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God bless The Providence Journal! The newspaper propounded an open records request to Governor Gina Raimondo seeking “all communications to and from IGT and the Governor’s staff-and their … more
I have been thinking a lot about how tough my high school English teachers were and how hard it was to earn an A, not only on the report card, but even on just one writing assignment. I was in honors … more
I, for one, am glad to see that the governor is removing “Providence Plantations” from state stationery paychecks, etc. Yes, I am aware that its initial history had nothing to do with … more
I hadn’t planned on running that morning. I couldn’t park anywhere near Holy Rosary church in Foxpoint due to a huge turnout for the memorial service I hoped to attend. I tried Benefit … more
Since plenty of folks have more time on their hands given the coronavirus pandemic, far too many talk show radio callers are mimicking President Donald Trump who also should stop playing … more
Summer nights bring me back to the sound of my father’s flip-flops as we walked from the car toward the high school — tightly rolled towels in our hands. Once inside, the unmistakable … more
Despite being prepared for the release of the list of clergy members who had been "credibly accused" of sexually abusing children, I still felt sick reading about it. After all, as Attorney General … more
You, no doubt, are familiar with the adage, "The definition of insanity is doing the same thing over and over again and expecting a different result." Yet, Rhode Islanders must have a folly epidemic. … more
The pregnant woman walked alongside the donkey which carried her husband Joseph’s carpenter tools. Occasionally, she rode on the donkey while Joseph hauled the instruments and pieces of wood of … more
A Boston College history professor argues that the South actually won the Civil War (Boston College Magazine, summer 2020). Since she was from my Alma Mater (Law ’74) I was interested in her … more
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