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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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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 14, 2020 at 8:30pm 3/14/2020 at 8:30pm

There are a small number of movies that had a profound impact on me as a child. Having grown up in the generation for whom nuclear war was the looming threat, many of those formative movies concerned the aftermath of nuclear war.

I particularly remember Fail Safe and Dr. Strangelove.

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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.

The incident, which...

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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.

The conference was put on Wednesday...

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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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Lawsuit: Conservative Student Claims He Was Forced to Advocate Liberal Policies

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, March 21, 2019 at 8:00am 3/21/2019 at 8:00am

This happened years ago at Rhode Island College, but it’s just heading to court now.

Ashe Schow reports at the Daily Wire:

College Forced Conservative To Advocate Liberal Causes. Now The Case Is Going To A Jury.

William Felkner was once a graduate student at Rhode Island College (RIC), working toward a degree from...

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Anti-Semitic “Deadly Exchange” campaign can be defeated when local pro-Israel groups respond quickly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 6:30pm 12/9/2018 at 6:30pm

Anti-Israel activists thrive in darkness. On campuses and municipalities, they spend months and sometimes years planning attacks on Israel that are often unveiled only at the last second, leaving Israel advocates scrambling.

That is unfolding with a vile antisemitic campaign called “Deadly Exchange,” which seeks to blame Israel and American Jewish groups...

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Sending love to BETO and STACEY from the “Austin of Rhode Island”

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 27, 2018 at 7:00am 10/27/2018 at 7:00am

Featured image spotted by the wife on the East Side of Providence, Rhode Island, near Brown University, which is basically to Rhode Island what Austin is to Texas.

Along with this.

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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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