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Iowa Conservatives Attack Newt

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Obviously, I’m no conservative, and don’t agree with everything in this video, but still it is an awful lot of fun to watch: [Read More]
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Nice!

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Let the District Be Unbroken

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By Elsa Peterson Obuchowski To be delivered to: The Connecticut State House, The Connecticut State Senate and Governor Dan Malloy: Keep Bridgeport in the 4th Congressional District. Urge the Reapportionment Commission to preserve historical precedent — not to carve Bridgeport out and put it with New Haven. Connecticut’s Reapportionment Commission has until December 21 to […] [Read More]
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Is Connecticut’s School Funding Constitutional?

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Wow! This is really, really important with potentially huge consequences in Connecticut. Read the whole CTNewsJunkie article here. Colorado School Finance Decision: A Wake-Up Call for Connecticut? by Dianne Kaplan deVries | Dec 11, 2011 10:51pm A stunning victory for Colorado plaintiffs in a school finance lawsuit not all that different from the CCJEF v. […] [Read More]
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I WAS There

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(That’s me on the far left.) From the Fairfied Sun: Protestors decry redistricting on town line Following a proposal to move Bridgeport from U.S. Rep. Jim Hime’s 4th District into U.S. Rep. Rosa DeLauro’s 3rd District, dozens of protestors gathered at the town line of Bridgeport and Fairfield Saturday afternoon, as part of Fairfield County […] [Read More]
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I’ll Be There

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Saturday morning protest on a bridge at the Fairfield-Bridgeport border against the Republicans’ bold redistricting plan to take Bridgeport out of the Fourth Congressional District. The protest is planned for 11 a.m. at the Fairfield Avenue (Route 130) bridge over Ash Creek that connects the Black Rock section of Bridgeport and the town of Fairfield. […] [Read More]
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Jon’s Health Tips – Latest Research

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1. This is kind of weird and a little disturbing: my weekday soccer games are in the evening: Waking later and being active later put people at greater risk of dementia 2. I like to think of my workplace as flexible: A flexible workplace initiative improved employees’ health behavior and well-being, including a rise in […] [Read More]
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The President’s Speech

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Read the President’s wonderful speech here Great commentary from Robert Reich: The President’s speech today in Osawatomie, Kansas — where Teddy Roosevelt gave his “New Nationalism” speech in 1910 — is the most important economic speech of his presidency in terms of connecting the dots, laying out the reasons behind our economic and political crises, […] [Read More]
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What Will Fairfield Board of Ed Do?

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From Reuters: The U.S. Supreme Court let stand on Monday a ruling that religious groups cannot use public schools facilities for worship services outside of normal school hours in a case about church-state separation. The justices refused to review the ruling by a U.S. appeals court that upheld a New York City Board of Education […] [Read More]
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With changes, the grid can take it

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MIT report shows that with new policies, U.S. electric grid could handle expected influx of electric cars and wind and solar generation. Over the next two decades, the U.S. electric grid will face unprecedented technological challenges stemming from the growth of distributed and intermittent new energy sources such as solar and wind power, as well […] [Read More]
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