Right now, the argument against Real ID based on principle is esoteric.
We’ve got to retire the judgment that somehow “people from away” are morally suspect.
Without the referendum, it’s fair to say low-wage workers wouldn’t be getting a raise next month.
The vexing question is not whether Russia tried to influence the U.S. election. It did. It’s not whether President-elect Trump’s pick for secretary of state or several of his close advisers have unsavory connections to Russia. They do. And, frankly, it really doesn’t matter if Russia intended to sow chaos in the election and undermine […]
Trump is president, LePage is governor, and they show that they’ll use that power to drive down trust in our institutions.
As a former journalist, it’s difficult to break years of training — and good manners — to call someone a racist, a misogynist, a bigot or a liar.
The temptation, beginning today and lasting right on through until that big bright ball drops in Times Square on New Year’s Eve, will be to put politics aside and to rejoice in the holidays. After a long, hard-fought and divisive campaign, we could all use a little relief from the stress and the worry generated […]
Luckily the press — and the state auditor — can look in more than one direction at a time.
“Where would that money be spent? We’ve heard about the opiate issues in the state of Maine. Are we going to add more income to individuals so they can spend it on illegal activities?”
The issues range from social and economic reform to election reform, but all five initiatives are on the ballot for a simple reason.