Archive for March, 2010

According to the Providence Journal, many of the cut sports in Cranston were saved by an $88,000 donation from the New England Laborers’/Cranston Public Schools Construction Career Academy. This is very nice that someone would step up and so something for the kids, but they’ve become an enabler to the system now.  Cranston needed to […]

So the Senate just passed the health care “fix it” bill.  What I don’t understand is why they needed such a thing.  Why couldn’t the House have simply gotten it right in the first place.  If these fixes couldn’t have passed a vote in the House, then how is the fix it bill going to […]

While I’m a big believer in the 10th Amendment, there is also Article 6, which reads in part: “This Constitution, and the Laws of the United States which shall be made in Pursuance thereof; and all Treaties made, or which shall be made, under the Authority of the United States, shall be the supreme Law […]

“It’s unfortunate,” the mayor said, “that in this political season, people will put their political ambitions before what is right for this city. Is the quote that ended the ProJo article about Cicilline’s press conference yesterday.   And I couldn’t agree more.  I just think it’s really funny that we can replace the word “people” […]

The Providence Journal did a pretty good job showing what’s wrong with the state and its budget, but the writer didn’t really seem to dig far enough or ask the hard questions.  Let’s take a look. In 2009, the Assembly passed a budget that it knew wasn’t balanced, in spite of receiving a balanced budget […]