Connecticut’s smoke and mirrors budget and other liberal wish lists

Just an amazing post from the Big Government site about Connecticut’s Democratic legislature and Democratic Gov. and their pursuit to prove that big government tax sucking liberalism can actually work. I was stunned reading the post to see just how liberal the state has become. Sometimes it isn’t until you see it in print that you actually believe any state legislature could go this far. Read more

Malloy promises an ugly budget. But ugly for who?

This one hit the web after I was off the air, so I’ve had plenty of time to think about it. Connecticut Governor Dan Malloy (D) is demanding concessions from state labor, $1 billion in concessions, to help close a $3.5 billion budget gap. Unless he can tackle pensions and healthcare I’m not sure how he’ll get $1 billion in savings he needs. So when he promises that Plan B will be ugly, is this already etched in stone? Or is this nothing more than tweaking the unions? H/T Read more