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To the Editor: On March 1, the editors of the Sun Rise bravely jumped on the politically correct bandwagon along with the New York Times, Providence Journal, Boston Globe and a host of others to … more
Editor’s Note: A resident of Shalom Apartments, Patricia Mitola grew up in the Midwest, receiving her undergraduate degree in health and physical education from Illinois State University and her … more
In my lifetime, from Eisenhower to Obama, presidents have been elected for the most part by the electorate becoming galvanized by a candidate’s charisma, oratory, and/or a presentation of proffered … more
To the Editor: In response to Richard Corrente’s letter to the Beacon on 2/23/16, I will set the record straight and speak to the facts for him again.   In his letter, Mr. Corrente states … more
It’s now, officially, an election year. The campaign has been in full swing for several months, but the turning of the calendar to 2016 represents an important shift. As the days count down to … more
On Jan. 22, 1973, the Supreme Court’s landmark decision in Roe v. Wade ensured that women have the right to reproductive freedom. This opinion was reaffirmed in 1992 when the Court ruled that … more
To the Editor: With the election overture droning in our ears (coinciding with our collective, token observance of Presidents Day) I thought it might be appropriate to revisit the words of one who … more
To the Editor: Common sense has always been valued in our country. In 1776, Thomas Paine published “Common Sense” to speak plainly to America about the issues of the times. The ability to … more
To the Editor: Because voter turnout has been historically low, primaries and caucuses are not a good way to determine a political party’s nominee for president of the United States when there … more
To the Editor: One has to admire the commitment and fortitude of Richard Corrente, “Democrat for Mayor of Warwick 2016”, for throwing his hat in the ring at such an early stage. But it begs … more
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