It’s an unusual year here in Connecticut, as we have two statewide ballot questions to deal with on November 4th. 1. “Shall there be a Constitutional Convention to amend or revise the Constitution of the State?” This is the important one. Right now the Connecticut State Constitution can only be changed by a yes vote [...]
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The hero of the day is Senator Chris Dodd, as he stopped the Senate from approving retroactive immunity for the telecom companies, at least for now: Throughout the day Senator Dodd stood on the Senate floor and spoke out against the Bush administration’s abuse of executive powers. He spoke out against granting retroactive immunity for [...]
Apparently I’m now a member of the Taliban, simply because I supported Ned Lamont in the Democratic primary. Since I’m not ethnically Pashtun, nor am I a Muslim, this comes as quite a surprise, but if a loon like Cal Thomas said it then it must be true. Does anyone else find it supremely ironic [...]
Tomorrow is the day the Democratic voters of Connecticut get to find out who really runs the party, them or the D.C. insiders. If you’ve been reading the articles and blog posts I’ve linked to over in the Noteworthy section of my sidebar, then you’ve already got a pretty good idea of what’s at stake. [...]
The Connecticut Democratic primary is on August 8th, a week from Tuesday, so if you’re a Connecticut voter who is registered as Democrat and you’re eligible to get an absentee ballot, now’s the time to get it done.
Way back in 1988, I sided with then-Senator Lowell Weicker when he was challenged by Joe Lieberman, who, despite being the Democrat in the race, attacked Weiker from the right. Lieberman won the day, thanks in large part to support from Republicans who thought Weiker was too liberal, and he’s been an embarrassment ever since. [...]