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  • Was the First Airplane Actually Invented in Connecticut?

    Was the First Airplane Actually Invented in Connecticut?
    There are probably people at the Smithsonian Institution who wish they hadn't bothered to hire John Brown to help them research a television documentary. Brown is a U.S.-educated Australian living in Germany, a project manager for an aircraft...
  • Rep. Terry Backer To Run For Re-election

    After fighting brain cancer for more than a year, state Rep. Terry Backer said Tuesday that he will run for re-election if he keeps feeling as good as he does now. Backer, a Stratford Democrat who is among the longest-serving legislators, was looking...
  • 10 things you might not know about leaks

    10 things you might not know about leaks
    Society seems to be springing a leak. Army Pfc. Bradley Manning was arraigned Thursday on charges of leaking official U.S. diplomatic correspondence that ended up on WikiLeaks. The Vatican is atwitter over news leaks that seem to signal a power struggle...
  • 9/5/2012-New Linda

    9/5/2012-New Linda
    I hate the thought of Connecticut sending a Republican to the United States Senate. The last time we sent a Republican was back in 1982 when Lowell Weicker won the nod. He was still a Republican then, albeit a liberal. There aren't any of those left. They...
  • Founding Fathers versus 'birthers' -- smackdown!

     
    Now that all this "birther" foolishness is finally settled -- excepting the same pitiable core percentage that also may suspect magic tricks are the work of Satan (see my colleague Mark Barabak’s story about conspiracy thinking) -- I thought I&#...
  • A last vestige of Republican moderation

     
    One of the U.S. Senate's leading moderate Republicans died Saturday. Of course, I'm referring to a former senator, Charles Percy of Illinois. When it comes to today's heavily-right, brook-no-dissent Republican Party, you couldn't write the phrase “...
  • [UPDATED] WWE's Linda McMahon resigns to run for Senate against Dodd

     
    Updated: Economist Peter Schiff is also weighing a run as a Republican for Dodd's seat. Maybe The Rock and Triple H will serve as campaign managers. Linda McMahon, the chief executive officer of World Wrestling Entertainment Inc., announced today she........