Opinion

Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave in the Age of Terror
April 23, 2013 18 commentsby

Land of the Free and the Home of the Brave in the Age of Terror

Recent atrocities involving horrific bombings of innocent victims at the Boston Marathon certainly deserve the concern of the nation and ...

Rhode Islanders for Tax Equity Defies the Fallacy of the Flight of the Lords
March 26, 2013 39 commentsby

Rhode Islanders for Tax Equity Defies the Fallacy of the Flight of the Lords

Rhode Islanders for Tax Equity held a recent press conference at the Rhode Island State House and brought attention to ...

The Bet
March 26, 2013 12 commentsby

The Bet

I’d been living with my boyfriend for less than a week when he posed a playful (albeit somewhat rhetorical) question: ...

The Second Amendment Shoots America in the Foot
February 26, 2013 4 commentsby

The Second Amendment Shoots America in the Foot

As an eight year old, I loved to play with toy guns. I never saw them as instruments of real ...

Bang! You’re Dead.
February 26, 2013 8 commentsby

Bang! You’re Dead.

Kids used to do that with their fingers. Nowadays they use video games to mock shoot each other. In San ...

It's All You
February 26, 2013 29 commentsby

It’s All You

It began with a simple coincidence and an off-color joke, as all good love stories do. As fate would have ...

Aesop Rock is Bumming Me Out
February 14, 2013 13 commentsby

Aesop Rock is Bumming Me Out

A wise man once said, “Have no expectations and you’ll never be let down.” Okay, maybe he wasn’t a wise man; he ...

Publisher's Note
February 6, 2013 34 commentsby

Publisher’s Note

For years now, I’ve been picking up Motif to find out what was happening in local theater, music, events and ...

Non-Mayan Political Predictions for 2013
January 10, 2013 11 commentsby

Non-Mayan Political Predictions for 2013

Since the world did not end as the Mayan calendar may or may not have predicted, and since the rapture ...

Please Stop All This Phony Kony Baloney
March 15, 2012 7 commentsby

Please Stop All This Phony Kony Baloney

Submitted by Andrew Stewart Reviewing the Invisible Children platform, anyone familiar with Africa’s burgeoning oil industry quickly realizes this is ...