Wednesday, June 19, 2013
This understanding is critically important for a lot of reasons. Let's start with Maine's Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Sportsmen have been completely unsuccessful in winning public funding for this agency, which struggles to perform its mission of protecting and enhancing our wildlife and fisheries and the habitat they depend upon -- a mission that certainly serves all of the people of this state.
Tuesday, June 18, 2013
WASHINGTON -- It is reassuring that in the midst of so much government dysfunction, the IRS has resolved the question of when and whether to tax tanning beds under the Affordable Care Act.
Monday, June 17, 2013
WASHINGTON -- Where have all the liberals gone?
Sunday, June 16, 2013
The last time I saw Sylvester "Cobby" Cobbs was on his birthday. It was in the food court of Cony, and the middle-school students were eating lunch. They had just serenaded their beloved substitute teacher with a rousing rendition of "Happy Birthday."
Saturday, June 15, 2013
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, automobile accidents are the leading cause of teenage deaths in the United States.
Friday, June 14, 2013
New technology does much to empower us and to make life more convenient, but that same technology also empowers corporations and governments to watch us, to learn ever more about us and to use the information they collect in ways we cannot foresee and may not appreciate. The latest revelations about the scope and extent of the government's programs of electronic surveillance remind us that our society faces some difficult challenges ahead as we strive to take the best advantage of new technology while protecting the dignity and privacy of individuals.
Thursday, June 13, 2013
Recently at the National Conference for Geriatric Care Managers, Lillian Jeter, an elder abuse expert, woke up the audience to the stark realities of the elder abuse that is proliferating throughout our nation.
Wednesday, June 12, 2013
Tuesday, June 11, 2013
Sunday, June 9, 2013
Saturday, June 8, 2013
Friday, June 7, 2013
Thursday, June 6, 2013