Moderate Muslims key to defeating terrorists

Moderate Muslim leaders — by far the vast majority — must condemn jihadist ideology and issue Fatwas against extremism.

Xi & Obama: Exposing 2 emperors with no economic clothes

The leaders of Earth's largest economies seem content to pretend their problems don’t exist and are unwilling to consider new approaches that could increase prosperity in their respective countries.

Sticky fingers don't deter neighborly green thumbs

Being part of a community garden is no visit to Eden, but doing it anyway in spite of the periodic setbacks makes it all the more worthwhile.

Lighthouse’s neighbors started this fight

The neighbor to the north filed a lawsuit based on an erroneous claim, while the neighbor to the south blocked the one safe path to the lighthouse.

Malloy policy threatens our community's health

We know that if these cuts and taxes go through that we will enter dystopian times. We must consider the harsh reality of reduced access to or complete absence of vital services.

Day veteran looks back at wild, wonderful times

Back in the day at The Day, they worked hard, partied hard and put out a heck of a newspaper.

Drug price controls discourage investment, prevent cures

The high price of each successful medicine reflects the need to cover not only that drug’s high research costs, but also the expenses of all the potential medicines that failed to secure FDA approval.

Trying to shield the pain, dad prevented the healing

I did not meet my father until I was a year and a half old. When he returned from World War II to the states in late 1945.

Moral people must stand with Israel

Roger Waters appearance at an Old Lyme conference reconfirmed something most people already know: many celebrities are not very intelligent.

Rabin and optimism killed 20 years ago

Over the past 20 years, I’ve come to the sad conclusion that the goal of Rabin’s assassin — to bring the Oslo peace process to a halt — was largely achieved.


U.S. spending dangerously out of control

More of our dollars will go toward paying down the debt, and not purchasing the things we need, or saving to assure a sound retirement.

Feeding the local economy

Supporting local farmers and food producers by buying even limited quantities of local food has a definitively positive economic impact.

Cooler heads needed in Syrian conflict

All sides should be looking for ways to better communicate.


Shopping Doesn't Have to Be a Drag

The mall-ification of America has made shopping a bore.

Why Donald Trump looks like a savior

We’ve all become convinced of our victimhood, of our very thorough trouncing by our enemies near and far, because that’s what political...

Clean elections an issue for Conn. GOP in 2016

What a difference 10 years can make; today it is state Democrats who have the “Citizens Election Program” (CEP) under attack by...