Letters to the Editor
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To the editor, Dear members of the RI House Judiciary Committee, I understand you had a hearing on Tuesday, April 11, on House bill H-5555 that seeks to legalize marijuana for recreational use. I … more
To the editor: There is a lot to learn from the recent defeat of the Senate Republican effort to replace the Affordable Care Act (ACA). Every bill Republican leaders introduced had the same … more
To the editor:Arlene Violet’s “Growing Decency Deficit” (August 30-31) was a breath of fresh air. We are constantly bombarded with articles on how”the other guy” is … more
To the editor, Energy — namely, electricity — is the modern day “fire” that drives our economy. As a former administrator of the RI Office of Energy Resources and as the RI … more
To the editor: On June 12, because I’m gay, I experienced a level of bigotry that I had not endured in over 50 years. I had almost forgotten it existed. Not since my elementary school days … more
To the editor: Maybe now is a good time to ask ourselves “What is the point of healthcare insurance?” Hopefully, we all answer “To share the risk”. We all know we are … more
To the editor: A mob by any other name is still a mob. Who among us has not been seduced by the allure of the mob? I know I have. Everyone wants to join a mob, you just have to find the right one … more
To the editor: An elected Barrington official recently crowed “this is democracy at work” smugly referring to the approval of the MS bond issue at the March FTM. It’s easy when … more
To the editor: In March, I attended a hearing for House Bill H-6023, which would prohibit the intensive confinement of pregnant sows, veal calves and egg-laying hens, as well as the sale of … more
To the editor: Most recent news coverage of our dysfunctional American health care system fails to note the central problem: private health insurance companies.  Remember: The only reason … more
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