Blue v. Red

Lizzo is the perfect illustration of the dishonest game being played.

By Justin Katz | September 29, 2022 |

We can have honest discussions about propriety and the conflicting emotional reactions people have to public images, but the strange controversy over pop-star Lizzo’s playing an historic flute of James Madison’s is a great illustration of the dishonesty of mainstream progressive rhetoric. It is as clear as a crystal instrument that the mainstream isn’t interested…

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Politics This Week with John DePetro: Double Standards in Culture and Politics

By Justin Katz | September 26, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review the political and cultural wrestling in Rhode Island.

A water drop and ripples

The Left can always pat its own back.

By Justin Katz | September 20, 2022 |

Social media is pretty humorous, today.  After the Cranston library’s lawyers prevented it from cancelling the Independent Women’s Forum event last night (although it appears to have decided never to rent out rooms to any outside groups again) and police prevented disruption, the progressives are congratulating themselves on not censoring or disrupting the event.  By…

A water drop and ripples

Just a thought apropos events at the Cranston Library tonight.

By Justin Katz | September 19, 2022 |

If people have to bring in the police to protect themselves from you as you advocate to deprive them of their Constitutional rights, maybe they aren’t the hateful ones. (These progressives will not only applaud persecution of people with whom they disagree; they’ll feel self-righteous while doing it.)

Fascists are descending on Cranston Public Library.

By Justin Katz | September 19, 2022 |

The links are profuse and not worth culling, but on social media, progressive fascists are agitating to disrupt and have cancelled an event the Independent Women’s Forum is presenting at the Cranston Public Library tonight.  The library released a statement that states the legal facts, but perhaps with a bit too much hesitance for the…

A water drop and ripples

Apparently shipping illegal immigrants around the country secretly in the middle of the night is the way to do it.

By Justin Katz | September 15, 2022 |

Remember when nobody cared that the Biden administration was dropping off illegal immigrants across the country in the middle of the night, including in Rhode Island? You don’t have to look very hard to see that the Democrats and mainstream media are playing you.

A red bird isolated on a wire

Politics This Week with John DePetro: A Politics Built on Pariahs

By Justin Katz | August 31, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss the harm of a political system so monolithic those who disagree are outcasts.

A water drop and ripples

We’ve entered the pervasive-rent-seeking phase of our nation’s decline.

By Justin Katz | July 28, 2022 |

Something about this story feels profoundly discouraging to me: Forty Rhode Island business owners traveled to Washington D.C. last week as part of the Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses Summit to meet with hundreds of officials to discuss how to boost access to capital, child care and government contracting. Katie Schibler Conn, owner of KSA…

A man with a mirror mask

Don’t let our disrupted lives put our children in ideologues’ hands.

By Justin Katz | July 26, 2022 |

Stories like this, from WPRI’s Shannon Hegy, too easily slip under the radar without anybody’s pointing out what, specifically, is happening: [Cranston Park View Middle School] STEM Coordinator Caitlyn Blankenship tells 12 News she’s seen firsthand the evidence of key skills lost during the pandemic in middle schoolers, who are struggling to problem solve, work…

A crumbling sandcastle

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Shifting Sands Under RI Elections

By Justin Katz | July 18, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz marvel at the dangers and shortsightedness in the runup to RI’s 2022 elections.