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Upper class more likely to be scofflaws due to greed, study finds

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The upper class has a higher propensity for unethical behavior, being more likely to believe – as did Gordon Gekko in the movie “Wall Street” – that “greed is good,” according to a new study from the University of California, Berkeley. In seven separate studies conducted on the UC Berkeley campus, in the San Francisco […] [Read More]
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Obama: The American President!

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Reminds me of this: [Read More]
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CT Minimum Wage Workers Have Suffered Real Wage Decline While Others Have Advanced

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We need to raise the minimum wage As a state legislative committee holds a public hearing today on legislation that would raise the state’s minimum wage, a new report from Connecticut Voices for Children, “Raising and Indexing Connecticut’s Minimum Wage: Making Work Pay for All, for Good,” finds that, after adjusting for inflation, Connecticut’s minimum […] [Read More]
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The Best One So Far

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Romney: We should balance the budget on the backs of the poor

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This is me quoting Brad DeLong quoting Andrew Sabl quoting Ezra Klein: What Romney is essentially proposing to do is finance a massive tax cut by cutting Medicaid, food stamps, housing subsidies and job training. In other words, the neediest Americans — and, to a lesser degree, federal workers — will be financing a massive […] [Read More]
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CONNCAN DENIES ADVOCATING FOR CHARTER SCHOOLS

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From the New Haven Register: While Riccards said some of ConnCAN’s donors are affiliated with some of the nonprofit charter schools in Connecticut, he adamantly denied his organization advocates in their favor. “Nothing could be further from the truth,” he said. Well, how about this – it sure looks like advocating in favor of charter […] [Read More]
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WHY Are There Still Republicans in Michigan?

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Romney Roams Right

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He has gone off the rails on abortion, the auto bailout, taxing the rich, and now, immigration: [Read More]
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What’s New On My Blogs

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Check out the latest updates on my Restaurant blogs, comprehensive listings with links to websites and reviews, perfect for bookmarking: * Milford Restaurants * Fairfield Restaurants * Bethel Restaurants * Danbury Restaurants * Ridgefield Restaurants * Shelton Restaurants * New Canaan Restaurants * Darien Restaurants * Stamford Restaurants * Greenwich Restaurants * Norwalk Restaurants * […] [Read More]
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Charter Schools – If You are Violating The Law, Change The Law!

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from What What, by Jon Pelto In June, June 2009 the Connecticut State Board Department of Education wrote in a report “The pattern of employing non-certified teachers at Amistad Academy [and Elm City Prep – both AF schools] is a significant cause of concern. The Connecticut State Department of Education has worked with [Achievement First] […] [Read More]
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