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November 5, 2015 RSS feed / Opinion

Maine’s Misguided Vaping Crusade

GUEST COLUMN

Despite a new law prohibiting vaping in public places, research continues to show that e-cigarettes are far safer than traditional cigarettes.  The new law, which went into effect on Oct. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

A lie can travel half way around the More...

Honoring Veterans Day

GUEST COLUMN

Veterans Day honors all who have served in our armed forces. More...

Our Nation’s Veterans

GUEST COLULM

Make no mistake about it: every civilian who does his job conscientiously and delivers an honest day’s work for an honest day’s pay deserves a pat on the back.  More...

Political Cartoon

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The Fine, Gray Line

EDITORIAL

One wonders if Bowdoin College's Dean of Student Affairs Tim Foster is getting tired of having to give the same old speech to the school’s athletes every year.  More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Do not dwell in the past, do not More...

Do As I Say Because I Say…

PROSE AND CONS

No doubt by now you have seen the news about the proposed plastic bag fees and ban on Styrofoam packaging in Brunswick and Topsham. More...

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On Debates: Gotcha, GOP

GUEST COLUMN

Here we go again with attacks on the “mainstream media” and the invocation of the dreaded “gotcha question” to excuse poor performance and intellectual flat-footedness.  More...

Political Cartoon

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Who Wouldn’t Want This Job?

GUEST COLUMN

It’s like a train wreck. Fascinating, repellant, and loud, all at the same time. Talking about the American presidential sweepstakes. And, as ratings for the last few debates seem to indicate, very hard to look away. More...

Ben Carson Is Inspiring, but Not for President

Dr. Ben Carson has the most moving personal narrative in modern presidential politics.  His mother, one of 24 children, had only a third-grade education. More...

This November, Thank Our Veterans

Nov. 11 is Veterans Day. Thank a veteran for the freedom you enjoy.  Female Veterans Forum   More...

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Clinton’s VA issues

GUEST COLUMN

The fact that 300,000 American veterans died while awaiting health care from the VA has “not been as widespread as it has been made out to be,” according to Hillary Clinton.  She truly believes the secret wait lists and lack of care More...

Putting the Public Back into Elections

RE: MAINE

On Nov. 3, Mainers will go to the polls to vote on two bond issues and a vitally important referendum, Question 1. More...

Had enough Back to the Future?

GROWING UP BRUNSWICK

I’ve been doing a lot of work, it seems, at Brunswick High School. Well, you know — the “new” one. More...

All are Impacted by Question 2

OP-ED

When voters on Nov. 3 approve Question 2, they will provide funding for affordable, energy efficient homes for our seniors. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Few things are harder to put up with More...