December 19, 2014
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THE IRONY OF POLITICAL PAYBACK: Just four short years ago, public service unions - especially teachers’ unions - were backing Lincoln Chafee’s quest to be elected governor. They didn’t have a … more
EBOLA PREPAREDNESS: With almost every problem this country faces, our leaders are a day late and a dollar short addressing the problem. It’s happening again with the West African Ebola epidemic … more
MARIE BADESSA
The Thursday afternoon call seemed to be routine. The caller wanted information about submitting a letter to the editor. Was there a limit to the number of words? How soon after submission could … more
PREPARATORY COMMISSION REPORT EARNS “F” GRADE: After months of effort and untold taxpayer dollars spent, the Constitutional Convention Preparatory Commission issued its report. The report is so … more
Rose gave me one of her contagious smiles. You have to smile no matter how you really feel but, in this case, there was good reason to be happy. “Oh,” she reported, “she’s doing fine. … more
OBAMA REDEFINES “BOOTS ON THE GROUND”: News that President Obama is now sending more troops to Iraq, to include a headquarters element from the 1st Infantry Division, the Big Red One, he has had … more
I’m holding the can now. I’m told it would be worth $8 on eBay, if I hadn’t popped the top and drained the contents, ever so slowly, about two hours ago. The can was a reward for finishing … more
REFINANCING WARWICK BONDS A NO-BRAINER:  Three Warwick city councilors, seemingly led by ward four councilor Joe Solomon, have raised objections and voted to stall Mayor Scott Avedisian’s plan to … more
Ollie loves his sleep. We’ve known that since we adopted him more than a year ago. Most of the dogs that have been a part of the family loved their food. They would anxiously wait to be fed and … more
WELCOME BACK “COOL MOOSE”! Robert Healey, former candidate for governor and lieutenant governor on the Cool Moose Party ticket, is now running for governor as the candidate of the Moderate Party … more
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