Entries by Mike Stenhouse

The PUBLIC & Stenhouse submit testimony OVERWHELMINGLY in support of bill to repeal RIDE’s curricula mandate powers

The Ocean State Current has obtained the testimony below, as submitted earlier today by Mike Stenhouse from the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity …  **** March 23, 2023 TO:                         House Committee on Education FROM:                   Mike Stenhouse, CEO, RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity SUBJCET:             My […]

SENIOR ALERT: Bill Introduced to End State Taxation of Social Security

Senator Elaine Morgan introduces legislation to eliminate state tax on Social Security income Senator Elaine Morgan introduced legislation to completely eliminate the tax on Social Security income in Rhode Island.  Bill S84 specifies for tax years beginning on or after January 1, 2024, an individual may subtract from federal adjusted gross income all Social Security income. PROGRAMMING […]

2A Rights Violated by Presidential Fiat?

Gun control by Executive Order of the President of the United States? Just like that, our guaranteed, constitutional rights are diminished? by Richard August On March 14th The Wall Street Journal reported that President Biden “planned to sign” an executive order directing the FBI “to step up background checks of would-be gun buyers and take […]

Does RI Have What it Takes to Create a Life Sciences Industry?

Creating A Life Sciences Cluster in Rhode Island Rhode Island House Speaker Joseph Shekarchi has an excellent idea: try to replicate in Rhode Island the life sciences ecosystem enjoyed by their neighbor up north in Cambridge, Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts. This is an excellent idea because, as the trade association for the biotechnology industry in […]

Ocean State Current to Conduct PRESIDENTIAL TOWN HALL FORUM

The Ocean State Current will host a “town hall” style forum with U.S. Presidential candidate, Steve Laffey, this Friday, March 17, at 12:30 PM at the Chapel Grille restaurant in Cranston, Rhode Island. . Laffey, the former two-term mayor (2003-2007) of the city of Cranston, Rhode Island and 2006 Republican primary candidate for the U.S. […]

BREAKING: State of R.I. REJECTS Settlement Offer Put Forward by Judge in Southwell v. McKee School Mask Mandate Lawsuit

A settlement based on suggested guidelines put forth by Judge Jeffrey Lanphear of the Rhode Island Superior Court was rejected this morning by the State of Rhode Island after a behind-closed-doors meeting in chambers at the state courthouse. The plaintiffs were willing to accept the settlement, which would have effectively ended the Southwell v. McKee […]

RI Court Case Could Set National Precedent Regarding Covid Vaccines for Youths

A unique lawsuit in Rhode Island could soon set a national precedent when it comes to the question of whether children who have acquired natural immunity from Covid-19 infection still should be required to receive the CDC-recommended vaccine regimen. If Dr. Andrew Bostom and attorney Gregory Piccirilli have their way, the medical and legal answer […]

RI’s Education Supremacists Display Contempt for American Ideals

Originally published by the Providence Journal, March 4 (online version not available) America’s upcoming 250th birthday should be a patriotic celebration of our inalienable rights and recognition of our American birthright of liberty. Instead, we find that patriotism has systematically been de-institutionalized across our country. Regrettably, the RI Department of Education and the RI Board […]

Hypocrisy Unlimited: Hollywood’s Secret Counterfeit Vaccine Network

by Roger Simon. Originally published by the Epoch Times, February 27 Last week, I had a remarkable phone call with a person—I’m equivocating to protect their identity, although I assure you that person was either male or female, not in the least transgendered—from my former home in the Los Angeles area, regarding Hollywood and COVID-19 […]

The GOV’T Got EVERTHING Wrong About Covid-19

The below content is from a February 23 Tweet by @justin_hart – with over 1 million Views and 6500+ Retweets . WATCH our March 1 In The Dugout podcast when Dr. Andrew Bostom join Sten to discuss this comedy of errors: oceanstatecurrent.com/in-the-dugout-march-01-2023/ *** To repeat. They. Got. EVERYTHING. Wrong. Transmission of the disease—wrong Asymptomatic spread—wrong […]

No Matter What – Defend Our Constitution

Originally posted by America’s Future, Inc. February 23 We hear a lot of bad things about the rising generation — many spend too much time gazing at their phones, too many think communism is good, some promote hysterical claims of climate catastrophe, etc. Here’s the good news — the most thoughtful and patriotic university students […]

RI Board Of Education Shows its Disdain for the Public in Adopting Woke Social Studies Standards

In a disdainful and dishonest act last evening, the Council for Elementary and Secondary Education, part of the RI Board Of Education, unanimously passed the inaccurate and overly-politicized social studies standards, as proposed by Commissioner Angelica Infante Green and her RI Department of Education. Despite overwhelming public opposition, and without any discussion at all, the […]

Twelve Score and Seven Years Ago; Stenhouse’s Public Education Address

Our founding fathers fervently believed that an informed and educated citizenry is vital to the preservation of our great American democracy and our God-given and constitutional freedoms. As citizens across Rhode Island and America celebrate President’s Day and the birthdays of George Washington and Abraham Lincoln, I hope you will forgive me for taking liberty […]

Governor McKee Refuses to Explain Highly Selective Enforcement Against Dr. Skoly

Late last month, Dr. Stephen Skoly’s legal team, New Civil Liberties Alliance, filed a response to the State of Rhode Island’s motion to dismiss the lawsuit he had filed for “arbitrarily and unlawfully” ending his surgical practice and for violating his First Amendment rights. Background: On October 1, 2021, the Rhode Island Department of Health and then-Director Nicole Alexander […]

Mini-Victory: Based on the Center’s Report, RIDE Corrects Some Errors, but Maintains Core Politicization and Unprofessionalism

by David Randall, author of “Taken for a RIDE” The Rhode Island Department of Education (RIDE) has just issued its final draft of the Rhode Island Social Studies Standards. RIDE made cosmetic changes in response to the critiques of Taken for a RIDE: How Rhode Island’s Social Studies Shortchange Students (Civics Alliance and Rhode Island […]

It Does Happen: Elections Commissioner Pleads Guilty To Ballot Fraud

Originally published by the Conservative Brief on January 12, 2023, written by Martin Walsh *** A former county elections commissioner in New York has pleaded guilty to applying for absentee ballots in the names of other registered voters. “Jason Schofield, age 43, of Troy, New York, pled guilty today to unlawfully using the names and […]

BREAKING: N.Kingstown Boys Basketball Bus Stopped by Police

DEVELOPING … Updated at 3:10 pm … The Current has been informed that the bus was stopped by BEFORE last night’s game in Cumberland (not after the game as originally reported), the players in question were taken off the bus by the Athletic Director, suspended for at least that game, and their parents were called […]

RI Center for Freedom Publishes Report Blasting RIDE’s Misguided “Woke” Social Studies Standards

How Rhode Island’s Social Studies Standards Teach Radical Activism Instead of America’s Birthright of Liberty The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity, in partnership with the Civics Alliance, today released a report entitled, “Taken For a RIDE”, which presents a detailed critique of Rhode Island’s Social Studies Standards (Standards) as proposed this past December by the RI […]

Progressive Policies Stalling RI’s Economy; Lags Region and Nation

According to the RI Public Expenditure Council (RIPEC), Rhode Island’s economy continues to lag the New England region and the United States in several indicators of economic growth according to the Rhode Island Key Performance Indicators (KPI) Briefing for the fourth quarter of 2022, released today. After decades of liberal-progressive tax and spend polices, along with […]

Is “Mayor Steve” of Cranston About to Announce a US Presidential Run?

Pete Buttigieg, colloquially referred to as “Mayor Pete”,  previously an unknown mayor of a small Indiana city, has quickly risen to national prominence and has become a popular figure among Democrats, after his 2020 primary run for President of the United States. Steve Laffey, the former mayor of a similarly-sized Rhode Island city, who I […]

Was R.I. part of the Left’s Dark Money Scheme to Influence Elections?

The Center for Tech and Civic Life forms an $80 million Alliance to push left-wing voting policies. Earlier this week, the Honest Elections Project (HEP) released a report in conjunction with the John Locke Foundation, exposing the U.S. Alliance for Election Excellence as an $80 million left-wing initiative launched to target local election offices and […]

TWO OPINIONS: Parents United RI Vilified and Defended

EDITOR’s NOTE: Members and Candidates from the Parents United RI group in RI have been frequent guess on The Current’s popular In The Dugout with Mike Stenhouse video podcast.  The editorial directly below was in response to a December 17 editorial further below that appeared in the Westerly Sun. *** To the Editor:      After […]

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