There is so much wrong with what went down at UConn Tuesday that it’s hard to know where to start. A right-wing “journalist” was invited to speak by UConn’s College Republicans. Protesters tried to shout him down. One grabbed his speech from the podium. White supremacist Lucian Wintrich followed that woman and grabbed her. Mayhem […]
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From the department of “while you were watching something shiny over there,” the Federal Communications Commission is set to vote on yet another regulatory change that favors huge internet providers at the expense of consumers. The proposal would allow providers of high-speed Internet services, such as Comcast, Verizon and AT&T, to block websites they do […]
How can you tell when someone in power simply can’t morally defend something? Answer: They claim it’s “complicated” or if it’s really repugnant, they’ll claim it’s “extremely complicated.” Such was the strategy Sunday as Trump budget chief Mick Mulvaney and treasury secretary Steven Mnuchin tried to justify the Republican tax cut sham. When confronted with […]
Let’s take a break from the parade of pervs to focus on something also very serious, very damaging and very dishonest. The Republican so-called tax cut plan is an assault on Americans who are not rich while simultaneously gutting Medicaid. It permanently rewards corporations while endangering health insurance coverage for millions. It’s a debt-detonating charade […]
After a few days of controversy in which a scheduled Connecticut gubernatorial “debate” left several candidates uninvited and unhappy, the forum has been cancelled. The event was originally scheduled for Friday as part of the Second Annual New England Maker Summit. Organizers announced WFSB-TV’s Dennis House, the host of the station’s popular “Face the State” program, […]