Teddy Jr. at center of controversy

Connecticut Democrats send out controversial mailers
The Connecticut Democratic Party State Central Committee has sent out two controversial mailers to registered Democrats that have some thinking that “Big Brother” is watching them, if they do not vote on Election Day. “Who you vote for is private, but whether or not you... 
Howard Kurtz is no right-wing conservative.  In fact, the former TV critic of the Washington Post could be described as left-of-center.  That is why his critic of ex-CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson’s new book raises more eyebrows about administration conduct.  Did the Obama administration... 
Connecticut still ranks among worst states to do business
The Tax Foundation is out with its new State Business Tax Climate Index.  Let’s just say Connecticut is no where near the top.  In fact, it is closer to the bottom, ranking number 42 out of 50 states.  Rhode Island and Vermont, two other New England states, also rank in the... 
Connecticut Education Association bending truth to get Malloy reelected
The leadership of Connecticut’s largest teachers’ union is going to great lengths to get Gov. Dannel P. Malloy reelected, even bending the truth for the first-term Democrat. The CEA is making the rounds to local teachers’ groups, claiming the first term Democrat is the... 
Will you vote on election day?  Many in Connecticut will not
Connecticut is in the middle of the pack, when it comes to voter engagement, according to a new survey by Wallethub.com. Connecticut ranks 24th out of 50 states when it comes to voter turnout.  Only Rhode Island ranks worst among the New England states, coming in at 30th.  Massachusetts... 
Gun supporters ready to campaign against Malloy.  How will you vote?
Supporters of the 2nd Amendment, upset when tougher gun control legislation was passed in the aftermath of Newtown, are ready to launch an all out campaign against Gov. Dannel P. Malloy’s re-election, in the week leading up to next Tuesday’s election. “Lawmakers took it... 
In a move that could have chilling implications, a key Democrat on the Federal Elections Commission is moving to control the Internet’s coverage of political campaigns. Such action could endanger websites as large as the Drudge Report or as small as this one.  The Washington Examiner... 
Attkisson details liberal media bias
Former CBS reporter Sharyl Attkisson alleges that the news media is filled with liberal bias in her new book “Stonewalled.”  She writes it is not so much the reporters on the ground as much as the people making the decisions what and how the stories should be covered. Here’s... 
Illinois voting mess another reason to vote
When you go to the polls on Election Day in Connecticut, you will be asked: “Shall the Constitution of the State be amended to remove restrictions concerning absentee ballots and to permit a person to vote without appearing at a polling place the day of the election.” I am... 
President Barack Obama has hired an Ebola Czar.  Connecticut Gov. Dannel P. Malloy has ordered hospitals to prepare in the event of an Ebola outbreak.   Nine people who traveled to West Africa have been ordered quarantine by the Connecticut Department of Public Health, even though... 
Latest poll finds Malloy and Foley in another photo finish
The latest Quinnipiac University poll on Connecticut gubernatorial race finds Gov. Dannel P. Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley running neck-and-neck.   The poll, released Wednesday morning, finds Malloy leading Foley 43% to 42%, with petitioning candidate Joe Visconti standing... 
Stickershock before election.  Premiums skyrocket thanks to Obamacare
It is not the kind of news the party in power wanted to hear two weeks before the election, but many Connecticut residents are receiving notice that their health insurance policies are being cancelled because of the Affordable Care Act, a.k.a. Obamacare.  The cancellations are the result... 
Book: Doesn't matter who's in power. Secret government calls the shots
It doesn’t matter who is in power, Republican or Democrat, a secret government calls the shots.  So writes Tufts University political scientist Michael J. Glennon in his new book: “National Security and Double Government.” In a story in the Boston Globe, Glennon suggest... 
Do endorsements matter?  Former Gov. Rell endorses Tom Foley
Former Connecticut Gov. M. Jodi Rell has emerged from her long, verbal silence to endorse fellow-Republican Tom Foley in this November’s gubernatorial election.  She also took a shot at her successor in a letter to the Journal Inquirer of Manchester: “For far too long, Connecticut... 

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