If Memorial Day is about cookouts and blowout sales, we’re missing something — something big.
As much as well-intentioned people want to help by bringing in a federal monument, the lesson of the bison calf should remain in our minds.
Behind the persona and speeches, Donald Trump is the least partisan and ideological candidate remaining.
To all the moms out there: Happy Mother’s Day. As a new parent, I have a newfound appreciation for everything it takes to hold the title “mom.” I’m also fortunate to have a wife who excels in that role, as she does in everything she sets her mind to. But “motherhood” itself has become a […]
There was a question of access in Maine politics this week, both public and educational. With stories and editorials abounding in Maine’s news media, you might understandably think Gov. Paul LePage’s closed door Blaine House meeting was an aberration in Augusta. You would be wrong. Most of the real work in the Legislature occurs behind […]
Instead of increasing the pay for legislative service, why not rework the workload and stretch existing dollars further?
We continuously hear cries for “bipartisanship” or “compromise.” Yet when there is an opportunity to all-but-guarantee an increase in the minimum wage, many Democrats won’t even let a committee look at an alternative proposal.
“Death and taxes” may both be certainties, but we certainly don’t need them together.
Let’s spend our time demanding lawmakers release local farms from unnecessarily burdensome requirements. After all, everyone’s gotta eat.