Opinion

News Analysis: What Happens if <i>Roe v. Wade</i> is Overturned?
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

News Analysis: What Happens if Roe v. Wade is Overturned?

Currently, the right to abortion is protected under two landmark US Supreme Court decisions, Roe v. Wade in 1973 and ...

Philippe & Jorge's Cool, Cool World: Sit Down, Donneh!: The wall of half truths, alternative facts and outright lies grows ever taller
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

Philippe & Jorge’s Cool, Cool World: Sit Down, Donneh!: The wall of half truths, alternative facts and outright lies grows ever taller

Wall of Lies Our morally and ethically bankrupt Cheeto-colored president recently declared a totally contrived national emergency at our southern ...

AltFacts: King Leer: Dear leader never lies
February 20, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: King Leer: Dear leader never lies

King Lear A wise man once said, “Mexico will pay for a wall,” and the people all cheered. When the ...

Why Are We Still Debating Blackface?
February 13, 2019 No Commentby

Why Are We Still Debating Blackface?

It’s 2019, and we are discussing Virginia Governor Ralph Northam’s alleged yearbook photo in blackface. It wasn’t too long ago ...

AltFacts: Trapped in a Vortex: Rhody politics spin round and round
February 6, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Trapped in a Vortex: Rhody politics spin round and round

Put a Pawsock in it, Gina! Baseball is, without question, the single most boring pastime on the face of the ...

Letter to the Editor: RI's Infant Mortality Rate
January 17, 2019 No Commentby

Letter to the Editor: RI’s Infant Mortality Rate

Pregnant Lashonda Hazard walked into Women & Infants on Sunday [1/6/19] because she had excruciating abdominal pain; in her own ...

Opinion: Poison in My Groceries: Food companies and big pharma want you sick
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Opinion: Poison in My Groceries: Food companies and big pharma want you sick

There’s money to be made in suffering. In the world of food and big pharma, addiction guarantees repeat business, while ...

Don't Gluten Me, Bro!: Celiac is a thing, not a fad, and restaurants need to step up their game
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Don’t Gluten Me, Bro!: Celiac is a thing, not a fad, and restaurants need to step up their game

For fad diets, gluten-free means cutting out bread, pasta and beer; it’s a preference, not a necessity. Celiac disease, on ...

Human Guinea Pig: Are clinical trials the answer to your prayers?
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

Human Guinea Pig: Are clinical trials the answer to your prayers?

I was browsing Facebook when an ad caught my eye: “Crohn’s Study – Diagnosed Volunteers Needed.” Crohn’s Disease is incurable, ...

AltFacts: Kicking and Screaming: The adults in the room continue to ride out the presidential tantrum
January 16, 2019 No Commentby

AltFacts: Kicking and Screaming: The adults in the room continue to ride out the presidential tantrum

Pt 1: Going Bye Bye There’s yet another controversy in the White House as the president stormed out of a ...