Category Archives: Election

The real gangs of Portland, Maine

Contrary to some wildly erroneous and irresponsible reports in the press recently, Portland has a serious and growing gang problem. The Crips and Bloods are harmless compared with the menacing groups roaming the streets of Maine’s largest metropolis, perpetrating crimes in broad daylight with no respect for the law or common decency. Here’s a rundown of […]

Why one Portland city councilor is not a piece of toast

Politically speaking, Portland City Councilor Ed Suslovic, who’s seeking another three-year term this fall, should be toast. I’m specifically picturing a thin slice of bland white bread, lightly browned and unbuttered, served next to a steaming pile of scrambled eggs liberally laden with American cheese. Suslovic is one of the councilors who allowed Congress Square […]

Susan Collins masquerades as moderate

U.S. Sen. Susan Collins, masquerading as a “moderate,” is behaving like a reckless Republican ideologue. Her political charade during the government shutdown and debt crisis helped push the world’s economy to the brink of catastrophe. It is imperative that we unmask her actions, but, with a couple notable exceptions this month, Maine’s media has furthered the […]

LePage hates white people

Paul LePage could have been the best governor Maine’s ever had, but he’s not, and there’s one reason for that: He hates white people. Don’t just take my word for it. Look at the evidence. Maine is the whitest state in the nation, and LePage has done more to make us a national punchline than […]