Augusta politicians have decided that they know better than the voters. As the Maine Public headline says, “All Voter-Approved Initiatives From 2016 Ballot in Flux in the Legislature.” Since the Legislature – and particularly Republican leaders – and the governor so comfortably ignore the outcome of elections, I’d like to suggest a few others that […]
The gym at Schenck High School in East Millinocket was full. There were two tables for participants. A moderator from the Bangor Daily News. TV cameras. Reporters. Signs and stickers. And a big crowd. It was two years ago this month on June 18, and it was just one of literally hundreds of events – […]
Not content with taking food away from hungry kids or health care away from the sick and the elderly, Gov. Paul LePage has now set his sights on taking public lands away from everyone. LePage will travel next week to Washington, D.C., to testify at a kangaroo court of a hearing before the US House […]
He operates with such blatant disregard for the truth, facts and procedural norms that it’s easy to believe he’s capable of just about anything to get what he wants.