Friday, September 30, 2016

Purple Heart Homes Bow Tie Challenge! Vote Now!

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The top 3 ties with the most votes will be worn during the World Series by Ken Rosenthal, on the FOX MLB broadcast.
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Inland Wetlands Hearing Oct. 5 re:Veteren's Memorial

The Inland Wetlands and Watercourses Agency of Middletown, Connecticut has scheduled a public hearing on Wednesday,October 5, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Council Chambers of the Municipal Building, 245 DeKoven Drive, Middletown, Connecticut for the following items:
1. Proposed parking lot improvements to address current water quality concerns located at Veteran's Memorial Park, Walnut Grove Road. Applicant/agent City of Middletown Public Works Dept. 16-202.  Proposed subdivision into 2 lots for construction of a new dwelling within 100 feet upland review area located on Ballfall Road across from Olympus Parkway. Applicant/agent Joseph Mazzotta 16-21
Joseph Carta, Chairman
P.O. No. 2003
01283, Account No. 067419
The above legal notice to appear in the Hartford Courant TWICE
Friday, September 23, 2016 Friday, September 30, 2016

State Libraries Cutting Hours

Raymond Withers-Tong, a law clerk, at the law library at Superior Court in New Britain, where the hours are being reduced due to budget issues.

Raymond Withers-Tong, a law clerk, at the law library
at Superior Court in New Britain, where the hours are
being reduced due to budget issues.

Deirdre McPadden, director of judge support services, said the financial crisis, combined with the retirement of two law librarians, resulted in this decision.

The latest budget season hit the court system hard, with the state Judicial Branch having to deal with a $77 million reduction in the budget for the 2016-17 fiscal year.

According to McPadden, for the law libraries, officials have not been able to fill positions or replace people who have retired.

There are 12 law libraries located in state courthouses, and now, more than half will be operating on a reduced schedule.

Starting Oct. 1, seven of the 12 libraries will be open four days each week.

"At this point, it is indefinite and until further notice," McPadden said. "Given ongoing staffing shortages and recent retirements, we have determined that it is necessary to further curtail the hours of operation in the Judicial Branch law libraries. This decision was made with great reluctance, after a careful and thoughtful assessment of library operations statewide."

Read the rest at CT Law Tribune.

AMAC - Praying/Bible Banned at Shelter Housing Flood Victims

AMAC Membership Calls for a Boycott of the Red Cross
By - John Grimaldi
Praying and the Bible were banned at shelter housing victims of flooding in Louisiana
The Association of Mature American Citizens is calling for a boycott of the Red Cross. AMAC president Dan Weber said the organization's membership voted overwhelmingly for a boycott...

George Washington Leadership Foundation Adds Two Important Leaders

September 13, 2016  
CONTACT: 203.612.5062

George Washington Leadership Foundation Adds Two Important Leaders 

Alexandria, Virginia - September, 13, 2016- The George Washington Leadership Foundation (GWLF), a Political Action Committee dedicated to recruiting, training and electing Republican veterans to state and federal government office, is proud to announce the addition of two prominent political and military experts to our advisory board. We are honored that General Michael Flynn and Edward Rollins have joined GWLF. These leaders will not only add tremendous insight and advice, but their association with GWLF speaks volumes about the principles that GWLF promotes.

“The United States is better off when those governing were willing to put their life on the line to defend the laws they seek to pass” -Carl Higbie (Founder)

General Mike Flynn is a decorated veteran and retired United States Army lieutenant general. General Flynn also served as the director of the Defense Intelligence Agency, commander of the Joint Functional Component Command for Intelligence, Surveillance and Reconnaissance, and chair of the Military Intelligence Board.

Ed Rollins was assistant to the President during Ronald Reagan’s first and second term and is a highly sought after Republican strategist and campaign consultant. Mr. Rollins has worked on numerous high profile elections including as the campaign manager for President Ronald Reagan’s 49 state landslide victory in 1984.

“The role of American veterans who have served in Congress is outstanding. Many are natural leaders trained in a discipline unlike their fellow citizens and enduring experiences unique in this changing world. It is imperative that we encourage, the men and women who have served their country, to continue to serve by running for political office. It is imperative that we, their fellow citizens who have benefited and been protected by their service do everything we can to encourage, support and help them serve again. Their service will only make America better and more representative of the values that have endured throughout our history!”   -Edward J Rollins
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Thursday, September 29, 2016

Sen. Markley: "Why I Voted Against the Sikorsly Deal"

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“If Joe Courtney has any integrity he’ll start returning their money right now”, says Daria Novak, Republican Candidate for Congress in Connecticut’s Second Congressional District.

Madison, Connecticut  – “There is a Federal probe underway, two people have already been named in ‘pay for play’ and the Democrat Party in Connecticut is under a Federal Grand Jury Investigation”, stated Daria Novak, the Republican nominee for Congress in Connecticut’s second congressional district. ”Joe Courtney needs to come clean, declare and return any money he’s ever taken from the Connecticut Democrat Party and not allow them to spend any money in this district.”

Novak, who is gaining momentum and running even or ahead of incumbent Democrat Joe Courtney in polls, is determined to end the culture of corruption that shadows politics in Connecticut and Washington.

“In Congress I’m not going to be sitting down on the job like Joe Courtney, or taking play for pay deals to fill political or personal coffers.”, continued Novak. “The people of Connecticut’s second congressional district deserve better from all of us. C’mon Joe…denounce that corruption and let’s make this election about issues. I’ll meet you face to face as often as you dare, all over the district. Let’s earn votes, not buy them.”

Contact: Meilia Picquet
                (475) 227-9721

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NumbersUSA - McDonalds hires H1B guest workers; fires 70 Americans in Ohio

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Guest worker programs not just a tech issue

Please read, share, and discuss "McDonalds Hires Foreign H-1Bs, Fires 70 American Accounting Staff" by Neil Munro, the reporter who three years ago challenged a panel of journalists to pay more attention to the issue.
Some details about the lost jobs in Ohio:
"...the 70 Ohio jobs that McDonalds outsourced to lower wage foreign graduates are not Silicon Valley technology and software jobs - they're white-collar accounting jobs performed by graduates from mainstream business schools...

"...The outsourcing in Columbus, Ohio, was explained as a cost saving effort by a McDonald's spokeswoman....

"...The {contracting} company is a spinoff from General Electric, and its biggest owner is Bain Capital...

"...The outsourcing deal was revealed when McDonalds sought federal taxpayers' funds to compensate the 70 fired Americans."
Munro reports that "the foreign population of white-collar temporary workers, dubbed 'guest-workers,' now exceeds 800,000, including roughly 650,000 H-1B workers on multi-year visas."
These visas are not limited to the tech and IT fields:

Middletown Rifle and Revolver Club - Arcade Fun Shoot!

Hello 22 LR Rim fire shooters!
Hope everyone had a good summer, It’s that time of the year for the Fun Shoot to start.
The Middletown R & R Club would like to extend an invitation to you (and bring a friend) to come and play Arcade Fun Shoot.

We are asking for a $10.00 donation to the club. 

At sign in you will buy your first Target for $5.00
The object is to shoot the highest Score with 5 shots within 1.5 minutes. The holes must be clean holes. This is a paper target shoot limited timed-fired for.  Any .22 LR caliber rim fire semi auto pistol or revolver will qualify. Open sights or optics are allowed.
Date: October 27, 2016         Sign-in Starts at 7:00 PM            We will start Shooting at 7:15 PM
Please email me with any comments, suggestion or ideas on the fun shoots.
Address to: Middletown Rifle and Revolver Club
      1 Mill St. Middletown, CT
Merge onto CT-9 South toward MIDDLETOWN/OLD SAYBROOK.
Take the CT-17 S exit- EXIT 13- toward NEW HAVEN.
Take the MAIN ST EXTENSION ramp.
Turn RIGHT onto MILL ST.
Club is on the left before small Bridge.

For GPS users the approximate address for the Middletown Rifle and Revolver Club is 35 Mill Street.

Or you can use 25 Mill Street which is Marino Crane - the gun club is right next door.
Please email me ("Ray Beaulieu" ) if you are planning to attend so we can plan appropriately.
Your Friend, Ray Beaulieu C# 860-798-7248

See rules, below.

Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Cat Tails - End of Summer Challenge - Events



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"Spay"ghetti Dinner - 10/21/16 -
Doors Open at 6:30 pm / Food Served at 7:00pm

Location - Fox Parish Center, 10 Elm Street, Middletown, CT 06457
$12/ticket - includes pasta, meatballs, salad, bread and dessert.

Raffle prizes and Door prizes!
For every 3 cans of Friskies or 2 rolls of paper towels you will get a ticket(s) into our door prize drawings!!!  To purchase/reserve tickets please email us at
Please reserve tickets by 10/16/16


10/15/16 - Portland IGA - 316 Marlborough St, Portland, CT  10am-2pm


This Week's "American Political Zone " Episode 101 (catching up)

The American Political Zone - A Political Commentary on Current Events

Featuring Daria Novak, 2nd District Congressional Candidate and President of the Institute for American Politics, and Frank Vernuccio, New York Analysis Policy and Government, The American Political Zone is now a regular feature in the Middletown Insider.

One of the best political discussion programs you can find, our hosts possess a vast knowledge of current affairs and they share this with us in a lively and interesting fashion.

Today's topics are:

The war against terror; "we are being attacked for what we are, not what we do", Middle East turmoil, suffering caused by the current economic policy . . .

ACLU Sues State Police - Violation of 1st and 4th Amendment Rights

On Sept. 11, 2015, Micheal Picard was arrested while peacefully protesting a state police DUI stop.  Not only was he illegally detained and his property confiscated, but police fabricated charges against him, making up non-existent witness statements.

Companion story, here.

AMAC - Poll: Is It Time for Ted Cruz Finally to Endorse Trump?

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AMAC - The Association of Mature American Citizens is now over 1,300,000 Members Strong!
Press Release
Growing Old on the Streets is America's Dirty, Little Secret, says AMAC
By - John Grimaldi
More seniors are homeless than ever before
The homeless are the invisible denizens of America's cities, says Dan Weber, president of the Association of Mature American Citizens. "But, the dirty little secret that has only ...

Coalition of Connecticut Sportsmen - Guns, Events, Politics, More

ct-capitol-buildingEARLY BIRD SPECIAL RAFFLE!!
Traditions Muzzleloader & Framed Print for Banquet Ticket Orders Paid Before October 8


Did You See Smith & Wesson’s Crazy Announcement

Hillary Clinton’s History of Support for Prohibitive Taxes on Firearms and Ammunition

NRA Launches Ad in Opposition of Question 3 in Maine

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Tuesday, September 27, 2016

MegaVote for Connecticut's 3rd Congressional District

September 21, 2016
In this MegaVote for Connecticut's 3rd Congressional District:
Recent Congressional Votes
  • Senate: Water Resources Development – Motion to Invoke Cloture
  • Senate: Water Resources Development - Passage
  • House: Health Expenses Tax Deductions
  • House: Disclose Agency Rule-Making Communications
  • House: Veterans Affairs Department Accountability
  • House: Prohibit Guantanamo Transfers
Upcoming Congressional Bills
  • Senate: Fiscal 2017 Legislative Branch Appropriations
  • Senate: Prohibit Sales of Military Equipment to Saudi Arabia
  • House: Legal Challenges to Federal Rules
  • House: Identify Assets of Top Iranians
  • House: Defer Taxing Stock Options for Startups
  • House: Bar Ransom Payments for Hostages

Recent Senate Votes
Water Resources Development – Motion to Invoke Cloture - Vote Agreed to (94-3, 3 Not Voting)

Motion to invoke cloture (thus limiting debate) on the bill which authorizes $10.6 billion in funding for more than 30 Army Corps of Engineers water infrastructure projects under the current law (PL 113-121), including waterways and flood control systems, as well as Environmental Protection Agency drinking water infrastructure programs. The measure authorizes $220 million in recovery assistance, specifically $100 million for water infrastructure improvements available to "states with emergency drinking water situations" via state revolving fund loans; $70 million in Water Infrastructure Finance and Innovation Act credit subsidies; and $50 million in health screening and education grants. Sixty votes are needed to invoke cloture.

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