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Bonhoeffer’s theory of stupidity may explain our current predicament.

By Justin Katz | November 1, 2021 |

This whiteboard video describing Dietrich Bonhoeffer’s explanation of how stupidity was to blame for the rise of Nazis in Germany seems highly relevant to our current experience.

Richard August and Brian Newberry on State of the State

State of the State: Civics, Black History, and Other Matters

By Richard August | October 31, 2021 |

State Representative Brian Newberry, (R; Burrillville, North Smithfield) joins Richard August to discuss a wide range of legislation and concerns including but not limited to civics and Black history to be taught in RI schools; behind the scene political power struggle; immigration; need for affordable housing; growing state budget; proposed hospital merger and more. Regarding public school curriculum, Newberry encourages parents to become more involved in what is being taught to their children.

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Let’s Go Brandon (LGB)

By Justin Katz | October 30, 2021 |

This is just awesome.

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Fathers and honesty are powerful forces.

By Justin Katz | October 26, 2021 |

This is such a great story, out of Louisiana: These guys for President. All of them. — Heath Mayo (@HeathMayo) October 23, 2021 A big part of what makes it powerful is the simple, plain honesty.  Men simply have a way of being that can affect an atmosphere positively, especially if they’ve been conditioned…

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Christian movies fully engage the politics of the culture war.

By Justin Katz | October 25, 2021 |

I’ve got to admit this trailer got me amped to see the movie, even though I had no idea this series was up to its fourth movie.

Allan Waters joins Richard August on State of the State

State of the State: Allen Waters for U.S. Congress

By Richard August | October 24, 2021 |

Allen Waters tells host Richard August about his campaign for U.S. Congress. He discusses some of the issues which are important to him, to the people and to this nation.

John Carlevale and Beth Leconte on State of the State

State of the State: Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at URI

By John Carlevale | October 19, 2021 |

Beth Leconte, Director of R.I.’s chapter of OLLI (Osher Lifelong Learning Institute) talks with host John Carlevale. 

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Governor McKee apparently has something of a permanent protest escort.

By Justin Katz | October 15, 2021 |

And we’d hardly know it if John DePetro weren’t paying attention.

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How to respond when the police knock on your door asking about your Facebook post about a protest.

By Justin Katz | October 13, 2021 |

Cardinal Pritchard is right that this video from Australia shows the appropriate response when the police show up at your house to ask if a picture on your Facebook page is evidence that you illegally were present at a protest. Australian police show up at someone’s doorstep to question him about his social media posts…

John Carlevale and Mitchell Kaplan on State of the State

State of the State: Mitchell Kaplan

By John Carlevale | October 7, 2021 |

Mitchell Kaplan joins John Carlevale to discuss his musical, artistic, and educational activities.