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Feb 4 2024

Jack’s Angle: 5 in 1, as the people wait – John J. “Jack” Partridge

Commentary by John J. “Jack” Partridge, contributing writer #1 – Pity the poor voter in this presidential election. It is ...

Jan 16 2024

Jack’s Angle: U.S. promise to Ukraine 30 years ago. The Budapest Memoranda (update)-John J. Jack Partridge

by John J. “Jack” Partridge, contributing writer See Updated Q & A, below Commentary on Russia-Ukraine war A long-time reader ...
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Dec 13 2023

Jack’s Angle: The Horrors of it ALL – John J. “Jack” Partridge

by John J. “Jack” Partridge, contributing writer and commentator When did it go so wrong? The horrors of it all; marches in defense of evil, the madness, the disappointment, ...
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Oct 30 2023

Jack’s Angle: Honest Graft – John J. “Jack” Partridge

by John J. "Jack" Partridge, contributing writer and commentator I recently watched some K Street Washington lobbyist types on a ...
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Oct 8 2023

Jack’s Angle: Good News from Haiti, with a Rhode Island slant  – John J. “Jack” Partridge

by John J. "Jack" Partridge, contributing writer (Photo: The Haitian Project) The headlines concern gang violence: a UN vote to ...
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Oct 3 2023

Verizon loses tax claim for $22,000,000 from Rhode Island – John J. “Jack” Partridge

by John J. "Jack" Partridge, contributing writer In a matter that seems to have escaped most media attention, Verizon appealed ...
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Sep 28 2023

Jack’s Angle: The elimination of the U.S. Senate dress code – John J. “Jack” Partridge

by John J. "Jack" Partridge, contributing writer - commentary I was prepared to give Senator Fettererman a bye and the ...
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Sep 6 2023

Jack’s Angle: Values for a day after Primary Day – John J. “Jack” Partridge

by John J. “Jack” Partridge, contributing writer, commentary The first time I saw a primary candidate claim to embody ‘Rhode ...
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Sep 3 2023

Jack’s Angle: for Primary Day – John J. “Jack” Partridge

by John J. “Jack” Partridge, contributing writer, commentary The so-called debates among the Democratic candidates for the party’s nomination for ...
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Aug 21 2023

Jack’s Angle: The Hurricane Barrier and the Prince of Providence – John J. “Jack” Partridge

by John J. “Jack” Partridge, contributing writer, commentary With the declaration of Hurricane Preparation Week and the announcement by Mayor ...