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Most people concede that incivility has reached epidemic proportions. In fact, many complain that the lack of civility has stymied efforts to achieve viable solutions to the nation’s and, … more
Perennially, the common law concept of birthright citizenship comes back into the news. President Donald Trump has thrust the issue full stage and center when he proposed that he will stop the … more
Any way you look at it, November 6th will be an historic one in the City of East Providence. We’ll establish a City Council with four year terms. For the first time ever, we’ll choose our … more
All of us will soon know who have been elected to various offices on the state and federal level. The time-worn cliché has been, “May the best man (or woman) win!” The reality is … more
One late night, a woman with a tired voice had just answered my call. I began with the usual script, half expecting the woman to snap at me and hang up suddenly. However, she responded, so I asked … more
Perhaps you had a chance to check out the most recent Hummel Report (disclosure: I am Chair of the Hummel Report Board) or read Jim Hummel’s October 13 lead article in the Providence Journal. … more
What do you get when you have a top-notch moderator team of Tim White and Ted Nesi who insist that a candidate answer their well-crafted questions and two candidates who are intelligent and at the … more
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
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