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On January 28 President Barack Obama gave his 2014 State of the Union (SOTU) calling on both Chambers of Congress to either work with him to move the country forward or forcing him to use his … more
As an aging Baby Boomer, the pains and aches of old age and my noticeable gray hair are obvious signs of getting closer to age 60. The aches and pains of getting older happen more often, … more
“My guiding principles in life are to be honest, genuine, thoughtful and caring.” Prince William When you look in a mirror, what do you see? No, you are not seeing yourself. The real … more
The recent spike in overdose deaths caused by heroin has captured the attention of parents, health professionals, law enforcement, many in politics and the media. Already, significant efforts are … more
Summer is delightful – a wonderful time of year when children play outdoors with friends and families plan barbecues and fun-filled trips to the beach. While many of us draw some of our fondest … more
Just a few years ago when running for re-election, I asked two longtime friends if they would co-host a fundraiser reception for me. Although out of politics for many years, both immediately said … more
This weekend, as ceremonies, parades and special events celebrated and recognized our veterans, I was in Washington, D.C. – a fitting place, in many respects, to reflect on the men and women who … more
You have to wonder why anyone would want to be the governor of Rhode Island. After all, as governorships go it’s not a very powerful position. The governor’s proposed budget is routinely sliced … more
Amid the turmoil surrounding the upcoming closure of multiple schools in our community, it is refreshing to learn of a school providing new opportunities for its students, particularly in areas of … more
America is home to 21.2 million veterans – men and women who were willing to risk their lives for our country. Unfortunately, many of these veterans face a daunting personal battle here at … more
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