A Penance for Using Plastic

You're sensitive to the environment. You reduce, reuse, and recycle. But to a group of radical environmentalists and state legislators, you are an ecological sinner if you carry your groceries home in a plastic bag. As penance, they want you to pay a "plastax" of 5...

Dairy Problem: Too Many Cows, Farms

     by Fergus Cullen      Originally published in the Hartford Courant      They say sacred cows make the best hamburger, so here goes: To save          Connecticut's dairy industry, we need to slaughter cattle instead of              subsidizing farmers.      Dairy...

Raising Taxes No Solution

For the Waterbury Republican-American, Saturday April 11, 2009 by Heath W. Fahle The first rule of holes is: If you are in one, stop digging. Legislative Leaders in the Connecticut General Assembly have demonstrated they haven’t learned this lesson yet. Last week,...