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Tuesday, September 18, 2018
  • All of us should be concerned, regardless of age, about the future of Medicare, Medicaid, Social Security, and health care. We all, at sometime or another in our lives, will count on these programs to provide us with health care and retirement . . .
  • May I remind you, Senator, that you assured us, your constituents, that the Senate Leader had guaranteed you (100 percent “Ironclad”) that he would hold a senate vote on the ACA. You relayed that to us with your own “ironclad” assurances . . .
  • “There is no basis in the Constitution or law for the idea that nominees to the Supreme Court should be given a free pass on explaining their views. The idea that a nominee may refuse to answer questions rests on three premises, none . . .
  • Some 22 months ago I wrote to express my concern regarding the danger that the newly elected Mr. Trump posed to justice and morality. Now the danger is even more clear, in light of the past 19 months and the many revealing reports . . .
  • I write again to urge you to deny your vote to Brett Kavanagh who is being jammed through by the Republicans. The hearing process has been hasty, less than transparent, and operated under partisan rules — e.g. Bill Burke who is a lawyer . . .
  • I am confident that Associate Justice Elena Kagan exercises her responsibility with the highest respect for the law and our Constitution. However, it is amazing how we accepted her appointment and confirmation after holding only . . .
  • The Free Press would not accept a letter to the editor without my name on it, why should the New York Times? The excuses range from the person might lose his/her job to otherwise it was a unique and important voice that may not be heard. . . .
  • In just a few months, newly elected state and federal leaders will take office. Research just completed by AARP — the largest non-profit, non-partisan social membership organization both in Maine and in the U.S. — has confirmed that . . .
  • I am asking that Senator Collins oppose Brett Kavanaugh’s appointment to the Supreme Court. First, this is a lifetime appointment, and a president who is under criminal investigation should not be able to select a justice who will help . . .
  • Rockland City Council is about to consider an ordinance for historic preservation. At first it will have no teeth. That delights some people and scares others. This is a common reaction. Rockland has a few buildings and some sections . . .
  • Blue-Green Algae Found in Damariscotta Lake—
    A type of blue-green algae, more accurately referred to as a cyanobacteria, has been found in a cove in Damariscotta Lake for the third year in a row. While likely present in many Maine lakes, cyanobacteria can grow faster and become . . .
  • The Appleton Library Board of Trustees wishes to thank all who helped with our inaugural Blooms, Barns and Books tour to benefit the Appleton Library. This event would not have been a success without the generosity of home owners . . .
  • Appleton Library’s 2018 “Bikes for Books” summer reading program was a great success. I would like to thank the Union Masonic Lodge #31, and particularly Mac “Tim” MacArthur and Gary Roberts for this accomplishment. . . .
  • Have you made a visit to Rockland’s City Council Chambers lately? If not, you’ve missed something special — the words of your fellow citizens on the walls. These quotations are from the hundreds of interviews done by Rockland Heart & Soul. . . .
  • I find the current state of our political discourse/climate, both nationally and at the state level, so disheartening, and sometimes frightful. So, it should come as no surprise that I sensed real hope for positive change in Augusta when I met . . .
  • What percentage of Americans deserve good health care? I am one of many who say 100 percent do, and am glad that legislation has been proposed that would provide all Americans with a government-funded, privately-provided plan . . .
  • As a small child, I was blessed with a wonderful role model of inclusiveness and collaboration. From my earliest memories, Jayne always included me in her adventures and fun, even when it was hard for me to keep up with her and her . . .
  • I am supporting Erin Herbig for state senate because she is a proven champion for all Mainers. She puts her values and ideas into action as evidenced by a strong record of listening to her constituents and making change in Augusta . . .
  • I am so pleased to have a candidate like Erin Herbig on the ticket for November’s upcoming Maine Senate District #11 race. She currently serves as House Representative for District #97 and earned the validation of her peers to . . .
  • Jan Dodge has my vote for the Maine House of Representatives from Belfast, Waldo and Northport. I have experienced Jan’s vitality in more than one community organization, and have found her a powerful force for getting things done. . . .
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