Conservatives long record of advocating the same economic problems is not an indication that they don’t know what to do about recessions, but of the underlying problem that they believe must be solved.
In the last hour, the Providence Journal put on line a letter from David Quiroa, the president of the Alliance for Guatemala. What did he “get”? Not that John DePetro voices the thoughts of “the right”; sometimes he does, sometimes not. Nor is it true, as Quiroa implies, that the thoughts of conservatives are dominated [...]
Federal grants have already paid large subsidies for applicants using HealthSource RI, but only for a small number of them is that the full taxpayer burden.
Rhode Island’s employment results for September and October show a state that has lost any recovery that it had and is slipping in isolation from its neighboring states.
(Not) Observing the Childcare Provider Unionization Election; Also, An Alternate Cardio “Work-Out” If You’re Short On Time
As you’ve probably heard, home childcare providers have voted overwhelmingly to unionize.
Looking at Objectivism in the context of God, Coleridge, and RI-STAMP.
In voting for the March 11 resolution to remove firearms permitting authority from the town of Exeter, the Town Council majority chose the path that comes all too easily to Rhode Island officials: passing serious decisions to someone else. But just because many Rhode Island politicians accept this as normal doesn’t mean the citizens of Exeter have to — and it is healthy that they haven’t.
A central concept in need of exploration within Pope Francis’s Evangelii Gaudium is that of autonomy, and the responsibilities that it imposes and allows on all people, regardless of position.
NEA RI representative John Leidecker has appealed his conviction for cyberstalking of former state Representative Douglas Gablinske, raising concerns that the courts may set a dangerous precedent.
Despite reports of threatened arrest, the State Police say troopers had no authority to arrest volunteers who wanted to watch child-care provider unionization elections, which turned out to have a very lopsided vote.
No law or regulation at the federal or state level requires health benefits exchange “navigators” in Rhode Island to undergo criminal background checks, and not all agencies providing the service require them on their own.
Interviews & Profiles
Justin and Bob Plain discuss the union-driven push to defenestrate John DePetro and whether it’s appropriate for politicians (in and out of office) to boycott an entire media organization and petition private businesses to do the same.
Justin and Bob Plain discuss Pope Francis’s apparent economic philosophy.
Justin and Bob discuss taxes and wealth on NBC 10 Wingmen, with some afterthoughts from Justin.