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A Wire runs through it

The HBO drama is spot-on in diagnosing newspapers’ woes
Here’s the scenario: Local ownership sells off a mid-market, well-respected and Pulitzer Prize-winning daily newspaper to a huge media conglomerate in a major American city.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 23, 2008

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New Times editor, Ben Dover

Kristol’s op-ed addition marks a sellout to the neocon cabal
This is the disgraceful hiring of a political operative, not a journalist.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 16, 2008

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Dubya’s final countdown

Thanks be, time’s running down on his disastrous presidency
So the countdown begins on the last year in office of the cross-eyed, flash card-taught, flight suit-wearing little cowboy.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  January 02, 2008

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Poppy parks the tiger amidst Crawford holiday splendor

Phillipe and Jorge
Phillipe + Jorge’s invitation to share Christmas with the Bush family and their closest friends in Crawford, Texas, was once again lost in the mail.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 26, 2007

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Stormy weather

Snow cleanup undermined by incompetents and flying monkeys
Phillipe + Jorge are not upset or disappointed that Governor Don “Laughing Boy” Carcieri was out of the country, in Iraq, during the recent winter storm imbroglio.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 19, 2007

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Rhode Island’s famous for you

The time has come to capitalize on our scandalous past
How about a Providence Mobster Museum and Hall of Fame on Federal Hill, to celebrate our bygone years as New England’s headquarters of organized crime?
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 12, 2007



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Frankly speaking

Sore loser misses the mark on Ferri’s Warwick triumph
Your superior correspondents were somewhat amused by comments made last week by Carlo Pisaturo in the Warwick Beacon .
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  December 05, 2007

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It’s not brain surgery

Keep your head protected on trips to the hospital
Whew, don’t say that at Rhode Island Hospital these days or you might come home holding the upper part of your cranium in your hand. Trepan this, baby!
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 28, 2007

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Memory Lane time for Leo’s

Old-line Providence hipsters to regroup over hard stuff
There is certain to be a run on Botox injections, Grecian Formula, and William Shatner rubber corsets.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 19, 2007

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It’s time for real change

And Barack Obama is the guy to bring it
The Pawtucket schools used to offer a course called “Problems in Democracy.”
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 15, 2007

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Democratic pig pile

Hillary’s victimization rap is Clintonian politics at its best and worst
Oh, are the other Democratic candidates “piling on” poor little Hillary Clinton?  
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  November 07, 2007



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Jockular plus

New England is the home of past and future champions
Phillipe + Jorge have been absolutely giddy, as we have gone crazy about the World Series’ success of the Olde Towne Team.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 31, 2007

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Our Sgt. Schultz society

Know-nothing nation sleepwalks well into the future
“I know noz-ZINK!” That was the catchphrase of John Banner’s character, the Nazi prison guard Sergeant Schultz.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 24, 2007

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History and truth

Turkey needs to take responsibility for the Armenian genocide
It has been 92 years and there continues to be a reluctance (perhaps too gentle a word) to acknowledge that Turkey systematically killed a million and a half Armenians.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 17, 2007

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Carter’s cajones

Jimmy makes Dubya look like a wimp
The Republican Party is rife with classic wimps and bullies.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 27, 2008

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Dollar Bill-ed

Senator Alves comes under scrutiny
Phillipe + Jorge are surprised and sad to see that state Senator Stephen Alves of West Warwick is being investigated by the FBI.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  October 03, 2007



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R.I.P., Rep. Crowley

We’ll miss this champion of education
Educators, parents, children, and the citizens of Rhode Island will greatly miss state Representative Paul Crowley, who died on Monday.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 26, 2007

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Linc sets himself free

Disaffiliation puts the independent where he belongs
We offer our kudos and congrats to former senator Linc Chafee.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 19, 2007

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That pesky First Amendment

The feds seek tight restrictions on religious readings in prison¬
It’s going to be really tough topping the Bush Administration’s efforts to trash the US Constitution.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 12, 2007

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Let them eat car

Poor kids lose child-care while legislative leaders ride in comfort  
It might be not just ostentatious, but very insulting and irresponsible, for the state to pay for two new SUVs.
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  September 05, 2007

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Same as the old boss

Congressional Dems were supposed to get us out of this war
Nancy Pelosi and Harry Reid? What a joke. Meet the new boss . . .
By: PHILLIPE AND JORGE  |  August 29, 2007


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