Politics & Other Mistakes: Brucie is back

Let’s play the exciting new game “Guess What High Public Office Bruce Poliquin Will Run For Next.” On Mother’s Day, Poliquin sent an email to...

Another Viewpoint: COVID-19 and the case for universal health care

The COVID-19 pandemic has taught us much about public health, economics, hygiene, class, race, leadership, and the like. It has also highlighted the fact...

A View from the Hill: No good seed goes unpunished

I’m not sure I like gardening. It’s not that I wasn’t cut out for it – I was, at least genetically. One of my grandfathers...

Politics & Other Mistakes: Bad choice

Maine Republicans would be making a big mistake if they make former Gov. Paul LePage their 2022 candidate for his old job. But not...

Miserable & Magical: Reading really is fundamental

While some people are using their time in quarantine to get in the best shape of their lives or to make sourdough bread that...

Another Viewpoint: Tyson is committed to the health, safety of its Portland workforce

Never before has the importance of people working in the food supply chain been more apparent than it is today, nor has it been...

Politics & Other Mistakes: Hunkered down and hindered

I have nothing against independent candidates. To me, they’re like any other candidate, except with fewer reasons to vote for them. But this year, I...

A View from the Hill: Coming clean

I’m guilty.  I should turn myself in to one of the great doctors leading the nation and Maine in the COVID-19 response. I don’t think it...

Politics & Other Mistakes: Behind closed doors

In the midst of the current COVID-19 crisis, it’s reassuring to remember that some things haven’t changed. The world is still more than adequately...

Miserable & Magical: Lots of questions, few answers

I’ve been asking myself a lot of questions lately.  “When will this be over?” “How is Trump still driving this sinking ship?” “At what point does it...