Allan Appel checks in from the New Haven Independent with a piece on the Green PartySenate hopeful Ralph Ferrucci admitted his campaign war chest—or “peace chest”—is more like a shoe box. Gubernatorial candidate Clifford Thornton (at right in photo) promised to tackle a “dinosaur” otherwise known as the drug war. Then the Green Party, gathered in New Haven, nominated its first-ever slate of candidates for statewide office in Connecticut.