Mainstream Media

A water drop and ripples

Rain or shine, everything is a warning of the apocalypse.

By Justin Katz | September 26, 2023 |

Among the many reasons for growing distrust of mainstream journalism is its apparently incessant need to make everything an indication of impending doom. (This is true, at least, when mass hysteria is seen to serve Democrats, as with the climate. On matters that point in the other political direction, like illegal immigration and the economy,…

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Politics This Week: Land of No Chance for Improvement

By Justin Katz | September 25, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review several of the dead ends to progress in the Ocean State.

A water drop and ripples

I don’t think “independent” means what Magaziner thinks it means.

By Justin Katz | September 20, 2023 |

Doublespeak such as that used by Democrat Congressman Seth Magaziner in the following tweet has become so common that we hardly notice it.  He (or a staffer who wrote the post) may not even realize the problem with the word choice (which would make it doublethink, I suppose): If government supports journalism, it is by…

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Politics This Week: A Political Class Without a Care

By Justin Katz | July 31, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss the curious lack of real disagreement in RI politics.

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Politics This Week: Media, Population Changes, and a Poll

By Justin Katz | July 10, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review the political news of the day in Rhode Island.

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Politics This Week: Politicians at Lunch

By Justin Katz | June 23, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz talk about the latest political news.

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Politics This Week: A Culture of Extortion

By Justin Katz | June 13, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss top political stories in Rhode Island.

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Politics This Week: Failures of Representation

By Justin Katz | June 7, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review ways in which the RI elite fail to represent the people.

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Politics This Week: New Eras in Government and Media

By Justin Katz | May 30, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review the ominous signs of change in Rhode Island.

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Politics This Week: Those of Unknowing Privilege

By Justin Katz | May 22, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz explore the increasingly disconnected behavior of RI’s political elite.