But is it safe?
"@Jorge_Elorza still think your plan is safe? Rescue Captain Kenyon just worked 96 hours straight. 96 hours."
What about Alaska and Hawaii?
"We already pay the highest electricity prices in the country here in New England."
Does prohibition ever work?
"Most Americans are ready to put it [marijuana prohibition] behind us and move on."
True and true is not
"There have been more than 300 mass shootings in the United States this year – more than any other country in the world."
What about the 1,400?
"In 40 years, 23,000 chemicals came on the market and only four were regulated."
Who's to blame?
"I did not play any role in bringing the company to RI as did others in government. I was tasked with handling the legislation affecting the company by my superiors."
What about the frogs?
"I am very proud that over my almost 30 years of public service I have had no scandals."
100% true, really?
"Remember that developers are forced to use the ‘195 land union’ contractors, so tap an extra $10 million into any construction project."
Where's the appendix?
"The cost of fire in Rhode Island is anywhere from 33 percent to 100 percent more expensive than anywhere else we could find."
Unequivocal is a high hurdle
"She [Hillary Clinton] has also said unequivocally that she didn't receive classified documents."
Bernie makes his case
"African Americans are twice as likely to be arrested and almost four times as likely to experience the use of force during encounters with the police."
Pretty flexible for a despot
"Rhode Island will become just the second state to mandate the vaccine … and the only state to do so by regulatory fiat, without public debate, and without consideration from the elected representatives of the people."
Coast Guard is better than average
"Every year the First Coast Guard District saves 350 lives in the Northeast."
Chafee decries drone strikes
"One of the reasons I believe we’re in trouble in Yemen is we lost the population on drone strikes issues. That’s what stirred up the population. That’s what is happening in Yemen."
What about snow and ice?
"It’s commercial vehicles, 18 wheelers and above … that cause 90 plus percent of the damages on our highways and bridges."
All in the bubbles
"This March, for the first time in human history, the monthly average carbon dioxide in our atmosphere exceeded 400 parts per million. The range had been 170-300 parts per million for hundreds of thousands of years."
A crazy rabbit hole
"The profit [from automated traffic enforcement cameras] is going to the private corporations, not to the city or state."
Cost so far: 4.5 billion dimes
The Convention Center "was sold as a building that would never cost taxpayers a dime."
Dangerous but not THAT dangerous
"Once a woman enters into the sex trade, her average life expectancy is seven years."
Dud claim goes up in smoke
There was "a 57-percent decrease in fireworks-related injuries in 2000 [after Connecticut legalized sparklers] compared to the 14 years prior."
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