O Captain My Captain…

In the interest of full disclosure, I need to say right up front that I voted for President Obama. I bought that Hope & Change stuff, and I believed that he was the answer to what ailed this country. Mostly I felt that the old white Republicans had had their shot. It was time for …

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Like children in a sandbox…

I was raised by a bleeding-heart liberal. The first conversations around the dinner table that I can recall were all about how evil the conservative republicans were, and how righteous and caring and good the liberal democrats were. Later, when I took my first political science course in high-school I came down firmly on the …

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Elected Idiot

I have lived in Maine almost all of my life, and I believe with all my heart that there is no better place in the world, and no place I would rather live than here. I have always been proud to be from Maine, and prouder still of the good people who live here, and …

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