| Oct 4, 2013
| 4:51 PM
Shortly before the U.S. government shut down at midnight on Monday, U.S. Rep. John Larson took to the floor of the House to deliver a fiery oration: "Our foe did not come only to destroy our things or our people. They came to desecrate our way of life. To...
| Sep 24, 2013
| 12:45 PM
A guy from Darien named Paul Streitz thinks the only way to solve the $1.1 trillion (that's right, trillion) crisis over college student debt is to get radical.
He's launched an online petition drive to force Congress to get off its collective ass and...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 7:23 PM
It's no surprise that state Sen. Toni Harp ran away with the Democratic primary election for mayor in New Haven Tuesday. But her family's history of tax delinquencies leave a sour taste in the mouth.
Ms. Harp was favored to win. Out of the four...
| Sep 7, 2013
| 9:26 PM
Every member of the Senate with a glimmer of ambition to run for president — and that’s most of them — knows that a vote for war can make or break a political career. The example of Hillary Rodham Clinton, whose vote to authorize the...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 7:00 AM
President Obama is facing significant resistance from his own party to his request for congressional approval to strike Syria. Sen. Chris Murphy voted against authorizing U.S. missile strikes in the Senate Foreign Relations Committee. But others, such...
| Sep 8, 2013
Normally, The Weak tries to avoid anything that has to do with state or local budgets because they generally involve leaps of logic, magical thinking, and computations in which the numbers add up to whatever the people doing the figuring want them to....
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:55 PM
The United States and its allies have no choice but to respond militarily to what looks like a deadly, provocative use of chemical weapons by the Syrian regime of Bashar al-Assad against its own people. The poison gas attack on Aug. 21 is said to have...
| Aug 31, 2013
| 4:22 PM
The Sunday morning lineup has been updated for late-breaking news on Syria. Secretary of State John Kerry will visit at least three programs: NBC's "Meet the Press," CBS' "Face the Nation" and ABC's "This Week."
Here's a guest list for this weekend:...
| Aug 30, 2013
| 9:21 AM
Syria will dominate the Sunday morning talk shows. Here's a guest list for this weekend:
Sen. Rand Paul, R-Ky., and Sen. Robert Menendez, D-N.J., talk to NBC's "Meet the Press" at 9 a.m. on WESH-Channel 2. The panel will be Gwen Ifill of "PBS NewsHour";...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 9:00 AM
Holy Brainstorms Batman! The feds finally figured out the War on Drugs is a bust that's costing us billions, hasn't stopped the dopers, and is filling prisons with people who shouldn't be there!
That was the underlying message of U.S. Attorney General...
| Jul 26, 2013
| 9:33 AM
The premise of the hilarious play, "I'm Connecticut," by Bristol native Mike Reiss, is that the Nutmeg state is populated by nice, but boring people.
People from Connecticut, of course, don't think they are boring, which is pretty much what boring people...