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Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

15 hours agoUS Politics / Liberal : Daily Kos

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… I Haiku So You Don’t Have To Spring is in the air Leopard thong fits perfectly Down go neighbors' blinds Turn your head and cough Millions getting first checkups Thanks, Sebelius Maine guv make statement: "Og!...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE So, As They Were Saying... Five years ago today a gaggle of retired military brass---three generals and an admiral---wrote a column that was published in The Washington Post titled, Gays and the Military: A Bad Fit. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… "Hey. Love yer sig." Kossack "signature lines"---you can create your own in your profile page and it appears every time you post a comment---are a way to draw attention to a favorite quote, cause or opinion. Show More Summary

Top 6 Up & Coming Whitetail Sleeper States

By Mark Kenyon This past Friday I enjoyed our first warm and sunny spring day by sipping a cold beer on the deck and reading the latest issue of Field & Stream. This month the main feature in the magazine was focused on “What’s Next”, and as part of that section, various F&S contributors offered […]

Maps Of The Day

The New York Public Library has digitally released more than 20,000 historic maps for free use: Containing maps from the 16th through to the early 20th century, the collection focuses mainly on the United States, particularly New York, but also features maps from other countries. The images of Manhattan and surrounding boroughs offer a fascinating snapshot […]

Washington State Gets A "B" In Transparency For Not Demonstrating Benefits of Boeing Tax Break

5 days agoUnited States / Seattle : Slog

The state gets dinged by consumer advocacy group WashPIRG in a new report mainly because it hasn't made clear how its record-breaking corporate tax breaks actually benefit the citizenry. The Olympian reports: Washington remains in the second tier of states – No. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and Good Luck with Your Asparagus FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Friday Vonnegut Blogging Kurt Vonnegut died seven years ago today at 84. A good time to remind ourselves why he was…well…Kurt Vonmnegut: True terror is to wake up one morning and discover that your high...Show More Summary

UFC Fight Night 39 Results: The Real Winners and Losers from Nelson vs. Nogueira

UFC Fight Night 39 began with a no-contest. And it didn't end with much of one, either. In the main event of the card, which took place in Abu Dhabi and aired Friday in the United States, heavyweight Roy Nelson brandished his signature...Show More Summary

Tea events at Penn State from April 24th to 27th

Last year at Penn State I am glad to announce that I'll soon return to the Tea Institute at Penn State with my teamaster, Teaparker, for a third time in 4 years. The main theme of this visit will be 'Chaozhou Gongfu Cha'.The Tea Institute...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Thursday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… 14 Weeks 'Til Netroots Nation! Yup, I counted. Seven times. And four of those times I counted fourteen, so fourteen it is. Here's some news 'n stuff for the July 17-20 convention in Detroit: • With an emphasis...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Wednesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… GOP Re-branding: Little Ladies Edition What I learned yesterday from the new, woman-friendly Republican party: The most powerful Republican in the Senate believes that focusing on equal pay for women is...Show More Summary

Rockweed: Failing Down the Food Chain

I live on the Gulf of Maine in the northeastern corner of the United States. This coast is characterized by hard granite edges and islands that have supported communities first based on fishing and farming, later evolved with the arrival of summer visitors and tourists, and now with retired or urban flight year-round residents. Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Tuesday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Angus SMASH!!! Angus King (I-ME, the most narcissistic-looking political ID in the universe), has only been in the Senate for a year and a few months, but he's already proving to be willing to dole out the piss 'n vinegar when he feels it's called for. Show More Summary

GMO Labeling: Food Safety Advocates Push Forward With Bills In Multiple States

GMO labeling laws have been introduced in 26 states. Connecticut and Maine are the only two states which have approved such laws but have yet to implement the new dictates. In 2005 Alaska passed a law to require the labeling of GE salmon. The FDA is still studying genetically engineered salmon to determine if it

Cheers and Jeers: Monday

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… The Purpose of Marriage Must be Preserved! As a simple caveman, I naturally rely on the conservative movement to help me make sense of this crazy world. After all, they proclaim that they're the ones who...Show More Summary

Ukraine: Pro-Russia protesters seize weapons

Pro-Russian protesters who broke into state security headquarters in the eastern Ukrainian city of Luhansk have seized weapons, and highway police have closed down entrances into the city, local police said on Monday. Mainly Russian-speaking...Show More Summary

Cheers and Jeers: Rum and 7.1 Million ACA Signups FRIDAY!

From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Late Night Snark: Big Messy Grab Bag! "Finally---we're rid of the corrosive influence of not enough money in politics!" ---Jon Stewart on the McCutchen v. FEC ruling "The Kremlin announced yesterday that Vladimir Putin and his wife have officially divorced. Show More Summary

5 Signs You Know the Middle East Peace Process Is in Trouble

Photo by Uriel Sinai/Getty Images 1- The Main U.S. Objective in the Talks Keeps Getting Watered Down. At the very onset of the newly-launched Israeli-Palestinian peace process in July 2013, U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry pledged to get a permanent two-state solution done by the end of his 9-month deadline. Show More Summary

Final Fight Of The 300

At the big blue water tower, Interstate 90, known locally as the New York State Thruway, sweeps in from the east and turns sharply southward to skirt the city of Buffalo. The main interstate is joined there by I-290, one of the loop roads that comes in from the north, and although the roads are […]

Next U.S. Problem: The Rest Of The World

By John M. Mason: The United States can't seem to catch a break. The economy seemed to be picking up steam and what seems to have gone wrong -- the economies in the rest of the world! The main sources of concern? China, Europe, and Russia. Show More Summary

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