Phillipe & Jorge’s Cool Cool World: The Ads & The Influence

Under the Influence The legendary writer and public provocateur H.L. Mencken once wrote that a serious journalist had to do two things: Comfort the afflicted and afflict the comfortable. That has been one of the touchstones for Phillipe and Jorge since we have been writing this column continuously (albeit for a variety of media outlets) […]

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Phillipe and Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Automatic reaction and ProJo Opinions

Red Herrings Despite all the caterwauling over the atrocious, bought-and-paid-for decision to knock down Roe v. Wade by conservative Supreme Court Justices (pardon the oxymoron), Phillipe & Jorge are finding solace elsewhere. That is why we are comforted by the facts that show that there are more guns in America than people. This is helpful […]

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Letter to the Editor: Nips gotta go

To the Editor, Phillipe and Jorge, who are right about almost everything else, completely blew it by beating up on Representative David Bennett’s bill banning nips in the March 2nd “Phillipe & Jorge: Tips for nips and soup Nazis.” nips is a good idea, and Rep Bennett is a hero for proposing his bill.Rhode […]

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The Squid’s Ink: Huger Health Care?

Yes, it seems like the Lifespan/Care New England merger deal was rejected by both Attorney General Peter Neronha and the Federal Trade Commission. But our hackers found documents indicating that plans remain in place… This story and analysis came up through back channels and was written with repressed bile and intestinal fortitude… “There is always […]

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