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“It was the best of times, it was the worst of times.” So begins Charles Dickens’ classic “A Tale of Two Cities.” The story, of course, masterfully contrasts events and … more
The right of Americans to bear arms is enshrined in the U.S. Constitution. Millions of our citizens own and use firearms responsibly, for hunting, sport, and self-protection. Both of these statements have been true for centuries, and will remain so. Far more
To the Editor: Since October, I have been chairing a House commission studying the potential for growing tourism through a coordinated marketing effort. I sponsored the bill creating this … more
To the Editor: Take a look at the RoadWorks website. How could anyone who lives, works or travels through Rhode Island dispute the fact that our infrastructure is in deplorable condition? The … more
There is an ancient Chinese curse that translates to, “May you get what you wish for.” On the face of the statement, one might think the message is intended as a well-wish. However, the inherent … more
When people are behind a keyboard, some evidently feel they have a sort of shield. There is a sense, however false, of anonymity, that because things aren’t said in person or out loud that they … more
For the past couple of years, we’ve all heard a lot about what we can do, what we’ve done and what we should be doing to make Rhode Island more … more
1854 Redux The famine pushed the Irish huddled mass across the sea And many heard Rhode Island was the land of liberty The Irish had to deal with bigotry and hate The natives shouted … more
In the most juvenile display thus far in the presidential primary season, the remaining GOP candidates for the nomination sparred for recognition in a cluster of taunts, guffaws, accusations, and … more
Rhode Island has found itself back in the headlines, but not for a reason anyone who cares about the Ocean State would hope. CNBC last week released its list of 2016’s “Top States for … more
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