Everyone should have enough food to eat. Period. Everyone. Every single person. Every child. Every mother. Every father. Every grandmother. Every worker. Every person who doesn’t work. Every person with a disability. Every person fighting addiction. The convicted criminal. The saint. The loving. The mean. The forgiving. The spiteful. The thoughtful. The vindictive. Everyone. During […]
Voters are getting pummeled in the Legislature. Last year, the stalemate on important issues caused by a hothead of a governor and a divided Legislature led voters to take matters into their own hands. In a crowded November ballot, they passed four of five citizens’ initiatives. Voters said yes to legalizing marijuana, raising the minimum […]
We’ve got to retire the judgment that somehow “people from away” are morally suspect.
Trump is president, LePage is governor, and they show that they’ll use that power to drive down trust in our institutions.
By trying to avoid Trump, Poliquin is stuck in the middle of no man’s land.
Luckily the press — and the state auditor — can look in more than one direction at a time.
Violent, hateful rhetoric from political leaders is dangerous. It gives air to some of the ugliest impulses in society.
With a gridlocked Legislature and Republicans in the House and some in the Senate unwilling to act, Maine voters have only one reasonable recourse.
The fact that Trump is paying so much attention to Maine isn’t a sign of strength here. It’s a sign of weakness just about everywhere else.
There is one idea on which most — not all, but most — Democrats and Republicans agree. There is a real and substantial difference between the policies, personalities and vision of the two candidates for president. The America of President Hillary Clinton will be drastically different and wholly and unquestionably better than the America of […]