Anchor Rising has added commenter Patrick Laverty to its contributor list.
Pulling back the curtain on the union's picks to decide about education reform reveals just how corrupt Rhode Island is.
Public schools deserve to lose money, considering that they pay twice as much for worse results.
Somehow human interest stories,lately, seem to be missing the component that would actually make me oppose government "cuts."
The storm's barely here, and we've already lost power.
A Dance with Dragons, by George R.R. Martin, presents an excellent metaphor for describing the error of a liberal worldview.
Through the governor, the totalitarian receiver of Central Falls appears to be politically accessible, if one has sufficient power.
An early end to summer has led my posting habits to be lighter than I'd expected.
Green-energy madness provides an excellent example of the way in which government buries itself through a dictate-and-dig policy approach.
How can Providence close five schools and keep all its teachers?
Deep media scrutiny of Republican presidential candidate and Texas Governor Rick Perry makes me wish they'd devoted similar energy to the inexperienced Senator whom Americans elected to the office last time around.
Whatever happens with respect to content, Anchor Rising was able to renew its Web hosting service for another year.
The folks who are fed up with RI's failures may number too few to fix them.
Sharing the pain of fixing pension mismanagement is going to hurt the taxpayer disproportionately.
The government will never stop overspending until voters make it do so.
I took the final Anchor Rising call in to the Matt Allen Show, last night.
Many of the liberal arguments on taxation can be dispelled with just a little bit of research.
Police officers don't have much shorter life expectancies.
Unless something changes quickly, I'm going to have to scale back on my Anchor Rising activities.
Our civic problems must be fixed, now, or else our Shire will be rendered unrecognizable.
The way to help people is to increase the reward for good decisions, not to decrease the pain of bad ones.
Reminder: property tax rates don't matter.
The economy is helping to reverse the flow of illegal immigrants, but so is enforcement.
With studies coming in that ObamaCare actually increases healthcare costs, the goal of the legislation is suddenly being said to have been something different.
States see cuts to federal aid in apocalyptic terms, but that doesn't mean that they'll prepare for such an inevitability.
Once again Projo PolitiFact proves that it's more than willing to present Democrat talking points as fact.
Taxes are leading the pack of large expenses that have inflated to take up more of two-income households' wealth.
RI Republican Congressional candidate Brendan Doherty apparently hasn't learned, yet, that insulting your base is not the way to kick off a primary campaign.
It's worth reviewing the donors whose calls the governor is likely to take while in office.
Involved fathers are important, and so is traditional marriage.
Data appears to suggest that wait for it alarmist climate models might be wrong.
S&P has downgraded the United States' credit rating.
Rhode Island appears intent on accentuating its inadequacies.
Even when columnists go off the deep end, their assumptions can be instructive.
The debt ceiling debate may be a stand-in for larger concerns that our government and society have irreversible problems.
Household debt is another factor limiting entrepreneurship.
Andrew Morse took the Matt Allen spot for Anchor Rising, last night.
The economy is broken because regulations make it just too hard to operate on a small scale.
With Tiverton now charging for garbage bags, private industry is looking to compete for trash pickup.
Fortunately, a bill empowering bureaucrats to implement costly product disposal regulations disappeared in committee.
While the world fights for change, Rhode Island watches the same old problems mosey along.
Even the most compelling case for public-sector pensions has a hard time overcoming an age-50 retirement.
Should minor injuries in the public sector mean lifetime retirement?