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Monthly Archive for October, 2011

: October, 2011

The Two Leading Republicans Go Into Hiding

Do they think that it will be any easier if they win the nomination, or Heaven forbid, actually become President? From AP: Cain, however, said he plans to “dial back” his campaign and media

“It doesn’t get any more immoral than this”

by Thomas L. Friedman in The New York Times (emphasis added) …Citigroup had to pay a $285 million fine to settle a case in which, with one hand, Citibank sold a package of toxic mortgage-backed

Social Security Is In Fine Shape

It’s OK for the next 30 years, and will be fine even longer if we simply remove the salary cap on payroll taxes. But the Washington Post doesn’t want you to know that: Washington Post Discards All

More Restaurant Listings – Perfect For Bookmarking

I have posted comprehensive restaurant listings with links for several new communities: # Bethel Restaurants # Brookfield Restaurants # Monroe Restaurants # Danbury Restaurants I have moved to A NEW

Jon’s Health Tips – Latest Health Research

Wow – it’s been a busy three weeks health news wise – so I will use a short-hand approach to much of this report (click on links for details): Things I do that are good for me: Regular aspirin intake


From the Center on Budget and Policy Priorities: The new deficit-reduction plan from a majority of Democrats on the congressional Joint Select Committee on Deficit Reduction (the “supercommittee”)

United Nations Report: World Population Tops 7 Billion

In five days, world population is projected to reach 7 billion. How we respond now will determine whether we have a healthy, sustainable and prosperous future or one that is marked by inequalities,

Where Have You Gone, Governor Romney?

I’ve been inclined to give Mitt Romney the benefit of the doubt as he runs for President. I have argued that he is jsut doing what is necessary to win his crazy party’s nomination, but will revert to


Jobs Bill “I’ve spoken a lot about reinventing Connecticut, and I think Democrats and Republicans working together is one illustration of that reinvention,” said Governor Malloy. “How often do you see

America Is NOT an Upwardly Mobile Society

Paul Ryan thinks it is: “We are an upwardly mobile society with a lot of income movement between income groups. Telling Americans that they’re stuck in their current station in life, that they’re a