Home » 2012 » November

Monthly Archives: November 2012


Letters from Inside the Belly: The Insanity of Housing a 16-Year-Old with Adults

Webmaster note: For many years, this column has printed work from persons incarcerated by the Connecticut Department of Corrections (“DOC”). As part of this journalistic exercise, we ran their names and addresses and inmate number and told something of their...
Read More »

Our Pillar of Shame

Four star dinners and nights at the theater and Christmas cards and prime time sitcoms and hand tailored suits and political fundraisers with fancy hos d’oeuvres and awards brunches and rallies before God cannot hide the fundamental savagery of humanity....
Read More »

Less Hartford Voters in 2012, but More Chaos? Why?

State Representative-elect Edwin Vargas was not happy with the electoral process in Hartford last week. The long lines, the poor communication, the funneling of all problems to City Hall – detailed in this column and other places – were unacceptable,...
Read More »

We Must Run Elections Like Every Voter will Vote

Did the City of Hartford’s Registrar of Voters office handle Election Day the best it could under the circumstances? Yes, according to Working Families Party registrar of voters Urania Petit, who is the only respectable and trustworthy figure in that...
Read More »

CT SOTS Denise Merrill Wins An All-Time Franky

With the first Tuesday in November quickly approaching, we must now turn to the mechanics of our republic: voting. Is a picture of a middle-aged white woman plastered around the poorest parts of the state enough to get people out...
Read More »
Scroll To Top