How Did CT Get Where It Is?

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CT’s decline has been a long  slow step by step, policy by policy process.  The decline has been masked by a good economy and dependable defense contracts, but in the end the decline is the result of not watching the goose that lays golden eggs’ health and indeed feeding it slow poison.

http://www.forbes.com/sites/jimpowell/2013/08/01/how-did-rich-connecticut-morph-into-one-of-americas-worst-performing-economies/#2c536a13270e

http://www.ctpost.com/news/article/One-of-Westport-s-oldest-restaurants-to-close-8320042.php

When California looks like greener pastures, CT has a real problem.  I’m sure, from personal experience, that the kind of people that Mr. Vaughn was looking for are available. maybe not the young bucks in the Valley, but hardened experienced Software engineers with great talent.  I don’t think that that was the real problem though. The real problem is how much crap goes with actually hiring anybody.  Any job has overhead and CT goes out of it’s way to make that pain as large as possible for those in business.  Any business in CT has to deal with the…

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