How an Arrogant Journalist Helped Crucify Columbus in New Haven
October 10th, 2020 8:37 AM
Since 1892, a statue of Christopher Columbus in New Haven’s Wooster Square has been a place where Italian Americans rallied on Columbus Day. It’s gone now, another victim of the current fashion of erasing our history. It’s gone partially thanks to the willful ignorance and…
AP: Dem '#MeToo' Rep Who Paid Off Staff Chief Is in 'Awkward Position'
April 1st, 2018 12:04 PM
A Democratic House member has, by her own admission, failed to protect female staff members who said they were harassed and treated violently by her former chief of staff. Rep. Elizabeth Esty has also admitted that she gave the chief of staff a $5,000 payoff when he left, along with a favorable job recommendation. In her Friday evening report on the situation, the Associated Press's Susan…
CNN Touts CT Gun Control As 'Model,' Ignores Recent Murder Increases
February 22nd, 2018 2:30 PM
Over the past week, strict gun laws in Connecticut have been repeatedly touted on CNN as an example to be enacted nationally, with New Day host Alisyn Camerota pushing the laws the most frequently. The simplistic narrative has been promoted that there has been a "direct correlation" between the passage of new gun control in 2013 and lower numbers of homicides and violent incidents seen…
CBS Frets About Tax Law’s Impact on Blue States, Skips Crazy Spending
February 7th, 2018 12:47 PM
The journalists at CBS This Morning on Wednesday whined about the impact that the new Republican tax law will have on blue states, singling out New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and California. Yet, incredibly, reporter Alex Wagner’s entire report managed to never mention that these states have the highest taxes in the country and are wildly in debt.
High Taxes Produce a Moving Experience
January 25th, 2018 6:18 PM
One reason Democrats seem so fixated on importing illegal immigrants and allowing their children to stay and become citizens may be the exodus from high-tax and traditionally Democratic states. Anecdotal evidence is usually not helpful in determining trends, but when stories begin to accumulate and sound the same attention must be paid. Two friends of mine, who are longtime California…
Bloomberg: Yale Endowment-Targeting Connecticut Is 'Cash-Strapped'
March 29th, 2016 11:46 AM
In a variation on a popular saying in real estate — "The three most important factors are location, location and location" — the State of Connecticut, since Democrat Dannel Malloy became Governor five years ago, has employed three strategies to balance its budget: raising taxes, raising taxes, and raising taxes.
The Nutmeg State's next planned round of tax increases…
WashPost's 'Synthetic' Claim: 1994 Connecticut Gun Law Saved Lives
June 14th, 2015 9:56 PM
On Friday, the Washington Post's Jeff Guo hyped a study published in the American Journal of Public Health by four people with the Johns Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. The study contends that "Connecticut’s handgun permit-to-purchase law (passed in 1994) was associated with a subsequent reduction in homicide rates" involving firearms.
Readers wondering if…
Don't MSNBC Graphics Guys Know How to Tell Time?
January 26th, 2015 8:16 PM
See if you can spot the typos on this map, which depict mandatory travel bans in Northeastern states for the overnight of January 26-27.
Vote Fraud Arrest: AP Relays Conn. Claim It Shows System's 'Strength'
September 29th, 2014 3:07 PM
Democratic State Representative Christina Ayala has been arrested and charged with 19 felony charges of voter fraud. Eight of the counts are for fraudulent voting. Other Ayala family members are under investigation, and criminal charges have been recommended but not made against one of them.
The press is letting Connecticut's Secretary of State claim that the Ayala prosecution proves that…
Priorities: As World Tensions Escalate, Schumer Pushes For Pet Meds Le
July 21st, 2014 9:16 AM
Let's see. A rebel group pushing for separation from Ukaine has shot down a passenger plane, killing almost 300 aboard. Israel has invaded Gaza. Illegal immigrants are flooding across the U.S.-Mexico border, in at least one instance following a hail of protective gunfire directed at Border Patrol agents.
Meanwhile, in news concerning truly important matters, New York Democratic…
New London, Conn. Columnist: 'Not a Single Thing' Done in Almost 9 Yea
February 11th, 2014 11:53 PM
Veteran journalist David Collins is a columnist at the New London Day in Connecticut.
In a column supposedly published on Sunday but "updated" on Saturday (I'm not kidding), Collins assessed the aftermath of the Supreme Court's odious Kelo v. New London decision in 2005 in reacting to a lengthy story by Charlotte Allen in the February 10 issue of the Weekly Standard. In the…
Latest Vague Plans for Kelo Ruling Area Now Barren for 8-1/2 Years: A
December 14th, 2013 9:27 AM
The nation's press has long since stopped paying any attention to what has actually happened in the wake of the outrageous Kelo vs. New London Supreme Court ruling in June 2005.
The court's majority wrote that "The city has carefully formulated a development plan that it believes will provide appreciable benefits to the community, including, but not limited to, new jobs and…
Not News Outside Connecticut: Every Plan on State's Obamacare Exchange
December 13th, 2013 9:44 PM
Searches on "Connecticut" at the Associated Press's national site and at the Politico indicate that there's plenty of news about the Nutmeg State which the two web sites believe merit national attention.
But somehow, the fact that the state's Obamacare exchange, Access Health CT, "had incorrect information online about deductibles and co-insurance impacting all 19…
Conn. Newspaper: Sorry, We Did Not Mean to Compare Fox News to KKK, Ju
August 1st, 2013 2:15 PM
If you’re a fairly large daily paper and you’re looking to make a complete fool out of yourself, you can find a how-to primer in the editorial pages of the New Haven Register. It goes something like this: Accuse a rival news organization, whose views on race you disagree with, of deriving its inspiration from the Ku Klux Klan. Then realize how dumb you sound, and write a…