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Tuesday, August 11, 2020
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  • It is a rich irony that Mexico may build a wall to keep us out. The U.S. is fast becoming an international pariah....
  • You and I know why the Walmart folks want us to wear masks. It’s part of their long-range financial planning....
  • I should like to reply to Sadie Faucher’s letter in the July 14 issue of the Free Press with regard to the recent SCOTUS ruling. The idea behind the ruling [on birth control coverage] is not to enable the employer to force his or her ... 
  • Last week we heard that Brooks Brothers filed for bankruptcy; more recently we heard that oil frackers were declaring bankruptcy in large numbers. We also hear that most Southern states and California have astonishing numbers ...
  • COVID-19 is increasingly out of control in almost half of U.S. states. Hospitals are running out of ICU beds. The daily death toll is once again rising inexorably. President Trump and his acolytes either ignore the catastrophe that is staring ...
  • On May 15, the U. S. House of Representatives passed the $3 trillion HEROES Act, including $540 million for the states to close their budget gaps and to backfill revenue losses resulting from COVID-19 business closures. Based on the ...
  • Doc Wallace got it mostly right in his first paragraph of “Racism is not systemic,” published here on June 20. To deny racism is racism, and a big part of the cure is to increase your awareness (become woke, as he says) of your automatic ...
  • The 19th of July: The real birthday of the USA, a gift of the Wabanaki Nations. The Maine State Legislature is presently considering a bill that would grant more sovereignty to the Wabanaki Nations — Penobscot, Passamaquoddy, M’ikmaq ...
  • My first thought after reading Sadie Faucher’s letter “Our Bodies, Their Business” (July 14) was that many people respect the rights of others as long as it doesn’t interfere with their rights — real or supposed. The fact is, one party’s rights ...
  • GOP candidates in Maine and everywhere must pass a litmus test to be considered legitimately True Red. They must avow that they are Pro-Life (capitalization intended). Whether moderate or fiercely doctrinaire, it’s a must for ...
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