert Frank, professor of economics at the Johnson Graduate School of Management at Cornell University: “Almost all professional economists believe that the Bush Administration’s tax cuts have already increased the national debt by hundreds of billions of dollars. Even Alan Greenspan, who supported the Bush tax cuts as chairman of the Federal Reserve, has publicly […] [Read More]
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