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.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WADK 1540 AM show, the topics were my column on the “free tuition” plan, Raimondo’s free branding help from the Providence Journal, and more on the PawSox scheme.
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I’ll be on again Tuesday, April 18, at 2:00 p.m.
(Note: Graphic parody of the Providence Journal‘s free promotional work for Governor Raimondo.)
When radicals’ build their disruptive movement around the denial of reality, the cure must rest on acknowledging what is real.
You’ll find out what I’m talking about as I do, because I’m just making it up. Probably something about immigration, some drug dealing going on, attacks on Christians, and letters to the editor.
People who want more taxpayer money for their preferred purposes can’t be bothered with facts; after all, they’ve got dark rumors.
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WADK 1540 AM show, the topics were Robert Flanders’s play for the U.S. Senate, Raimondo’s tuition talking point, and Dominick Ruggerio’s insider senate presidency.
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I’ll be on again Tuesday, April 11, at 2:00 p.m.
The role of government in: charity, innovation, waitressing, and grabbing parents off the street and locking them up.
As it becomes clearer that the Obama administration abused its access to spy technology, the next question is whether the Left and mainstream press will pivot in their favor or hold to principle.
Despite evidence of problems as a school committee exercises authority over the majority of a town’s resources, local activists target a budget board with very little actual authority. Why?
For my weekly call-in on John DePetro’s WADK 1540 AM show, the topics were Sen. President Theresa Paiva Weed’s resignation, Raimondo’s self-promotion, Elorza’s sanctuary, and the battle of the rallies.
I’ll be on again Tuesday, April 4.
For a couple generation’s, it’s been the Thing to blame Religion for failing to make people perfect; now we’re seeing that they’ll pursue their imperfections within other belief systems, too.
Crying out for mercy, Mormons helping Mormons, and a community of suckers
Open post for podcast.
Policies that have pushed families to seek two incomes have deprived them of time and communities of involvement, leading to a cycle of more government for less benefit.
Last week on John DePetro’s WADK 1540 AM show, John and I discussed a teachers’ union’s merging with the Democrat Party and the Trumpian lessons for the RI GOP.
I’ll be on again tomorrow (Tuesday, March 28) and probably every Tuesday at the same time.
An editorial in Friday’s Providence Journal correctly deplores the awarding, in contravention of state bidding procedures, of a no-bid contract by the Rhode Island State Police. But is there any doubt that Colonel Ann Assumpico did so at the instruction of Governor Gina Raimondo? No, there isn’t, especially in light of the clear ties of the winning firm back to the Governor, who is also known to have aspirations for the national political stage.
Peter Beinart may not see it, but secularism makes the Left less tolerant, too.
Central planners (if they’re not being ideological) can miss things with which they have no experience, and as with men and the family, those things can be hugely important.
Missing the kiss (and the point), teacher union fantasy, charity for them, and stuff for you
Open post for podcast.
A lack of accountability in public education is creating systemic abuse of students and taxpayers and can only be ended with school choice.
Rhode Islander Akash Chougule calls Democrats “hypocrites” in the Wall Street Journal, and a Tiverton Leftist attacks political opponents by comparing them with… communists.
John DePetro had me on his WADK 1540 AM show for a segment last week to talk about statewide politics, particularly the battle of the biggish Democrats and the question of who counts as their leader.
I’ll be on again tomorrow (Tuesday, March 20) and probably every Tuesday at the same time.