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  • Sept. 7, 2014

    Sept. 7, 2014
    HONORABLE MENTIONS Maybe the concert was last week. -- Jon Wilson, Suffield I don't get it, Gary. You store your files THERE? -- Susan Breitman, West Hartford The only thing missing is a Costco. -- Bob Karalus, East Hampton That cloud is John...
  • The GOP's mug shot primary

    The GOP's mug shot primary
    Why is the lineup of prospective GOP presidential candidates beginning to look like, well, a lineup? Chris Christie went to campaign last week for Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker, putting the New Jersey governor in the company of a man who is in almost as...
  • Keeping the Foley-Malloy Debates on the Low Road

    Keeping the Foley-Malloy Debates on the Low Road
    Gov. Dannel (Dan) (Dano) Malloy and Republican challenger Tom Foley met in two debates this past week, the second of which turned personal. Foley kicked the hornets' nest by bringing up a corruption investigation involving Malloy when he was mayor of...
  • Foley Ducks Responsibility

    A great literary device is foreshadowing. A not-so-great literary device is plagiarism. In the article, "Foley: 'Sloppy Staff Work' To Blame" [Sept. 23, Connecticut], we are possibly allowed some insight into what Tom Foley might be like as governor: "It'...
  • A Bigger Problem Than John Rowland: Big Money

    A Bigger Problem Than John Rowland: Big Money
    Last week, a jury found former Gov. John Rowland guilty of violating campaign finance laws. Yet, the example of Rowland breaking the law is not the greatest problem facing our democracy. The influence of big money is. To be a serious candidate for many...
  • 'Does He Not Know Better?': Disbelief In Waterbury Over Rowland's Latest Fall

     'Does He Not Know Better?': Disbelief In Waterbury Over Rowland's Latest Fall
    WATERBURY — In John Rowland's hometown, once dubbed the center of the universe for all the money and attention he gave it during his 10 years as governor, there was disbelief on Saturday that Rowland is once again guilty of political corruption and,...
  • Jindal And Christie Are Best Foley Can Do?

    I really had to snicker when I read the headline this morning, that Govs. Chris Christie and Bobby Jindal were coming to Connecticut for Tom Foley [Sept. 22, Connecticut, "Christie, Jindal To Stump For Foley"]. My goodness, why not just have John...
  • Bill Curry Was Right About Rowland

    As I watch former Gov. John G. Rowland again convicted of crimes predicated on the basest sort of venality, I think back to his campaigns against Bill Curry. Curry consistently, but apparently not persuasively, argued that Rowland could not be trusted....
  • Betraying Public Trust Is Like Treason

    Mike Clark, the retired FBI agent who led the investigation that ended in the conviction of Gov. John Rowland 10 years ago, had this to say about Rowland's recent conviction: "We've been through almost 24 years of corrupt elected officials being brought...
  • Rowland Is A Rerun

    Perhaps WTIC-AM 1080 would like to rerun some of John Rowland's "best of" radio shows between now and his sentencing. They could call it "Repeat Offender." Larry Fagan, West Hartford
  • Next Plan For Old Bristol Mall Site: Food Festival

    Next Plan For Old Bristol Mall Site: Food Festival
    BRISTOL — Bristol Rising, a creation of the company that's trying to jump-start the downtown revitalization, has announced another in its series of community events: A Bristol-centered food festival in early September. Privately, some city...