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Mike Stenhouse on State of the State

Guest Stenhouse discusses RIDE curriculum mandates for social studies and history. His organization RI Center for Freedom and Prosperity sponsored a review of the curriculum.

RHODE ISLAND’S REAL GREEN DEAL #InTheDugout – March 14, 2023

Sen. Jessica De La Cruz on her legislation challenging the far-left green insanity. Plus, Steve Laffey on his presidential run!

DAILY SIGNAL: Who Are Winners and Losers in Biden’s Bailout of Silicon Valley Bank? Economist Explains

The “rich people” with money in Silicon Valley Bank are the real winners in President Joe Biden’s handling of the California-based bank’s collapse, economist Peter St Onge says. After the fall of Silicon Valley Bank over the weekend, the Biden administration announced that the Federal Deposit Insurance Corp. will cover all depositors’ money there. Normally, […]

Why Woke Won’t Work! #InTheDugout – March 13, 2023

State of R.I. REJECTS Settlement Offer Put Forward by Judge in Southwell v. McKee School Mask Mandate Lawsuit, Understand the Silicon Valley and Signature Bank Crashes, Woke Climate change HYSTERIA only THREE months to live?

Hypocrisy of Catholic Bishops re. “Coyotes That Help People”

Originally published, February 9, 2023 by Christopher Manion by the Wander Press, National Catholic Weekly, as:  The Coyotes Help People. Please Give The message sounded routine — at first. “Hello team please see the message below regarding your consideration for an urgent matter to support one of our own students here at Mount.” Suddenly, it […]

DAILY SIGNAL: McFarland Explains How China Benefits From Russia-Ukraine War

OXON HILL, Md.—A leading national security expert is weighing in on how the Chinese Communist Party is exploiting the ongoing war between Russia and Ukraine. “It’s a good question, because who wins the war against Russia, Ukraine? Who wins the war against NATO, the West, and Russia? China wins this war, because they let us […]

Dem submitted BORN-ALIVE PROTECTION Bill #InTheDugout – March 9, 2023

Today on #InTheDugout, the emotional story of why RI Dem lawmaker submitted BORN-ALIVE BABY PROTECTION bill, Judge ROBERT FLANDERS on RI’s unethical ETHICS COMMITTEE

WUHAN WEDNESDAY with Dr. Bostom: Lawsuits Updates #InTheDugout – March 8, 2023

WUHAN WEDNESDAY WITH DR. ANDY BOSTOM… Today on our show, COURT UPDATESn on mask mandate & parental rights vaccine lawsuits

DAILY SIGNAL: Former ICE Chief Explains Why Women Illegally Crossing Border Carry These Pills 

OXON HILL, Md.—Many young women and girls cross the southern border carrying“morning after” pills, also known as Plan B, because “they know they’re going to be raped,” Tom Homan says. “Some young ladies are being raped as you and I are talking,” Homan, who was acting director of U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement under President […]

DAILY SIGNAL: Biden ‘Weaponizes’ Feds to Boost Democratic Voter Turnout, Ohio Secretary of State Says

Top Republican state election officials are opposing President Joe Biden’s executive order putting the power of the federal government behind voter turnout efforts. “As a group, the Republican secretaries of state have been vocally opposing this,” Ohio Secretary of State Frank LaRose, the vice chairman of the Republican Secretaries of State Committee, told The Daily […]


Today on #InTheDugout Podcast, a Maine parental-rights advocate with a message to concerned Rhode Island parents.

“Kickback Capitalism” Undermines Economic & Medical Health

EDITOR’s NOTE: Fentanyl is the poison that is killing our fellow Americans. “Kickback Capitalism” is the poison that is killing our American economy and our politics. **** Originally published in the Wall Street Journal on March 5, by Andy Kessler as: The Rise of Kickback Capitalism What the government does best is throw your tax […]

Courageous RI is a Scam to Indoctrinate Students and the Public

Intrepid parent activist and head of Parents United RI, Laurie GB, weighs in on Twitter with her thoughts on Tuesday’s press conference announcing the launch of the federally-funded Courageous RI org. . Mike Stenhouse, CEO, for the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity calls the group’s mission a scam intended to further indoctrinate students, teachers, […]

Who will lead the RIGOP? #InTheDugout – March 6, 2023

Who will lead the RIGOP? GIO CICIONE AND JOE POWERS join Sten. Can the Party be saved? How will they battle fully-woke Democrats? Abortion?

DAILY SIGNAL: Rep. Mark Green Recounts ‘Images of Dead Migrants’ at Southern Border

OXON HILL, Md.—The crisis at the southern border is both unending and unrelenting. As The Daily Signal previously reported, more than 1 million migrants have been encountered at the southern border since the start of fiscal year 2023 on Oct. 1. Rep. Mark Green, R-Tenn., chairman of the House Homeland Security Committee, recently traveled with […]

DAILY SIGNAL: If WWIII Breaks Out, ‘It’s Because We Have a Weak President,’ Sen. Rick Scott Says

President Joe Biden does not understand the threat China poses to America, according to Sen. Rick Scott. “He pacifies [Chinese President Xi Jinping] all the time,” Scott, R-Fla., says of Biden’s relationship with the leader of the Chinese Communist Party. “China and Russia pose a threat to American freedom, Scott says, because “both of them […]

DAILY SIGNAL: Rep. Dan Bishop Calls for Impeachment Inquiries Into Biden, Mayorkas, Others

OXON HILL, Md. – Rep. Dan Bishop, R-N.C., is weighing in on which Biden administration officials, in addition to Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas, he thinks have engaged in questionable activity worth investigating and why. “The thing about Secretary Mayorkas, first, is that he’s just utterly flouted American immigration law,” Bishop, a member of the […]

DAILY SIGNAL: ‘We’re Going to Tackle It Head-On,’ GOP Lawmaker Says of America’s Spiraling National Debt, Spending

The clock is ticking on America’s debt. “You cannot spend yourself into oblivion like this country’s been doing,” Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C., says, adding that Republicans are “going to tackle it head-on.” America has reached its current debt ceiling of $31.4 trillion, and Treasury’s extraordinary measures will likely be able to extend current federal spending […]

Rhode Island! Hit a Home Run with #InTheDugout – March 2, 2023

TWO VICTORIES: Center co-Signs National Coalition Letter Earns Congressional Opposition to Biden’s WOKE 401(k) Rule, Bob Flanders and the People’s Primary & Elections for Rhode Island, Boomer Zoomers

DAILY SIGNAL: What Pro-Abortion Activists Got Wrong About Jessa Duggar’s D&C After Miscarriage

Jessa Duggar Seewald, known for her role on the popular TLC reality show “19 Kids and Counting,” is receiving some backlash after sharing about a recent miscarriage. Around Christmas, Seewald miscarried what would have been her fifth child. “At that moment, I was just in complete shock,” she said in a recent YouTube video. “I […]

DAILY SIGNAL: ‘Canceling Student Loan Debt Is Not Legal,’ Iowa Attorney General Says After Supreme Court Arguments

Iowa is one of six states suing the Biden administration over the president’s plan to forgive billions in student loan debt. “Canceling student loan debt is not legal,” Iowa Attorney General Brenna Bird says. “In order for that to happen, something would have to pass the House, the Senate, [and] be signed by the president. […]

Wuhan Wednesday with Doctor Andrew Bostom! #InTheDugout – March 1, 2023

Doctor Andy Bostom joins us on the fastest growing podcast in Rhode Island. A recent Gallup Poll finds nearly two-thirds of America don’t trust that the media reports the news … SURPRISE: CHINA VIRUS originated in CHINA – BACK TO THE CHINA LAB LEAK of Covid-19

Only 2 Candidates to Vie for Chair of RI GOP

The Ocean State Current has confirmed that only two candidates will compete to serve as the next Chairman of the RI Republican Party; Giovanni Cicione from Barrington and Joseph Powers from Cranston, each of whom had previously filed their names. However, despite rumors of other individuals interested in running, no additional candidates filed by yesterday’s […]

2 VICTORIES: Center co-Signs National Coalition Letter Earns Congressional Opposition to Biden’s WOKE 401(k) Rule

The RI Center for Center for Freedom & Prosperity, earlier this month signed a national coalition letter urging Congress to oppose a federal attack on citizens’ 401(k) pension savings. The letter opposed Biden’s Department of Labor rules that would allow environmental extremists to divert hundreds of billions of dollars of Americans’ pension savings into green […]

DAILY SIGNAL: How China Is Dominating African Minerals, and Why Americans Should Care

An energy expert is sounding the alarm over the Chinese Communist Party’s dominance of African minerals. “It’s such an important topic because President [Joe] Biden and the governor of California, Gov. [Gavin] Newsom, have the goal of having all new vehicle sales in the United States battery-powered electric by 2035. So if we’re going to […]

Parents ARE Defending Education #InTheDugout – February 28, 2023

Rhode Island, the #InTheDugout podcast is the perfect show for you! Parents are defending education with the fastest growing podcast in the Ocean State.

Is The Woke Tide Turning in America? – #InTheDugout – February 27, 2023

Woke no more! University of North Carolina moves to ban ‘diversity, equity and inclusion’ statements TRANS TIDE TURNING? A prominent detransitioner sued a nationwide medical group for mutilation.

Westerly Parental-Rights Activist Blasts Local YMCA for Trans Locker Room Policy

Well-known parental rights activist, Bob Chiaradio, is raising awareness about yet another controversial public policy failure in his town of Westerly, Rhode Island. PROGRAMMING NOTE: Chiarado will be Sten’s guest on his popular In The Dugout video podcast, which can be viewed anytime after 4pm today at: oceanstatecurrent.com/in-the-dugout-february-27-2023/ Per his Facebook post: Just got off […]

DAILY SIGNAL: Equal Protection Project Aims to Stop Acts of Racism Committed in Name of ‘Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion’

“The remedy for racism never is more racism.” That’s the guiding principle behind a new initiative called the Equal Protection Project. Through education, investigation, and litigation, the Equal Protection Project is working to expose instances of racism in America, such as a school district in Rhode Island that announced it was holding an event for […]

DAILY SIGNAL: New Axis of Evil Rising on First Anniversary of Russia’s Invasion of Ukraine?

Friday, Feb. 24, marks one year since Russia’s unprovoked invasion of Ukraine, which has cost hundreds of thousands of lives. Ahead of the one-year anniversary, Russian President Vladimir Putin met Wednesday with China’s top diplomat, Wang Yi. Dakota Wood, a senior research fellow in defense programs at The Heritage Foundation’s Center for National Defense, says […]

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