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Sometimes you may just pick up a good book to read, especially during a storm when the Governor’s call for a State of Emergency three days ago because of the blizzard. Yes, being homebound because … more
Too few of our modern-day state leaders appreciate the absolute role they must play in bringing about substantive change in America’s schools. Even with more than half of states electing … more
The 44th President of the United States, Barack Obama, recited his sixth State of the Union Address this past week. In doing so, he stretched the truth of his administration’s record. Also, he … more
Warwick, Johnston and Cranston have undergone a particularly difficult week or so, due to the terrible threats made against young students in those communities. It has been a traumatic event for the … more
One of Rhode Island’s great success stories is the cleanup of Narragansett Bay. A “yes” vote on Question 7 will ensure the cleanup continues. Few would argue that Narragansett Bay is the … more
In response to Steve Brown’s attack on Rhode Island’s 1986 constitutional convention (see Constitutional convention: The General Assembly’s kid brother), we’d like to note that eminent Rhode … more
I love old movies. One of my favorites is “Mr. Smith Goes to Washington.” It’s the story of an idealistic young man, Jimmy Stewart, who goes to Washington, D.C., as a new legislator. He’s a … more
In politics, the public’s lasting perception of a particular official can be forever changed by a spin of a weather vane and a politician’s reaction to it. Throughout American history, and more … more
Next week, the Gaspee Days Committee will kick off its 50th year with an impressive series of events designed to shed light on the first armed conflict of the American Revolution while also … more
A 2007 campus sexual assault study by the U.S. Department of Justice found that around one in five women are targets of attempted or completed sexual assault while they are college students. That … more
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