Phineas Taylor (PT) Barnum was not only a show business producer and early mass marketeer but also a politician. He was elected to two terms in the Connecticut state legislature (1865 and 1866) representing the town of Fairfield as a … [Read more...]
The Final Four
I was a freshman at Michigan State the year of the NCAA basketball final that every sports pundit seems to be talking about this year. Magic and crew defeated the evil Larry of Indiana State and I thought that I could get used to winning … [Read more...]
Civil Rights Next Door
Last spring, Avery Doninger, junior class secretary at Lewis Mills High School in Burlington, CT was working hard to organize an annual battle of the bands at her high school. There had been complications around the venue to be … [Read more...]
Where did Joe’s Dough Go?
Perhaps Republican support isn't the only thing behind Lieberman's 49%-37% lead in Connecticut. The New York Times reports that his campaign has a lot of money that is unaccounted for, or deliberately mis-accounted (the discussion in the … [Read more...]
Kill for peace, kill for freedom, kill, kill, kill
Alternet has posted a link to a Ned Lamont YouTube entry that is a terrific overlay of Nixonisms with Lieberwar's. As they put it, the video "juxtaposes eerily similar war rhetoric from Tricky Dick and Holy Joe."I'm disappointed to see Ned … [Read more...]
Ready for more Joementum?
Oh yeah, remember when Ned Lamont beat Joe Lieberman for the Democratic Senate nomination?You gotta beat him twice:In Connecticut's U.S. Senate race, a new SurveyUSA poll shows Sen. Joe Lieberman (I-CT) soundly defeating Ned Lamont (D) and … [Read more...]
CT: The Sixth Sense Party
Since Joe Lieberman has decided to continue as the candidate of the Sixth Sense Party (politically dead but doesn't know it yet), the euphoria over Lamont's victory needs to dissipate pretty darned fast. Lieberman still leads in the polls, … [Read more...]
As goes Connecticut …
... so goes the nation. Maybe.Even before Ned Lamont's stunning victory over Joe Lieberman, it was pretty clear that Connecticut is one of the major battlefields for control of Congress. Connecticut has three relatively moderate Republican … [Read more...]
Follow Lieberman/Lamont Here
CT Return Data...You can follow the results as the various precincts report...BTW the DailyKos site is quite slow...Mark … [Read more...]
Guesses on Lieberman/Lamont?
What the heck, there's no money at stake here ...I say Lamont romps: 56%-44%. Not close. Early night for all. Joe says, "Oh yeah? You and what party?" before 11:30pm, starts his Zell-Miller-on-methadone act immediately. The death spiral of … [Read more...]