By Charles Krauthammer, The Washington Post on May 29, 2016, at 10:18 a.m.
How do you distinguish a foreign policy “idealist” from a “realist,” an optimist from a pessimist?
on May 28, 2016, at 9 p.m.
A mentor is that person you can turn to when you absolutely don’t know who else to turn to, but you trust that person’s judgement so you turn to him or her first.
By The BDN Editorial Board on May 28, 2016, at 10:54 a.m.
This Memorial Day, Americans should have no trouble finding time, or reason, to honor their comrades.
on May 28, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
Letters for Monday, May 30, 2016: Drug price ‘charity,’ national monument makes sense, re-start Onward Program
NOTES FROM A CORNER OF THE COUNTRY
on May 28, 2016, at 6:51 a.m.
Last week, President Obama signed a bill that seems a perfect exercise in “political correctness.” Amazingly, in a time of legislative deadlock, the bill had passed the Senate unanimously. The new law removes from federal statutes what are considered derogatory racial terms. For example, “Oriental” is replaced by “Asian American.” …
STIRRING THE POT
on May 28, 2016, at 6:29 a.m.
The idea of what makes a Mainer intrigues me. Years ago I wrote about authenticity in Maine literature in an essay about E.B. White and R.P.T. Coffin called Two Pigs from Maine. More recently, my colleagues and I in UMaine’s School of Economics wrote about survey research we did on …
By Clara Bradley on May 27, 2016, at 3:01 p.m.
OpEd: This imprisonment can no longer continue. I am not the only one.
By Jonathan Bratten on May 27, 2016, at 2:46 p.m.
OpEd: This June will mark the 100th anniversary of the National Guard’s service on the Mexican border, a little-remembered event in Maine’s history.
Saturday, May 28, 2016: College financial barriers, doctors and Medicaid, yes to ranked-choice voting
on May 27, 2016, at 2:46 p.m.
Letters for Saturday, May 28, 2016: College financial barriers, doctors and Medicaid, yes to ranked-choice voting
GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
on May 27, 2016, at 5:14 a.m.
DHHS food stamp overpayment error.
FIGHTING THE TIDES
on May 26, 2016, at 6:57 p.m.
So we can tack Native Americans onto the list that includes Hispanic people, Black people, Muslims, refugees and immigrants of all nationalities, women, members of the LGBTQ community, and just about any other minority or marginalized group in which Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump has outwardly and boastfully offended. Earlier …
on May 26, 2016, at 5:37 p.m.
For some of us, recovery is about learning to be okay with being broken and learning to find ways to make our brokenness beautiful and purposeful.
By Gabriel Karam on May 26, 2016, at 11:03 a.m.
OpEd: Although many minimum wage employees continue to protest for increased wages, it would be better for them to be employed with any payment, as opposed to having no job and still having to live with higher prices.
on May 26, 2016, at 10:43 a.m.
Letters for Friday, May 27, 2016: Support ranked-choice voting, eager for Fiberight, Collins leads on energy
By Dawn Hill on May 26, 2016, at 10:37 a.m.
OpEd: It’s time for Maine people and the media to ask Republicans this: Are you with Trump and LePage or not?
By Dana Milbank, The Washington Post on May 26, 2016, at 10:20 a.m.
OpEd: Everything Rep. Darrell Issa knows about impeachment he learned from Wikipedia.
By The BDN Editorial Board on May 26, 2016, at 9:33 a.m.
Editorial: Gov. Paul LePage is an avowed opponent of Medicaid expansion. But does he really understand the impact of his decision?
By The BDN Editorial Board on May 26, 2016, at 8:43 a.m.
Use jail as a way to screen and connect people with substance use disorders to effective treatment. Provide education about the disease of addiction to judges, lawyers, police, and jail and prison staff. Address prejudice by sharing more videos and stories of people in recovery. Increase state and federal funding …
on May 26, 2016, at 6:02 a.m.
The steady stream of outrageous statements and behavior emanating from the Blaine House have effectively numbed the populace into a torpor of cynical indifference.
GEORGE DANBY | EDITORIAL CARTOONIST
on May 25, 2016, at 5:04 p.m.
To Tell the Truth: American television panel game show from 1956 to the present. At the moment Augusta’s favorite reality show.