Xtra Innings: Friday Night Rage #InTheDugout – June 28, 2022

Do you want to stay up-to-date on the latest news and events happening in Rhode Island? If so, then this podcast is for you! We discuss current events that are affecting the Ocean State. We also give you interviews with local and national knowledge experts on the most important topics. Our goal is to make sure everyone has access to the information they need to be informed citizens. Tune into #InTheDugout every Monday through Thursday live at 4:00pm on the Ocean State Current for your weekly dose of news and views!

Jen’s Three Cents – 8

Long-time Ocean State radio personality and In The Dugout co-host on Monday’s, Jennifer Brien provides her THREE CENTS worth of commentary on the hot issues of the day. The standard two cents just isn’t enough for Jen to weigh-in … so we gave her an extra penny’s worth of time.

Steve Kass: China and the Semiconductor Problem

Steve Kass is a podcaster, who discusses the semiconductor problem in America. He points out  the the dangers to national security from Russia and the growing strength of China. He tells us that the Biden administration has failed to take action in the  leading to a decline in America’s competitiveness and is wasting taxpayer dollars. Steve Kass’s podcast is an important source of information for those interested in understanding current events. His insights into the problems facing America provide a valuable perspective on this rapidly changing landscape.

Sten Discusses the SCOTUS Repeal of ROE and Cultural Issues w/ CEO of America’s Leading Pro-Family Org

Rhode Islanders, we have something special for you. Pastor Dave Aucoin has just founded the new affiliate of the Family Policy Alliance to help make Rhode Island a better place. Craig DeRoche is the President & CEO of the Family Policy Alliance and he tells us why advancing family values will make a difference in the Ocean State. These two men share their insights on how family values play into politics and policymaking. Join us for an Xtra Innings episode of #InTheDugout with Mike Stenhouse you don’t want to miss! Tune in now by clicking this link!

#InTheDugout Xtra Innings: Advancing Desperately Need Family Values In Rhode Island – June 25, 2022

CRAIG DeROCHE is the President & CEO of the Family Policy Alliance. He has nearly 30 years of experience advancing the dignity and worth of all human life, religious freedom, and family values in public policy. For almost a decade, Craig focused on advancing the value of life through second chances and redemption for those […]

West Warwick Councilman Jason Messier Sparks Controversy While Dressing as Gyrating Unicorn

On May 7, 2022, Councilman Jason Messier posted a TikTok video where he dressed as a rainbow colored unicorn on behalf of people suffering from Alzheimer’s. During the video, he gyrates and obscenely dances to Pony by Ginuwine. It has been viewed over 2500 times, and the minimum age for TikTok users is 13.

U.S. Treasury Secretary says recession is not inevitable, CEOs say it is on the way

U.S. Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen’s says that a recession is not inevitable, comments that have been met with skepticism by business leaders.

Why are Cranston Schools Refusing to Investigate the Disturbing Josh Mello Affair?

As of the posting of this updated story (June 21, 2022),  the Cranston school committee has not indicated whether or not it will investigate how a father and legal guardian of one if its students may have been improperly or even illegally removed from an authorized list to care for his own child. This single […]

Jen’s Three Cents – 7

Long-time Ocean State radio personality and In The Dugout co-host on Monday’s, Jennifer Brien provides her THREE CENTS worth of commentary on the hot issues of the day. The standard two cents just isn’t enough for Jen to weigh-in … so we gave her an extra penny’s worth of time.

ELECTION WAVES Candidate Interview: Deb Ruggiero, Lt. Governor

ELECTION WAVES is a series of interviews with candidates running for office in Rhode Island. In this edition, Ron St. Pierre interviews Lt. Governor candidate Deborah Ruggiero (D). Ruggiero discusses her experience as a state representative, her plans for the Lt. Governor’s office, and her thoughts on the current state of Rhode Island politics. She also addresses some of the challenges she would face as Lt. Governor. She has served the residents of Jamestown and Middletown in District 74 since first being elected in November 2008. She is the chair of the House Innovation, Internet and Technology Committee; she has been a member of the House Finance Committee for 8 years framing the state budget. Her ELECTION WAVES interview is well worth a listen today at 5:00pm or on demand after!

Jen’s Three Cents – 6

Long-time Ocean State radio personality and In The Dugout co-host on Monday’s, Jennifer Brien provides her THREE CENTS worth of commentary on the hot issues of the day. The standard two cents just isn’t enough for Jen to weigh-in … so we gave her an extra penny’s worth of time.

Expert: New England herring industry to receive $11M

(The Center Square) – The federal government is giving $11 million to New England herring fishermen following a declared disaster within the industry. However, some experts claim the situation was avoidable. Overfishing herring created the situation in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast of New England, according to Niaz Dorry, director of the North American […]

Jen’s Three Cents – 5

Long-time Ocean State radio personality and In The Dugout co-host on Monday’s, Jennifer Brien provides her THREE CENTS worth of commentary on the hot issues of the day. The standard two cents just isn’t enough for Jen to weigh-in … so we gave her an extra penny’s worth of time.

OPINION: Independents are seldom independent by choice

While American politics continues to play out like a roller derby grudge match between Democrats and Republicans, off camera more and more voters are choosing not to affiliate with either party as the number of registered independents continues to grow. The share of independents has moved so far upwards the last few decades that moderate party line voters are an endangered species.

Majority of Americans support restrictions on abortion as nation awaits Supreme Court ruling

As the nation awaits a landmark abortion ruling from the U.S. Supreme Court, newly released polling data show that the majority of Americans support limits on abortion. Convention of States Action, along with the Trafalgar group, released a new poll showing that 57.6% of Americans say “abortion should only be legal in specific circumstances.” Those limits vary based on the voters’ preferences but include limiting which trimester abortions can be performed in or allowing abortions only in cases of rape or incest.

This Is the Income a Family Needs to Cover Normal Living Expenses in Rhode Island

We all require a certain amount of money each month to pay for normal living expenses, and in recent months, that amount has gotten much higher. Whether at the pump or the grocery store, Americans are being hit with a severe case of sticker shock.

Interview with Parent Sued! #InTheDugout May 26th

The “Nicole Solas” of Maine, SHAWN MCBREIARTY on why he is being sued by a local school district. Dr. ANDREW BOSTOM on the renewed PVD and CF school mask mandates and what you should know about the Monkeypox virus.

Fired Teachers Win Court Ruling Against Barrington School Committee

Sneak Agenda Item Ruled a Violation In news first reported by The Ocean State Current yesterday, on a story it has followed for months, the RI Superior Court issued a strong rebuke against the Barrington School Committee when Judge Lanphear ruled that the committee violated Rhode Island’s Open Meeting Act when it failed to provide […]

Is the U.S. in a recession? Many analysts think so

Then White House Press Secretary Jen Psaki said in October that inflation increases “will be transitionary.” But today, they have surpassed 40-year highs, and many believe the U.S. is already entering a recession or soon will be. Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk said the U.S. is probably already in a recession in a discussion with the hosts of the All-In podcast.

Poll: Biden’s approval rating falls again, particularly among Hispanics

A majority of Hispanic voters disapprove of the job President Joe Biden is doing, according to a new poll from Quinnipiac University. The polling of 1,586 adults was conducted May 12-16.

Small businesses fear rising inflation, consider shutting down in droves

The small business network Alignable released its small business inflation poll Monday, which found small businesses are very worried about rising inflation and its effect on the economy. According to the survey, 51% of small businesses fear that inflation could “force them to close their businesses within the next six months.” Restaurant owners in particular are concerned with 72% saying they are worried.

Here’s How Rich Rhode Island Residents Are Compared to the Nation

The United States is in a period of historic inflation. The consumer price index rose by 8.5% over the 12 months ending in March 2022, the fastest increase in over four decades. Though it is not keeping pace with inflation, income is also on the rise in the United States.In Rhode Island, per capita income stands at $64,156, slightly lower than the national figure and the 18th highest among states.

Jen’s Three Cents – 4

Long-time Ocean State radio personality and In The Dugout co-host on Monday’s, Jennifer Brien provides her THREE CENTS worth of commentary on the hot issues of the day. The standard two cents just isn’t enough for Jen to weigh-in … so we gave her an extra penny’s worth of time.

How the Homeownership Rate in Rhode Island Compares to Other States

The American housing market took off during the early months of the COVID-19 pandemic. The homeownership rate – or the share of housing units occupied by their owner – jumped by 2.6 percentage points from the first quarter to the second quarter of 2020, by far the largest increase ever recorded. By the end of 2020, there were 2.1 million more homeowners in the United States than there were a year earlier. In Rhode Island, the homeownership rate stands at 61.6%, lower than the national average.

New study shows which states are best for working moms

WalletHub has ranked Massachusetts, Connecticut, and Rhode Island as the three best states for supporting working mothers in its 2022’s Best & Worst States for Working Moms. Vermont ranked seventh in the report, which indicates that 68% of women with children under the age of 18 are in the work force since 2021.

2000 Mules’ Catherine Engelbrecht: Is the BIG LIE actually the truth?

Do you want to stay up-to-date on the latest news and events happening in Rhode Island? If so, then this podcast is for you! We discuss current events that are affecting the Ocean State. We also give you interviews with local and national knowledge experts on the most important topics. Our goal is to make sure everyone has access to the information they need to be informed citizens. Tune into #InTheDugout every Monday through Thursday live at 4:00pm on the Ocean State Current for your weekly dose of news and views!

How Much Food Costs in Rhode Island, Compared to the Nation

Inflation is surging in the United States – in large part because of rising food prices. In cities across the country, food today is 8% more expensive on average than it was a year ago, and American families are feeling the pinch. According to the Economic Policy Institute, a nonprofit think tank, a family of four – two adults and two children – can expect to pay an estimated $9,835 on food in 2022.

Only ONE Gubernatorial Candidate Takes a Position on the “Protect Our Kids Act” (S2219, H8230)

(updated 2:35pm May 19) Only one of the five (5) major announced candidates for Governor of Rhode Island has responded to The Ocean State Current’s request for a statement about the “Protect Our Kids” legislation – S2219 and H8230 … whether in support, opposition, or other position. Kalus’ statement was brief, but to the point: […]

U.S. sees record number of illegal border encounters in April

More than 234,000 people entering the U.S. illegally were apprehended in April, U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) data released Tuesday show, the most in U.S. history.

Federal agents apprehended 234,088 people last month entering the U.S. illegally, the greatest number in a single month in recorded U.S. history.

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