I expect spin from some politicians, but dizzying may be a better description for Mary Mayhew’s words printed in the pages of this paper last week. Mayhew likes to talk about “historic” welfare reforms and “sound” fiscal management. But what she doesn’t talk about is...

There are a lot of false claims being made by people who want you to be afraid of the cost and paint as unworthy the 70,000 low income Maine people who would receive healthcare by passing Question 2 on November 7th. Some question 2 naysayers talk...

It started August 29th, with a workshop on the current state of civility in our politics by Carolyn Lukensmeyer of the National Institute for Civil Discourse. The workshop was hosted by Lincoln County Indivisible at Friends Meetinghouse in Damariscotta. I invited Dick Mayer, chair of...