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The high cost of affordability

Define affordable housing.

In the laptop of stupidity

“Stupid is as stupid does,” to borrow from Forrest Gump.

Taxiing for takeoff

Consider Anthony Shorris’ visit a preflight run-through.

Remember, lest we repeat

It’s hard to believe six years have passed since passenger planes taken over by terrorists were flown into the Twin Towers, the Pentagon and a field in Pennsylvania.

Relatively speaking

News last week out of the U.S. Census Bureau that real median household income grew slightly from 2005 to last year put President Bush in a good mood.

Thinking smaller on big matters

New York has been taking hits for some time now in several quarters.


Why does it always take a disaster for things to change?

A Sound alternative to rising fuel costs?

In a country that is slow to embrace alternative sources of energy because it’s easier to just pay our gas and electric bills and grumble about how they keep rising, a dilemma of sorts has arisen – and in, of all places, the middle of the Long Island Sound.

Going for the green

We’d like to applaud Alliance Consulting L.L.C. of Trumbull for taking the initiative of setting up a trade group that would unify renewable energy companies in the state.

Investing in terror

Life is good.


“A billion here, a billion there, and pretty soon you’re talking real money,” U.S. Sen. Everett M. Dirksen, R-Illinois, is said to have told oil man H.L. Hunt during hearings in the early 1960s.

Of altitudes and attitudes

Americans have a love-hate relationship with airports.

Insuring against fear

Can you ever have enough insurance?

Where the money’s at

As the story goes, Willie Sutton was once asked why he robs banks.

Fiddlin’ while the place is burnin’

Maybe we fell asleep and awoke in a different dimension.