Town Council Vice President John Edwards the Fifth appears to have obviously violated the state Code of Ethics, even if the Town Solicitor gave him the go-ahead and a mere blogger filed the complaint.
The gender-war angle doesn’t provide very good perspective for economic issues; indeed, it might make sense for U.S. Soccer to increase gender pay disparities in the short term.
If we’re really under threat of cataclysmic climate change, why do the activists have to go back so far for examples and use on-paper predictions to suggest acceleration?
On Wednesday, the state Board of Elections will consider whether its voter registration process complies with federal law, and a review of regulatory history suggests that it very well may be, with a continual drift in away.
A change in voter registration language in 2008, which has been followed with unceasing growth in registrations (despite a stagnant-at-best population), should spark an investigation.
Pawtucket’s “surplus” doesn’t seem as strong as suggested to the Senate Finance Committee, and promised development around the proposed stadium isn’t as hopeful as previously suggested.
Another GOP ObamaCare reform proposal, and another wave of studies and news reports that tilt the numbers so Americans can’t see how desperately necessary reform is.
The drafting of the legislation eliminating Second Amendment rights for domestic violence convicts could go much farther than proponents have claimed.
Special tax breaks for senior citizens are the wrong way to go; figuring out what we’re doing wrong in the first place would be a better approach.
A small example of political “news” can illustrate the language by which journalists promote partisan and ideological positions.
The big blind spot of progressive organizers is that they want to make everything political in order to secure their own systems of privilege.
Broad and confusing language in Rhode Island’s new automatic voter registration law makes fraud and future corruption more likely.
Lessons to guide students away from the dangerous threads of human nature (as realized in Nazism) must account for the reality that the Devil can switch sides.
Providence Representative Aaron Regunberg tramples economics to demagogue against National Grid.
Abortion is the Left’s leading argument for giving people the power to take away others’ humanity.
Given social trends in the United States, it’s increasingly the case that we can’t assume women have sons, brothers, and husbands or men have daughters, sisters, and wives… an inauspicious development for the battle of the sexes.
Early anecdotes of the sorts of young Rhode Islanders who’ll respond to the “free tuition” program illustrate the problem with government’s meddling with prices.
Drawing students toward “free” community college and government “lottery” winnings may very well do more harm than good.
We simply spend too much. With no major reforms and by capitulating to the progressive agenda, the 2018 state budget will be even more destructive for the people of Rhode Island.
Journalists who support leaks have a point about their value as a safety valve for government abuse, but that safety valve requires that the consequences for breaking the law be real.
The politicization of the (now poorly named) Department of Justice illustrates the challenge of reversing the progressive ratchet.
Progressives promise that subsidizing green energy will produce fruits of savings in the future, but that seems more like faith than analysis.
Douglas Hall of the Economic Progress Institute gets basic facts about the Family Prosperity Index wrong and privileges a measure for Rhode Island that values childlessness.
Just as appliance consumers need a practical guide for decibel levels, news consumers need a better sense of what pension return numbers actually mean.
While Congressman David Cicilline is right to raise questions about Amazon’s monopoly power, the fact that he’s leading the charge is worrying.
The idea that evergreen contracts are needed to balance public-sector labor’s leverage with that of management ignores Rhode Island’s reality.
Uncovering the Dropbox folder with compromising photographs of female students may prove to have been an illegal act on the part of Burrillville High School.
Clearly the Valley Breeze’s Ethan Shorey is unhappy with me, but he’s still forcing me to figure out why.
Anybody who says the General Assembly’s budget impasse is causing uncertainty for school districts is incorrect on the law.
Florida beach-goers’ forming a human chain to save a family shows how the emergent order works and how dangerous it could be to let appreciation of it erode.