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What were you hoping for?
In his first year as governor, Republican Paul LePage did a decent job.
| December 30, 2011
Maine's GOP AG and gov again imprison a social problem rather than solving it
Last month, I wrote about the demonization and criminalization of the needy, noting that rather than actually fix social problems, conservative politicians make them worse...
| December 12, 2011
Fraud isn't killing Maine's welfare system — conservative misunderstanding is
Last week in Ellsworth, Governor Paul LePage renewed his efforts to change Maine's welfare system, calling for increased restrictions on benefits for people seeking taxpayer support to get health coverage through the state's Medicaid program.
Barely hanging on
| November 18, 2011
The debt crisis is only on hold
The United States was only hours away from joining in the international community of deadbeats and bunko artists — think Greece, Spain, Italy, Ireland, Portugal — when President Barack Obama signed the legislation raising the national debt ceiling and cu
Plus, what does congressman Bill Keating have against Cuban families?
| August 05, 2011
Walking on broken glass
There must be some kind of law that kicks in whenever a prominent politician leaves office, requiring every columnist and pundit to blather on at length about the triumphs and tragedies of that esteemed figure's checkered career.
A (very) short list of Baldacci's successes
| December 17, 2010
Be careful what you say about Libby Mitchell
You can get in a lot of trouble if you use the words "Libby Mitchell" and "old" in the same sentence.
Old and in the way
| October 15, 2010
At home with the local militia
I hate this pinko welfare country!
| April 16, 2010
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