Legislative Update: Hunters beware!

With 2,000 bills on the calendar in this session I knew it wouldn’t take much searching to find some absurd ones meeting these criteria: one, unenforceable; two, doubtful constitutionality; and three, alien…

Politics & Other Mistakes: Do it to debt

A friend of mine – I’ll protect her identity by calling her Timothia Geithner, because her style of communication bears more than a passing resemblance to that of the befuddled U.S. secretary…

Politics & Other Mistakes: Light that failed

How has Maine’s term-limit law, restricting legislators to eight consecutive years in office, been working since it was approved by voters in 1993? About as well as the state Department of Health…

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