Gender Ideology Clash: Transgender De-transitioner’s Stirring Talk Ignites Debate

Ignorance or evil? Gender ideologues fail to disrupt a transformative talk by transgender de-transitioner, Katie Anderson, at Paul Cuffee Middle School. A debate breaks out on the societal implications of progressive ideas, as a confrontation with a young gender-captive ideologue prompts pragmatic solutions to contentious issues, urging for truth and compassion in societal discourse.

A Common-Sense Energy Freedom Resolution for our Ocean State

Rhode Island lawmakers and agency bureaucrats have crafted an energy strategy and related policies that are not reflective of reality: The much ballyhooed state goal of becoming the first “net zero” carbon emissions state in America by 2050. Given current technology, such “green” ambitions are impossible to achieve from a production capacity perspective, would severely […]

“Science” Shows Left-wing Tyranny Derives from Low Intellect and Psycopathy

This post was derived from an oped by Connor Boyack, President of the libertarian think tank, the Libertas Institute, and founder of the Tuttle Twins book series. If you follow Dr Jordan Peterson, you may have heard that for the first time, research on left-wing authoritarianism is finally being organized and published. The messaging by […]

Chariho’s $150 Million School Building Bond: The Truth Behind the Reimbursement Scheme

The Chariho School District is advocating for a $150 million bond that will include demolishing and replacing three elementary schools. A ballot referenda vote is expected later this spring. Their pitch hinges on one key point, that the State of Rhode Island will reimburse the district for up to 81% of the bonds. Reimburse with […]

Is RIDE’s Angelica Infante-Green Any different from Claudine Gay, Harvard’s Disgraced and Woke ex-President?

OPINION: Harvard University and its now former President, Claudine Gay, have been the subject of intense national scrutiny since her embarrassing Congressional testimony on December 5 exposed how shockingly out of touch she and her fellow woke educational colleagues are with mainstream America. What is less well-known, is how the same can be said about […]

Washington Bridge Debacle Screams the Need for an Inspector General

Opinion piece The current Washington Bridge closure crisis brings to the fore the topic of real accountability in RI. The nationally recognized deteriorated conditions of the many bridges in the state triggers an important concept: “You get what you inspect, not what you expect!” Simply if less than expert and thorough inspections are conducted you […]

Richmond, RI: Dueling Advocacy Groups at it Again

After both Republican and Democrat Richmond Town council members, in separate interviews, were provided the opportunity to air their views on the The Current’s popular video podcast, In The Dugout with Mike Stenhouse … now one  local pro-taxpayer group has mailed a letter to unaffiliated voters in the town about another new “community” group that […]

Spiritualist: Your Family & Your Choices are Divine

Following the passing of my father in November 2023, the passage below was sent to me by a writer who wishes to remain anonymous and who thought these words might be relevant and provide comfort. The passage is from an “automatic writing”, a form of channeling. Such writings result when a higher power is allowed […]

Rufo: Israel & the “Intersectionality” Illusion

Intersectionality Devolves Left-wing radicals have long supported the violent “decolonization” of Israel. by Christopher Rufo For years, left-wing intellectuals have treated “intersectionality” as an inevitability. The social theory, which holds that all oppressed peoples must join together to overthrow their common oppressor, has been an essential strategy of the Left. There is some truth to […]

SPOOF: How “Beer” and the “Wheel” Created Today’s Political Left and Right

It All Began with Beer and the Wheel Originally posted by Flyin6 on the website Real Man Truckworks & Survivial The two most important events in all of history were the invention of beer and the invention of the wheel.  Beer required grain, and that was the beginning of agriculture. Neither the glass bottle nor […]

GIANNINI: Flooding Again at Dean Estates in Cranston

Flooding again at Dean Estates apartments … by Joanne Giannini Again, we hear of more flooding at the Dean Estates apartments.  In 2013, my sister  lived there on the first floor and her daughter and baby grandson lived on the 2nd floor above them.  It was a holiday and raining when a thrust of water […]

Joanne Giannini – Saving Mt. Pleasant High School

by guest contributor, Joanne Giannini, freelance writer and a former State Representative from Providence 1995-2011 This is my former school, my neighborhood…archaic but full of history and memories.  It will be a sad day to see it torn down, if that decision is made. Many of us residents would love to see it restored.  So […]

Freedom vs Equality; by a Famous Soviet Dissident

written by Connor Boyack, head of the Libertas Institute in Utah and author of The Tuttle Twins Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn on Freedom v. Equality “Human beings are born with different capacities. If they are free, they are not equal. And if they are equal, they are not free.” — Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn Solzhenitsyn’s deep understanding of the […]

A Complicated Picture of Private Landownership in the Blackstone Valley Heritage Corridor

“Help” from the government – welcome or not — is well underway with the Blackstone Valley Heritage Corridor in parts of Rhode Island and Massachusetts a model for the corridors across the country.

Holding the Line for Truth: Youth Org Blasts former US AG, Bill Barr

by Mary O’Neill, Executive Director America’s Future, a young professionals’ organization dedicated to preserving American values and ideals. Larry Gillheeney form the RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity is the organization’s Northeast Regional Director. There is only one truth. When Americans invest their faith in leaders who fail in their mission to hold the corrupt […]

Josh Mello: a Father’s Courageous Stance Against Injustice

Below is an opinion piece by Josh Mello’s domestic partner, Rachel Ware. The Ocean State Current has been chronicling many of the developments in this complex saga. The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity calls on the Cranston School Committee to conduct an investigation into the illicit administrative act – denying Mr. Mello his parental […]

LTE: Biden’s Maui Response Irresponsible & Insulting

Letter To the Editor: For weeks now the leadership of the U.S. House of Representatives have been talking about its investigations of Attorney General Merrick Garland and President Biden and their possible impeachment. Conversely, all we hear about in the liberal media is its crowing about the indictments of former President Trump and his associates.Nothing […]

Conservative Candidates & Cronies Also Guilty of Playing the Game of “Let’s Pretend”

For years, our organization has promoted the meme of the “Liberal Never Never Land of Make Believe”, where un-true narratives are advanced by the Left as gospel, and where once common-sense thinking people have devolved, for political reasons, into blindly believing almost anything their political leaders tell them to believe. Narratives that have been proven […]

DC Gov’t Worker Parody of “Rich Men North of Richmond”

Parody of Oliver Anthony’s “Rich Men North of Richmond“ by Remy LYRICS: I’ve been working till the break of 4:45 I get an automatic raise and I can’t be fired Must wait to age 57 till I can retire With an inflation-adjusted pension that somehow keeps going higher Oh, it’s a damn shame what the world’s come to They […]

Pretty Much Everyone Agrees On Election Integrity

JASON SNEAD: Don’t Listen To Dem Hysteria — Everyone Can Agree On Election Integrity Originally published on the Daily Caller, August 21 At first glance, some Americans could mistakenly conclude that election integrity safeguards are deeply unpopular. After all, liberal politicians and the mainstream media regularly denounce commonsense measures like photo ID laws and routine […]

Stenhouse: Vote Twice This Election

It is your patriotic duty to vote. Why not vote strategically? Why not fully make your voice count? Why not cross-over, vote early, and have your vote count twice? Early voting is underway for the primaries to replace David Cicilline in the US House of Representatives. Citizens have no greater muscle in our democracy than […]

Top-10 Prescient Founding Fathers’ Quotes

The founding of America – and its revolutionary concepts about human equality,  self-reliance, and of a representative republic with limited government – was not just based upon a trust in the Almighty and an historical examination of monarchies and tyrannical regimes. Indeed, just as important as these, the Founders’ vision for America also was based […]

The new R.I. Declaration of Independence

Modified from the original Declaration of Independence to reflect current and specific issues relevant to the people of Rhode Island, with as little alteration to the original text, spelling, and themes. R.I. Declaration of Independence IN Virtual CONGRESS, JULY 4, 2023 The unanimous Declaration of the People of the thirty-nine cities and towns of Rhode Island When […]

Baseball’s First Superstar

Napoleon LaJoie, who played baseball from 1896 to 1915, was a phenomenon that drew big crowds like no other player.

Robert Frost? Stopping the Swamp and its Many Evils

The following was submitted to The Current by an anonymous writer and is a political adaptation of the famous poem by Robert Frost – Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening Stopping the Swamp and its Many Evils Whose House this is they think they know. I’m sending them a message though; They will not […]

“Sisters In Arms – a Firearm Story” Partners with The Current

The Ocean State Current announced today that it has added the “Sisters In Arms – A Firearm Story” video podcast to its lineup of regularly scheduled content.

Absurd & Evil View of Gaspee Days Parade Deserves Condemnation

by Mike Stenhouse On the same day that the historic Gaspee Days parade proceeded in its annual march down Narragansett Parkway and Broad Street in Warwick and Cranston, the Providence Journal deigned to publish on Saturday a hit piece on the observance of an event that many Rhode Islanders believe was the “unofficial start of […]

America’s Left has its own Mein Kampf

“80 years later, history may be repeating itself” I was born on the eve of the America’s entry into World War II I remember the end of that war that propelled the United States to super power status. I have lived through the Fabulous 50s; the Soaring 60’s, Me Decade 70s; and the Excessive 80s. […]

Good Men: Democratic Drama Queens

by Travis Rowley from his “Good Men” podcast This week NC Governor Roy Cooper (Democrat!) actually declared a “State of Emergency” in response to a Republican bill that would expand school choice. Soon after, in response to Gov. Ron Desantis’ crusade against race-obsessed curriculum, the NAACP (Democrats!) issued a “travel advisory” for those considering a […]

Whitlock: Jim Brown, Unlike Bill Russell, was a Real Man & Hero

Originally published by Jason Whitlock, as: Unlike his peers and successors, Jim Brown refused to sell out Jim Brown never sold out. That’s his legacy. He couldn’t be bought or compromised. He epitomized the kind of masculinity America now rejects as toxic. Brown, 87, died on Friday. People will struggle to accurately define him. He’s […]

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