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Chris Dixon

About Chris Dixon

Chris Dixon is a libertarian-leaning Independent, and former Androscoggin County Co-Coordinator of the Ron Paul 2012 presidential campaign.

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 […]

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 […]

Does the Maine Democratic Party stand by the DNC’s disturbing racism?

By now, the story is well known. Democratic National Committeewoman Debbie Wasserman Schultz has finally been forced out of her role after Wikileaks dumped almost twenty thousand e-mails between top party officials. Among them came a number of disturbing revelations, including clear bias against Senator Bernie Sanders and attacks on Maine State Representative Diane Russell. […]

DNC now being led by party veteran who slammed Maine Legislator

The Democratic Party is a mess right now. After a long, tumultuous primary, it seemed to finally be over. Senator Bernie Sanders gave up his crusade and despite protests from his grassroots alleging primary corruption, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton secured the nomination. As the Republican Party struggled to tame the unruly #NeverTrump movement […]