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My Irishman father used to say, “A father is a father not by blood but by deed, it’s not who you are but what you do that makes you a father.” Being that my dad pretty much had a lyrical saying … more
The Rhode Island state budget for the fiscal year that commences July 1 has emerged from the House Finance Committee. By the time of the publication of this editorial, the voluminous document will have withstood a House vote, sped through the Senate more
As the social mores in our society have changed so dramatically in the last half-century, understanding what is politically correct or what should be socially acceptable is confounding. Issues that were beyond conception to those of us who grew up in the more
This Memorial Day, many of us contemplated those who have fought and died for our freedoms. Whether the fallen were members of our families or the boy three doors down who we witnessed growing up playing in the neighborhood, we mourn the loss of these more
Throughout our nation's history, Americans have hoped that the casting of their vote will eventually lead to the possibility of a better life for themselves and their families. Each of us strives to choose a candidate for the presidency who most reflects more
The revelations of the past few weeks have been potentially illuminating to the Ocean State's premier political leader. Our once na ve Speaker of the Rhode Island House of Representatives, Nicholas Mattiello, has seemingly had an epiphany. His more
Pastore Foundation to hold 10th anniversary fundraiser The Peter T. Pastore Jr. Charitable Foundation has announced that its 10th anniversary fundraiser will be held on Thursday, May 12, from 6 … more
There is an ancient Chinese curse that translates to, “May you get what you wish for.” On the face of the statement, one might think the message is intended as a well-wish. However, the inherent … more
Gina Marie Raimondo is increasingly becoming a conundrum. Nationally, she is viewed as a wonder-woman. In article after article, national periodicals hold Gina in glowing regard as a magician of a … more
Old and young, everybody loves the pageantry of the circus –although in this year’s presidential race we are witnessing a circus whose performers are sub-par. By the time of the publication of … more
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