There’s little indication Maine’s poorest are receiving meaningful assistance that can help them escape poverty.
Editorial: A complete ban would be easier to understand and enforce. Best of all, it would bring the most health benefits to bear. In order to be most effective, the ban should cover all tobacco use.
HE SAID IT RIGHT
We have spent more than half of the month to date with the American flag at half-staff. Is the symbol losing its meaning, both from overuse and inconsistency?
OpEd: Black and white Americans may agree that race relations are approaching a new nadir, but this is just about the only race-related issue on which they see eye to eye.
OpEd: His ideas are not only vacuous, they’re dangerous.
The Republican National Convention has been tough for Donald Trump. Coverage of the first day focused on plagiarism in Melania Trump’s speech. Coverage of the …
OpEd: There are several reasons the land is worthy of national monument designation.
Editorial: The no-fly and other watch lists play an important role in preventing terrorist attacks. But the federal can do that work while abiding by the constitutional protections granted to all Americans.
Portland is lucky to have an open-minded, accessible and progressive police chief and a police force that upholds, and is held to, exceptionally high standards.
PINE TREE POLITICS
At the end of the day, the partisan food fight is more tribal in nature and less about substance.
OpEd: It is bitterly ironic to me that at a time of increasing public recognition and concern about our opioid epidemic that I, as a provider, am getting institutional opposition, not support, from DHHS.
OpEd: Citizens across Maine should contact local and state education board officials to ask that they promote a safe, supportive and equal environment in Maine schools by removing the Indians mascot.
The party’s soul searching after the the 2012 election offered an opportunity for it to move forward. It is unfortunate that the party, through its 2016 platform, chose instead to move backward.
The normal rules of politics would suggest that Trump is doomed but the rules of politics don’t seem to apply this campaign.
Has there ever been a scarier, more authoritarian vision of politics than the one shown at the Republican convention in Cleveland? If so, I can’t …
The first night of the 2016 Republican National Convention was purportedly about national security. In fact, it was about portraying liberalism as an ideology of national betrayal.