Archive for December, 2010

Ok I’m usually right there with the partisan talk and usually tend to lean to the right in most political discussions.  But I’m open to ripping Republicans too if it’s deserved.   Usually those on the left, including the entire Rhode Island Congressional delegation, are so philosophically different from me that I have a pretty […]


The Providence Phoenix has a story this week, “Not Waiting for Superman” where author David Scharfenberg describes Teaching for America, an organization looking to improve education in public schools.  The premise is that anyone with a college degree, in any field, who is willing to work hard for two years in a public school system […]


“This is immoral, illegal, unjust, irresponsible, disgraceful and disrespectful,” said George Nee, president of the Rhode Island AFL-CIO, to shouts and cheers from a crowd of more than 500 at Jenks Park. “What is happening here tonight is the wrong thing … and we’re not going to put up with it.” That’s what Nee had […]