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When You’re A Hammer, Everything Else Is A Nail

There’s an old saying; When you’re a hammer, everything else is a nail (or something like that). The origins of the idea are somewhat uncertain, but a quick web search credits Abraham Maslow, who came up with the concept in the 60’s.

09/02/2014

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Connecticut: Not As Screwed Up As Rhode Island

There can be no better way to head into the final holiday weekend of what has been a perfect summer than to catch a gubernatorial debate. Not really.

08/28/2014

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In Other Words: Shut Up!

There are any number of words and phrases that have worn out their welcome. “Amazing!” comes immediately to mind. Conversely, there are other phrases that need to be returned to use. Most notably: Shut Up! […]

08/27/2014

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Welcome To Neurotic Nation

My mom turns 91 at the end of the month and had she been born much later, she would have a criminal record.

08/26/2014

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“It’s Sick Out There and Getting Sicker”

As New York talk show legend Bob Grant used to say, “It’s sick out there and getting sicker”. Granted- he was taking a rather bleak view of things- exaggerating a bit. Or not…. James Dellingpole […]

08/25/2014

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I Forgot What I Wanted To Say, Too Busy.

A disturbing bit of news on Friday morning’s show.  Angela reported on a study which asserted that worldwide IQ’s had dropped over the last 60 years. Here’s a link to the story as reported by […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/22/2014

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Fifteen Minutes of Fame.

Everyone wants to get in on the act- at least that’s the way it increasingly appears. The citizens of Ferguson, Mo. In the wake of the shooting of 18-year-old Michael Brown by a police officer […]

WTIC NewsTalk 1080–08/22/2014

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Is there some kind of pattern developing here?

Is there some kind of pattern developing here? After this weekend’s events surrounding Texas Governor Rick Perry’s indictment on two felony counts, Chris Christie and “Bridgegate”, Tom Delay’s fight against a number of bogus charges, […]

08/18/2014

15-year-old Philip Chism is charged with sexually assaulting and killing 24-year-old Colleen Ritzer in a Danvers high school bathroom then dumping her body in the woods. (Spencer Weiner-Pool/Getty Images)

So Many Issues, So Little Time

While a lot of attention has been paid for the past few days on the situation in Ferguson, Mo., and rightfully so, other stories get set aside. So this morning’s blog will provide updates on some of those forgotten stories.

CBS Hartford–08/18/2014

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