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Monthly Archive for July, 2011

: July, 2011

More Highlights From My Archaeology Blog

Archaeologists Discover High Priest’s Bell? Archaeologists have discovered a rare gold bell with a small loop at its end. The finding was made during an archaeological excavation in the City of David

After 2011 Tax Reforms, Connecticut’s Wealthy Still Pay Smallest Share of Income in State and Local Taxes

Despite recent efforts to make the Connecticut tax system fairer, the wealthiest 1% of our residents will still pay only half as much of their income in state and local taxes as the poor and middle

Around The Connecticut Blogs

A Public Defender I know it when I see it Finally, my favorite subject: pornography. Everyone has to have heard of Justice Potter Stewart’s words which form the title of this post, written in a

The Best Interactive News Report I Have Ever Seen

You have to go look at what the Washington Post has done about the debt ceiling crisis. It’s absolutely great!

Himes, DeLauro Call for Investigation into Metro North Emergency Procedures

Representatives Jim Himes (CT-4) and Rosa DeLauro (CT-4) this week called on Metro North to perform an official investigation into the events of Friday, July 22 when trains became inoperable during

New On My Blogs Today

Hospice Care Research From Healing to Hospice: The Shift Toward a Good and Compassionate Death University at Buffalo School of Social Work Professor Deborah P. Waldrop has seen people die. Too often,

School Vouchers Have Little Effect on Student Achievement

According to Review of 10 Years of Voucher Research and Action A new report by the Center on Education Policy (CEP) that reviews a decade of voucher research finds no clear positive impact on student

Why Do Republicans Want To Destroy Our Economy?

Harold Meyerson explains in the Washington Post: To elucidate the mysteries of Washington — in particular, why House Republicans, having compelled the Democrats to craft a Republican-in-all-but-name

GE Is Holding $91 Billion in Cash

and like most companies, won’t be hiring soon, according to the Wall Street Journal: Many companies, chastened by the turmoil in short-term credit markets after the collapse of Lehman Brothers

Blue Dog Democrats Do The Right Thing

Even conservative Democrats understand how devastating Republican budget proposals are. Here’s one example: Representatives of the House Blue Dog Coalition recently issued a letter to President Obama