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"Can't Stop, Won't Stop": GOP Will Never Stop Coming For Obamacare

Obamacare turned 5 on Monday, a birthday achieved despite sustained and repeated efforts to smother the law in its cradle.

The law has taken some hits, including a 2012 Supreme Court decision that buckled the knees of the bill’s backers but seemed to make the Affordable Care Act the settled law of the land. 816 more words


Stephen King Not Backing Down On Demand For LePage Apology

BANGOR, Maine (AP) — Horror writer Stephen King is proving to be as tenacious as some of his more sinister characters in seeking an apology from Maine Gov. 126 more words


Death and Taxes in Maine

Taxes are in the news again. Or perhaps I should say still.

Stephen King called on Maine’s Tea Party Governor Paul LePage to “man up and apologize” for implying King doesn’t pay Maine income tax. 185 more words


Stephen King Says Maine Governor Should 'Man Up And Apologize'

AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Stephen King says Maine Gov. Paul LePage should “man up and apologize” after the governor claimed the author has moved away and doesn’t pay income taxes in Maine. 124 more words


Gov. LePage's Wrong Answer in Drug Talk

This morning, I was in the midst of my usual routine, which included driving on the road, and of course I was attentively tuned in to WGAN.  763 more words


Top 5 Most Inspirational Governors

Earlier this month, former Vermont Governor and 2004 presidential candidate Howard Dean (Yale University alumnus) argued on MSNBC that a college degree is a prerequisite for becoming president and that Walker was “unknowledgeable.” 729 more words

American Politics

"The Ugly Assumptions Driving The Policy": GOP Governors Recommit To Welfare Drug-Testing Schemes

The Wall Street Journal recently noted that when it comes to welfare recipients, “few” applicants have been caught up in the “drug-screening net.” How few? The piece noted that in Arizona, for example, between 2011 and 2014, over 108,000 people seeking benefits were subjected to drug screen. 466 more words