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Dan McKee

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Motha Enters RI Battle of the Monsters

By Justin Katz | July 25, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review Rhode Island politics… this week, mainly having to do with McKee and his cast of characters.

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.

Sign reading Privilege Is Invisible to Those Who Have It

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Democrat Privilege in RI

By Justin Katz | July 11, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss the many ways Rhode Island Democrats are flaunting their privilege.

Monkey hear no, see no, speak no evil statues

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Polls, Cynical Politics, and McMentum

By Justin Katz | July 5, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz take the temperature of Rhode Island politics.

McKee signs gun control bills

Governor McKee’s gun-control photo-op was wildly inappropriate.

By Justin Katz | June 28, 2022 |

The image used as the featured image of this post shows Rhode Island Democrat Governor Dan McKee signing gun control legislation recently at the State House, and even people who support the outcome should be concerned by it. For the good of our states and our country, Americans used to have a clear, if undefined,…

A fist punches water

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Punches and Polls

By Justin Katz | June 27, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review up-to-the-minute politics in Rhode Island.

Sabina Matos takes the oath of office.

What does Matos have against the First Amendment?

By Justin Katz | June 17, 2022 |

No sooner do I resolve to take the summer off from social media than the Lieutenant Governor of the State of Rhode Island, Sabina Matos, decides it’s politically advantageous to involve me in her primary campaign to retain her seat.  According to her press release: The Ocean State Current and the Center for Freedom and…

The End on a white brick wall

Politics This Week with John DePetro: RI’s End Approaches?

By Justin Katz | June 13, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss the discouraging news in RI and the solution.

Matt Brown swears in kick-off video

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Tragedy of Politics

By Justin Katz | May 31, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk about Ocean State and national politics.

Fingers crossed

Politics This Week with John DePetro: Rhode Island Insiders Come to a Con-Census

By Justin Katz | May 23, 2022 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss manipulation of the Census numbers (and the population) and whether RI’s electoral system can be trusted.