Minimum service: 5 years. Maximum pay: 80 percent.
Members of Congress "receive full pay retirement after serving one term."
His latest poll says otherwise.
"The people of Rhode Island don't want same-sex marriage."
But we don't burn oil to generate electricity
Woonsocket needs a garbage-burning power plant because "residents are paying through the nose for electricity that’s fueled by foreign oil, at prices that are skyrocketing."
So wrong it’s almost criminal
Direct Action for Rights & Equality
"Roughly 25% of RI has a criminal record"
Way over the top
Says Sheldon Whitehouse said on Senate floor: "Everybody in Rhode Island who disagrees with me about Obamacare is an Aryan, is a white supremacist."
Where do these things come from????
Welfare programs caused more long-term damage to Detroit than the atomic bomb caused to Hiroshima
Assumptions on top of hearsay
"Illegal aliens cost the state of Rhode Island $400 million a year."
A lot of hot air
If the Stamp Farm wind turbine is built, the "health risk of 'flicker' impact created by shadows of blades of turbines poses real and significant health risks, particularly seizures."
The TARP bailout was a LOT cheaper
Unemployment and the housing and auto industry crises can be fixed by giving a million dollars to every worker over age 50 to retire.
Wrong a year ago, wrong now
The cap-and-trade bill before Congress "prevents you from selling your home without the permission of the EPA administrator."
Zero percent credible
"Pres. Obama's finance team is recommending a . . . 1% tax on all transactions at any financial institution."
But he was following the law
"When the mayor of Providence's brother wrote over 100 grand in bad checks to the city, Joe Fernandez didn't have the guts to prosecute him. He let him off the hook."
Mr. Lombardi needs a calculator
"80 to 85 percent of my campaign funds go to donations to various organizations throughout the City of Providence."
Is that Elvis in the audience?
"Obama admits he is not a citizen."
Few pay that price
Transporting drugs "is the price of admission" for people crossing the border illegally.
Campaign took source for granite
Blue Cross headquarters has "a $30,000 granite table."
$25 million for 'decor'? Not really.
Blue Cross’ new $90-million Providence headquarters "was outfitted with $25 million in decor."
Borders on fabrication
Michael J. Gardiner
U.S. Rep. Jim Langevin didn't want a border fence to block illegal immigration "because he is afraid that someone will get hurt trying to go around the fence."
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