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Fear sells. It also is used by politicians to get votes. While using fear as part of a strategy is certainly not new, it is important for us all to step back and examine that which frightens us. … more
You know who I feel sorry for? Today’s politicians. You’ll laugh at this, but hear me out. This is a very tough time to be a politician whether running for office or trying to lead while … more
Old and young, everybody loves the pageantry of the circus –although in this year’s presidential race we are witnessing a circus whose performers are sub-par. By the time of the publication of … more
In the 1996 film “Jerry Maguire,” Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Rod Tidwell, played by Cuba Gooding Jr., repeatedly shouted into the phone the now iconic phrase “Show me the money!” His … more
For many of us elementary school is where we fall in love with learning for the first time, where we make our first lifelong friends, where we first begin to place ourselves in the world around … more
“Listen to your mother.” How many times during childhood did all of us here those words? Of course, one does not have to be your actual mother to assume a maternal ego-state. A mother … more
To the Editor: With so much attention lately on public officials who have not fulfilled their obligations in their official capacity, it is important to remember that such individuals are in the … more
To the Editor: When the Rhode Island Airport Corporation (RIAC) previously searched for a new president, I and several others recommended that they appoint the airport's acting president, Peter Frazier. The board had no ear for the community and went out more
Rhode Island was always a long shot to win the General Electric sweepstakes, but a sense of disappointment was nonetheless palpable when the iconic global brand chose Boston as the new home of its corporate headquarters several months ago. Tempering that more
(Fun family cartoon sequel) We couldn’t believe it has been over a dozen years since Pixar delighted us with “Finding Nemo.” It was with great anticipation that we went to see the sequel, … more
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