Thursday, November 09, 2006

Comments, Early Nov., Enfield

If it walks like a duck, and quacks like a's a duck.....crooked, crooked, crooked!
Posted by Anonymous | 11:00 AM

Get off your high horse. I'm sure as a laywer you weren't the most ethical person in the whole wide world.

But let's get past all that for a second. Mr. Thibault, I have a question for you. Do you know anything of Kathy Tallarita's opponent in this election? The woman is insane. (Not in a good way like "that party was insane," but in the should-be-medicated sort of way.)

She has all these crazy ideas about politics. She thinks she's going to do such good for our town.

I have no doubt about her intentions, I'm sure she's a good person, but good intentions don't pay the rent, if you know what I'm saying. She has no qualifications to be our Representative, and she doesn't know jack about politics.

Think of it this way: That woman couldn't fill a single sheet of college-ruled notebook paper with her knowledge of government and politics. Kathy Tallarita could write a 30 volume encyclopedia.

And it's not just that she knows a lot. Kathy, does a lot. She does good for our town. Kathy, too, has always had the best intentions and I couldn't think more highly of her or have more respect for her as a person. She's a great leader, she's a powerful leader, and she's the right leader for us.

Let's not replace her with an inexperienced candidate.

Posted by Anonymous | 1:54 PM

Just like a desperate Democrat... Attack the person. You come off sounding like either one of Kathy's relatives- or an uninformed boob. A "great & powerful leader?" Are you mistakenly referring to Oz? Describe three bills the esteemed representative from Enfield has introduced in her entire tenure in the General Assembly? Go to Kathy's own website - Only 3 press-releases - one from 2006 and the others from 2002 & 2002. Not the evidence of accomplsihment you'd expect from such a "powerful" leader. Every challenger starts off with less experience than the incumbent. But' sits the promise of change, and fresh ideas that sway residents to invest their vote. I think the republicans in Enfield deserve a shot to send a new face to Hartford. This site has shown that the Tallarita era in Enfield has provided us with more fodder & questions than reasons to be proud. I'm one independent voter casting a vote for Lavelli-- and I can't wait until next fall to cast a bunch more against the current council majority as well.

Posted by Steve to The Cool Justice Report at 11/04/2006 02:41:36 PM

It is interesting to me that the Troiano's have forgotten where their children all went to preschool. Right next door at the beloved Montessori school that they now want to destroy. Shows you how loyal this family can be.

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/06/2006 07:48:57 AM

So the mayor has a big TV and some nice electronics. So do I. Hell, I even got a couple items at Bernie's. What does that prove?

Oh, and I got a deal at Kohl's last week. They were having a big sale, 40% off. Does that make me a bad person?

I don't know about everyone else, but I couldn't take the time to read through this long article. I skimmed it and basically all I saw was speculation and allegations followed by more speculation and allegations. Got any proof Thibault, or are you just trying to spread slanderous lies based on yourown "intuition"?

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/06/2006 11:20:24 AM

This post raises several questions.

Did Rosenberg actually say Tallarita is "presiding" over a special discount system fortown employees? If so, then why isn't he quoted directly? If not, then you're putting an awful lot of words in his mouth. Did he specifically name Tallarita? If so, did he name other town officials or employees who have taken advantage of the "private sales?"

Unidentified sources say Tallarita boasts about the good deal he got on appliances at Bernie's. This doesn't tell us anything other than that the mayor might have had a good experience shopping at Bernie's.

An unnamed source says its obvious Tallarita took the offer because the mayor has a kitchen filled with high-end appliances from Bernie's. This proves nothing.

Is there any hard evidence that Tallarita took advantage of a special offer? Any receipts? Any hidden camera footage of Rosenberg delivering a new stove to Tallarita's house with a big red ribbon attached?

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/06/2006 11:23:34 AM

If there isn't anything going on and Pat Tallarita is so pure then whey does he refuse to comment and instead have his wife call the police?

Seems like plenty of proof Especially all those admsissions to other public officials. He told at least three officials visiting his home that he got a "deal" (violation if he regulates them, ie tax breaks) on appliances from Bernies, couple that with the Bernies Sale staff putting people on "the list" for Enfield Town Employees (a violation in and of itself) and the confirmation and then evasive responses from Bernie's owneer and there is plenty of what you call proof!!

Now Chief Carl Szfrazza and his buddies, incuding Tallarita and DiPace, from the Mt.Carmel Society will have to discuss the Mayors' "appliance" lust at the next meeting. I heard the recent boat ride was very choppy.

Word of caution to you corrupt Enfield town officials, when you talk on your phones you may have some company. I heard that the FBI is on to this rampant corruption.

Lesson learned. Should have left the Nuns alone.

Posted by Anonymousfield lover to The Cool Justice Report at 11/06/2006 02:45:48 PM

I am getting a bit impatient reading and not understanding why the newspapers that carry the Enfield news have yet to write anything. It's remarkable that many people are commenting, talking outside etc. and not one thing is being investigated on the inside or is it?

As a resident in this town, I'm finding much of this disturbing that my taxes keep going up at an alarming rate while some are evidently reaping some nice benefits. Maybe every person in our council, chairs of committees, developers tied or linked to political agendas need a thorough check of their background to include: personal, financial and business dealings. If they aren't squirming now with all that's been noted or implied this might make them run. It's an opportune time for all residents to take notice and stop paying for the misdeeds of those who have chosen to take advantage of all of us. This is a wake up call to start getting involved in what's happening in our town!

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/06/2006 05:43:10 PM

hey Cool Justice, what about that guy whose too good for Enfield, Tallarita, and the crematorium. what say you follow the footprints in the sand at the beach in Narragansett....

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/06/2006 06:25:31 PM

I've got a kitchen chock-full of appliances, too. A stove, toaster oven, microwave, even one of those fancy new gadgets kids call a "refrigerator." Can you believe that? What is this world coming to! Next, I was thinking of adding a dishwasher, if you can believe that.

Boy I remember the days, must've been a good six or seven years ago when people would cook their dinner over an open flame. Ah, sure, they'd just light a fire in a trashcan, put a couple of hot dogs on some sticks, and char them to a crisp. Yummy.

All jokes aside, let's be real here. There's no proof Tallarita got any special treatment from Bernie's or any other store. He said he got a "good deal," that could mean a few different things. Most logical people would assume he bought an appliance on sale, but hey, if your mind jumps to more radical conclusions, what's the harm in shouting them out for the whole world to hear? Oh right, there IS harm in that. My bad...

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/06/2006 07:12:03 PM

I hear Tallarita's road gets plowed first when it snows. I hear his wife got 25% off a Kohl's purchase with a 'special' coupon she cut out of the paper and that paper was 'delivered' to their house by a "special carrier". I heard his children get to "go" to Enfield Schools. I heard he "mowed" his lawn last week and the week before. Where did he get those leaves in his yard? Did he get some special favors? He has some nerve taking advantage of the fall season like that.

Puleeeeeze bring something credible out to people who can make a difference (and you of all people know who they are) or bring this to an end. If there is corruption, make a case. If not, put your energies and your pursuit of the truth and justice into something that can make a difference. So far I see nothing here and that just causes you to lose credibility.

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/07/2006 07:07:52 AM

I hope everyone that blogs here will actually go out and vote. How interesting would it be if, rather than the same voters again and again, we get a huge turnout and hear from the thousands of voices who love to give opinions. Lets hope huge numbers are reflected at the polls so we can be confident that Enfield's majority is not being dictated to by a minority.

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/07/2006 07:49:19 AM

Have you ever written to or spoken with your council guy on any issue? I am a lifelong republican who supports my district councilman and he is a democrat. When I need him, he's there for me and my neighbors. I called on speeders, dangerous sidewalks, and how much we spend on schools. I get good answers and always the truth. We argue too but even that is ok.

Some of these guys are good and some aren't. We have to figure who is and then vote for them. The others should be run out of town on a rail. And more new people should run. Not those guys who lose and always get on the ballot again and again. How many times do they need to lose before they understand that people don't want them there.

Call your council guy and and let people on the blog know how you made out. I hope your guy is as good as mine. He is probably another democrat too.

Posted by Silent Bob to The Cool Justice Report at 11/07/2006 10:04:57 AM

As a citizen, I never stop being amazed at the ridiculous anonymous postings that are clearly from Tallarita and his gang.

Anyone reading these articles will see that they are factual, "proof" as they complain about is right in front of us all! Documents, statements etc. are all PROOF!

It is time for us to take back Enfield from these thugs. They try to discredit anybody who shows them for what they are, corrupt!!!!

Call your local FBI or Chief State's Attorney and ask them to look into all this. Similar corruption happened in the 80'sand it was prosecuted. Seems like it is happening again. It is time to stop it.

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/07/2006 03:35:48 PM

Have any of you ever driven on Yale Drive in the Winter? There's a constant "glacier" across the road from the previous new houses built on Yale Court, and numerous drainage problems as a result. I would have thought that the existing problem would have precluded any additional development of the "wetlands" in the area.

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/07/2006 08:17:27 PM

I'm no fan of Tallarita's. But I honestly haven't read anything on this blog that proves corruption has occured.

Insinuations and conjecture dominate these biased stories.

It is not corrupt for the mayor's wife to develop property. Property rights extend to mayors' wives. The subdivision was approved with bipartisan support by the PZC.

It is not corrupt for a bank to hire the mayor's sister, even if it looks a little suspicious. The bank can hire whomever it wants. Its tax abatement was approved unanimously by the Town Council -- a fact that didn't find its way onto this blog.

While it's strange that the president of Bernie's apparently admits to cutting deals for town employees, nothing in the latest post proves Tallarita took advantage of a special deal. It's just rumor spread by people who lack the courage to put their names to their accusations.

I'm not saying Tallarita is a saint. I'm just saying this blog draws conclusions too quickly. It's wrong to use public office for personal gain. It's also wrong to drag people's names through the mud with unsubstantiated claims of corruption.

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/08/2006 12:46:16 AM


Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/08/2006 01:38:49 PM

Give it a rest already. Accept your loss and move on.

Tallarita did nothing wrong, you're just jealous that she won.

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/08/2006 02:08:40 PM

Don't the people of Enfield see what is really happening in our town. And if they see it doesn't it bother them? Do they receive tax abatements on their property or so called great deals at Bernie's too. As a customer and an investor of Enf. Fed., I didn't have any wine. You can call it sour grapes but, I think it's really sour milk ... it smells. It is all about playing the games with the powers to be. Woods and Hozempa would have really served our community with our needs in mind, not their own.
A breath of fresh air.
I hope more real information comes to light so that in 2008 we can try again. People spread the word. Give out this web site for everyone to see. Thank you for this blog spot and your looking out for the concerned citizens of Enfield.

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/08/2006 03:26:11 PM


Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/08/2006 03:37:22 PM

No Class Party
It was classy of Bill Kiner to concede in person when he saw the race was over. He wished his our own John Kissel good luck in person and at our hqtrs. It was classless of the losers inthe 58th and 59th races to not afford their winning opponents the same treatment. MaryAnn Turner should be ashamed that she permited, likely encouraged, this classless behavior. I was at Republican hqtrs and for yet another time I was ashamed to be an Enfield Republican. We bash the Democrats and then show how low our party is willing to go is under Madame Turner's rule. I am ashamed I voted for Sue and just as ashamed that I encouraged others to vote for Charlie. Want to know who I am? Check and see who changes from R to U this week.

Posted by Large Marge to The Cool Justice Report at 11/08/2006 05:33:53 PM

How many times do we have to watch the Dems win before we do something about it? Ms. Turner is wrong for our once grand old party. How many more elections will we lose? We got thumped. Can't blame this on Mr. Bush or the wave of anti-Republican sentiment. Jodie won. So did John. We lose. We stick with the same old everything. The same old chair and the same old recycled candidates. The Dems hope we don't change. Perhaps they know something?

Posted by Frustrated GOP'er to The Cool Justice Report at 11/08/2006 05:56:33 PM

Hey! You really think this is Turner's fault? I'm glad I'm not the only one. Send her to the Enfield Taxpayer's Party. They need help too.

Posted by Anonymous to The Cool Justice Report at 11/08/2006 05:59:16 PM

Large Marge:

You say MaryAnn Turner should be ashamed that she permited, likely encouraged, this classless behavior. I was at Republican hqtrs and for yet another time I was ashamed to be an Enfield Republican. We bash the Democrats and then show how low our party is willing to go is under Madame Turner's rule.


"Madame Turner" gave both Sue and Charlie an article on how to concede gracfully and told them they both needed to be preparred to do this a few weeks before the election. If you were really at election headquarters, you would have heard Turner tell them BOTH to go there and concede and that she would go with them. They declined to do so. Further, she called both Jarmoc and Tallarita to congratulate them on Wednesday. Woods did the same to Jarmoc.

And to frustrated gop'er, you say, The same old chair and the same old recycled candidates.
Here's a novel idea...step up to the goddamned plate yourself. There was an open call for GOP candidates months ago and these are the only 2 that wanted to run at the end of the process. Instead of bitching on this blog, get off your ass and do something about it. How many hours did you volunteer to any campaign during the election season? I'm betting not many.

And to both of you, whoever the hell you are, grow up. Instead of whinning here, come to the Town Committee meeting tonight (Enfield Room, 7pm just in case you didn't know) and air your frustrations. Learn the facts. Volunteer if you really want to elect Republicans. If not, you should change affiliations or at the very least resign from the ERTC (If you really are on it).

Posted by Sick Of Your Bickering to The Cool Justice Report at 11/09/2006 07:48:18 AM


Anonymous said...

The Republicans in Enfield need Stokes back in charge...

Anonymous said...

Right, because things were so much better under Stokes. (I like Greg, just making the point)

Republicans haven't won an election since Ballard ran the show.

Anonymous said...

Maryann has great organizational skills and a real passion for beating Tallarita. Not too shabby but frankly leadership is not her specialty. Sorry Mrs. Turner, we need you but just not out in front.

Anonymous said...

Why do I get the feeling that it is the same person defending the corrupt officials,no facts in defense are offered instead just immature name calling. How can you defend trying to run nuns and their school out of town? Enfield needs to wake up, and rein in their corrupt leaders and residents. It has been a widely known fact for years that this exists, and thank god Andy has devoted his time, and courage to finally expose it. I just wonder why the republicans sit by complicitly and watch it happen, those who know and do nothing to stop it are just as guilty.

Anonymous said...

Tallarita whats up its just a matter of time you and your sister think your shit dont stink its comminggggggggggg