Providence College President Rev. Brian Shanley affirms the college’s Catholic identity and the Church’s teaching on marriage and condemns the treatment of RA Michael Smalanskas.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, with guest host Donna Perry, the topics were the governor’s staffing decisions, the practice of budget scooping, and a little about Trump v. FBI.
The chaplains at Providence College explain that the Catholic Church upholds one-man-one-woman marriage, and opposing same-sex marriage is not synonymous with homophobia.
Providence College President Rev. Brian Shanley offers thoughts on recent controversy on campus.
Professors of theology, philosophy, chemistry/biochemistry, and finance at Providence College call upon the school administration to be vocally on the side of supporting Catholic teachings about marriage and sexuality.
Rhode Islanders should give some thought to what legislators are assuming about government and about us before letting them push the rosy-sounding “equal pay” agenda on us.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, the topics were the race for Rhode Island governor and the refusal to serve customers because they’ve been accused of racism.
A theme of much recent commentary has been that the Left is winning the culture war through its merciless exclusion, but we can choose to reject their claim of domination.
Resisting the totalitarian force isn’t a question of Right versus Left, but a battle between those who want to control and those who believe in individual dignity and a right to be wrong.
Maybe part of some conservatives’ reaction to President Trump is akin to Salieri’s reaction to Mozart in Amadeus.
On multiple issues, the Rhode Island news media seems either to inhabit a different universe or to be deliberately skewing Rhode Islanders’ perspective of reality.
Birtherism versus RussiaRussiaRussia, proper humility for kids, mutual discomfort in the co-ed workplace, American aspiration, and aggregate parenting.
When the Code of Ethics is processed through the deep philosophies of appointed commissioners, that which is obviously suspect can appear clean, at least when it’s all within government.
In a self-justifying and inadequate apology, Revival Brewery owner Sean Larkin shows no sign that he’s questioned why his attitude led him to react as he did or brought an actual Nazi-sympathizer to his defense.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, the topics were Senator Kettle’s travails, Raimondo’s anti-gun performance, and the race for governor.
America will only make its boy problem worse if it attempts to feminize masculinity.
Discussions about protecting students in school, perhaps by arming teachers, should be conducted maturely, not by listening to kids saying the darndest things.
Radical individualism, young conservatives’ political naivete, brain coupling, and disease in the social media city.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, the topics were Senator Kettle’s travails, Raimondo’s special fund raising deal, defining the Moderate Party, and progressive dog whistles.
Senator Kettle has responded to the threat of an unpleasant ejection process by resigning; unfortunately, even districts that haven’t been deprived of representation are still stuck with the rest of the Senate.
If news reports involving guns didn’t so often seem more like activism than journalism, people wouldn’t find it so credible that journalists would promote outside activists as students.
While facts still need to be provided, Senator Kettle’s claim to political support seems to be darkening, but the days are dark, indeed, if the state Senate truly has a backwards understanding of representative democracy.
On the very narrow question of parents’ forbidding first-person shooter games in the wake of school shootings.
Weaponized ridiculousness of political rhetoric about taxes, abortion, and Donald Trump.
If social conservatives want to return to a society in which President Trump’s alleged infidelity is a disqualification for public office, we have to admit that it currently is not.
The First Amendment is implicated in school shootings, too, but we’re not going to end the nightmare until we fix whatever is making kids want to do this to each other.
Calling Aaron Regunberg an “overlord” (at least in intention) is not a dog whistle; it’s more like a game of name that tune.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, the topic was the clarity we’re getting from Providence Democrats, Rhode Island progressives, and teachers unions.
This week’s bad bill is a thorny issue, but one that highlights yet another danger of the progressive-left’s agenda to control our lives via a government driven by political correctness. In our American society, this means a direct threat to free speech and free thought.
Observers of national politics and government should ask themselves at what point corruption in pursuit of thwarting Trump transcends the unsavoriness of Trump, himself.