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Letters to the Editor
  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    Bill’s passage will let Dechaine prove innocence

    Thank God, after all these years, someone is finally doing something about Dennis Dechaine asking to have a DNA test. Rep. John Martin, D-Eagle Lake, has crafted a bill to consider a trial for Dechaine using the DNA testing he has been asking for to prove his innocence. It is hard to believe that the […]

  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    Change is hated, but state will be better for it

    As much as we hate change, Maine citizens walked into the polls last November and flushed. After decades of Democratic dominance in this great state, it had become painfully clear to the majority that fiscal and social incompetence could no longer be tolerated. Last in this, last in that, we’d become the little engine that […]

  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    Does LePage think he can rewrite history on mural?

    I am outraged at Gov. Paul LePage’s latest attention-grabbing ploy. The governor wanted the mural removed because he doesn’t want to give an impression of bias favoring labor over business? Who does he think supports the businesses, if not the laborers? Does he believe that he can rewrite history by removing the visual struggles of […]

  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    LePage is ‘on the verge of being a dictator’

    I hated to see the Department of Labor murals come down. For one thing, Gov. Paul LePage is only taking orders from the Heritage Foundation and the Chamber of Commerce. He was only a figurehead in Waterville, and he’s a figurehead in Augusta. A recall is in order because of incompetence and violation of his […]

  • Published
    April 2, 2011

    Mural removal against freedom of expression

    I want to voice my opinion about the recent events in the news of the governor of Maine. When it comes to politics, I can be a little sleepy, although I do vote, but when it comes to art you have my attention. I have a degree in fine arts from the University of Maine […]

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