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New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie arrives at his son's baseball game in a NJ State Police helicopter in June 2011. Patch file photo.
Jerry July 25, 2014 at 08:35 am
Obama has flown air force one over a thousand times since in office, mostly to raise money fromRead More people that hate America.
Lucia July 25, 2014 at 08:41 am
How about reporting on how much it's costing American taxpayers for obama's trips to attend democratRead More fund-raisers! The $179,750 hourly Air Force One cost covers everything from fuel, maintenance, engineering support, food and lodging for the pilots and crew and other operational costs that include the use of special communications equipment. In addition to the hourly cost of Air Force One, taxpayers cover salaries for Secret Service staff and other assistants who travel with the president. When there are more than 75 people traveling with the president, the federal government will use a second passenger airplane to accommodate them. Look at all the personal trips/vacations this president has taken on Air Force One paid for by our taxes.
dtom July 25, 2014 at 09:38 am
maybe the GW bridge was closed.
NJ Gov. Chris Christie greets CT Republican endorsed gubernatorial candidate Tom Foley and his wife Leslie in Greenwich, July 21, 2014. Photo: Barbara Heins.
Thomas Paine July 24, 2014 at 09:40 pm
Real-life DGU, by a doctor: "A psychiatric outpatient opened fire Thursday inside aRead More psychiatrist's office at a hospital near Philadelphia, killing his caseworker and slightly wounding the doctor, who shot the gunman with his personal firearm, authorities said." So what would have happened had the doctor not had a personal firearm with him? >>> http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation/2014/07/24/shooting-wellness-center/13113555/
Average Joe July 24, 2014 at 09:45 pm
What if the NUT couldn't get a gun? .. ps: why are you back? Thomas Paine July 24, 2014 at 07:35Read More AM tom - I received your other message and I hear you but a small masochistic streak in me has me coming back. This will be my last on this thread because there are no more points to make and no one listening who is open minded.
Average Joe July 24, 2014 at 10:12 pm
Nothing to say about how the insane shooter happened to have a gun?
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie. Patch file photo.
Average Joe July 21, 2014 at 09:07 pm
lets have some FACTS regarding your accusations tootsie.........
Thomas Paine July 21, 2014 at 09:29 pm
My son drove through the protest at 6:15 this evening and estimates 60-70 people lining Shore Road.Read More That might not have been the peak of their attendance but that certainly sounds like a relatively meager showing given the advance planning, social media prowess of the organizers and the possible use of a bus to bring folks in from outside the Greenwich area.
Catherine & Dennis July 21, 2014 at 10:05 pm
Good most have enough sense not to back Malloy
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Chris June 28, 2014 at 12:08 pm
We need to vote out the establishment. I believe the denial of recognition for the Schaghticoke andRead More other tribes has everything to do with the land ownership and federal funding and not racism: http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2014/03/06/federal-tribe-recognition-debated/ Our government is purposely and unlawfully allowing an influx of illegal immigrants and providing them with free healthcare, education, and other services, yet Malloy is saying the tribes' recognition will mean 'extraordinatry new demands'? I suspect this is more about votes and the infiltration of the UN agenda within the United States of America: http://beforeitsnews.com/prophecy/2014/03/agenda-21-rockefeller-builds-human-settlement-zones-in-connecticut-2459774.html http://www.economicpolicyjournal.com/2014/04/the-ugly-facts-of-federal-government.html
Chris June 28, 2014 at 12:09 pm
We need to vote out the establishment. I believe the denial of recognition for the Schaghticoke andRead More other tribes has everything to do with the land ownership and federal funding and not racism: http://yaledailynews.com/blog/2014/03/06/federal-tribe-recognition-debated/
Chris June 28, 2014 at 12:10 pm
Our government is purposely and unlawfully allowing an influx of illegal immigrants to cross ourRead More borders and providing them with free healthcare, education, and other services, yet Malloy is saying the tribes' recognition will mean 'extraordinatry new demands'? I suspect this is more about votes and the infiltration of the UN agenda within the United States of America: http://beforeitsnews.com/prophecy/2014/03/agenda-21-rockefeller-builds-human-settlement-zones-in-connecticut-2459774.html
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Jessie Brown June 9, 2014 at 11:27 am
not to mention---what the heck is that photo--not Orange...nice job, Patch.
God Bless New Canaan June 9, 2014 at 05:33 pm
Assuming that Primaries and Referendi are not included, That means that three local elections (2013,Read More 2011, 2009) were reported along with the last Presidential and State elections.
James Jordan June 12, 2014 at 11:26 pm
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Dr Doom February 22, 2014 at 04:45 pm
More GOP law breaking going down. Lock em up!Read More www.newstimes.com/local/article/Federal-grand-jury-probes-GOP-contracts-5256114.php
TJ Billings February 23, 2014 at 02:13 pm
Where's the accountability? What is the Secretary of States' plan to fix it? When are the TownRead More registrars going to be held to the statutes? As a tax payer, you can go to jail for not filing and paying your taxes, when will a Town registrar be removed for not following the rules? Further mistakes happen, but what is being implemented to avoid the mistake for the next audit?
Joe Blow February 23, 2014 at 02:16 pm
Hey TJ, they're working on it. They just handed out 1000's of free licenses to the illegals to getRead More them on the rolls.
Thomas Alegi November 9, 2013 at 02:44 am
Ms. Ramunni, can you please post the total number of D, R and U who registered to vote in Hamden andRead More the total number of voters who voted on election day. Thanks Vera Morrison received 558 votes more then Scott Jackson. Vera would make a good Mayor
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Marjorie B. November 7, 2013 at 03:42 pm
First selectman Freda in North Haven is looking to offer tax incentives for large corporations toRead More come in. He needs to change the town charter and is holding informational sessions and will bring it to a vote. This is the way to get things done. Where is our leadership? Why is Hamden constantly losing economic business development to North Haven?
Thomas Alegi November 7, 2013 at 07:12 pm
Marjorie B. your question "Why is Hamden constantly losing economic business development toRead More North Haven?” would cause someone to write hundreds pages to answer your question. So let’s see if I can respond to your question with as few words as possible. Unqualified Hamden town department heads who only present unrealistic incentives to medium and large businesses are making these businesses second think their willingness to setting up shop here in Hamden. Also our leadership on the L/C is trying to make Hamden a Green town at any cost. Green is good, but this strategy of Green at any cost, causes medium and large business to look at other towns that have a balanced approach to making their town’s Green.
J D C November 7, 2013 at 11:42 pm
Hahaha FORGET IT people. You're BEATING it to death. Tearing the yahoo right out of it. Its OVER!Read More Just like this country, gone the way of the communist, socialist liberal clowns that THINK that it is the better way. WAIT, Wow are they in for a big surprise because they DONT EVEN REALIZE WHAT WAY "IT" IS.....but they'll find out!
CherryPine November 6, 2013 at 05:55 pm
Hamden Republicans lost bad yesterday because Hamden is a heavily Democratic leaning town, the voterRead More rolls prove that, it's not hard to figure out. Republicans are never going to have a particularly great year in Hamden anytime in the near future.(and this is an off year election, which favors Republicans as the voting demographics skew more elderly)
Basha Wassermann November 12, 2013 at 11:53 pm
I've finally figured out why Hamdenites voted AGAIN for a tax and spend Democrat mayor--even thoughRead More our town is going down the financial drain, with many residents and businesses fleeing to neighboring towns (especially North Haven)--and 400 homes for sale in Hamden--and just sitting there... because Hamden residents are masochists!!! Yes, Hamden residents actually ENJOY suffering!! And you think "Trick or Treat" comes only on Halloween! WRONG!!! Our Dem's version of Trick or Treat comes twice a year--when we suffering taxpayers are forced to cough up a lot of moola for our ever-rising property tax payments--in December and in July--ouch! Does that ever hurt! Maybe what we really need to head this town is not a mayor, but a PSYCHIATRIST, to cure Hamdenites of their destructive, masochistic voting behavior. Like lemmings, they enter the voting booth to cast a vote for--you guessed it--another tax and spend Democrat for mayor, and more Democrats for the Legislative Council, to ensure that our pockets and bank accounts will be emptied to the max, to pay higher and higher taxes. Will Hamden voters ever learn? Tune in, to the next election, to find out. FYI: lemmings are creatures in Europe, who, approximately every five years, hundreds of them suddenly and blindly follow a leader lemming up a steep cliff, and they all jump off into the ocean, and drown. Do you wish to be like a lemming? Vote again for a Democrat.
Thomas Alegi November 13, 2013 at 01:21 am
Basha, your above comment just supports what a Yale psychiatrist once said to a group of HamdenRead More residents, some years back. "Insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting different results."
Linda C November 5, 2013 at 10:22 pm
It's true what they say JDC - can't cure Stupid! Well Oprah's off the air now, but at least you canRead More still come to Hamden for the give- a-ways. I heard he's on a platform now pointing thru-out to room - yelling YOU GET A CAR - AND YOU GET A CAR - YOU ALL GET A CAR LOL!!! IDIOTS
Fed-up November 5, 2013 at 10:57 pm
What a shame - Hamden citizens you made your bed once again - now try and sleep in it--CountingRead More sheep won't help - but counting the mill rate and your taxes might as you wonder why the realtors and absentee landlords are so very happy, so many more houses available as taxes drive us out, and QU students take over your residential areas.
Patricia Laudano November 6, 2013 at 06:47 am
I am happy to say Bob Anthony won the election in my district. However, I cannot believe theRead More stupidity of some individuals. In four of the districts Scott Jackson won by a landslide. I wish I knew where the districts were. I am going to check because they are really out of touch with what is going on in Hamden. I will no longer refer to Scott Jackson as Mayor. He doesn't deserve the title. I had a feeling that he would win because there is no accounting for stupidity. And I hate to say it but I guess the majority of the individuals that live in the town of Hamden are either so out of touch with what is going on or they are just plain STUPID!!!! I better not hear anyone in those districts ever complain about anything because they deserve everything they get. I will never vote to back them up on anything. Districts 3, 4, 5 and 6. In my opinion and mind you it is only my opinion, the people living in these 5 districts don't have a clue and they deserve everything they get.
Mayor Scott Jackson. Credit: Jackson for Hamden
Thomas Alegi November 3, 2013 at 11:54 pm
Basha, The below words where taken form a "FREE INSPIRE EDUATE CONNECT" article datedRead More 10/1/1976 by Clarence B. Carson, “Chief Justice John Marshall was at his axiomatic best in the Supreme Court opinion set forth in McCulloch v. Maryland. He propounded several interesting and profound axioms in that decision…..The axiom that the power to tax is the power to destroy suggests an additional question. Namely, “Who and what is to be destroyed by the taxes to pay for it?” What businesses will fail because of the increased taxation? What services can no longer be offered because of the increased taxation? Whose property is to be confiscated to pay for it? How much of savings are to be subtly seized by the inflation? How many jobs will not be provided because there was no investment to pay for the tools to put men to work productively? What creative energies will be diverted or unreleased because of the taxes to pay for it? “
Linda C November 4, 2013 at 02:49 pm
Thomas Alegi November 4, 2013 at 03:38 pm
Linda C, Yes! Bob Anthony can do worse not by his own doing. All appointments to boards andRead More commissions and department heads have been approved by a Democrat controlled L/C. If a caption of a ship has no control over the navigator the ship can travel in circles and do no were
Bob Anthony. Credit: Contributed
J D C November 5, 2013 at 03:33 pm
M I C - c ya real soon K E Y - y because we LIKE you! M O U S ERead More ----------I voted for ---- - - - -MICKEY MOUSE and DONALD DUCK! MICKEY MOUSE and DONALD DUCK! Forever we will have our taxes HIGH HIGH HIGH!.........
Linda C November 5, 2013 at 03:42 pm
I'm going now - have the flu and feel like crap, but if Jackson won by one vote - I could never liveRead More with myself lol.
J D C November 5, 2013 at 03:44 pm
Hope you are feeling better soon. And you wont have to worry because it would be by TWO, not one!Read More LOL
Thomas Alegi November 4, 2013 at 10:43 am
"Ron Gambardella is wrong if he thinks their union man will give the taxpayers anyRead More relief." Has anyone heard fire and police call each other brothers. Would any brother take money from another brother?.......Mr. Levinson their many low income senior citizens who own property in Hamden who CAN NOT afford paying these high taxes in Hamden.. Senior citizens can thank Scott Jackson and his team for their daily worries about living out their lives with dignity.
Thomas Alegi November 4, 2013 at 10:53 am
Angela, many Germans in 1938 said the same thing "Anyone is better than status quo" HitlerRead More came into power, and the Germans once again said "Anyone is better than status quo" . This comment does not refer to Jackson or Anthony in anyone. it just refers to ""Anyone is better than status quo" statement only
Chris November 4, 2013 at 11:34 am
continuing to give the Democrats a rubber stamp in this town is totally unacceptable.There is noRead More excuse to keep the Jackson admin in the town hall or to keep the Democrat controlled L/C status quo
Renee Maturo November 3, 2013 at 11:56 am
Just read the headlines and see the blight, crime and outrageous neglect in this District and youRead More must know the right vote is a Vote for Stephen Packard. He is intelligent, diligent and thoughtful. We need him on the Legislative Council. We need new faces and new ideas. We need a hard working, strong individual that cares about the people of his neighborhood and their speciifc needs. Wake up Hamdenites and Vote for Steve.
Marjorie Bonadies
Thomas Alegi November 4, 2013 at 10:17 am
Voters in the 9th district should consider voting for Marjorie Bonadies , she is an outstandingRead More person who is bright and has good understanding of the issues that face Hamden.
Betty Wetmore
Thomas Alegi November 1, 2013 at 03:11 pm
When I read Betty Wetmore’s platform it stood out from all other candidates this year.Read More Betty’s, commitment to represent Hamden’s entire population for the past 10 years goes without question. Betty’s platform (mission statement) points to a future course of action by her that will benefit all Hamden residents. Her COMMON SENSE approach to represent all of Hamden’s residents for the past 10 years goes without question. We need more COMMON SENSE people like Betty representing us in our federal, state and local government. I hope Hamden voters will truly consider reelecting Betty Wetmore as one of Hamden’s Council At Large members on Election Day - November 5th 2013.
Republican Rosalie Cavanaugh is am running for Legislative Council At-Large.
Thomas Alegi October 30, 2013 at 09:36 pm
It has been brought to my attention I should have been referring to Hamden’s Code ofRead More Ordinances and not Hamden’s Town Charter in my above comments. With that in mind let me rephrase the mean theme of my above comments, “Mayor Jackson is one of Hamden’s most articulate Mayors, so why did Mayor Jackson stay silent about possible Civil Rights issues in Hamden’s Code of Ordinances?” Thanks WB.
Linda C October 31, 2013 at 12:35 pm
You're correct Cherrypine - TOWNS!!! Look around - Hamden is a CITY like it or not. I can hardly getRead More in and out of my own driveway due to cars parked twofold on either side. They DON'T sweep the street due to no room to weave in and out of parked cars. Not every setting in Hamden is Rural. It wont work!! Thomas it was the SECRETARY who relayed the message - he was probably up in Hartford working on REAL problems at the time. However it wouldn't surprise me if he had read it and decided not to use it or hadn't read it at all. Wasn't one of his major fixes for loitering to FINE the business owners? One of the FIRST things he did was lay off PW workers whose contract stated couldn't be laid off. What did that COST in the end? He Has No Clue - TIME TO GO!! BOB ANTHONY FOR MAYOR "CAN'T DO ANY WORSE"!!
Thomas Alegi October 31, 2013 at 01:25 pm
Linda, Republicans and Democrats should be aware of the possibility of rain on Election Day thisRead More year. The best Republican or Democrat get out the vote team, will win on Election Day if it rains. I have a fleet of mini-buses ready to be rented out on Election Day to the highest bidder.
Thomas Alegi November 2, 2013 at 12:30 am
A few sentences in this above profile makes it sound as if someone else wrote this profile for BettyRead More Alberico. If that's the case who will speak for Betty Alberico, if she is elected to the L/C?
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Matt October 28, 2013 at 11:46 pm
Someone with mag wheels. That would be totally rad!
Thomas Alegi October 29, 2013 at 12:06 am
The HamdenPatch political push pull question is: “What Makes for a Great Politician?”Read More Why did I call the HamdenPatch question a political push pull question? Everyone please look to the right of the HamdenPatch question and what do you see? You see a Bob Anthony for Mayor political advertisement….. The subliminal answer to the HamdenPatch political question “What Makes for a Great Politician?” is Bob Anthony… Would the HamdenPatch like to relocate the question or the political advertisement out of fairness to Bob Anthony and Scott Jackson? ….. I read the HamdenPatch question at 11:57pm on 10/28/2013
Chris October 29, 2013 at 11:06 am
What makes a good politician? someone that isn't one!
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