Tag Archives: Cheshire home invasion

That Petit Book

Sometimes it’s best to let things slink away to oblivion without giving them undue attention. I’m thinking this should have been the case with the recently released book on the Petit murders.  The obligatory stories were written and aired, and … Continue reading

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It’s Not About The Money

“I can’t be the only one this has happened to.  Someone needs to put a face on not only nonconsensual incest but consensual incest.”  (Mackenzie Phillips, hawking her book on “Oprah”) “This is a huge story that needs to be told … Continue reading

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THE PAPER AND THE PETITS

Just finished reading the paper, and two things struck me about Wednesday’s edition of the Courant. If I read the paper online, I never would have seen Bill Petit’s tribute to his wife and daughters on the obituary page (page … Continue reading

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ONE YEAR LATER

On Wednesday you will see and hear a great deal about the Petit murders.  It marks the first anniversary of a crime that starkly reminded us how evil human beings can be. One year later, in an interview with the A.P., Bill Petit’s … Continue reading

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EQUALITY AND JUSTICE FOR…?

If I needed someone to show me the way, I could do much worse than Hartford activist Cornell Lewis. He waited 3 weeks, then called out the news media and the politicians Monday on their handling of and reaction to … Continue reading

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THE CABLE CONUNDRUM

I’m not the brightest penny in the jar…I’m not terribly highbrow…and there’s no capital “j” when I call myself a journalist. But my general disdain for the cable news networks has only deepened in the past few days. (Please see … Continue reading

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THE DEATH PENALTY

So many questions about the Petit murders and so few answers. Why? It’s simple. Cheshire Police, State Police and prosecutors really, really do not want to screw up this case. Given the severity of the crime and the public outrage, … Continue reading

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