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In the world of diplomacy one should heed the words of our 26th President Theodore Roosevelt, Speak softly and carry a big stick." The winner of the Nobel Peace Prize for his help in settling the Russo/Japanese War in the early Twentieth Century knew" more
To the Editor: The attempted murder of congressional staff and congressmen is one more tragic event that should be a call for our nation to engage in open and honest discussion on the purpose and limits of guns in our society. I believe America's more
To the Editor: The Rhode Island School Superintendents' Association (RISSA) strongly and unequivocally supports the courageous leadership displayed by Dr. Phil Thornton, Superintendent of Schools of the Warwick Public Schools. Dr. Thornton is conducting more
To the Editor: You know you're an extreme liberal if the president's pardoning of Sheriff Joe Arpaio upset you, but former President Obama setting free 1,700 criminals from jail and jihadists from Gitmo did not. Or, you can claim you support free speech, more
To the Editor: As a result of the police shooting on an I-95 ramp in Providence that left the driver dead and his passenger seriously wounded newspapers are full of letters to the editor and radio talk show callers expressing outrage at killing a" more
The boundaries of propriety in regard how a woman should be addressed have substantially changed over time. Back in the “Mad Men” period of the sixties, men were callously demeaning to women as a … more
To the Editor: Of all the patently ridiculous and pathetic slurs aimed at former president Obama, John Cervone has reached a new level of inanity. After ranting about Obama's record while in office, Cervone criticized the retirement activities of the more
By ROBERT FLANDERS When neighbors, friends and family ask me why I am running for the U.S. Senate, my answer is simple. As Nelson Mandela said: There is no passion to be found playing small; in settling for a life that is less impactful than the one you" more
For a couple of years now, I have been writing about different proposals regarding a new Paw Sox stadium. Few Rhode Islanders support any kind of taxpayer insured development whatsoever. The latest idea is to build a grandiose sports park complex in the more
Remember when your daughter was a little girl and she would ride her bike or perform some physical trick and yell, “Look at me, look at me?” There is an undisputable similarity with the … more
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