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September 2 Letters to the Editor

By bdn contributor on Sept. 01, 2008, at 7:12 p.m.
Late one evening, I almost ran over two kittens. They were abandoned in a wooded area with no houses around for miles.

August 30 Letters to the Editor

By bdn contributor on Aug. 29, 2008, at 8:21 p.m.
I wonder how much energy the state of Maine could save if we closed our schools during January, February and March instead of June, July and August.

Emily Cain: Maine’s real ranking

By bdn contributor on Aug. 27, 2008, at 7:51 p.m.
For many years policymakers, business leaders, economists and the public have been troubled by reports from the national Tax Foundation, placing Maine first or second nationally in overall tax burden.

George Will: Arnold odd choice for GOP convention

By bdn contributor on Aug. 27, 2008, at 7:07 p.m.
If John McCain becomes president, he will be confronted by a Congress with significantly larger Democratic majorities than today's — majorities furious about high hopes dashed by an eighth Republican victory in 11 presidential elections.

August 28th Letters to the Editor

By bdn contributor on Aug. 27, 2008, at 5:18 p.m.
Voters in Maine can choose to serve themselves after 12 years, but they will have to retire Susan Collins to do it.

George A. Hill: George Bush and womens health

By bdn contributor on Aug. 26, 2008, at 9:10 p.m.
With last week’s proposed regulations, the president gave a gift to the religious right and delivered a parting shot at women

August 27 Letters to the Editor

By bdn contributor on Aug. 26, 2008, at 6:27 p.m.

Pastor Warren lied

The big dodge was on. Preacher Warren and Sen. McCain: “We’ll let Obama go first so you can hear the question.” Of course Warren denies that and we all …

Herbert Hoffman: Impeach Bush to send a message

By bdn contributor on Aug. 24, 2008, at 8:49 p.m.
President Pervez Musharraf of Pakistan rendered his resignation on Aug. 18 in an announcement released just hours before the Pakistani Parliament was to have launched impeachment proceedings against him.

Mila Kofman: Weather or not, safety preparations save lives

By bdn contributor on Aug. 21, 2008, at 7:42 p.m.
As we’ve seen in other parts of the country, it’s a season of severe weather. Tornadoes, tropical storms, hurricanes and forest fires have ravaged communities and displaced families.

August 22 Letters to the Editor

By bdn contributor on Aug. 21, 2008, at 7:31 p.m.
Why do politics have to be based on lies and distortions? We have the anti-Obama book full of distortions. Now we have the anti-Allen ad lying about his position on …

Melissa Day: After an addiction’s visibility, comes quiet recovery

By bdn contributor on Aug. 20, 2008, at 11:37 p.m.
I'm not invisible. You can see me. There is no degree of separation between us; I am right beside you.

Eliot R. Cutler: The next power shift in China, from provinces to Beijing

By bdn contributor on Aug. 07, 2008, at 12 a.m.
As the world's attention turns to Beijing and the Olympic Games, the conventional wisdom abroad is that the government of the People's Republic of China is an all-powerful, centralized state.

Yvon Labbe and Tony Brinkley: Obstruction on Plum Creek proposal was a blunder

By bdn contributor on Aug. 06, 2008, at 12 a.m.
As Maine's Land Use Regulation Commission moves toward a decision on the Plum Creek proposal for the Greenville region, opposition to the plan seems to have become increasingly desperate and out of touch with the needs of rural Maine.
 
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