Tag Archives: 127th Maine Legislature

I feel bad for the conservatives LePage let down

I’ve been so deep in research-related posts on the national park proposal up north, I haven’t blogged about the continued demise of the LePage administration, what with the veto mess, the Good-Will Hinckley/Rep. Mark Eves mess and the resulting OPEGA investigation mess. His administration is a hot mess. And a blogger’s dream. Or it should […]

A Fence For the “Welfare Cliff” and a Fence for Dignity

As I ranted in my post last week, I am in a constant state of discontent when it comes to what is or isn’t welfare reform. The public discourse around the subject doesn’t soothe me much either. People want to talk about grocery receipts when I am thinking about children going to bed hungry and […]

Junk food or Junk reform? Letting it all hang out-

As I said so poorly in my introductory post (who knew writing about myself and my philosophies could be so hard), I have perspectives that can offend liberals and conservative alike. And, my kids, friends, former students, and loved ones would tell you there are these “oh, snap” moments when my half-white/raised-white side disappears, and […]

Dear Legislators: A Drug Policy Plea

Some drug-related bills are being heard. Prior attempts left addicts undeterred. The crisis is real; I hope it’s not terse, To touch on this subject again in verse. No one silver bullet can fell a deer When shot from the edge of the woods in fear. Please think about our loved ones’ hearts stopping, Babies […]