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Maine’s taxing tax problem

I received my first paycheck of the new year this week. Did you? Notice anything? My wife certainly did. Roughly $100 that had previously been in my paycheck was now missing. That money was probably going to buy groceries but had mysteriously vanished. I say mysteriously because we were told by the president during his […]

13 bold predictions for 2013

Last December, I took a look at what was then the future and made a series of predictions about the next 12 months. I have to say I didn’t do half bad. Things I got right: President Barack Obama defeating Mitt Romney in Maine, same-sex marriage passing, the world not imploding once it did, Gov. […]

It’s On: Raye Files for Race Against Michaud

Thursday morning, Senate President Kevin Raye filed the necessary paperwork to run for Maine’s Second Congressional District seat. This follows Raye’s exploratory phase, in which he signaled his interest in running for the seat, but wanted to travel the district to see what kind of reaction to his potential candidacy there was. In the world […]

Maine Republicans Approve New Platform

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There isn’t much in this world less likely to excite me than a political party’s platform.  They are – by and large – utterly devoid of meaning, entirely symbolic, and invisible to the public at large.  In short, people don’t care about them, and especially so with me. That all changed, of course, a year […]