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November 18, 2016 RSS feed / Opinion

TODAY IN HISTORY

Today is Friday, Nov. 18, the 323rd day of 2016. There are 43 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History On Nov. 18, 1966, U.S. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

It is impossible to defeat an ignorant man More...

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Lack of Participation and Knowledge in Local Politics Harms Us All

Here we are a little over a week following the 2016 election and nationally we still have two sides divided over the outcome and many can’t believe what has happened in front of their eyes.  More...

Federal, Maine Elections Produce Contrast

GUEST COLUMN

Many people, mostly on the losing side of the election, are hopelessly looking for the reasons Trump and the Republicans won. They want to blame somebody.  More...

A Millennial’s Struggle with Hate During the Election

GUEST COLUMN

When I realized that Donald Trump was elected the next President of the United States I was completely overcome with anger. More...

Talking Turkey: Memories of Thansgivings Past

JUST A LITTLE OLD

Thanksgivings at Grandmaw and Grandpaw’s house in Kearny, New Jersey top my list of fall memories. More...

LETTERS

Recount Will Waste Money More...

TODAY IN HISTORY

In 1558, Elizabeth I acceded to the English throne upon the death of her half-sister, Queen Mary, beginning a 44-year reign.  In 1869, the Suez Canal opened in Egypt.  In 1889, the Union Pacific Railroad Co. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

Prejudice is a raft onto which the shipwrecked More...

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What’s Next for the Referendum Questions

We have a lot of work to do in the upcoming Legislative session. If we are going to make progress, there must be a willingness to work together. One of the first tasks the Legislature must deal with involves the citizen’s referendums. More...

It’s Not Over Until The Electors Sing

GUEST COLUMN

The election is over as far as the voters are concerned in deciding the outcome. They were given their opportunity to elect the presidential candidate of their choice. More...

LETTERS

The Chamberlain Debate   “Did Joshua Chamberlain Forget?” is an attempt to give equal exposure to both sides in the debate over the site of Chamberlain’s attack at Petersburg on June 18, 1864. More...

QUOTE OF THE DAY

I think the government solution to a problem More...

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Words Matter, Or Do They?

PROSE AND CONS

Last week I was talking to a friend of mine and he asked me if there was anything going on with the Brunswick Human Rights Task Force. More...

Negotiated Global Governance Rules Impacts Local Food, Farms

PeaceWorks of Greater Brunswick co-sponsored an event Monday at the Curtis Memorial Library. The speaker noted that the Transpacific Partnership (TPP) and trade policy was front and center in the presidential campaign. More...

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One Word as I Depart the Senate: Thanks

The seemingly unending campaign season is finally over. More...