T here are two tales of Main Street in the United States: The "heartline of America" that Walt Disney mapped out some 60 years ago, and the less idyllic business districts like H Street in Washington, D.C. The Near Northeast neighborhood, one of Washington's earliest and busiest commercial districts, wasn't always a symbol of dashed hopes. Show More Summary
A group of state legislators believe the acidity will endanger multimillion dollar fishing industries if left unchecked. A group of state legislators in New England wants to form a multistate pact to counter increasing ocean acidity along the East Coast, a problem they believe will endanger multimillion-dollar fishing industries if left unchecked. The legislators’ effort […]
Maine's Tea Party Governor Paul LePage (R) has doubled down on his lie that Stephen King left Maine to avoid paying income tax; King is a proud taxpayer who views "taxes as a way of paying back the state that has given us so much." Read the rest
Max Blumenthal has made a name for himself as a Jew whose main bete noire is the Jewish state. Preferring fairy tales to facts and evidence, Blumenthal paints a picture… Continue reading The post In defence of Ayaan Hirsi Ali appeared first on Spectator Blogs.
The One Project That Has The Sole Fingerprints Of "The Most Protected Man In Power In The State Of Georgia" - Is Never Talked About By Certain So-Called "Social Justice Muckrakers In The Media" This week we sent one of our reporters to "Vine City" in Atlanta to inspect the current state of development along "MLK Jr Blvd" in Atlanta. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… One Poll to Rule Them All The first C&J "Who won the week" poll was posted seven years ago this week, on March 28, 2008. Despite efforts on the part of Gallup, PPP, Pew and RATSmussen to duplicate my secret formula, none survived more than a few weeks without going down in flames of ridicule and scorn. Show More Summary
Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) refused to back down in his dispute with author Stephen King, while also doubling down on his call to abolish the state income tax, the Bangor Daily News reported. “Just make me the villain of your next book and I won’t charge you royalties,” LePage said...
CBS Sports Tom Izzo gave a pretty low-key speech prior to Michigan State’s win over Virginia in the round of 32. CBS Sports released a video Thursday. Mainly directed at seniors Travis Trice and Branden Dawson, the speech is energizing. Show More Summary
COLUMBUS, Ohio — The main event of the most talked-about quarterback competition in college football history won't start until the summer. But if Ohio State's Thursday practice was any indication, spring practice should make for a heck of an undercard. Ever since the injuries to Braxton Miller and J.T. Show More Summary
The potential Republican presidential candidate's comments came Thursday during a visit to Maine, where he wants lawmakers to pass a resolution petitioning Congress to call a convention of states to propose a constitutional amendment. There's limited interest by Democratic lawmakers in amending the Constitution to force balanced budgets on the federal government.
When Edward Snowden fled from the United States to a Hong Kong hotel room, and then on to Russia, he took with him a massive cache of documents from the American intelligence establishment. These would form the main part of the Snowden...Show More Summary
Maine's official website Maine.gov has been attacked for a fourth time in as many days. As of 10:15 a.m. the site was inaccessible and would not...
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… Things I Learned from Republicans in March I filtered out the kooky stuff, leaving only the Ph.D.-level nuggets: Prison turns you gay. The solution to the problem of having too many homeless people in America...Show More Summary
Tensions between the United States Congress and President Barack Obama have amplified over the last two years, mainly because Obama is accused of bypassing Congress, mostly through executive orders. The Inquisitr reported on this tactic...Show More Summary
State governments, beware:.gov websites are being targeted by a seemingly new hacker group. Last Monday the central internet portal controlling all of Maine’s government websites went down for about three hours, due to a series of distributed denial of service (DDoS) attacks. Show More Summary
Photo by Aaron Binaco Last October, I traveled to Maine to hunt black bears with houndsman Bob Parker. As you might recall, the Humane Society of the United States was pushing a ballot initiative in November that would have, if passed, banned hunting bears with bait, with hounds, and bear trapping. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… I Have No Words People keep asking me what I think of Ted Cruz running for president, and what will happen to his campaign as the giant throbbing GOP primary machine switches on. I'll save you the reams of verbiage and just go straight to the video: It's a metaphor, you see. Show More Summary
The left-liberal magazine has just published its 150 th -anniversary issue, which includes Alterman’s piece on the state of American conservatism. Alterman makes two main points. One is that conservatives are ideologues, whereas liberals are pragmatists. Show More Summary
Decreases in seawater pH and carbonate saturation state (?) following the continuous increase in atmospheric CO2 represent a process termed ocean acidification, which is predicted to become a main threat to marine calcifiers in the near future. Show More Summary
From the GREAT STATE OF MAINE… A Rare Whiff from Jon Stewart But we still love ya. Earlier this month, Mr. Stewart tried mightily to play the "both sides do it" card after those 47 GOP senators sent their little Obama-snubbing letter to Iran's Ayatollah. Show More Summary