September 16, 2014
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You’ve surely heard the expression, “Only in Rhode Island.” I’m not talking about the state being near 50th on the list of states when it comes to unemployment, corporate taxes or a litany … more
There seems to be no end to them. Christmas catalogs have been arriving for the past couple of months and what started off as a trickle has become a torrent. Our mailbox is stuffed. The pile … more
COVENTRY KEYCHAIN SUSPENSION: How silly can school administrators get? Suspending a 12-year-old for bringing a key chain to school simply because the key chain had a quarter-sized pistol trinket … more
The Providence City Council is considering a proposed ordinance that would stop convicted murderer Nicholas Gianquitti’s disability retirement payments so long as he remains incarcerated. The … more
I could feel Carol’s tension. “You know, you’re over the white line.” I looked in the rear view mirror. There were a couple of cars behind me, but nothing close enough to be an … more
ABUSE OF POLICE POWER IN CRANSTON:  Police departments are successful only when an environment of trust and confidence exists between the citizens and the police who patrol their streets. When … more
“Let’s have breakfast at Block Island.” I don’t pass up invitations like these from Claude Bergeron. I’ve had breakfast at several different airports with Claude, and Block Island is one … more
Do you remember Cato Fong, the sidekick to inspector Jacques Clouseau played by Peter Sellers in the Pink Panther movies? Cato would spring on the screen from seemingly nowhere, arms swinging and … more
TIME TO PHASE OUT THE VA? In a Wall Street Journal commentary piece last week, Dr. Hal Scherz, a highly respected urologist and medical school professor, related numerous stories from his personal … more
I had the feeling, as soon as I looked out the window Sunday morning that this wasn’t going to be a typical late September day. For starters, I could barely see the seawall and beyond that was … more
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