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Michael Mowles

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The 12th Annual Muzzle Awards

With the era of repression and secrecy fostered by George W. Bush and Dick Cheney finally over, this should be the best of times for freedom of expression, open government, and civil liberties. Yet change comes slowly.
A look at the dishonorable enemies of free speech and personal liberty in New England.
By DAN KENNEDY  |  July 10, 2009

Lost in the sound of separation

While it’s true that candidates’ falsehoods, fibs, and fabrications make a columnist’s job easier, I could still eke out a living even if every politician in Maine suddenly became a fountain of factuality.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  October 29, 2008
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The 10th Annual Muzzle Awards

Mitt Romney will say or do anything if he thinks it will help him become president.
Silencing free speech
By DAN KENNEDY  |  July 10, 2007

Shut up and play

I’ve been fired for saying stuff like this.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  March 14, 2007

Losers can be winners

Are you totally lame? If so, you may qualify for an exciting career as a phony politician.
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  September 06, 2006

The Obliterati

What if we could rid politics of all lies? What if candidates could be forced to admit their fabrications?
Politics and other mistakes
By AL DIAMON  |  July 06, 2006