Opinion

Was It Worth It?
January 4, 2014 No Commentby

Was It Worth It?

” Almost one-third of returning veterans are diagnosed with PTSD, and that is taking into account only those who honestly answer ...

RI Political Predictions for 2014
December 30, 2013 No Commentby

RI Political Predictions for 2014

The now famous phrase coined by the original president of swagger, William Jefferson Clinton, rings true for the political landscape ...

Resolve to Embrace Localism in 2014
November 30, 2013 No Commentby

Resolve to Embrace Localism in 2014

The term localism can incite different reactions from different crowds of people. For some, it’s a die-hard mantra of deep-held political ...

This Year, Ebenezer Makes Some New Resolutions
November 28, 2013 No Commentby

This Year, Ebenezer Makes Some New Resolutions

Ebenezer Scrooge here. Whilst on my way to market this morn, I passed a new shop whose window was filled with ...

Both Sides -- RI's Holiday Tree
November 27, 2013 No Commentby

Both Sides — RI’s Holiday Tree

How do you feel about our fair state’s holiday tree? Rabidly angry? Don’t care much? Think the state should stay ...

The Letter of the Law
November 26, 2013 No Commentby

The Letter of the Law

The season to be jolly is upon us! The mall is fashioned with Christmas decorations, stores are tripling their advertising ...

Call A Christmas Tree A Christmas Tree, A Menorah A Menorah And Move On Already!
November 26, 2013 No Commentby

Call A Christmas Tree A Christmas Tree, A Menorah A Menorah And Move On Already!

In honor of the season of giving, I have been asked to write the progressive point of view of the ...

A Different Way: Cannabis for Combat Vets
November 19, 2013 No Commentby

A Different Way: Cannabis for Combat Vets

No American can doubt that we are well on the road to major cannabis reform nationwide, despite numerous hindrances imposed ...

The Ultimate (Local) Holiday Gift Guide
November 12, 2013 No Commentby

The Ultimate (Local) Holiday Gift Guide

The Motif writing team is a talented bunch with various interests. We’re geeks, drinkers, movie lovers, parents, newlyweds, farmers, and ...

Right-To-Work: Right to Choose or Left Behind?
October 23, 2013 No Commentby

Right-To-Work: Right to Choose or Left Behind?

Read both sides of the story: Before we dive into the facts, what exactly does right to work mean? It simply ...