The Maine Casino Question…

Question 2: Citizen InitiativeDo you want to allow a certain Maine company to have the only casino in Maine, to be located in Oxford County, if part of the revenue is used to fund specific state programs? The Casino QuestionHave you ever noticed how hypocritical we are as a state? Take the casino question, #2 […]

E10, what’s it really cost? (chapter one)

Ethanol’s dangerous consequences Back during May and June of this year(“08) I made a few entries regarding ethanol, and its use when mixed with gasoline and diesel fuel. In Watering Down the Whiskey I compared the act of adding ethanol to gas in an E10 mixture to watered down drinks at the bar. You still […]

Baldacci Scores A 56

The Cato institute just released a study regarding the nations gubernatorial fiscal policies, and our own governor, John Baldacci came in with a score of 56, not real good, but not real bad, either. Just and average Joe, sitting someplace between two shores. According to the report Cato gave Baldacci a score of 56, and […]

Repeal Maine’s Beverage Tax…

We’re on the final leg of this year’s political marathon, having rounded the last corner and have the finish line in sight. Therefore, I thought I’d take a closer look at some of the issues and make some decisions. Sort of. Actually, I’ve already made most of my decisions; I’m really going to argue in […]

A Commentary On The Financial Crisis…

Dollars for Dollars… So here we are on the tailwind of a rush job appropriations bill of 700 billion dollars that was supposed to ease the so-called financial crisis and make the boogey man go away. What happens? Bush decides to spend another 250 billion of our money for more bailout tactics that will not […]

Faith and Politics…

Is there room for faith in politics? I wondered the other day what the candidates positions were on issues revolving around the question of faith. The answers were hard to come by, and rather ambiguous at times, so I thought I would share some news clips here about faith in America, and how the game […]