Rhode Island GOP

A horse-riding general leads his troops off a cliff

Politics This Week: Breaking from the Top

By Justin Katz | May 21, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz look for the realities behind the headlines in Rhode Island.

Bike riders storm the RI State House

Politics This Week: Political Unspeakables

By Justin Katz | April 15, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz highlight some unspeakable stories in RI.

The Independent Man drives away from the State House

Politics This Week: Arrested Hope

By Justin Katz | April 8, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review some of the distractions and calamities in Rhode Island government.

Children dance near a burning RI State House

Politics This Week: RI Bridges Falling Down

By Justin Katz | January 29, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz wonder whether Rhode Island can withstand deterioration with its current leadership.

Sketch of Disaster Dan Sitcom

Politics This Week: RI’s Undeclared Disaster

By Justin Katz | January 15, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz go over the slow-rolling perpetual disaster of RI politics and government.

Man with a knife sneaks up behind a Republican girl

Politics This Week: The Danger of Political Innocence

By Justin Katz | January 9, 2024 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz detail gaps in political awareness in RI.

Mythical creatures press against two sides of a tower by the ocean

Politics This Week: A Need for Healthy Conflict to Right RI

By Justin Katz | November 13, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz discuss several indications of how oppositional politics would help keep Rhode Island upright.

Mail ballot envelope

The lessons of recent elections for RI Republicans remain clear.

By Justin Katz | November 8, 2023 |

Surprising absolutely nobody, Democrat Gabe Amo won the available Congressional seat in Rhode Island yesterday. For those who really get into local politics, the thrill of the bet in such races is predicting whether the Republican will come in closer to 30% or closer to 35%.  Gerry Leonard hit the 35%, so congratulations to him.…

Trick-or-treating children distract an old woman to take her candy

Politics This Week: Trickery in RI Government

By Justin Katz | October 31, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz review many ways RI politicians are childish and misleading.

A machine with its screws coming loose

Politics This Week: Loose Screws on the Insider Machine

By Justin Katz | October 2, 2023 |

John DePetro and Justin Katz watch as the insider machine becomes increasingly obvious.