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On energy policy, it’s Mitt Romney vs. The Clapper

One of the most frightening things I ever saw was the Androscoggin River running red. This was in the early 1960s when our family was driving into Rumford, Maine on the south side of the river toward the paper mill … Continue reading

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Margaret Chase Smith “Declaration of Conscience”

With announcement today that Maine Sen. Olympia Snowe is not going to run for re-election, I thought of this famous speech by the model of all women public office holders, Margaret Chase Smith of Skowhegan, Maine. She delivered on the … Continue reading

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