If Mayhew is going to strip select phrases to justify trimming the welfare rolls without the context of the macro- and microeconomic realities of poverty that FDR understood, all I can say is, leave that man’s words alone.
Whenever I tried to tell this little girl something she didn’t want to hear, she’d stick her fingers in her ears and sing/scream “Camptown Races” at the top of her lungs.
A team working with a combined $174,000 was able to convince 49.83 percent of voters that the team with the $2.6 million message didn’t have Mainers best interest in heart. Even in losing, the accomplishment is significant.
We need to find a way for average Mainers to get something useful out of all this political spending action.
If Schalit is trying to shame anyone, it’s society as a whole for letting this problem fester for so long just because we are uncomfortable talking about it.
I am feeling like our establishment elites need to get their act together before their inanity leads to even worse choices in 2018 and 2020 …
Maybe as we think about our fine service people — past, present, and future — this weekend, maybe we can also think about being a united citizenry worth dying for.
It’s huntin’ season in Maine, and every Mainer knows not to shoot the first one ya’ see. Let this one walk right on by — vote no on one. G.W. Martin, Montville, Maine
My reader, who is a college-educated (degree in economics), semi-retired successful business owner and veteran, said his vote was not about confidence in Trump, per se, but a repudiation of Clinton.
In my mind, my readers and my supporters won an award because it is most certainly something I could not have achieved on my own.