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Science fiction books I love

Isaac Asimov’s Foundation novels

These books are so much fun to read: action-oriented, old-school, history-infused science fiction. I have a big soft spot for the initial trilogy especially, but the rest of the series is a great read as well. 849 more words

Books

Primary Colors

Allow me to make a bold prediction.

Voter turnout for Maine’s 2014 Primary Elections on June 10 will be absolutely dismal.

Taxpayers across Maine will spend hundreds of thousands of dollars for an absolute non-event; an utter waste of time and resources, all in the name of a Democratic process that doesn’t work without a contest. 342 more words

All Along The Watchtower

"Not Much Of A Deal": The Trouble With The Minimum-Wage "Compromise"

Senate Democrats had originally planned to move forward this week on legislation to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10, but it was delayed in part so the chamber could tackle extended unemployment benefits, which may pass later today. 427 more words

Congress

The 'Inside Politics' forecast: Recruiting Sink to run again

CNN’s John King and other top political reporters empty out their notebooks each Sunday on “Inside Politics” to reveal five things that will be in the headlines in the days, weeks and months ahead. 700 more words

Florida

ATF Agent Attempts to Illegally Scan Gun Owner Forms of Pac N Arms Multiple Times – Threatens to Revoke Dealer's License

http://freedomoutpost.com/2014/04/atf-agent-attempts-illegally-scan-forms-pac-n-arms-multiple-times-threatens-owner-license-revocation/#qa4bfHHbkjXsGJa8.99

Tim Brown April 2, 2014

Last year, Gun Owners of America warned that the “ATF (Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives) is going from dealer to dealer, copying the information on these forms (4473), and feeding it into a database.” We’ve seen, in recent weeks, how this unconstitutional agency is illegally terrorizing small business owners, such as Ares Armor, and raiding their establishments to gather information on their customers, in what many people believe is part of the plan to create a national gun registry database. 1,474 more words

Political

Collins maintains strong lead

In a Nov. 23, 2013 poll conducted by Public Policy Polling, Senator Susan Collins (R-Maine) maintained a strong lead over her Democratic challenger, Shenna Bellows, with a 39 percent margin,  59 to 20. 175 more words