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With citizens’ rapt attention focused on whom would be the next occupant of the Oval Office, members of Congress have gotten a pass despite their failure to pass any major 2020 legislation save … more
In the four months since the Marshalls first approached the City with their so-called Plan A, we have often heard Mayor DaSilva and Councilman Britto speak about Metacomet. Both have argued that they … more
Joseph Biden, nominally President-elect, has frequently talked about unity and healing. His "Kumbaya" moments are merely wishful thinking. Despite a history of citizens eventually rallying around a … more
President Donald J. Trump still has not conceded the election. He has promoted many avenues for lawsuits challenging the results of the election. The federal Attorney General has taken the … more
The verdict is in. The U.S.A. is a winner with its record ballot turnout by mail and in person despite obstacles to voting, including the ever-lurking coronavirus. The election of President-elect … more
I don’t think that I ‘m the only person who could not wait for this election to be over. I hope that as you read this, someone has won decisively. Otherwise, we are in for a rocky road … more
I must confess that I have little patience with folks who minimize the impact of the Coronavirus. Recently, President Donald Trump had a meltdown when he attacked Dr. Anthony Fauci, the … more
Kudos to veterans John Cianci, Jack Choquette, and John Leonard who continue to speak out against the invasion of the assets of veterans at the Rhode Island Veterans Home. Because of the double … more
In the past when I wrote any column about a debate I would score the respective candidates on whom I thought won which points. Instead, I find myself wanting to send both candidates to the woodshed. … more
As folks debate whether to retain statues of defeated Confederate generals in the public square, one statue that should be commissioned is that of Ruth Bader Ginsberg. She was a legal pioneer as one … more
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