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“Connotation” phase of the cultural purge: Rhode Island loses its “Providence Plantations”

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 9:00pm 6/24/2020 at 9:00pm
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Man Arrested for Allegedly Painting Swastikas on Gravestones at Providence College

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 24, 2020 at 12:00pm 6/24/2020 at 12:00pm

The suspect also reportedly assaulted a public safety officer.

ABC 6 in Rhode Island reports:

Man arrested for spray-painting swastikas at Providence College

Providence Police have identified the man they say spray-painted swastikas on graves...

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Middle School Teacher Among Those Arrested for Allegedly Vandalizing Columbus Statue in RI

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, June 14, 2020 at 9:30am 6/14/2020 at 9:30am

The man is a social studies teacher. It’s time for America to have a conversation about who is teaching our children.

WPRI News reports:

Pawtucket teacher among those arrested for vandalizing boarded-up Columbus statue

Three people were arrested early Saturday morning for vandalizing the Christopher Columbus statue in Providence.

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Officials at Providence College Apologize Following Large Gathering of Students

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, May 18, 2020 at 10:00am 5/18/2020 at 10:00am

This is another example of how ready people are to end the shutdowns.

WPRI News reports:

Providence College officials apologize following large student gathering Saturday

Providence College officials have issued an apology to the community after students poured out of off-campus housing and flouted coronavirus-related social distancing mandates this weekend.

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Wuhan Virus Watch: Texas, California, and Iowa among states lifting lockdown rules

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 10:00am 5/9/2020 at 10:00am
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On Friday afternoon, my company discussed the development of recommissioning plans.

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Community fundraises to bring food and PPE for struggling workers at Rhode Island’s Orchard View Manor nursing home

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The last we wrote about the Wuhan coronarivus situation in Rhode Island, Governor Gina Raimondo had ordered the State Police and National Guard to stop vehicles with New York plates, expanded to all out-of-state plates after NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo threw a fit.

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Rhode Island does not welcome you

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, March 29, 2020 at 9:00pm 3/29/2020 at 9:00pm

Rhode Island’s Governor Gina Raimondo announced last Thursday that the State Police would be stopping cars with New York plates entering the state, and requiring drivers from New York who planned on staying in Rhode Island to self-quarantine.

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Support your local businesses, while they still exist

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 21, 2020 at 9:00pm 3/21/2020 at 9:00pm

I went to Walmart early this morning, hoping to pick up a few things before the crowds arrived.

The bad news is the shelves were really picked over, frighteningly so, and not just for food. The good news is the aisles were filled with wrapped pallets of food and assorted other things,...

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On the beach, waiting for Wuhan coronavirus

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Linc Chafee files to run for president on Libertarian Party line

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, January 6, 2020 at 9:00pm 1/6/2020 at 9:00pm

Readers of Legal Insurrection know who Linc Chafee is.

For several years we covered the once-upon-a-time Republican Senator (in a seat he inherited from his father), and Independent former Governor of Rhode Island, is quirky, to put it mildly.

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Court: Expelled Johnson & Wales male student gets trial on claim of unfair disciplinary process

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at 8:20pm 11/27/2019 at 8:20pm

In January 2018, I wrote about the Kafkaesque campus sexual assault tribunal at Johnson & Wales alleged in lawsuit.

The case involved all-too-common really troubling procedural twists:

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Stand-up Comedy Routine Sparks Racial Bias Investigation at Bryant University

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 25, 2019 at 10:00am 11/25/2019 at 10:00am

The basis for all of this is a really dumb joke. It could be considered racist but it’s really just a stupid joke.

WPRI News reports:

Bryant University investigating racial bias incident at school event

Bryant University is investigating after a student’s attempt at a stand-up comedy routine sparked allegations of racism.

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Where I’ve ****

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 18, 2019 at 9:08pm 11/18/2019 at 9:08pm

You may have noticed I’ve been a little thin around here lately.

It’s been crunch time for me as the semester is nearing an end, and I’ve also had some personal matters to attend to.

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Judicial Watch Files Complaint Against RI Sen. Whitehouse Alleging Unauthorized Practice of Law

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 19, 2019 at 9:16pm 8/19/2019 at 9:16pm

Monday, Judicial Watch filed a complaint with the Unauthorized Practice of Law Committee of Rhode Island’s Supreme Court against Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, alleging he engaged in the unauthorized practice of law.

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Victory Over Japan Day

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, August 12, 2019 at 5:00pm 8/12/2019 at 5:00pm

It’s a little quiet here in the State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations.

Because today is Victory Day, formerly known as VJ Day, formerly known as Victory Over Japan Day. The progression of names to the generic Victory Day was to accomodate the hurt feelings of, umm, who exactly? The Japanese...

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URI Co-Sponsors Conference on ‘Social Justice in Higher Education’

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 21, 2019 at 12:00pm 5/21/2019 at 12:00pm

The conference agenda reads like a parody of the left.

Campus Reform reports:

Public univ. sponsors social justice conference to address ‘white accountability,’ ‘microaggressions’

The University of Rhode Island sponsored a “Social Justice in Higher Education” conference, with speakers discussing topics such as “White Accountability,” “Addressing Microaggressions,” and more.

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Rhode Island Pushes Free College as State Faces $200 Million Deficit

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, April 21, 2019 at 12:30pm 4/21/2019 at 12:30pm

Free college is all the rage on the left. It’s amazing that they’re still pushing it as schools are closing all over.

Campus Reform reports:

RI Gov. pushes for ‘free’ college…with $200 million deficit

Rhode Island Gov. Gina Raimondo wants to expand existing free college options offered in-state after the anticipated success of the...

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