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OPINION| Brian Thomas: I Accept Your Apology, John Oliveira
Election 2016, Donald Trump sounds the trumpet blaring "drain the swamp." Election 2017, a sawshbuckling John Oliveira crashes onto the scene like a bull in the school department china shop to resuscitate New Bedford government schools.
OPINION| Brian Thomas: Bye Bye Al [Video]
I know. We're all tired of these sex harassment/assault scandals. Well, the bomb shell that hit our nation's capital Thursday sent shock waves from Hollywood to NYC.
It started when KABC anchor Leeann Tweeden recounted a story from 2006...
OPINION| Brian Thomas: NB Taxpayers Lose in City Election
Mitchell, Gomes, Carney, Abreu, Coehlo, Ribeiro, Dunn, Morad, Dawicki, Oliveira,  etc. They all have something in common. Yes, they were winners in New Bedford's recent popularity contest aka city elections. Not one campaigned to be an advocate, a watch dog of your tax dollars...
OPINION| Brian Thomas: Let Citizens Control Guns
Imagine being an innocent by-stander on a street in Sutherland, Texas, or inside a suburban Denver WalMart as gunshots ring out. These recent incidents illuminate the tragic state of affairs in many areas of the United States.
If you are one of the before-mentioned by-standers, how many thank yous ar…