Democracy

House Should Impeach, Then Hang Fire (Rally Tuesday)

The House is getting ready to vote on whether to lodge articles of impeachment and rallies are being organized across the country by Impeach.org to show support for this on Tuesday. The headline in the ProJo accidentally said “Wednesday.” The following is my opinion of how to handle the impeachment and may not reflect that […]

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Hey John Oliver — Pay Your Fines!

Imagine waking up one morning to discover that you had appeared on one of your favorite comedy shows. Meet Alan Gunther, library manager of the Smith Hill Library and star of the most recent installment of HBO’s Last Week Tonight with John Oliver. [Watch the 17-minute segment now or the hamster thing won’t make any

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Town Hall With Senator Whitehouse At RIC

(2.24) [Update: The Senator has invited Mayor Elorza to join the event which means a wide-ranging variety of topics will be discussed, not just the future of our democracy.] Senator Sheldon Whitehouse is holding a town hall this Saturday at Gaige Hall on the Rhode Island College campus. (Facebook event page.) Senator Whitehouse has a

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Turn Off Channel 10 News — Sinclair Is Trump Propaganda

Fans of the Olympics are spending lots of time tuned to NBC. Unfortunately, unsuspecting viewers may suddenly find themselves accidentally listening to pro-Trump propaganda once the network breaks for the “local” news at 11pm. (Assuming that updates about Benghazi can be considered either local or news.) Sinclair’s notorious must-run segments are bare-faced Trumpist propaganda. It’s

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