Don C. Brunell

Abundant natural gas is giant step toward energy independence | Brunell

In the last half century, Americans yearned for energy independence. We were tired of being held captive by foreign governments – some of which continue… Continue reading

Searching for words that unite us | Brunell

Two days before last year’s presidential election, Frank Luntz walked away from a CBS 60 Minutes focus group leaving people uncontrollably screaming at one another.… Continue reading

Refocusing climate debate to practical solutions | Brunell

Debating whether it was wrong for President Trump to pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord negotiations is never ending. Both sides… Continue reading

Connecticut comeuppance | Brunell

Recently, the Wall Street Journal editorialized that Connecticut’s elected officials are getting their “comeuppance” for years of absorbingly high taxes, failing to implement state spending… Continue reading

Remembering Mike Lowry, a genuine man | Brunell

There was nothing pretentious about Mike Lowry. What you saw is what you got. Lowry was one of Washington’s most colorful governors. He served one… Continue reading

Customer satisfaction is job one | Brunell

It may take United Airlines years to overcome the public relations nightmare of a doctor being dragged off an overbooked flight by Chicago police. That… Continue reading

Distractive driving goes beyond the law | Brunell

While state lawmakers work to bridge major differences in the budget, they agreed our distractive driving laws need stiffening. Companion bills sponsored by Sen. Ann… Continue reading