New world leader

Prime Minister Netanyahu, who puts their security and that of the country before social interference, and engineering like someone we know. If only this was true in the United States.

Finizio fiscal record nothing to brag about

In response to Mayor Finizio's campaign manager's letter, "To continue progress, stick with Finizio," (March 22), we should recall the city's credit rating was downgraded last year under the current administration's mismanagement.

'Death with Dignity' is appropriate term

In the best tradition of journalism, The Day is keeping its readers informed about a topic that could directly affect them in very personal ways. A pending bill in Hartford (HB 7015), called “An Act Providing a Medical Option of...

Hypocrisy is Obama's not Israeli leader's

With the rancor surrounding the recent Israel elections, it is critical to distill the facts.

Treatment of Vietnam veterans is not exaggerated

I am responding to the letter, “Vietnam vet treatment is often exaggerated,” (March 15). I am married to one of those veterans.

Life is a necessity to pursue liberty and happiness

Fans of Planned Parenthood were surely stunned by The Day’s editorial, “Let terminally ill try it all,” (March 12), pitch citing the right to life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. And yet, how is one to enjoy liberty and...

State shouldn't expand gambling

Despite growing competition, Connecticut shouldn't allow more casinos.

More heroin deaths unless state reacts

The DEA (Drug Enforcement Agency) just sent out a warning that heroin is being laced with illicit fentanyl. This combination is responsible for the recent spike in overdose deaths.

No one should display such a shameful symbol

This is in response to the article "Supreme Court to rule on Confederate flag license plates," (March 22). Is the Texas Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans aware that the Confederate flag was the symbol of a failed insurrection against the...

Make federal contractors disclose political spending

It is so very important that our election process remain the process of the best person for the position rather than the best person supported by big brother contributions

Obama's inconsistency is an insult to Israel

When it comes to dual standards in Middle East foreign policy, the Obama administration is second to none. Nowhere in the balance of the Reuters story was there any condemnation of Abbas' stance at that time while there is strident criticism of...

Article didn't capture courage of Susette Kelo

The article, “Experts agree: Luster is off eminent domain after U.S. Supreme Court ruling on Kelo,” (March 21), makes it sound as if Susette Kelo was given some slack in her effort to keep New London from taking her property.


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Coast Guard needs funding to update aging fleet

After years of demonstrating the ability to do more with less, the Coast Guard is reaching the point where the ability to carry out its mission is in...

Intolerance marches on as states seek to block gains in gay rights

Under the guise of religious liberty, numerous states are enacting laws that would allow discrimination against homosexual and perhaps other groups...

Working together to preserve Connecticut's endangered wildlife

Endangered creatures threatened by development and protected by woodlands don't know distinguish town boundaries and neither should the policies to...


God forbid Connecticut loses addicted gamblers to a Massachusetts casino

What a strategy! Maintain the Connecticut economy by keeping troubled gamblers close to home.

Presidential GOP racing form: First Edition

The Democratic field is easy to figure out, it's Clintion. But the Republican side is the ultimate political horse race.

Ted Cruz’s irrational war on the IRS

Cruz's crazy idea of eliminating the agency responsible for collecting the taxes on which all government runs damages his credibility from the start.