Monthly Archives: August 2016

Maine ACLU proves Governor Paul LePage isn’t racist

It feels like often when Governor Paul LePage speaks, there is a controversy. Sometimes it’s a genuine controversy with reasonable outrage, because he does have a tendency to speak before thinking about the words that come out of his mouth. But other times, the controversy is manufactured and partisan, with political enemies disingenuously hitting his […]

Maine’s historic moment with the North Woods Monument

Credit: James Weliver / USFWS

The North Woods saga has reached the end that Roxanne Quimby had hoped for. Despite persistent protest from Mainers, the controversial businesswoman has officially transferred her land deeds for 87,000 acres of land to the federal government. President Barack Obama has also officially made North Woods a National Monument. Why a National Monument, instead of […]

Governor LePage’s daughter joins Trump campaign as Coalitions Director

In a press release that just went out from the Maine Republican Party, the Donald Trump presidential campaign has announced two new additions to the campaign team. The Maine campaign, which is currently run by Christie-Lee McNally, announced the new Deputy State Director and Coalitions Director. Leland Graves has been named the new Deputy State […]

Maine Congressional candidate Emily Cain’s revised Constitution

Politics is such a bizarre arena. Especially in modern times, debates tend to revolve around shallow policy points and less around constitutional topics. Such is the case when a Democratic Hillary Clinton supporter is running for Congress in Maine’s second district. On the one hand, the state that just legalized constitutional carry has a stronger […]