Category Archives: Commentary

Liberalism’s false hold on red state Maine

Maine’s reputation as a bastion of liberalism is built, largely, on two things. The first is the uninterrupted streak of six consecutive presidential elections in which the Democratic candidate captured Maine and all of its electoral votes. The second is the unquestioned dominance of the Democratic Party in the state Legislature, which until recently had […]

The most important speech is irrelevant — and so long until November

President Obama started off his fifth State of the Union speech on the right foot, when he said: “Eight million new jobs our businesses have created over the past four years.” Typically the president and members of his party go to great lengths to claim that it is the genius of government, not people and businesses, that […]