Politics & Other Mistakes: Assorted anomalies

Maine’s lame excuse for spring has arrived. Time to clean the fungus out of my in-box. Cinematic tax breaks. There are a few things on which state governments should never waste taxpayers’…

Letter to the Editor: Can’t trust these bad actors

Hydro-Quebec (HQ) has certainly stepped up their game lately, with advertisements flooding our lives and letters from their employees showing up in Maine papers touting the “benefits” of their unpopular CMP Corridor…

Letter to the Editor: Support LD 360

I am writing to ask my friends, neighbors, and community to support LD 360: Resolve, To Reduce Barriers to Recovery from Addiction by Expanding Eligibility for Targeted Case Management Services. The public…

Politics & Other Mistakes: Bias transit

These are tough times for bigots. It’s no longer acceptable to make crude remarks about women, let alone trying a little unwanted fondling. Such behavior could cost a sexist pig his job…

Politics & Other Mistakes: Open season

“Open” is a word with mixed connotations. Open government is good. It gives us a clear view of all the bad things our elected leaders are doing. Open marriage not so much.…

Politics & Other Mistakes: Jerk-o-rama

The people who run the news media are mostly jerks. But to keep that in context, the people who run the government are even bigger jerks. The most arrogant of opinion columnists…

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