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Pot smoke and mirrors

As with so many things political and social that unfairly target certain groups, it's often about smoke and mirrors. In this case, pot smoke and a little mirror to snort coke off of.  
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By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  June 15, 2013

Obama missed mark at Bowie

When Michelle Obama delivered a commencement address to the class of 2013 at historically black college Bowie State University, something went awry.
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By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  May 18, 2013

Rich and richer

Last week, Mitt Romney announced a running mate — finally offering relief to the fidgeting comedians, though disappointing them when it turned out not to be Michele Bachmann — and it was 42-year-old Paul Ryan.
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By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  August 17, 2012

Stupid is equal-opportunity

To me, 2011 offered a buffet of publicly expressed stupidity, perpetuated by a broad swatch of races, genders, and ideological factions. Here are a few gems.
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By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  January 06, 2012

A breed apart?

I'm about to stand up for dogs. It must be the heat this weekend, because I'm soooo not a dog person.
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By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  July 22, 2011

Phoenix wins NENPA honors

At the New England Newspaper and Press Association awards banquet earlier this month, Portland Phoenix writers earned several awards in the weekly newspaper category.
Laurels
By EDITORIAL  |  February 25, 2011


As white as they come

It seems to be Maine's turn again to be the least racially diverse state in the nation.
Maine: The other white state
By SHAY STEWART-BOULEY  |  May 29, 2009