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"Just Ask Me To Leave, You Don’t Have To Impeach Me": LePage Receives Plenty Of Letters Asking For His Resignation

Last summer, with the possibility of impeachment hanging over his head, Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) appeared on a radio show and said he’s prepared to give up his office – under the right conditions. 353 more words

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Looking To Maine's Future; The Needs Of The People

This past week, I had the privilege and honor to attend the biennial Maine AFL-CIO Committee on Political Action (COPE) Convention in Auburn.  As noted by Cynthia Phinney, President of the Executive Board, the upcoming election in November will again be one where the attack on workers and unions will be unrelenting. 1,440 more words

Another Unsavory Politician ... LePage

In recent months, I have written about a number of politicians either currently or formerly in office, who defy the norms of dignity, fairness, impartiality and legality (Louis Gohmert, Sarah Palin, Dennis Hastert, to name just a few).  1,284 more words

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"Anecdotes With Made-Up Details": Maine’s LePage Fails To Defend The Indefensible

It was the sort of story that made Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) look so awful, he managed to even surprise his critics. In mid-April, the far-right governor… 385 more words

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Pulling people from poverty

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/may/16/ed-feulner-welfare-to-work-is-pulling-people-from-

Pulling people from poverty

Maine leads the way from welfare to work

By Ed Feulner
Monday, May 16, 2016

ANALYSIS/OPINION:

“Go roll up your sleeves and go find out what poverty is all about.” 661 more words

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Paul LePage and the Emerging Face of Conservatism

May 9, 2016  By Jack Jodell (in association with gifted writer BURR DEMING, creator of the superb blog known as FAIR AND UNBALANCED.COM – see my Blogroll in the lower right-hand column). 342 more words

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"Maine’s LePage Ready To Try Federal Policymaking": Watching A Hindenberg-Level Disaster

By most measures, Maine Gov. Paul LePage’s (R) tenure hasn’t gone especially well. The Tea Party Republican, elected twice after an independent candidate split the center-left in both races, has generally earned a reputation as an offensive buffoon, whose antics often… 309 more words

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