The market-centric approach and the government-centric approach to developing an area are both ways to allow community input in development, but the latter speaks to what the locals want, rather than what a ruling class thinks they need.
Linking the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity with the Republican Party may at some point backfire on the interests of entrenched local powers, such as the labor unions and the newspaper reporters mixed up with them.
Chafee’s record; the many ways to spy on civilians; what a constitution is for; when the debate on health-plan abortion?; the “natural right” to work the land.
The tenets of Progressivism, as pursued by President Barack Obama and Congressman Jim Langevin, appear to be of the sort that has caused the state of Rhode Island to regress.
A symptom of Rhode Island & America’s problem: everybody’s first question after the Chafee announcement is the effect on politics, not on policy.
Quadrupling down on Rhode Island; finding the American-statist antidote in the Ocean State; school choice as the real civil rights battle of the day; who gets media “support” and why.
The unionization of child care providers in Minnesota concerned Jennifer Parrish, because of both the method by which the union pursued it and the effect that it would have on her as an independent businesswoman.
The NCAA handed down a one half of one game suspension for current Heisman Trophy winner Johnny Manziel for taking money for autographs. However, they have a bit of a history with giving out much longer suspensions for lesser offenses. It’s time to shut down the NCAA.
War policy that unites the Left and Right and economic policy that favors the 1% raises the question whether there’s any rationale for supporting the president’s administration beyond rank partisanship.
I’ve been trying to figure out if we have any state leadership here in RI. When we have a Governor who gets embroiled in what to call an evergreen adorned in lights in December and a General Assembly who is more concerned about what appetizer they want to endorse, I’m trying to figure out if they have any ability to lead. Apparently, some states have it figured out.
Business organizations should be comfortable with competition between businesses, not in the habit of asking government agencies to determine the number of ferry services needed in a particular market.
A Providence Journal article about a toll arson is more significant as evidence that the pants of the people tasked to run and to inform the state are on fire.
Republican diversity; John Galt moves to the Ocean State; RI’s employment backslide; “how could it come to that?”
Probably best known for portraying characters that exist primarily in the slacker/doofus spectrum, actor Ashton Kutcher accepted a Teen Choice Award the other night and revealed that he really isn’t a slacker and that being a doofus ain’t cool.
The Rhode Island unemployment rate went in the wrong direction again in July as did the number of jobs in the state. What did our General Assembly do this past session to fix this years-old problem?
Rhode Island’s ObamaCare health benefits exchange is not producing new wealth when it takes its miniscule nick out of the state’s unemployment rolls.
The opening chapters of Huxley’s Brave New World resonate uncomfortably with observations of the state of education and popular culture.
Blaming Fox News for making the news industry more partisan, and therefore less trustworthy, misses the point of what’s happened in the news.
IRS targeting continues; a handbook for manipulating the public; playing games with government investment-backstopping; healthcare on the long slide down to government destruction.