Category Archives: Connecticut

For The Record – Episode 15

Kameron Spaulding and I — both of The Berkshire Record — spend the full half hour with Karen Christensen. Karen is a founding member of both GB21 and The Train Campaign. We had a wide-ranging discussion abut the sustainability of the Berkshire Hills Regional School District and also about recent developments in Connecticut that affect The Train Campaign’s efforts toRead More

A Troubling Trend: Connecticut Is Losing People

More of my recent columns for CT News Junkie: A Troubling Trend: Connecticut Is Losing People Malloy’s Relationship With Labor Foreshadows Problems For Dems Grinches At The Capitol & The Lawsuit To Nowhere Collapse Of The Tenet Deal An Ominous Sign Rowland’s Desperate Attempt To Stay Relevant Judge Crossed Line On Prior Restraint ‘Second Thoughts’Read More

Dan Malloy: The Porcupine We Know

More of my recent columns for CT News Junkie: Malloy’s Journey From Porcupine To Alfred E. Neuman No Republican Wave Hit 990 Prospect Avenue Put The Screws To Politicians Who Don’t Care About FOI Dan Malloy: The Porcupine We Know Holding My Nose To Vote For Q1 Voters Should Reject Nappier’s Phantom Candidacy In TheRead More

Hillary’s UConn Hypocrisyfest A Blessing in Disguise

More of my recent columns for CT News Junkie: Hillary’s UConn Hypocrisyfest A Blessing in Disguise Rock Cats Move To Hartford Tainted By Secrecy And Incompetence A Bad Couple Of Weeks For Connecticut’s Education Reformers Breathing Easier: Will Tolls Offer Relief From Highway Congestion? Making My Head Spin: From ‘Dan’ To ‘Dannel’ And Back AgainRead More

CPB: WHDD’s Marshall Miles Ethically Challenged

Update: Miles is lashing out at both me and the CPB ombudsman. He is clearly worried. * * * * * * * One of our local radio stations, which brands itself as “the smallest NPR station in the nation,” has been slammed for poor ethics after its head decided to run for a regionalRead MoreRead More

Arrests Made In Sharon Murder

I’ve been late in commenting on this because I’ve been swamped with work. But some very good news arrived last week when we learned that State Police arrested and charged four suspects in the murder and home invasion of Luke Vitalis in Sharon last summer. As I suspected from the beginning, the murder is almostRead More

High-Wattage Discussion

I had the unusual experience on Friday, Feb. 22, of being a guest on former Gov. John Rowland’s afternoon drive-time radio show on WTIC Newstalk 1080. I’ve done a fair amount of radio over the years, but this is the first time I’ve ever been in the studios of a large-audience 50,000-watt network-affiliated operation. I’veRead MoreRead More

Cowgill and Lovallo On Newtown and the 2nd Amendment

Dangerous Dan Lovallo and I discuss the issues of the day Dec. 21 on WAPJ.

A Lawsuit In Newtown? Say It Ain’t So!

Update: Attorney General George Jepsen badmouths the possibility of a lawsuit, as Pinsky withdraws it — at least for time being. Update: Pinsky tells the New Haven Independent’s Paul Bass that he has received about 50 death threats. Update: A clarifying piece by attorney Ryan McKeen on the mechanics of a potential Sandy Hook lawsuit. * *Read More

CTDA On The Air

Just got an email from a producer for WTIC-1080. I’m told ex-Gov. John Rowland would like to interview me tomorrow about my most recent op-ed for CT News Junkie: Blame It On Malloy: How The GOP Can Win In CT. The segment can be streamed live on the station’s website and should air between 4 – 4:30 p.m.Read More