On a Lighter Note…

GarbagemanGate Prematurely Terminated By Pesky Facts

By Monique Chartier | October 2, 2012 |

“Pathetic” and “weak” would be good adjectives for this anti-Romney ad put out by AFSME. The ad opens this way: “My name is Richard Hayes, and I pick up Mitt Romney’s trash. We’re kind of like the invisible people. He doesn’t realize that the service we provide – if it wasn’t for us, it would…

Charlie Hall Suggests a Third Alternative for the CD-1 Primary

By Monique Chartier | September 21, 2012 |

Apologies that this is a little late … Courtesy Ocean State Follies and Rhode Island 101

The Parent Rap

By Marc Comtois | September 21, 2012 |

Let’s lighten things up a bit…. The best part is they are totally believable as a couple and family, in all their dorkiness. Well done.


By Marc Comtois | September 6, 2012 |

It’s OK, you can break up with him.

Seen Last Night at the Democrat National Convention

By Marc Comtois | September 6, 2012 |

(H/t Helen Glover for the idea).

Re: Not The Most Qualified Pick for Vice-President – More Biden Gems

By Monique Chartier | August 16, 2012 |

Further to Patrick’s post, I cannot resist re-posting what has become one of my favorite political videos, prepared and released earlier this year by the Hinckley for Senate campaign.

Iowahawk: “DNC Scientists Disprove Existence of Roberts’ Taxon”

By Monique Chartier | July 21, 2012 |

Abject apologies for utilizing whole cloth Iowahawk’s own title for the title of this post. But it perfectly conveys the substance of his brilliant … er, “announcement” of a couple of weeks ago. (“Brilliant” in part because, like the mechanics of the recent discovery of the Higgs Boson, I don’t fully understand it.) WASHINGTON DC…

Anchor Rising Readers Poll: All In One

By Marc Comtois | June 24, 2012 |

NB: THIS POLL CLOSED 6/26/2012 Thanks to all who have voted so far in the Anchor Rising Readers Poll! There are still a couple days left, so for the sake of convenience I’ve compiled all the questions together in one post. Read on “after the jump” to see the current results and vote in categories…

Anchor Rising Readers Poll: Favorite Local Radio News-Info/Business/Lifestyle/Advice Talk Show?

By Marc Comtois | June 23, 2012 |

NB: THIS POLL CLOSED 6/26/2012 The fifth and final “question” in our Readers Poll deals with favorite Local Radio News/Info/Advice/Lifestyle type talk shows. As I looked for “candidates”, I discovered that there was such a broad array of shows that I broke them up into a few categories. Here are the groups with choices (listed…

Anchor Rising Readers Poll: Favorite Local Media Investigative Team

By Marc Comtois | June 22, 2012 |

NB: THIS POLL CLOSED 6/26/2012 The fourth question in our Readers Poll deals with favorite Local Media Investigative Team. Caveats: 1) had to have statewide coverage; 2) couldn’t be from an overtly partisan outlet or advocacy group (that eliminates us at AR as well as folks like RI Future’s Bob Plain or that guy Justin…