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Thoughts on the sanctity of debate in a representational democracy

I have read a handful of Tweets, Facebook statuses and articles that have suggested that Americans have had two years of exposure to the goings on in Syria to have formed an opinion about involvement by now. Even if I allow myself to humor this being the case, it is worth considering that we have […]

An open letter to Sen. King regarding the Syria debate

Sen. King, I was heartened to read that you are having as difficult time as we, the American public, are figuring out what the Hell to do regarding the Obama Administration’s proposed military action against Syria. I write this to you as someone who is also struggling with this question. I understand that the situation […]

LePage isn’t offended, The Office of the Governor is. What?

This Sunday, Appropriations Committee Co-Chair State Senator Dawn Hill adjourned a budget writing committee session as Gov. LePage rose to speak. Her rationale, she stated, was that the session had already ended on a good note. The implication, of course, was that the only notes the Governor knows are combative, counter-productive, or a combination of […]