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Monthly Archive for November, 2011

: November, 2011

League of Conservation Voters Endorses Chris Murphy for Senate

National environmental non-profit with 3,600 Connecticut members cites Murphy’s leadership and commitment to environmental issues The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) Action Fund today announced

Abstinence-only education does not lead to abstinent behavior

States that prescribe abstinence-only sex education programs in public schools have significantly higher teenage pregnancy and birth rates than states with more comprehensive sex education programs,

Romney Rebuked

Connecticut’s Major Charter Schools Face More Questions

by Jon Pelto, Wait, What Despite their rhetoric, not only are most of Connecticut’s charter schools actually increasing racial isolation, they are naively or knowingly overlooking key factors in their

The Entire Iranian Banking Sector: Terrorist Financing Risks

By: David S. Cohen David S. Cohen is Under Secretary of the Treasury for Terrorism and Financial Intelligence. As part of a series of actions announced by Secretary Geithner and Secretary Clinton to

Must Watch Video

It’s all about free speech and the right to peacefully assemble:

The economy Is going to hell in a handbasket

and no one is doing anything about it. The supercommittee failed – no surprise there. The Fed is refusing to do any more. Unemployment benefits are running out. Payroll tax reductions are about to

One In Three Americans In Or Near Poverty

The U.S. Census Bureau has announced that in 2010, median household income declined, the poverty rate increased and the percentage without health insurance coverage was not statistically different

Institute for Truth in Accounting: Connecticut is in the Worst Financial Position of All 50 States

The non-partisan Institute for Truth in Accounting (IFTA) has identified Connecticut as a “Sinkhole” state. It is one of five states in the worst financial position in the country. According to

Well Said, Bernie Sanders

“The issue is this country does, in fact, have a serious deficit problem, but the reality is the deficit was caused by two wars—unpaid for; it was caused by huge tax breaks for the wealthiest people