Rhody Reporter: Clash of Philosophies Mark Zaccaria gives a short primer on Progressive vs. Conservative approaches to government. ← Rhody Reporter: Currahee Project Politics This Week with John DePetro: The Breaking Cloud of Fear → Lou Mark, where in the “restricting of Federal and state powers” do you see the rights of Mrs. Putin to pressure the judiciary to overturn an election? Who’s side were you rooting for? It doesn’t look like “We the People”? Rhett Hardwick This weekend my mistrust of government was heightened by Virginia’s decision to remove a statue of Bobby Lee from the U.S. Capitol. One might think that if this action reflected the desires of the governed, it would not be done on a weekend, under the cover of darkness.