Twitter targeting conservatives is only a small problem compared with the mainstream Left’s decision that they’ve had enough of the rest of us.
As newspapers across the country coordinate “we’re not your enemy” editorials, readers shouldn’t forget that they tend to have a selective understanding of “friendship.”
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, about the complaints about (a lack of) debates, a vote-buying grant scheme, and some PawSox chat.
Did Susan Cicilline-Buonanno receive unusually helpful treatment from the Warwick police and the Rhode Island media?
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, about the governor’s race, political poll results, and Rhode Islanders’ (lack of concern) for the PawSox Worcester overtures.
The prickly question of whether social media platforms should be treated as common carriers can be avoided if we break their leash and return to the ethos of blogging.
A news media that whistles past the indiscretions of its ideological allies shouldn’t be surprised when people stop seeing the difference between them. This won’t end well.
The actions and symbols of the people claiming to be “anti-fascists” give the impression that they need to ask whether they are, indeed, being fooled (perhaps by themselves).
So many of the foundations of our society seem to be wobbling, lately, and it isn’t clear how we come to trust and agreement again.
Lately, every news story is misleading to one side and total confirmation for the other, and there’s no way to move past this while progressives disbelieve in conservatives’ rights.
Forty-four years after helping his girlfriend to abort their child, Abraham Glazer wonders about the life he didn’t lead and the possibility of forgiveness.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, about cheapness and distrust among political operatives and the gubernatorial horse race.
A visit to the Holocaust Memorial Museum teaches lessons about evil and humanity, especially in contrast with the memorials to humanity’s highest ideals elsewhere in Washington, D.C.
In an era of ubiquitous screens and infinite content, perhaps we have to make the decision to bore our children.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, about the performances of Cicilline in a Congressional hearing, Raimondo and Brown campaigning, and Captain Trillo.
Abraham Glazer shares some collected notes on policies that might do Rhode Island some good.
Mechanisms of liberty may be the best strategies to solve problems, but they aren’t the solution.
Questions about fundamental meaning can’t be supplemental to comprehensive education, and they can’t be supplemental to comprehensive adult lives.
Congressman David Cicilline manages to capture exactly the divide in our cold Civil War.
If the demon behind social media is “persuasive technology,” how do we petition for the aid of the corresponding angels?
Tracing our genealogy back in time should remind us that a trajectory of wealth isn’t the only measure of our families.
A moment in the heat can remind us that it used to be a more palpable force in human society, which might have had some unintended benefits.
When will Rhode Island’s political leaders remember of the real needs of families? Despite a large and unexpected revenue windfall and clear policy lesson, resulting from the recent federal tax and regulatory cuts, Rhode Island’s General Assembly has wasted an opportunity for reform and, instead, are seeking to maintain the status quo in the FY2019 Budget.
Letting a Rolling Stone top 500 list set the background music for a while brings both nostalgia and perspective.
A local political analyst for public radio uncritically promotes a Facebook post slandering the United States with no analysis anywhere to be found.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, about Carnevale’s prospects, the Mattiello crew’s subpoena, and the mayor’s tangle.
An apparent epidemic of suicides from the most disadvantaged corners of our society all the way to the heights of success suggests a problem of meaning and purpose, which our culture is less and less helping us to resolve.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WNRI 1380 AM/95.1 FM show, this week, about the start of truck tolls, the prospects of a ballpark deal, and the state of play in the governor’s race.
An effort to turn the writer’s focus from the markers of children’s progress out of the house and to the truly valuable time between those markers.