Opinion

Letter to the Editor: End of Year Observations
December 28, 2018 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: End of Year Observations

It would be very easy to be depressed about the state of the world as we move from 2018 to ...

Opinion: Mother of Christ(mas)
December 21, 2018 No Commentby

Opinion: Mother of Christ(mas)

  Santa should be a woman, or gender neutral — say headlines cluttering your newsfeed these days. The point behind ...

Opinion: Information Overlo<i>r</i>d: Is lack of privacy the new norm?
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

Opinion: Information Overlord: Is lack of privacy the new norm?

The most significant change affecting the ordinary person in the last few decades has been the volume and immediacy of ...

From Our Crystal Balls: The BIG stories of 2019
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

From Our Crystal Balls: The BIG stories of 2019

January: The release of Back to the Future IV is announced to great acclaim … but then reality steps in and ...

AltFacts: Trumpfoolery: The year is winding down, but Trump's bad decisions continue to gain steam
December 19, 2018 No Commentby

AltFacts: Trumpfoolery: The year is winding down, but Trump’s bad decisions continue to gain steam

In the most Trump-like piece of Trumpfoolery to date, the president said he would be “proud” to shut down the ...

Cranston Calls in the Hounds: Kids Don't Eat Free
December 12, 2018 No Commentby

Cranston Calls in the Hounds: Kids Don’t Eat Free

Taking on the role of the proverbial school yard bully, the city of Cranston has made its stance known: They ...

Advice from the Trenches: Hiding from UPS
December 12, 2018 No Commentby

Advice from the Trenches: Hiding from UPS

Dear C and Dr. B; On Saturday at 3pm I received a frantic call from my 14-year-old daughter, who was ...

Future World: House minority leader Blake Filippi discusses where the RI GOP is headed
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

Future World: House minority leader Blake Filippi discusses where the RI GOP is headed

After a poor local showing in the recent midterms, with Rhode Islanders largely rejecting much of the national GOP platform ...

Philippe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Elbow-rubbing with Evil: Czars to the left of him, despots to the right
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

Philippe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Elbow-rubbing with Evil: Czars to the left of him, despots to the right

Mass Murderers, Inc. Way back in our childhoods, when dinosaurs ruled the Earth, P&J trusted our country to be moving ...

AltFacts: Border Skirmishes: Lines drawn, walls built and minor gas launched at minors
December 5, 2018 No Commentby

AltFacts: Border Skirmishes: Lines drawn, walls built and minor gas launched at minors

EU Must Be Kidding As the United Kingdom continues its noble quest to defend the memory of Princess Diana from ...