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To the Editor: After eight years in the White House, our illustrious president has decided to talk tough to Vladimer Putin's Russia. This is a man who has spent eight years dismantling our defenses and our law enforcement agencies in order for the more
To the Editor: Governor Raimondo's plan to provide free college educations to Rhode Island's citizens is an excellent idea. Thankfully, after World War II ended, I was able to enroll at the University of Wisconsin under the G.I. Bill. I had served our more
To the Editor: On November 8, 2016, I was traveling west on Centerville Road about 2:30 in the afternoon along with many other cars. The road had just been scraped and cleared of the old asphalt awaiting the new asphalt to be poured later that day. more
Presidents when they leave office become marble men of American history. Of the 43 men who have served as Commander N' Chief (Grover Cleveland served two non-consecutive terms, therefore he counts as two), some have left stellar legacies of innovation more
Could it be that Rhode Islanders don't believe what they would like to believe? That would be our conclusion after the recent Bryant Hassenfeld Institute for Public Leadership poll that looked at the two proposals concerning the elimination or reduction more
All presidents face a different set of circumstances upon entering office. Some must endure immediate crisis and some face relative peace and normalcy. No matter what personal narrative a new president has experienced, he or she will be honed by the more
This past week, President Trump released his proposed federal budget. The shockwaves from the content of budget cuts were felt well beyond the beltway. Representatives from both political parties took umbrage from what can only be described as draconian more
By JAMES M. HOBSON Putting aside the political aspects, Gov. Raimondo's proposal of free tuition would be a slap in the face to all Rhode Islanders who have recently graduated college. Having just graduated from RIC myself (on time with a dual major and more
Libraries have come a long way. These public institutions date back millennia, with the Royal Library of Alexandria in Egypt serving as one of the great lost wonders of the world after its construction in 283 BCE (before the common era that starts with more
To the Editor:Having been a regular attendee at city council meetings for many years now, I can remember what sparked my interest in local civics, or should I say, “my concern.” Prior to … more
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