If you don’t know what you’re going to hit — whether extended families or hunters — don’t pull the trigger.
Instead of entrusting policy matters to the 186 legislators Mainers choose every two years, we get self-contained campaigns that let interest groups write exactly what they want into law.
I was going to write a column on income inequality this week. Starting with the passing of Phyllis Schlafly on Labor Day, it was going to explore how family structure contributes to the challenge, especially as women in my generation continue to surpass men in degree attainment. Then NBC’s “Commander-in-Chief” forum came on. I hadn’t […]
My prediction for Act V of this drama? Nothing will happen, leaving the matter to the ballot and Maine voters.
C’est la vie. It is fait accompli. Seisin of thousands of acres of Maine has been signed over to the federal government. Maybe the Obama administration will rename Quimbyland something French. Or maybe not. Within hours of the deeds becoming public, the name and mailing address of the new “monument” were announced via a canned, pre-made website: […]
It will take people putting silly accusations aside and focusing on a shared goal.
You know what these Olympics need? The Soviet Union.
This week’s news calls for a speed round of cheers and jeers!
We have spent more than half of the month to date with the American flag at half-staff. Is the symbol losing its meaning, both from overuse and inconsistency?