Where … have all the real Republicans in Redding gone?

As a long time Republican or just because of curiosity, have you recently wandered over to the Republican Party website https://www.gop.com/platform/ to remind yourself what the Republican platform stands for? I have, and I was not disappointed in fact, I learned what I have known for some 20 – 30 year. The current Republican Party…

Mr. Normnutman … don’t ass-u-me!

Reply to Mr. Normnutman originally posted on The Redding Pilot website and promptly deleted by them.  See copy of Mr. Normnutman comment bellow. Mr. Normnutman, Benny Hill was a great comedian and in many ways also a philosopher. One of his many valuable lessons was to never, ever assume because when you ass-u-me, you make an…

A Tail of Two Cities … Connecticut production, 2015.

Eric, When did you last see or perhaps read  Shakespeare’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream?  You have an interesting sense of humor but, comparing London and Paris of 1789 with Redding and Gorgetown in 2015?  Good comedy is hard and sometime absurd comparisons, like yours, are funny but … this one is a bit extreme. Eric, while 33% of Redding is “preserved”,…

Smarter government … really?

Open letter to Eric Witt, Republican For First Selectman Redding doesn’t need to adjust its mil rate even though its mill rate “ranks 3rd of the 13 most affluent town in the county”. The mill rate is just simple math, a function, which matches Redding’s addition to spend on police, and its schools while it…