It’s a Shakedown

And horrible public relations. An excellent article in today’s Providence Journal ‘Spas are regular contributors to police organizations’ details how professional fundraisers, identifying themselves with various police organizations, extort money from small business owners. The emphasis in the article is on the unsavory targeting of, and thus association with, massage parlors and spas, but this

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Reed tonite, Young Dems tomorrow

Sen Jack Reed is having some kind of mini-fundraiser/hanging-out tonight at Twist at 500 Angell St. He’s asking people to join him for, “A little fun, lite fair, and conversation.” and to donate a contribution equal to your age — “or any age you’d like to be.” 5-7pm. Then, tomorrow there’s the rain-date for the

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