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Does Joe Aresimowicz put his constituents in the 30th Connecticut House District first or public employee unions first?

Connecticut General Assembly Majority Leader Joe Aresimowicz speaking at the 2014 CEUI Convention. Joe Aresimowicz, in speaking to a governmental employee union group in 2014, assured governmental union employees that he would be looking out for them: “You guys have one of your own that sits in the caucus room of the General Assembly. You cannot replicate that.” “I will never allow an anti-collective bargaining bill to be called to the House floor. I’m the majority leader. I can make that guarantee.” “Please, stand together, stand as brothers and sisters, and be a family. And make sure we are looking out for our own.” Continue reading

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The SEBAC agreement is the mother of all can-kicks a sweetheart deal protected by contract for a full decade

Sometimes there’s a fine line between kicking the can down the road and gradually phasing in difficult change. Not this year, not in Connecticut. The difference is a chasm. The sweetheart deal that Governor Malloy and his fellow Democrats in the General Assembly cut with state employee unions, the so-called SEBAC agreement, is protected by contract for a full decade —leaving meaningful reforms waaay down the road. The contract is the mother of all can-kicks. Continue reading

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Anne Reilly raises questions regarding Berlin’s Board of Education urging more transparency and accountability

Anne Reilly raises questions regarding Berlin’s Board of Education urging more transparency and accountability. Are Democrats being disingenuous–if not hypocritical and insulting to Berlin taxpayers–suggesting that Berlin’s Board of Education has been nonpartisan? Continue reading

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The State of the Union: It’s a big club and you ain’t in it

The American people are getting screwed and they don’t seem to notice or care. Continue reading

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Berlin Connecticut needs candidates from a third political party to stop the strict partisan voting on the Town Council

There are approximately 5,000 unaffiliated registered voters in Berlin, Connecticut in comparison to approximately 4,000 Democratic voters and 3,000 Republican voters. There must be reasons why voters did not register with either of the two major political parties. Perhaps one … Continue reading

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Why Bernie Sanders is destined to lose

Bernie Sanders refuses to fight the good fight for the 99%. Continue reading

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Tom Foley skips last televised Connecticut Gubernatorial debate on NBC Connecticut, WVIT, Channel 30, Thursday, October 23, 2014

Tom Foley refused to attend the last televised Connecticut Gubernatorial debate broadcasted by NBC Connecticut, WVIT, Channel 30, October 23, 2014.  In my opinion, his refusal showed a disrespect to Connecticut voters and our democratic process. The people of Connecticut … Continue reading

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Berlin Police Department: Military Weapons?

Was the rifle, the AR-15, ever used in the military? Is the Colt AR-15 a military rifle? Continue reading

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Video shows trooper shooting unarmed man, South Carolina police say

An unarmed is shot by a trooper on Septem 4, 2014. Continue reading

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One sentence that explains why Berlin, Connecticut, police do not need military weapons. Missouri violence highlights militarization of US police.

One sentence that explains why Berlin, Connecticut, police do not need military weapons. Missouri violence highlights militarization of US police. Continue reading

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