RI Governor ’06

Just a Thought

By Justin Katz | November 7, 2006 |

If Fogarty were to win, it might be time to reassess the wisdom of remaining in this state, because it would signal either: that Rhode Islanders have a sort of civic death wish (even if of the passive flavor characterized by ignorance and apathy), or that the state is so hopelessly corrupt that the democratic…

Carcieri/Fogarty IV: Open Thread

By Carroll Andrew Morse | November 2, 2006 |

Anchor Rising readers are invited to use the comments section of this post to give their own real time reactions to tonight’s final Rhode Island Gubernatorial debate between Donald Carcieri and Charles Fogarty (WJAR-TV NBC 10, @ 7:00 pm). Insightful comments, witty comments, and even comments that spin like Gamera preparing to take flight to…

Carcieri/Fogarty III: Open Thread

By Carroll Andrew Morse | October 18, 2006 |

Anchor Rising readers are invited to use the comments section of this post to give their own real time reactions to tonight’s Rhode Island Gubernatorial debate between Donald Carcieri and Charles Fogarty (WPRO 630AM, The Dan Yorke Show @ 4:45 pm). Insightful comments, witty comments, and even comments that spin like a original Mercury astronaut…

Carcieri/Fogarty II: Open Thread

By Carroll Andrew Morse | October 10, 2006 |

Apologies that I didn’t get this post set up sooner. Anchor Rising readers should feel free to use this thread to give their reactions to the WHJJ 920 AM gubernatorial debate between incumbent Donald Carcieri and Charles Fogarty on today’s Arlene Violet show.

Carcieri/Fogarty I: Open Thread

By Carroll Andrew Morse | October 6, 2006 |

Anchor Rising readers are invited to use the comments section of this post to give their own real time reactions to tonight’s Rhode Island Gubernatorial debate between Donald Carcieri and Charles Fogarty (WNAC-TV, FOX 64 @ 8:00 pm). Insightful comments, witty comments, and even comments that spin like a perfect Tom Brady spiral heading towards…

Reading the Fine Print on Healthcare

By Justin Katz | October 5, 2006 |

When one brushes away the rhetoric, one finds the contradictions beneath. In one post, RIFuture notes Charlie Fogarty’s new healthcare plan, which, I discovered after wading through the usual political policy mire, will be funded in part as follows: Rather than spending state tax dollars on tax cuts for the wealthy few, high-priced consultants and…

Carcieri/Fogarty Debate Schedule

By Carroll Andrew Morse | September 25, 2006 | Comments Off on Carcieri/Fogarty Debate Schedule

According to Elizabeth Gudrais of the Projo, Rhode Island gubernatorial candidates Donald Carcieri and Charles Fogarty have agreed upon most of a schedule of four debates to be held in the month of October…Friday, October 6, 8-9 pm, WNAC-TV Channel 64Tuesday, October 10, 5-6 pm, WHJJ 920-AM (The Arlene Violet Show) Wednesday, October 18, 5-6…

Fogarty’s Support from Opponents of Eminent Domain Reform Continues to be Strong

By Carroll Andrew Morse | September 22, 2006 |

The Fogarty campaign’s parade of support from opponents of eminent domain reform continues. Last month, Governor Tom Vilsack, who vetoed an Iowa legislature bill that placed some mild restrictions on giving property seized through eminent domain to private developers, came to Rhode Island to campaign for Lieutenant Governor Fogarty. Now, the top item on the…

What the Heck…Even More Poll Numbers!

By Marc Comtois | September 19, 2006 |

(Heads Up–or Nota Bene for the cultured sort–Andrew and I were obviously working the same story and posted them within 1 minute of each other. This proves we Anchor Rising Contributors don’t collude!!!! I kept my post up because of the wonderfully witty and pithy observations….but I did truncate most of it to the “extended”…

What the Heck…Here’s Some Poll Numbers

By Marc Comtois | September 19, 2006 |

The ProJo has a story about the latest Rasmussen poll that offers a snapshot of where we stand in the races for Governor and U.S. Senate 7 weeks out from the General Election (actually 8 weeks, the poll was taken last week). Governor Carcieri (R) – 47% Fogarty (D) – 45% U.S. Senate Whitehouse (D)…

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