Tag Archives: Rhode Island

Invoking the Specter of Cheech and Chong

“Dave? Dave’s not here, man.” There’s an ad running on local media in opposition to proposed legislation before the Rhode Island General Assembly. (https://youtu.be/26E8TuLOPxM.) The legislation covers several areas, among them a higher minimum wage, legalizing the personal use of … Continue reading

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Father Bob’s Fatwah: Inteference in the Political Process

The Rev. Robert L. Marciano, from the pulpit of his church, has chosen to interject himself and the power of the church into the presidential campaign. Many of the Catholic faithful applaud this. His dire warning that one’s “immortal soul” … Continue reading

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Same Sex Marriage and the Uncivil Arguments by Opponents

From a story in Providence Journal 5/2/2013 PROVIDENCE, R.I. — The Rhode Island chapter of the National Organization for Marriage has denounced the General Assembly’s passage of legislation allowing same-sex couples to marry in Rhode Island. “Redefining marriage into a … Continue reading

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