Monthly Archives: November 2014

Will Cathy Manchester keep leading?

The 2014 election isn’t over in Vacationland. Maine’s legislature — charged with electing the Attorney General, Secretary of State and Treasurer — is awaiting the outcome of a state senate race between two Cathys. Democrat Cathy Breen was announced the winner on election night, but Republican Cathy Manchester has more votes after a recount. The […]

Dazzle Me, Dems

Following the crisis of the 2014 elections, non-Republicans everywhere are projecting their frustrations and failures on the Democratic Party, and who can blame them? I would be ten pounds thinner and rich if only more people liked Mike. I’m sure of it. One tired idea rekindled and kicked around once again is that “southern Maine” […]

Liberal Use of Language

Maine re-elected a governor who speaks his mind, and I sincerely congratulate him. What’s on Gov. LePage’s mind is rarely expressed in politically correct terms, but voters appreciate a man who is passionate and plain spoken. It’s refreshingly authentic. My favorite quote among the colorful collection is, “the minute we start stifling our speech, we […]

Girl Meets Stupid in Maine

Okay, let’s get this straight. When it comes to Question 1 on the ballot next Tuesday, Maine voters are supposed to “trust the scientists” paid by the LePage Administration, and vote “no” to banning the cruel practice of baiting, trapping and hounding bears. Bear torture is the price we must pay to avoid bear attacks, […]