By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on May 01, 2016, at 10:30 a.m.
Trump’s foreign policy speech on Wednesday was meant to make him appear consistent, serious and presidential. It did not.
By Mark Buchanan, Bloomberg View on May 01, 2016, at 10:21 a.m.
People tend to fear spiders and snakes more than they do electrical sockets or fireworks, even though the latter present a far greater danger. This might help explain why humans have such a hard time seeing the threat of climate change.
FIGHTING THE TIDES
on April 30, 2016, at 4:53 p.m.
Small steps could translate into big dollars for lobstermen.
By The BDN Editorial Board on April 30, 2016, at 12:52 p.m.
Many adults in Maine are being held for a failure to post bail or pay fines, a Catch-22 situation that leaves low-level offenders stuck in jail.
Monday, May 2, 2016: Republicans are hypocrites, George Smith is no ‘conservationist,’ mental health should be a priority
on April 30, 2016, at 12:44 p.m.
Letters for Monday, May 2, 2016: Republicans are hypocrites, George Smith is no ‘conservationist,’ mental health should be a priority
By Bob Ziegelaar on April 30, 2016, at 10:25 a.m.
OpEd: The real problem isn’t so much trade itself as the way U.S. trade policy has long been divorced from basic domestic economic policy.
NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
on April 30, 2016, at 7:18 a.m.
Trade policy, often misunderstood or ignored, may be a major political issue this year. Hillary Clinton, the likely Democratic presidential nominee, and Donald Trump, the likely GOP standard-bearer, take similar positions. They say President Obama and previous presidents have gone too far in making international trade agreements. It’s time to …
Saturday, April 30, 2016: LePage lacks business sense, protecting firefighters, I-395/Route 9 connector sad
on April 29, 2016, at 8:23 a.m.
Letters for Saturday, April 30, 2016: LePage lacks business sense, protecting firefighters, I-395/Route 9 connector sad
By The BDN Editorial Board on April 29, 2016, at 7:13 a.m.
We have our doubts that DHHS can squeeze more efficiencies out of a decades-old, volunteer-driven system that delivers more than 800,000 meals each year to almost 18,000 people across the state at an average cost of $7.44 per meal.
GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
on April 29, 2016, at 4:54 a.m.
Veto Day in Augusta.
FROM THE STACKS
on April 28, 2016, at 8:13 p.m.
I‘ve made the pilgrimage before, even in the rain. Early one morning, under a misting sky, I drove down to Boston – specifically, to Jamaica Plain. My last visit had been years before, yet I followed the course by memory. Urban landscapes can change in 35 years, but finding …
By Anthony J. Gaughan, The Conversation on April 28, 2016, at 1:46 p.m.
Donald Trump is the Republican establishment’s worst nightmare, but the GOP leadership can’t find a way to stop him.
By Norman Higgins and Sara Gideon on April 28, 2016, at 1:09 p.m.
OpEd: Increasing access to solar power for our homes, businesses, towns and communities can bring tremendous benefits.
By The BDN Editorial Board on April 28, 2016, at 12:34 p.m.
Editorials: Sweden needs to do a better job of enforcing its own laws within its own borders before asking for the drastic measure of banning all North American lobster from all of Europe, which would mean the elimination of a trade worth nearly $200 million annually.
By Jolene Lovejoy and Ed Youngblood on April 28, 2016, at 12:30 p.m.
OpEd: We want Maine to lead the nation in the fight to clean up our politics.
By Sarah Kilch Gaffney on April 28, 2016, at 11:49 a.m.
Our love began on a mountain in Maine.
Friday, April 29, 2016: Solar energy creates good jobs, addressing food insecurity, end-of-life decisions
on April 28, 2016, at 9:39 a.m.
Letters for Friday, April 29, 2016: Solar energy creates good jobs, addressing food insecurity, end-of-life decisions
By Dana Milbank, The Washington Post on April 28, 2016, at 8:35 a.m.
Eight years ago, I spent an election night in a basement gymnasium in Manhattan, watching Hillary Clinton and her campaign advisers take up residence in a parallel universe. It was June 3, 2008, and Barack Obama had just clinched the Democratic presidential nomination, making official a victory that had seemed …
By Sharon Klein on April 28, 2016, at 7:42 a.m.
Solar energy has the potential to expand access to low-cost electricity for all Mainers, improve the environment and grow the local economy, writes Sharon Klein.
on April 28, 2016, at 5:59 a.m.
Chris Busby: I stand with Portland Mayor Ethan Strimling. I applaud Strimling’s bold leadership and deeply appreciate his passionate defense of Portland’s most vulnerable citizens.