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Chris Dixon

About Chris Dixon

Chris Dixon is a libertarian-leaning activist who is State Coordinator of the Maine Tenth Amendment Center and former Androscoggin County co-coordinator for the Ron Paul 2012 presidential campaign. These thoughts are his own, and not on behalf of any organization he works for.

Everyday Mainers, Governor LePage and Political Correctness

The strong re-election numbers for Governor Paul LePage stunned a lot of people who honestly should not have been surprised. Congressman Mike Michaud was never a great Representative, but just another entrenched incumbent who somehow kept winning while everyone in America hates Congress. Eliot Cutler was also again in the race, though did not have […]

Democrats Still Refuse To Take Responsibility For Losses

Welcome to our second round of “Liberal Whine About Cutler” day, where registered Democrats endlessly cry about Independent gubernatorial candidate Eliot Cutler. Unsurprisingly, the spoiler card is being waved around in the aftermath of Mike Michaud meeting the same fate as Libby Mitchell. Did Cutler have a chance? In all fairness, not at all. He […]

Well-Intentioned LePage Still Wrong On Hickox Quarantine

Society has a problem. The imminent apocalypse apparently is upon us. Ebola is sweeping Africa, a poverty-stricken continent with conditions not even remotely comparable to advanced countries like the United States. This is a cause for concern when workers return without symptoms and test negative for this virus. Governor Paul LePage has joined the ranks […]

Why Are Maine Politicians Upset About Dark Play Money?

There’s a lot of concern among Democrats and Independent U.S. Senator Angus King about “dark money.” Democratic U.S. Senate candidate Shenna Bellows even notes dark money “undermines our democracy.” While money is certainly influential in politics and it buys victories on both sides of the fence, the most serious concern is not this “dark money” […]