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Raw Milk--Raw Nerves

At the work session on Thursday March 9th 2015 the Joint Standing Committee on Agriculture, Conservation and Forestry listened to their committee analyst regarding the two raw milk bills under consideration this session and then adjourned to party caucuses without any discussion of the bills. 290 more words

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Maine's Flying Monkeys Grounded Due To High Winds

Maine Governor Paul LePage has issued an order grounding all of Maine’s Flying Monkeys due to strong winds, Modern Philosophers.

Maine’s Air National Guard has been mobilized to clear the skies, and all Flying Monkeys are being issued free drink coupons at area Monkey Bars to help them with their frazzled nerves. 356 more words


A Perfect Public Health Storm is Brewing in Maine in 2015

As in every session of the Maine Legislature, there are a myriad of bills being debated and considered.  Everything from repealing seat belt laws to… 1,198 more words

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Governor LePage Vetoes Proposed Law To Ban Snow In Maine

Maine lawmakers tried to pass a law to ban snow in Maine, but the proposal was quickly vetoed by Governor Paul LePage.

One state representative, who spoke on condition of anonymity, told this Modern Philosopher that the law was rushed through the legislature after serious pressure from constituents fed up in the aftermath of Winter Storm Juno. 574 more words


Belichick Must Apologize

I’m flummoxed, I’m flabbergasted, and I’m leafing through my thesaurus trying to find another word to continue the alliteration but still stunned by the recent accusations against my favorite football team and favorite coach.  606 more words

The Number One Social Program is a Job

Greater Portland CareerCenter

Opens its Doors on January 26

This has been said often and it is true – the number one social program is employment.   230 more words


Don't Be A Scrooge And Reject This Holiday Cheer!

Happy Sunday, Modern Philosophers!

A new episode of The Nite Show With Danny Cashman aired last night, which means I can share some of the monologue jokes I wrote that did not make it onto TV. 524 more words