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By HERB WEISS Almost two months ago when GOP presidential candidate Donald Trump trounced his Democratic challenger Hillary Clinton and his party took control of both chambers of Congress. Trump's surprising victory stunned both voters and political more
We here in the Ocean State are used to dealing with the inefficiencies of government. We know that we do not receive adequate goods and services for our taxpayer dollars. We also are aware that despite having a bloated government in regard to the more
Gifts are not customary at funerals, or for that matter programs printed on newsprint. Then again, the deceased was far from being ordinary. Roswell Bosworth Jr. died Feb. 7. He was 90 and as I learned at his service Saturday at St. Michael's Church in more
By LONNIE BARHAM Donald J. Trump was not my first choice, nor my second, third or forth choice, to lead the Republican Party into the November presidential election. Though I ultimately voted for him over Hillary Clinton and another eight years of weak, more
This past week, the President of the United States Donald Trump with the key advice of the National Security Council, changed his position 180 degrees and ordered a cruise missile attack on Syrian air power resources. This measured military response was more
This legislative year, the General Assembly and the administration are facing a myriad of issues that will have lasting effects on the citizens of the Ocean State. The eternal problem with our government is its uneven distribution of power between the more
I spent a good part of my weekend in the tub. No, this wasn't a relaxing pastime lulling in warm water, reading with background music playing. The music, if it can be called that, consisted of the tapping of a hammer against a chisel that ricocheted off more
Pomp and circumstance, passionate promises and astronomical aspirations flew flamboyantly around the chamber as state reps and senators were sworn in and set positions for individual recognition. The over-sized, over-blown structure of our unnecessarily more
As George M. Cohan’s famous musical once lauded, “Just 45 Minutes from Broadway,” Mark and Nancy Shorrock, have discovered that their “home away from home” is a mere … more
“What about the tree?” Carol’s question brought me to the reality that Christmas was upon us and there is yet so much to do. The tree was right on top of the list and I hadn’t even gotten … more
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