Politics & Other Mistakes: Here come the bugs

I’m not one of those people who assumes that just because somebody casually mentions they’re thinking about running for governor of Maine in 2010, that they should be restrained, subjected to electro-shock…

Politics & Other Mistakes: All the ugly people

I was confused for a while. Why did Maine voters give overwhelming approval to a tax-repeal referendum on Nov. 4, while simultaneously returning to office even more of the Democratic legislators who…

Letter to the Editor: Don’t assume anything

There are a lot of great things about life in a small town with a college and most who live here appreciate the benefits of accessible government, services, entertainment, arts and children’s…

Both parties are right… some of the time

What’s wrong is the timing for a McCain mindset. A Nobel Prize winner’s financial forecast for the U.S. is for recession plagued by increasing deflation. Japan began this downward spiral in 1990,…

Letter to the Editor: Muslim ties?

The owner of A Tec auto has put up a campaign sign that in my mind crosses the line. It asserts that people should not vote for Barack Obama because he has…

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