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When the pandemic first hit, I thought to myself, “I can get through these next couple of weeks working from home with my 12-, 6-, and 3-year-old.” Well, I was in for a rude … more
It takes courage to stand up to a despot. In the second impeachment proceedings against President Donal Trump, there were more Republican women than men in the House and Senate with the guts to do … more
We are told that the U.S. Department of Justice has now charged more than 200 alleged seditionist/insurrectionists with a variety of crimes, including assault on police officers, aggravated assault, … more
As an advocate for firearms’ rights in Rhode Island, I 100 percent agree that any amount violence, with or without firearms, should be of concern to us all. However, heeding the clamor of the … more
To the editor: Our new climate czar John Kerry was asked after an executive order cancelled the Keystone XL pipeline how the folks who lost 11,000 jobs could be helped. His answer was a masterwork … more
The Rhode Island Turnpike and Bridge Authority’s move to fully automated toll collection this week is welcome and long overdue. Starting Feb. 14, the bridge authority will launch a … more
You must wear it in shopping malls. You must wear it in libraries. You must wear it six feet apart, in lines, with your nose and mouth covered. At first we were told it did nothing to prevent the … more
A thread of meaning to the whole coronavirus affair is overlooked. Some people perhaps think that the board members of Pfizer and Moderna and the CDC are angelic figures who always keep foremost in … more
To the editor: This March we are asked to vote on the same old referendum items, with emphasis on the University of Rhode Island (URI) and cultural arts and nothing for the senior citizens of … more
It certainly has not gone un-noticed that “The Donald” has called down a full panoply of ancient plagues on his own head. It is not only the Jews who recognize this, since there are many … more
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