Don't inhibit pain relief for those in need

Doctors have become sheriffs, questioning us as we writhe in pain. Pharmacies keep logs of who fills what opioid where as we cower at the counter under wary glances.

Who are you calling stupid? Oh, that would be us..

When Germans start complaining that you're electing a crazy man, you know you've got problems.

The elite, working-class divide on illegal immigration

The elites benefit from illegal immigration while the common person feels the sting of its impact.

Talk about an untraditional election!

Hillary Clinton epitomizes the Democratic establishment. Donald Trump is an outsider who challenged the Republican establishment.

Supreme Court majority ignores obvious: Big Money is corrupting

According to the court, as long as you don’t say the magic words of exchanging this for that, your financial support is not corrupting.

Trump needs GOP establishment support

If Republican leadership walks away from Trump, the party can expect a drubbing.


The time is right for term limits

The recent budget challenges in state government show that it is time to shake things up in Hartford. A good place to start reform is in the legislature itself.

Traditional college not always best path into today's job market

While college has long been the preferred path to higher education, more and more young people today are considering alternative routes.

Mohegan Riverwalk project would boost economy

The Mohegans, who on Friday announced their plans to purchase the nearly 400-acre property, have a powerful vision for the Preston Riverwalk.

Boost sub production for national security

America faces a decade-long gap in American undersea power that is a threat to national and global security.

She is laid off as 1% grows richer

'How can the richest state in the country fire middle class public servants when there are clearly better and smarter choices to make?'

Save Edgerton's middle class

Why accelerate the decline of a community that is slipping down out of the middle-class by adding low-income housing?

Give New London kids school resources they need

Meeting the needs of New London's students goes well beyond the maintenance of its schools.

Keep Millstone running, pass competition bill

The unfortunate reality is that nuclear plants face a perfect storm of challenges that threaten their continued operation

Face it Hillary, you need Bernie

Hillary Clinton needs to make a far more sincere attempt to reach out to the millions who have rallied behind Sander's political revolution.

Sanders could easily return to irrelevant

Now that Bernie Sander’s is used to being a big deal, he’s going to want the campaign treatment to continue. That could be tough.


North Stonington moves forward after school vote

It is a town divided, providing a challenge. Any problems with the school renovation project will embolden opponents, meaning half the voters.

Less fiscal data won't help control spending

While the governor makes a valid point about current-services budgeting driving up costs, his so-called fix is anything but.

Democrat debate rages as GOP coalesces

If Hillary Clinton is to successfully lead her party her challenge is to figure out how to unite it. Blaming her opponent for competing won't work.


Cure for expensive cities Is moving vans

Would turning our old cities into soulless Singapores make these places more affordable?

Donald Trump’s trade policies are dangerous

Economic modeling points to a downward spiral, leading to about 7 million fewer American jobs than there would be in the absence of Trump’s...

Trump uses Supremes to court conservatives

A clear sign of how well these men and women would perform on the court is the reaction by Hillary Clinton, who calls them “extreme...