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One would be hard pressed to come up with a more qualified attorney general candidate than Peter Neronha. He spent close to 20 years as a prosecutor, first serving under then Attorney General Jeff … more
Only the R.I. Gubernatorial debate could trump a column devoted to the Judge Cavanaugh-Blasey Ford hearing. Suffice it to say that the behavior of many senators from both sides of the aisle was … more
When somebody hears the word bias, he/she thinks usually of racial bias or, since the election of President Donald Trump, more so of news bias where the news organizations slant the coverage to one … more
While the focus on elections last week was primarily on the gubernatorial races (and lesser so, the race for Lieutenant Governor) an interesting story was developing on the legislative front that may … more
By the time you read this, you will probably know who made it through their respective primary challenge. Chances are strong that the leading candidates, i.e. Democrat incumbent Gina Raimondo and … more
During the summer of 1961, I was required to read four novels from an approved list and to write a book report on each of them, to be handed in on the first day of my senior year advance placement … more
Earlier this summer I wrote a column about the North Providence school superintendent who repeatedly abused a town credit card by charging personal item after item, courtesy of the taxpayers. Despite … more
Good luck to the taxpayers of Worcester who most certainly will be on the hook for the construction of a new stadium for Larry Lucchino et al. The city fathers capitulated to the real deal sought by … more
Were you a referee in a boxing ring, in this corner would be the U.S. Department of Justice informing local municipalities that they must help Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) round up … more
“I do believe that the public has a fundamental right to understand what a candidate believes and what their opinions are. Those opinions form the basis of how they will govern in the … more
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