Archive for October, 2010

I know that this is intended to be a Rhode Island blog with focus on RI issues, I gotta give huge kudos to Sean Bielat, Frank’s opponent in the Congressional election for this commercial: As the Congressman is sometimes difficult to understand, allow me to include his words: “And even if there were a problem, […]

Today, Jennifer Jordan wrote an article stating that “Almost Two-Thirds of Students Entering CCRI [are] Not Ready for College Work”.   One little aspect of statistics that is left out in the projo article is they’re not looking at all Rhode Island high school graduates who go to college, only those who go to CCRI.  The numbers are […]

First, let me quote this: The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people. That is the text of the 10th Amendment to the US Constitution.  So if the US Constitution doesn’t give a specific power […]

Yes, I am a Republican and do usually support the Republican party and will usually vote that way unless there’s a glaring reason otherwise (ahem, Kerry King and that “forgotten” homestead exemption in Florida). However, when I hear of things that are coming out of Boehner, I get pretty disgusted.  Do we trust what he […]

I’m guessing the title is coming as a surprise, especially because Chafee is hailed as a hero by the state’s progressives and unions.  So how is he helping the Rhode Island Republicans?   By simply being in the race as an independent. Rhode Island is one of the few states who allows straight ticket voting. […]

Let’s start the charge now.  Let’s get McCoy Stadium renamed to McCoy-Mondor Stadium.  No disrespect to Mayor McCoy who helped get the stadium built in 1938, but I don’t think anyone has done more for that stadium or the PawSox than Ben Mondor did.   Seriously, would anyone really oppose this?

Also known as a pyramid scheme.   This is what happens when a group of people give money to the person at the top of the pyramid and each get six more people involved and move the names up a row.  It continues on and on, money given to the name at the top of […]