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Thought crime comes to America: Obama admin is considering civil action against 'climate change' deniers

This devil of an administration is going beyond political correctness to outright thought crime.

At a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on March 9, 2016 on Department of Justice (DOJ) operations,  572 more words

Liberals/Democrats/Left

RI receives $18.2 million clean water infrastructure funding

As originally posted on TraceyC-Media on December 6, 2015.

WASHINGTON, D.C. – The state’s most vulnerable communities are eligible for federal clean water infrastructure funding through low-interest loans provided under $18.2 million allocated by the U.S. 719 more words

E-News

Criminal Justice Reform Is Gaining Steam. What Role Has Philanthropy Played? - Inside Philanthropy

Criminal justice reform is one area of philanthropy that’s been rapidly gaining steam. A number of top foundations want to see what can be done to bring down incarceration rates, and are putting up capital in a variety of ways to work on the problem.The Fall issue of Responsive Philanthropy, recently published by NCRP, takes a deep dive into the new funding for criminal justice reform, which—as Aaron Dorfman writes—cuts across a breadth of work now under way to change “policing, prosecution policies, reentry opportunities and more.” 18 more words

Rhode Island News

President deals final blow to Keystone XL Pipeline

Environmentalists win big; GOP and oil industry lose ground battle

Shipping dirtier crude oil into our country would not increase America’s energy security. ~ President Barack Obama on Keystone XL…

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E-News

Sen. Whitehouse: Significant Concerns about Fracking

Great article by Steve Ahlquist, including this:

This is no idle concern of a local resident crying NIMBY. Ted Nesi reports that Senator Sheldon Whitehouse…

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Environment

Not for Nothin' But....Rhode Island Roads Stink! Sheldon Whitehouse Agrees

It really hits you how bad our roads are when they close the bridge on Park Avenue, so that we can’t even get to a friend’s house without having to go all the way down Reservoir and up Elmwood, making what used to be a 10 minute trip into a 25 minute ordeal. 307 more words