Category Archives: Politics

New extended video catches Maine Democrats in a lie over white suicide comments

Controversy broke out last week after Maine First Media released a recording showing Maine Democrats celebrating an increase in white male suicide. In the video, former State Senate candidate Richard Fochtmann was shown celebrating an increase in white men committing suicide. After he made the remarks, the crowd at the Maine Democratic Party’s Values and […]

Maine Democrats caught on video laughing at rising white suicide rates

Yesterday conservative news website Maine First Media dropped a bombshell recording from the Maine Democratic Party’s “Values and Vision” summit. The recording shows a speaker make light of the suicide rate among white people. While this is certainly alarming, the fact the crowd is laughing about the rise in people taking their own lives is […]

Maine Senate Democratic Whip Nate Libby is grateful for George W. Bush

Republican President Donald Trump has become a polarizing figure in American politics and for good reason. Whether one agrees or disagrees him, his style and proposals are beyond accepted political norms. It’s also triggered new lows on the left. From riots through Washington D.C. on Inauguration Day to repeated attempts to shut out supporters, liberals […]

Senator Angus King sides with neoconservatives against Chelsea Manning commutation

For a few years now, the debate over leaking secrets has been heavy in American politics. It first began with the actions of an Army Private First Class by the name of Bradley Manning, who leaked classified information and video footage exposing potential war crimes. Manning’s capture led to treatment that was labeled as torture […]

Congresswoman Chellie Pingree playing partisan politics by skipping inauguration

Despite many complaints of partisan gridlock and obstructionist tactics because of Republicans, Democrats are now preparing to play roadblock to the Republican Party. Armed with hyperbole and extreme rhetoric, they are escalating tensions as the opposing party prepares to inherit the White House. Up until tonight, the question remained as to whether Congresswoman Chellie Pingree […]

How the gender name change debate dehumanizes Chelsea Manning

Chelsea Manning, formerly Bradley Manning and Private First Class in the United States Army, has been serving a prison sentence for leaking various materials to Wikileaks. Among the leaks were classified communications and a video that exposed potential war crimes in Iraq. From the start of the leak saga, then-Bradley Manning was subject to intense […]

Maine publication under fire for publishing unfounded alcoholism diagnosis of Governor LePage

Sunday was an interesting day for Maine politics, as the ongoing feud over the Governor reached a new low. The only difference is this time, the partisan fight reached that new low without Governor Paul LePage saying or doing anything specifically. Governor LePage’s voicemail message to Representative Drew Gattine was wrong and even the Governor recognized […]