I grew up in the American South (“from away,” as Mainers say), an area not often characterized as tolerant or progressive. In my mind, Maine, along with the rest of New England, was a relative oasis of reason and liberal-mindedness. This characterization was partly due to stereotypes about the Northeast, and partly due to actual statistics. I […]
Notes from a Corner of the Country
Just Another Congressperson Telling It Like It Isn’t
The lazy myth of the 'bought and paid for' politician
We have zero tolerance for plane crashes. Why not mass shootings?