For years I have been trying to figure out Connecticut Democrat Ned Lamont’s qualifications for high office—like US senator or governor. So far, I’ve got this: He’s a rich guy, a very rich guy. He was right about the Iraq war (it was a bad idea) and beat Joe Lieberman in a primary for US […]
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Sens. Tom Cotton (R-Arkansas), David Perdue (R-Georgia) and—under oath—Homeland Security Sec. Kirstjen Nielsen: They are bobbing, weaving, parsing and obfuscating at best. They are lying at worst. The amazing thing is, there isn’t a reasonable person on the planet who believes them. At some point, we have to realize that it doesn’t matter if the […]
There are so many troubling things about the horrifying, panic-inducing “false alarm” about an incoming ballistic missile attack on Hawaii, it’s hard to know where to start. I know nothing about such things but it seems to me it should be harder to trigger an incoming-this-is-not-a-drill message than it is for me to delete a […]
With the MGM resort casino in Springfield opening looming in September, Connecticut has bumbled its way along a path that may or may not result in a satellite casino in East Windsor. Meanwhile, potential visitors now have more information on how they can more easily bypass the I-91 corridor and get directly to Springfield as […]
Perhaps feeling some pressure from state Democrats desperate to connect state Republicans to Donald Trump, state Senate President Pro Tem Len Fasano says the president should apologize for his comments asking why the United States should take in people from “shithole” countries. Fasano issued a statement Friday morning saying, “The comments on immigration reported to […]
It’s not that the president of the United States used a vulgarity. It’s the abject, rank racism of what he said. And even worse, the comment will actually help him with his “base.” It doesn’t matter if 43 percent of immigrants from “shithole” African countries have a bachelor’s degree or higher, compared to 33 […]