Letters to the editor
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To the Editor:Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) wrote “The Prince,” his cynical criticism of political leaders and the political system of his time.  What Machiavelli wrote … more
To the Editor:A recent interview with Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Ken Wagner included statements about CCRI’s remedial programs that do not reflect aggressive … more
To the Editor: Seeing the longest day of the year, June 21, is behind us it brings me to reflect on the brevity of life. At this time, when life and all of nature are in full flower, the summer … more
To the Editor: Apparently, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello favors passage of H5510 that would prohibit those convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence or subject to a restraining order from owning a firearm. I hope he takes the time to watch Rep. more
To the Editor: I'm appalled at Donald Trump's proposed budget that would slash billions of dollars from social programs, claiming they are a waste of taxpayer dollars. He would use part of that money to help fund his pet project: the wall on the more
To the Editor: As an active member of RI AARP for over 20 years, I support their advocacy efforts to help the senior population. In Warwick, I am especially thankful to sponsor Representative Joseph McNamara, and co-sponsors, Camille Vella-Wilkinson, more
To the Editor: Allow me to congratulate Peter Kilmartin on continuing the fine tradition of the Rhode Island Attorney General’s office, of stonewalling, obfuscation and the denial of justice for … more
To the Editor: Imagine living in a world where you can't voice your opinion on matters that will affect you for years to come because you're not old enough. As a teen in today's America sometimes that's what it feels like, but the founders of our country more
To the Editor:I was in Providence Saturday and noted the line of (I assume) homeless folks getting a meal from the back of an SUV and I also noted signs that some protesters were carrying that were … more
To the Editor: Like many Rhode Islanders, I'm no stranger to hard work. I've been a farmer, small business owner, artist and art teacher, and as a mom, I work hard every day to create a brighter world for my daughters. It's been a particular kind of joy more
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