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The Diocese of Providence is using an interesting technique to deflect responsibility for the sorry state of affairs of the pension system it promised its employees at St Joseph’s Hospital and … more
On August 30, I searched the Diocese of Providence’s website. The very first item on the page was the following statement:"There is no retirement from doing God's work. Donate to the priest's … more
Brown University recently labeled Columbus Day “Indigenous Peoples’ Day.” To each his own! I admire Columbus, but I also believe that Native Americans suffered even worse … more
If your child has reached the teenage years, you may already feel as though you are losing control of his or her life. This is legally true once your child reaches the age of 18 because then the … more
After the attacks and the death of a 32 year old pacifist in Charlottesville during a bilateral rally around the dismantling of a Confederate leader’s statue, the president accused the … more
Say you, riding around in your jalopy. You finally got a car tax break for this year. It was quite a ride, though, getting to the passage of this legislation. After more than a month of dawdling the … more
I don’t get much genealogy research done in the dog days of summer. My computer nook is under the eaves at home and it gets pretty warm up there, especially during the 90-degree, humid days … more
So says an article reporting on 2 decades of research by various professionals in psychology and neuroscience in the current issue of Atlantic (July/August 2017). If power were a prescription drug, … more
"Crimetown," the podcast which aired the dirty laundry of Providence around the world, was brilliantly conceived by its creators, Zac Stuart-Pontier and Marc Smerling. Although it was an unflattering … more
I think the RI state budget is a bloated blob of bureaucracy. Having now made it perfectly clear that I bemoan the lack of cutting "fat" from this proposed spending I think that Senate President … more
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