Crumbling schools show that the government’s priority has been other spending (mainly on unionized employees), and more school choice could change the equation in students’ (and taxpayers’) favor.
As the tech oligarchs let their inner thought-police show, they may cure many of us of our addictive reliance on them.
Curse-gate is an absurd manifestation of the divisive reality toward which the news media and political elites are dragging us.
Legislators who want to put kids’ parents away through a big chunk of childhood for a bad decision can’t possibly be thinking things through.
At the Center, we know that the high levels of taxation and over-regulation forced upon the people by an ever-growing state government is the main culprit in causing Rhode Island’s weak and stagnant performance. Look at it this way, heavy handed action by a state government that primarily seeks to perpetuate itself, actually works against the best-interests of the very people it is supposed to be serving.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, the topics were Giovanni Feroce’s announcement for governor, the governor’s priorities, and the state of the name of the state.
On behalf of the Center, I would like to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas! Recently, Rhode Island families have received a gift… the “Tax Cuts & Jobs Act” has passed federally.
For Tim Fratelo, people watching on Providence’s West End suggests a need for a bit more practice among the young at adulting.
Chinese advances in the use of purchase apps and social media to control the population offer a giant warning sign for the West.
This is a true battle of visions. Their progressive vision would transform our home state into a liberal hell. Rhode Island could become a place where businesses face even higher legal risks and our citizens would be even less free to live their own lives.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, the topic was the 2018 campaign season, specifically the races for governor and U.S. Senate.
In assessing how to react to the morally difficult decisions raised by morally compromised politicians, we have fundamental questions to decide.
The goal of an effective regulatory strategy should be to ensure that occupational licensing is no more burdensome than needed to address present, significant and substantiated harm.
Under a “light touch” regulatory approach, businesses are freer to develop and produce jobs.
Government activities shouldn’t be measured versus utter failure, but against the alternatives.
The Democrats’ pass and the big government limit on moral voting.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, the topic bombshell plan to blow up the governor’s race.
Yet again, Rhode Island has been saddled with a bottom-10 ranking: This time for its heavy-handed occupational licensing regulatory regime, which effectively denies many people the right to earn a living. In Washington, the Trump administration is returning to a “light-touch” regulatory strategy, a strategy that our state would be wise to follow.
A contemplation of mortality and gratitude.
The cure for our toxic anti-male environment is to revive cultural expectations that acknowledge the tendencies of both sexes, but tempered with respect for individual differences.
The fight against communism is more difficult when we don’t know what it is we’re fighting.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, the topics were Judge Flanders’s announcement and chances, the PawSox thoughts of Attleboro, and the Raimondo-bomb of UHIP.
At its Monday meeting, the Rhode Island Board of Elections directed its lawyer to propose fixes to the loophole created in 2008, which no longer required proper identification for those registering, in person, to vote … as required by 2003 federal law. Despite baseless attacks against Ken Block, it turns out that his research was accurate.
RIDOT has identified the locations of the first two proposed toll gantry locations in southern Rhode Island. This Tuesday, they will be holding a workshop and taking public comment on their newly-released (not to say rushed out the door) Environmental Assessment of the locations. The problem is that the assessment suffers from exactly the same serious flaw as the ill-fated UHIP system: it was released before it was ready. “Continue Reading” to learn why – and for deets about attending the hearing.
Not interested in Moore; Trump the drunken wrecking ball operator; and the needle that conservatives may be able to thread to social victory.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, the topics were the Raimondo-Assumpico messaging struggle, Fung’s poll, and the Board of Elections’ admission.
Because it serves their political interest, progressives are capsizing the sexual revolution cruise ship, and if conservatives can keep our feet, we’ll find our ship is right-side-up when it’s done.
On Friday, the Center held our first inaugural fundraising banquet -the 2017 Ocean State Freedom Banquet. At the banquet, a capacity crowd of 200 people were on hand to hear the keynote address by Grover Norquist, famed DC anti-tax warrior and President of Americans for Tax Reform.
The sexist children of the General Assembly, blue states as a fleet of Titanics, Rand got God wrong, and a progressive contradiction.
Jeff Hunt puts forward evidence from five-years of experience with legalized marijuana suggesting that states should think twice before implementing or considering such policies.
Luis Vargas argues that free market and traditional principles should give the so-called DREAMers a place in a conservative immigration reform policy.