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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
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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
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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
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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!
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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
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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,
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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
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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
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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
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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
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