Category Archives: Commentary

Prosperity over poverty: The LePage priority we should all agree on

Wednesday afternoon, Gov. Paul LePage stood in front of several thousand Mainers and delivered his second inaugural address. In it, he outlined a number of priorities and policy proposals, including completely revamping the state’s education system, focusing on drugs and domestic violence, reimagining how the state deals with revenue sharing, and making Maine more competitive […]

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 […]