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Senator Sheldon Whitehouse (D-RI) is vulnerable, will Republicans rally for challenger Robert Flanders?

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, October 4, 2018 at 8:15pm 10/4/2018 at 8:15pm
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Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode Island has earned national mockery due to his obsession with Brett Kavanaugh’s high school yearbook entries, particularly a 

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RI Senate Race could be the big surprise of 2018

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 5, 2018 at 9:00pm 8/5/2018 at 9:00pm
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The Rhode Island Senate race between incumbent Democrat Sheldon Whitehouse and Republican challenger Robert Flanders is not on anyone’s radar as competitive.

It should be.

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Sean Spicer book tour latest target of anti-Trump protesters [UPDATE]

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, July 29, 2018 at 10:00am 7/29/2018 at 10:00am
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Former White House spokesman Sean Spicer did a book signing in Middleton, Rhode Island this weekend. Plenty of fans showed up to buy his book and have it signed but so did a gaggle of obnoxious leftists. Nothing will be allowed to be enjoyed, if progressives have anything to do...

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Little Rhode Island sues Big Oil over Climate Change

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 7:00pm 7/4/2018 at 7:00pm
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Recently, I reported that that U.S. District Judge William Alsup of the Northern District of California tossed out the lawsuits that the cities of Oakland and San Francisco filed last fall against six fossil fuel giants. The two cities were seeking to hold the oil companies liable for the cost of...

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Rainbow Flag

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 9:20pm 6/20/2018 at 9:20pm

Considering the depravity of the past few days, I thought this would be a good time for an update.

The featured image is the view tonight looking south from my backyard in Rhode Island. A hopeful sign.

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Disappointed in Durham

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, April 27, 2018 at 7:00am 4/27/2018 at 7:00am

I was in Durham, NC, earlier this week, where my wife received treatment from doctors at Duke Medical Center.

With plenty of time to spare, it occurred to me that I should get a selfie at the Duke Lacrosse house to post on the website. While the 2006 prosecution and April 2007...

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Rhode Island Dem lawmaker accused of sexual harassment during anti-sexual harassment training

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 11, 2018 at 5:30pm 1/11/2018 at 5:30pm
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Welcome to my home State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

Rhode Island lawmakers are undergoing anti-sexual harassment training after a female lawmaker alleged she was told she could get legislations passed if she slept with the right people.

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OMG DEM

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 7:00am 11/19/2017 at 7:00am

Spotted in Rhode Island.

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Rhode Island High School Soccer Coach Will Kneel During National Anthem

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 2, 2017 at 6:13pm 10/2/2017 at 6:13pm

This is getting silly and dronish.

From the GoLocalProv News Team:

Moses Brown Boy’s Varsity Soccer Coach Eric Aaronian announced that he will kneel during the n...

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Bye-Bye Benny’s

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 20, 2017 at 8:30pm 9/20/2017 at 8:30pm
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It’s tough for bricks-and-mortar retailers.

We reported earlier this year, how Retailers Filing for Bankruptcy Keep Piling Up, May Set Record in 2017. And recently how Toys R Us Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy.

Chapter 11 at least allows a retailer to reorganize, and perhaps survive in some form. But other retailers are simply folding up...

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Keep the Faith

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 20, 2017 at 7:00am 8/20/2017 at 7:00am

Welcome to my world.

Not Ithaca, this time, Rhode Island.

 
 
 

Happy Victory Over Japan Day

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 14, 2017 at 5:30pm 8/14/2017 at 5:30pm
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The only state which still celebrates Victory Over Japan Day is my home State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

Except, we can’t call it Victory Over Japan Day. Because that is a microaggression against Japan, even though they did start the war and we are celebrating victory over Japan.

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Rhode Island high school reschedules midterms for anti-Trump walkout

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, January 18, 2017 at 8:40am 1/18/2017 at 8:40am
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The activists beyond the “Resistance” to Donald Trump’s Inauguration are urging students nationwide to walk out of classes on Friday, January 20, 2017, just prior to Trump’s swearing in.

The College Fix reports:

A student socialist group has organized a nationwide walkout on Friday to protest...

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Rhode Island Teacher To Bring Students to Anti-Trump Protest

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, January 8, 2017 at 8:00am 1/8/2017 at 8:00am

Central Falls High School math teacher Seth Kolker has organized a trip for a group of students to attend the “Women’s March on Washington” to protest against President-elect Donald Trump the day after his inauguration:

Central Falls High School math teacher Seth Kolker has independently organized the group. He did so to...

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VIDEO: Protesters march on home of man who criticized yoga pants (seriously)

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 24, 2016 at 8:30am 10/24/2016 at 8:30am

Alan Sorrentino wrote a Letter to the Editor of his local newspaper, the Barrington Times in Barrington, Rhode Island.

It was a letter, accordingly to Sorrentino, intended to be tongue-in-cheek, somewhat humorous in intent, critical of women wearing yoga pants outside the yoga studio (and men in Speedos).

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New object of hate: Guy who complained about older women in Yoga pants

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 22, 2016 at 5:45pm 10/22/2016 at 5:45pm
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The internet moves from object of hate, to object of hate.

Perhaps a prime example was Justine Sacco, who after tweeting an ambiguous, clearly satirical message about AIDS that some people interpreted as racist, found herself...

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The difference between Ithaca and Rhode Island

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, August 30, 2016 at 7:00am 8/30/2016 at 7:00am

As you may have noted from some of my recent posts, we recently bought a small waterfront house in my formerly-now-once-again home State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

For the past six weeks I’ve been back and forth several times, and expect to split the year between Ithaca and Rhode Island...

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