Letters to the editor
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“Providence needs a tax revolt.” I first saw this statement on a sign on Smith Street years ago. It was erected on the property of a good businessman, who had spent almost two decades … more
To the Editor: As there is no longer any respect or moral compass left in this deteriorating nation and as most of its inhabitants are unenlightened halfwits, why are we so concerned regarding these overpaid and undereducated imbeciles of the NFL? If any more
To the Editor: In the last two decades, we have seen a 25 percent drop in the cancer death rate. But our work is not complete. Research suggests that roughly half of all cancer deaths can be prevented if we avoid tobacco, get physical activity, eat a more
To the Editor: When I think of Pawtucket I think of the Gamm Theatre, Slater Park and McCoy Stadium. The home of the Pawtucket Red Sox; it's been their home for the last 60 years. And now there's talk about moving them to a different place, perhaps out more
To the Editor: As a result of the police shooting on an I-95 ramp in Providence that left the driver dead and his passenger seriously wounded newspapers are full of letters to the editor and radio talk show callers expressing outrage at killing a" more
To the Editor: Apparently, House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello favors passage of H5510 that would prohibit those convicted of misdemeanor domestic violence or subject to a restraining order from owning a firearm. I hope he takes the time to watch Rep. more
To the Editor: Are you ready for the new Math-iello? I applauded the Rhode Island Legislature for finally doing something about the unfair and regressive automobile tax. The taxpayers can now expect to get their own money back. I haven't followed the more
To the Editor: On January 10 the Johnston Town Council met briefly to authorize sale of water to the proposed Invenergy power plant in Burrillville. Almost two dozen people, concerned that the … more
To the Editor:A recent interview with Commissioner of Elementary and Secondary Education Ken Wagner included statements about CCRI’s remedial programs that do not reflect aggressive … more
To the Editor:Niccolo Machiavelli (1469-1527) wrote “The Prince,” his cynical criticism of political leaders and the political system of his time.  What Machiavelli wrote … more
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