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Sunday, February 19, 2017
  • We’re Maine people. We engage in basic democracy with town votes, town meetings, and statewide voter participation well above the national average. We are serious about our votes counting, and honoring the will of the majority. . . .
  • We have a new president and, as with all of our presidents, no matter our politics or worldview, he (and eventually she) is the president of all of us. We of a liberal mindset may cringe at the verbiage and ideology coming from . . .
  • The Women’s March on Washington, a concept begun by one woman and a handful of friends just after Election Day, far exceeded her expectations. Two months later, it had become the distinctly inclusive voices of an astonishing . . .
  • On November 21, 2016, less than two weeks after the Presidential election, the Bangor Daily News reported that an African-American man was physically attacked in Bangor and told by his assailant to “…watch out because Trump could deport you”. . . .
  • Not a good start to what will be a very rocky relationship between Tweety and the media. Why would you have your first presser be a Pinocchio moment extraordinaire, and then have your surrogates continue the lies on TV? Are we all that stupid? . . .
  • President-elect Trump’s two biggest enemies, the press and the intelligence agencies, are the two institutions our society has created to determine what the facts are in any given situation. . . .
  • When I was 4 or 5 years old, my friend hit me in the stomach with a large rock. That’s how I felt when I heard Senator Susan Collins (R-ME) had “introduced” Jeff Sessions with a glowing reference. I was stomach punched and I still . . .
  • It warms my old bones that all three of you are out there marching today. What could give a parent more satisfaction than watching their children find a home under a common banner? We used to sing along to “Teach your children well” . . .
  • The New Year offers a good time to highlight efforts under way to reduce Camden’s energy use and increase Camden’s sustainable energy production. Thanks to efforts of the Camden Energy and Sustainability Committee and . . .
  • Dear Senator Collins, First, I want to thank you on behalf of many similarly minded Mainers for the courage and conscience you displayed in not lending your support to Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy. . . .
  • Re the Free Press’s January 12 front page headline, “Tax Cuts for the Rich, Plain Old Cuts for the Poor.” What am I missing here? Raising taxes on the 2 percent passed in the 2016 election. It won’t make them paupers. . . .
  • We know who’s running for office during an election cycle. It's easy to find out, in a few minutes online, what they stand for and what their experience is. We can pretty safely assume that whatever a candidate has worked on or stood . . .
  • The potential gutting of EPA, the Environmental Protection Agency, threatens us all. EPA is a major voice for environmental quality. It’s our responsibility to pass onto future generations the healthiest possible environment and . . .
  • In December, red fliers were distributed to businesses and nonprofits in downtown Rockland. Accompanied with artwork of a heart with an outline of Maine in it, the flier reads “Muslim, Immigrant, LGBTQI [Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual . . .
  • On February 28, the towns of RSU 13 vote to move forward with facilities projects. After years of underfunding, the RSU can finally create safe, comfortable, attractive, and efficient learning environments for our students. . . .
  • My heart is filled to the brim and overflowing with love and appreciation for all you who went forth today to make your voices heard! Tonight I feel that my life is rich … rich with the knowledge that the values . . .
  • The Rockland City Council is considering adoption of an Infill Ordinance with which we should all familiarize ourselves. If passed as presented, this ordinance has the potential to result in significant changes to the character . . .
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