Politics & Other Mistakes: Break it up

The Maine Department of Health and Human Services (motto: Please Call Back – Oh Wait, That’s the Maine Department of Labor’s Motto – Ours...

Our Viewpoint: A different Fourth of July

This July Fourth will be unlike any other. The three months leading up to this holiday week have brought a stark confluence of news...

Miserable & Magical: Do it right, don’t do it over

I know I’m not the first person to say this, but if I were to draw a Venn diagram of people who support Black...

Politics & Other Mistakes: Defund this

Conservatives are upset because Black Lives Matter demonstrators have been demanding, “Defund the police.” Conservatives hate it when outsiders intrude on their space by...

Your Viewpoint: Charles Skold for House District 38  

I am very excited about a Portland Democrat in the July 14 legislative primary. Charles Skold is a progressive running to fill the open...

Your Viewpoint: Wood is an advocate for ‘all people’

Currently running to be the Democratic candidate in Maine House District 38 passionate activist, and all people’s advocate, Barb Wood. This intelligent, caring, and brave...

A View from the Hill: Matters of relevance

After chewing on a bunch of news for too long the other day I came to a revelation: Time had overtaken me. I was,...

Another Viewpoint: Rebellion is the American way

When I heard the news about George Floyd’s death, I thought: “Oh great, another one.” Maybe you’d expect that kind of cynicism from a...

Politics & Other Mistakes: Affection affliction

Let’s review a mildly fictionalized debate among the three Republican candidates for the 2nd Congressional District seat: “I like Trump better than you.” “You do not....

Politics & Other Mistakes: Polling geeks

Interested in some oceanfront property in Millinocket? Maybe a swanky condo in Misery Gore? Or a poll that shows Democratic challenger Sara Gideon beating Republican U.S....