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A public bank will be a public curse

Walking through Bushnell Park you can gaze upon many places that say who and what we are as citizens of Connecticut. Carved on one of these is “After the darkness, comes the Sun” (translated from Latin). People who are familiar will know this is carved on the Soldiers and Sailors Memorial Arch (1886), the oldest triumphal arch in North America. Clearly the clouds are hovering over our beloved state once again. In those mountains of precipitation lie unknown and unseen dangers. From time to time, however a flash of lighting or a streak of sunlight will reveal the dangers that surround us. One of these dangers revealed to us is a public bank, most recently espoused by State Rep. Josh Elliott (D) Hamden.