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NATIONAL & INTERNATIONAL AS IT MAY RELATE TO THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT AND WESTON CT

ORIGINAL CARTOONS IN MORE OR LESS REVERSE CHRONOLOGICAL ORDER BELOW...


NOT OUR WORDS BUT AN EXCELLENT NATIONAL WRAP UP OF 2017
About Weston points out that Connecticut should look forward to...what?  Good question! 




BREAKING NEWS: THE COLOR OF BORSCHT:
How many of the candidates had Russia connections, according to various news outlets?  The headline writer for the NYTIMES threatens to take the gloves off after tax bill passes.
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Place your bets:  Odds are 4-1 that the NYTIMES is right that Secretary of State to be replaced. 
But the giveaway here is that there is detail in the last paragraph why Democrats want this to happen:  Arkansas Senator not up for re-election until 2020 - except if he were to be replaced - then the new Senator must run in 2018.  When the flip of the majority in the Senate is hoped for by the TIMES.  But we remind everyone that the Constitution required a 2/3 vote in the Senate to convict a President who has been Impeached.



LAWN SIGNS UP FOREVER IN THE SUBURBS
Will Weston 2017 flip performance spare us from what is coming down from the CT Supreme Court (C.C.J.E.F. appeal)?








ZERO - the number expecting the Governor to sign this budget.  
One immediate result of the bipartisan biennial budget passed in House and Senate last week was perhaps "relief" to small towns.





REGIONAL EDUCATION AT WORK:  WATCH NOW  AND LEARN WHY CITY OF HARTFORD IS IN SUCH GREAT SHAPE!





THERE ARE ALMOST MORE PEOPLE IN BROOKLYN AND STATEN ISLAND THAN IN CT
How many people live in Scotland, CT?  HINT:  Scotland is on the map below.  Ans.:  @1700 people.  To the right of Windham, left of Canterbury, above Sprague and below Chaplin who have regional schools.






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Connecticut at sea with no budget - captain of the ship "Land of Steady Habits" in charge.
..since we're at sea. how about trying flight?  As in flight from reality - 111 of the 169 Town are ruled by Charters.

  
AH YES
We are always amused when politicians attempt to wade into "regionalism" in Connecticut as a cure for everything.  A new State Constitution that takes away all power from the Towns has to come first.  Good luck justifying that.














  
CT BRINKSMANSHIP AND LITERATURE
Appropriations Committee, having just held realized Finance Revenue and Bonding public hearing includes "Millionaires Tax" punts to Governor...will become a line in Implementer Bill, JMO  "It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to, than I have ever known..."  from "Tale of Two Cities"  Having announced he is not running for re-election, Governor Malloy says "sorry Charley" remarking on Republicans' plan for the biennial budget and union give-back deal. 






HOW MANY STATES' ATTORNEY GENERALS DOES IT TAKE TO MAKE FOR FASTER DECISIONS FIGHTING 1600?

ANS.  NONE.  ALL IT TOOK WAS TO ELECT DONALD TRUMP OVER HILLARY CLINTON.

Or...

HOW IS THE TRUMP ADMINISTRATION GOING TO GAIN POPULARITY?

ANS. P.O.T.U.S. IS NOT A LAWYER.






    

How do the Oscars relate to the State of the Union?  And how about our Commissar?
Ans.  The 2017 Best Picture award presentation proves that we should really follow what actors tell us to do.   



















Thanksgiving, 2017:  Why is this no longer amusing?





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