Depression; beating up journalists; and bird-dogging on a national scale.
Mike Stenhouse tells Tara Granahan on 630AM/99.7FM that legislators shouldn’t hold Rhode Islanders prisoner to a budget number at the bottom of a spreadsheet.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WADK 1540 AM show, the topics were the campaign finance controversies of the Providence City Council and Robert Nardolillo’s U.S. Senate campaign announcement.
Wickford Junction still has few riders, so RIDOT wants to give tickets away for free, costing taxpayers thousands and undercutting private businesses that benefit from commuters.
While we might not like having Charging Bull’s meaning changed, Fearless Girl does what art is supposed to do, which we ought to keep doing.
Even the wiser insiders aren’t seeing the consequence of conducting an establishment coup against the duly elected President of the United States.
Awards, earned and maybe not yet earned; Fight Club; Twin River; and it’s my birthday.
Even the best argument for government involvement in a new PawSox stadium reasons backwards; why is it government’s role at all to ensure that we have entertainment and will absorb the risk for private investments?
Rhode Islanders are already saddled with high energy costs, and a carbon tax would make that worse, without any guarantee that the environment will be helped at all.
Perhaps history’s anti-capitalists offered an important corrective, but that doesn’t mean falling into the arms of government was the only (or best) solution.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WADK 1540 AM show, the topics were the Democrats’ health care scare mongering and the early political campaigning of two Republicans.
Universities may be beginning to recognize that they need to offer their students more exposure to conservative ideas, but seeing it as “affirmative action” indicates that they don’t really want to change.
We’re in a pick-and-choose multiverse in the Era of Trump, although the facts seem to give more weight to one dimension as reality over others.
If we’re going to move from using campaign finance law to find bribery to enforcing campaign finance law as its own body of potential crime, we should at least be aware that we’re in sensitive territory.
We’re no longer swallowing the spin, and the central planners better get over themselves pretty quickly.
People need moral reform that government can’t (and shouldn’t try to) provide.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WADK 1540 AM show, the topics were Raimondo’s big out-of-state fundraising take, when Chafee’s right, the Jackson recall, and Providence City Council comes to its community safety senses.
Differences in the cost of health care between men and women weren’t as big a deal when most people married for life; we should look in that direction for solutions, rather than forcing insurers to deny reality.
Rather than continue to attempt to mitigate the consequences for some people’s bad decisions, we should look to back government off so we can help each other with less interference, not more.
The human inclination to dictate and control comes back around in the United States
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WADK 1540 AM show, the topics were Raimondo’s advertising, positioning on tax and spending policy, and the politics of Kent County.
In our new digital reality, people need to understand new standards for what they say about others.
Trust in Trump (versus the elite), trust in intelligence gathering, trust in pensions and economic development, and trust in the police
After a mentally exhausting local board meeting, I can’t help but muse on its implications for the rule of law and self governance.
With resistance to climate alarmism still high, maybe the solution is a new approach for scientists to address the subject and present it to the public.
Westerners are figuring out that their compassion is being abused and that the abusers’ preferred policies bring about outcomes that are an affront to the compassionate.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WADK 1540 AM show, the topics were Mattiello’s PawSox change of heart, NY “free tuition” and Raimondo, Gina’s change of heart on pot, and Whitehouse’s strange relationship with campaign money.
Green energy schemes are a way to allow wealthier people to feel good about taking money from poorer people.
Relationship of government to the people, with cheese sandwiches, welfare, probation, and campaign finances.
The window is closing for mainstream liberals to impose the rule of law on their radical allies before a countering force from the political Right is fully unleashed.