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  • Anonymous

    Give it up the majority now wants the house at 70.Not much warmth is produced setting on the couch flicking the remote.

    • Anonymous

      My thermostats are set at 59 degrees right now. I look forwarf to being able to get back into the 60’s later this year.

      • Anonymous

        Zumba is a great way to get warmed up.
        Specially in Kennebunk.
        Prolly cheaper in the long run.

  • Anonymous

    Doesn’t seem like a very strong background for such an important position.

    • James Klowning

      Weird huh? A Lepage appointee that doesn’t have a very strong background for the job…I dare say we have seen this before.

      • Anonymous

        That’s exactly what we got in the White House.

        • Anonymous

          Dak – Most people in the US disagree with you. We just elected Obama for a second term. Maybe you missed that.

      • Anonymous

        May i ask how many different names do you post under?

    • head_scratching_citizen

      A position like this requires a person who possesses a technical background and training, particularly in the multifaceted details of the energy sector. The article does not indicate what Mr. Fletcher’s education and training are, but his replacement has a degree in “government”. This does not sound too technical to me.

      • Anonymous

        It would appear that government IS the problem here.
        Maybe this new appointee knows how to work with it to help lower the high energy costs that are strangling this state.

    • Anonymous

      Most people with strong credentials and solid backgrounds have declined positions with this administration. Let’s keep that in mind. We’re talking about 3rd and 4th string appointments for most of his cabinet positions, and even they are bailing.

  • Anonymous

    An energy director in Maine; seems like he hasn’t done too good for the people of Maine, other than draw a state salary….. This seems to be a position that could be eliminated to save on the shortfall…. I quess we need to keep the career government workers employed…………….

    • Anonymous

      Excellent point piperjuanita. He has one of those jobs where if he doesn’t show up for work, no one notices. Not exactly a critical part in the machine. The saddest part is, there are hundreds more just like him in Augusta and thousands more just like him in Washington.

      • Anonymous

        Don’t make it look like everybody in Augusta is not doing their job. Some are doing more that should be expected of them. Granted some are not also.

        • Anonymous

          I never used the term “everybody”. I never even questioned whether or not Mr. Fletcher was doing his job properly. I was questioning whether his job is really a job or should even be called one. There are far too many jobs in government that are not really jobs at all. Just a paycheck for know nothing hacks that would never make it in private industry.

    • Anonymous

      Otherwise known as worthless hacks….

  • Sewall House Yoga

    we need an energy director who understands how bad wind projects are for Mainers..

    • I think that is part of the reason for his step down….once you know the power scam and realize science and truths are skewed and it takes an act of congress to expose these lies.

    • James Klowning

      what?

  • James Klowning

    Does anyone have a tally on the number of Lepage appointees who have resigned? It seems that there are tons. I wonder why? Paul seems so diplomatic, reasonable, and gentlemanly. Why would anyone leave?

    • Anonymous

      Ask Obama why key people jump ship. Seems to be plenty jumping ship in DC also.

      • James Klowning

        I agree but seems like a bunch here in Maine. I would guess that proportionally there are much more that have resigned or jumped ship as you say in comparison to the Obama administration. I’m really looking for someone that has a tally for here in Maine..DC has nothing to do with it. You are a bit off topic.

  • Guest

    LePage needs to follow suit and step down. Maine will be better for it.

  • BigPaw

    Will he be able to tap Paulie’s hot air resources ?

  • Anonymous

    What relation is Woodcock to Lepage????

    • BigPaw

      Is he Labor Mural Judge John ” Government Speech” Woodcock’s son ? He has a son named Patrick .

  • Anonymous

    Just like rats leaving a sinking ship, I wonder when Paulies daughter will move on.?

  • Anonymous

    While I was working in Washington and knew many elderly people with limited incomes back in Maine, I stopped by Olympia’s D.C. Office to see what was in the works to make sure heating fuel was affordable to those who could not afford the rocketing prices (my wife was with me). I would of had a more compassionate conversation by banging my head against a brick wall. Mr Woodcock of Hampden….. D.C. is the least of your virtues. I think Mr. LePage’s paraphrase to the President of the United States is most appropriate for your ears … “Kiss my ….

  • Mainer

    BSEE in power systems, MBA, published on smart grid topics, and have consulted at utilities all over the US…why aren’t these position open to individuals who have deep utility and energy expertise? Maybe we’d start to see change

  • Anonymous

    How does any 31 year old have the frame of reference needed to interact with professionals?

    I wonder if he is related to another woodcock in high position?

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