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Tea, tin men, and Tomasi’s tome
Libertarians have been labeled many things, but compassionate isn't one of them.
| August 17, 2012
The Pitfalls of the "Social Host"
Golocalprov's piece on underage drinking at Providence Police Chief Dean Esserman's home has focused attention on the state's "social host" law, which imposes penalties on...
| June 13, 2011
Press Herald's donation slammed by PPH reporters, Columbia Journalism Review
The first public in-house criticism of the Portland Press Herald's donation of $46,000 worth of advertising to a political campaign (the elected mayor one) has...
| March 17, 2011
The unethical journalism of WikiLeaks
We'll air the juicy bits!
| August 13, 2010
An Ethical Rhode Island?
In a state not known for its ethical governance, a rare distinction - from the Associated Press: Lawmakers in at least 15 states backed stripping...
| June 16, 2010
Baldacci gets pass on ethics inquiry
Four serving US senators and four serving US representatives have been cited in an ethics complaint alleging violations of Congressional gift-receiving rules for allegedly accepting...
| April 12, 2010
Hog wild on the farm
Perhaps because it's more difficult to do at home, perhaps because for some it's a question of ethics or squeamishness, perhaps because eating less meat is one of the top things we all could do to help the environment, but we don't talk as often about
| March 19, 2010
Letters to the Portland editor: March 6, 2009
It was refreshing to read an article ("Hope For Young Homebuyers," by Deirdre Fulton) that portrays what truly is happening with today's real-estate market.
Truth is — it is a great time to jump into real estate and purchase a home.
PORTLAND PHOENIX LETTERS
| March 04, 2009
Republican lobbying-ethics scandals helped convince voters to toss out the GOP and put Democrats back in control of the US House of Representatives.
Could a developing Washington probe hurt the Somerville congressman, and derail his Senate hopes?
DAVID S. BERNSTEIN
| February 25, 2009
Not to worry, newsies think we're most corrupt
N4N is taking the day off, so expect limited blogging today . . . Last week, Brassband, wr...
| December 15, 2008
Common Cause names new executive director
Common Cause of RI has a successor to Christine Lopes: John Marion has been named the Executive D...
| December 12, 2008
We look good by comparison
Speaking of Blagojevich . . . Some RI officials have maintained our reputation for corruption is...
| December 10, 2008
Quixotic mission: policing ethics in RI
Not for nothing, but Kent Willever had an interesting choice for a bit of office decoration&...
| November 24, 2008
Lopes to leave Common Cause of RI
Christine Lopes, who in 2006 succeeded Phil West as the executive director of Common Cause of Rhode Island, plans to leave her job in December to...
| September 25, 2008
Cianci dissects Spitzer's prospects
Seth Gitell has a tasty post up on his blog: Buddy Cianci analyzing the fall of Eliot Spitzer and diagnosing his future prospects. Of course, it's...
| March 27, 2008
The Post does Spitzer
I can't put it any better than Dan Kennedy: This is why New York Post editors make the big bucks.
| March 11, 2008
Harsch, Cerullo appointed to Ethics Commission
Bill Harsch, a two-time loser in his runs for AG against Patrick Lynch, has been appointed by Governor Carcieri to the state Ethics Commission. Deborah...
| February 04, 2008
Lynch unveils anti-corruption proposal
While most everyone was focused yesterday afternoon on New Hampshire, the office of Attorney General Patrick C. Lynch released a statement about a proposal to...
| January 09, 2008
GOP pounces on Gallison settlement
On Tuesday, Representative Ray Gallison (D-Bristol) settled with the state Ethics Commission over his failure -- for three years -- to disclose his employment with a legislatively financed...
| December 20, 2007
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