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Connecticut Gubernatorial Candidate Joe Visconti to Tea Party Sellouts: I Stayed in Because Tom Foley Hasn’t Lived up to Being a Republican

Visconti_488_326_86_sha-40 Recently, Tea Party Republicans, who formerly supported him, came out and blasted Visconti for continuing in the race for the governor's mansion, putting their support behind Republican establishment candidate Tom Foley. Well, Visconti is not taking it sitting down. He points out that these people claim to agree with his principles, but are abandoning them […]

City Council Gives Police 60 Days to Get Rid of Their MRAP

mrap Apparently not all city councils are thrilled with the idea of their local police department driving around “protecting” their streets with mine resistant, ambush protected vehicles straight off the battlefields in Iraq and Afghanistan. The city council of Davis, California, a town of about 66,000 people near Sacramento, has now adopted a resolution to “tank […]

Is Ebola in New Mexico?

ebola-2-600x466 A woman who is experiencing symptoms of Ebola is in quarantine at UNM Hospital in Albuquerque. On August 4, the woman returned from a visit to Sierra Leone, a West African country that has been hit particularly hard by the current Ebola outbreak. So far, 810 cases and 348 deaths have been reported there. Last […]

Massachusetts Governor Tightens Rope on Gun Owner Rights

patrick As we have made mention of before, our Declaration of Independence defined clearly that our rights come from God and those rights are unalienable. However, in the federal government and in many states, lawmakers think they are authorized to write laws that infringe on the unalienable rights of their citizens. The latest example is Massachusetts. […]