February 29, 2012

Catching on the Danger of Municipal Dictators

Central Falls Receiver Robert Flanders' performance, both on stage and in his job, should spark reevaluation of theories of governance and political expedience.

Posted by Justin Katz at 1:28 PM
Ocean State Current

February 27, 2012

The Ocean State Current: Carpenter No More

I've alerted Anchor Rising readers to the unveiling of my new project, the Ocean State Current.

Posted by Justin Katz at 6:00 PM
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February 21, 2012

The Audience for Self-Empowerment

Michael Morse's declaration that luck does not exist and that our jobs are lucky to have us seems likely to have an upper ceiling.

Posted by Justin Katz at 8:00 AM
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February 19, 2012

Donnis Tells the World About Brown & Providence

Local public radio reporter Ian Donnis has gotten national attention on Brown v. Providence.

Posted by Justin Katz at 3:00 PM
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February 16, 2012

Rep. Edwards's Legislation Against Local Civic Participation

A state representative in RI wants direct democracy to be subject to campaign finance disclosures. The effect will be to suppress civic participation.

Posted by Justin Katz at 6:58 AM
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February 13, 2012

Cranston Pensions: Rhode Island… with Emphasis

The RI Center for Freedom & Prosperity had published data covering all of Cranston's public-sector retirees, and I've posted a general comparison of the numbers with those for the state system overall.

February 10, 2012

Memo to Bishops: Don't Fall For It

Hopefully, the bishops et al. have a new appreciation for the dangers of negotiating morality with the immoral.

Posted by Justin Katz at 11:07 PM
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February 6, 2012

Re: Legal Condom Tossing

It appears that the RI AG's office was too hasty in declaring condom tossing legal.

Posted by Justin Katz at 11:44 AM

February 2, 2012

Legislation to Beat Cities and Towns Senseless with Their Own Amputated Legs

A recent bill from some union-friendly reps. illustrates the method of favoring unions in RI.

Posted by Justin Katz at 7:16 AM
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