Friday, May 26, 2017

Memorial Day: Why We Remember





Why Wo we Remember Memorial Day?

To many of our school children in our modern day with the proper history of American and world history no longer being taught, the reason for the holiday is being forgotten.

There are too many children no longer having actual knowledge of what wars of our recent past have been like as the older generations are dying off.

As the "community memory" of our elders die off the reason we celebrate Memorial Day is becoming lost to only being the reason that the family gathers and has a BBQ after going out shopping the sales...


Monday, May 8, 2017

Today in History for May 8



VE Day is the Victory in Europe to celebrate the end of WW2 with Germany being defeated

Wounded Knee - a sad historical place where in South Dakota a 2nd event occurred as a tribe tried to hold onto their heritage

Coca-Cola - 

Let it Be released but the Beatles were no longer a band

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Tax Freedom Day May 21st 2017

This year Tax Freedom Day is on
May 21st 2017 

This makes us the last state in the country to finally have worked enough to pay for the amount of state and federal income taxes that we are supposed to owe....

The way that it looks with the continual news of the mismanagement of the previous funds that were stolen out of our families mouths this date will be pushed back even further back next year... 
Each new report puts us further in the hole because there is no sense up at the capitol that spending must be cut so that our families are not hurt further...


If you are tired of these elected officials continuously stealing from our families then come on down to the capitol on May 21st 2017 & Tell them to STOP!!!

#TaxationIsTheft
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Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Special Elections State Rep Dist 7 & 68 #nq


Did you Vote Today?


Not much has been mentioned in the news for the 2 special elections...

District 7 & 68 for the state rep seats that were vacated when the state reps won their bids in Feb for State Senate, which now leaves 2 house seats to be filled tonight when the votes are counted... I've not yet heard the results but they are pending now the polls closed at 8pm

There was no republican candidate for the 7th district seat so the race is between a democrat & a far left Working Families Party union promoting new comer

If you live in the district I hope that you got out & VOTED for the democrat... the lesser of 2 evils in the race... unless of course you enjoy paying higher taxes to the unions

I can't comment on the race in the 68th district since I don't live in the area and haven't bothered to read about the candidates for that race because... 

I've been paying attention to the craziness going on with the state budget and how it affects the towns in their budgeting process... some towns are holding off their budget votes until after the session ends on June 7th

I did ask most of the town council members; including the mayor & deputy mayor and our town manager, if it would be possible to hold off on the initial budget vote until AFTER the June 7th general assembly session ending like some other towns were doing.

The general answer that I was given is "we'll have to look at that as a possibility" and a vote on that may come out on that this week on Wednesday night's meeting. The town charter only states that a budget vote has to happen prior to June 30th so there is enough time to be able to hold off on the first vote until after the session ends. 


Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Rep. Christopher Davis speaks against the finalized FY 2016-2017 budget

It's almost 2 years later in the CT General Assembly... what has changed?

Not much the State of CT is STILL OverSpending and the budget troubles are STILL Going On 
and of course 
there are Many New Taxes 
that are still being tossed around 
by the out of touch #DemcratsRaisingTaxesAgain

Call the Capitol in Hartford
better yet go in person if you can
Tell the General Assembly members
#NoNewCTTaxes


Friday, April 14, 2017

TurboTax: The Rap (Extended Version)

With April 18th being the due date this year for our taxes quickly approaching... 

I thought I'd share this video from Remy about the craziness that we all feel about how the chore of doing the yearly taxes...

Do you do your own taxes or do you pay someone else to do them for you?



Thursday, April 13, 2017

Increased security at West Hartford synagogue - a reminder

With the events at the Christian churches 
being under attack over in Egypt 
during this Holy Season 
for both Jewish and Christian Faiths... 
We should remember that those types of events,
 could very well occur here in our quiet state of CT...

This news report was from right here in CT not so long ago...

While most people;
 99% of any race, religion or creed are good people...
it's the crazy 1% that do harm 
so the homeland security saying 

"If You See Something Say Something" 
should be kept in the back of your mind...

Keep your eyes and ears open and 
if something looks out of place 
or doesn't seem quite right 
follow your gut instincts
and speak up to a local security or police officer