Columns – Press Herald https://www.pressherald.com Wed, 17 Jul 2019 19:43:44 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=5.2.2 CMP executive: Legislator wrongly maligns electric utility https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/cmp-executive-legislator-wrongly-maligns-electric-utility/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/cmp-executive-legislator-wrongly-maligns-electric-utility/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:00:23 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3116565&preview=true&preview_id=3116565 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/cmp-executive-legislator-wrongly-maligns-electric-utility/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/666298-20180816_DougHerling_47361-1.jpg?fit=2200%2C1158&ssl=1Wed, 17 Jul 2019 15:43:44 -0400 Leonard Pitts: Donald Trump, America is not your house https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/donald-trump-america-is-not-your-house/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/donald-trump-america-is-not-your-house/#respond Wed, 17 Jul 2019 08:00:13 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3117161&preview=true&preview_id=3117161 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/17/donald-trump-america-is-not-your-house/feed/ 0 Wed, 17 Jul 2019 00:03:34 -0400 Paul Waldman: Biden rolls out his radical health care plan https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/paul-waldman-biden-rolls-out-his-radical-health-care-plan/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/paul-waldman-biden-rolls-out-his-radical-health-care-plan/#respond Tue, 16 Jul 2019 08:00:43 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3115233&preview=true&preview_id=3115233 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/16/paul-waldman-biden-rolls-out-his-radical-health-care-plan/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/1136922_Biden_09537.jpg-6e336.jpg?fit=1000%2C686&ssl=1Mon, 15 Jul 2019 20:46:37 -0400 Maine Voices: I am white. I was bused, too. And it made me a better person https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/15/maine-voices-i-am-white-i-was-bused-too-and-it-made-me-a-better-person/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/15/maine-voices-i-am-white-i-was-bused-too-and-it-made-me-a-better-person/#respond Mon, 15 Jul 2019 08:00:44 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3109813&preview=true&preview_id=3109813 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/15/maine-voices-i-am-white-i-was-bused-too-and-it-made-me-a-better-person/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/school-bus.jpg?fit=655%2C600&ssl=1Sun, 14 Jul 2019 16:14:36 -0400 Insight: Why won’t candidates talk about child care? https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/insight-why-wont-candidates-talk-about-child-care/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/insight-why-wont-candidates-talk-about-child-care/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:00:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3102749&preview=true&preview_id=3102749 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/insight-why-wont-candidates-talk-about-child-care/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/02/2606562_20190212-umf-1.jpg?fit=2200%2C1665&ssl=1 FARMINGTON, ME- FEBRUARY 12: As University of Maine in Farmington student Jocelyn Rocray works with children in background others play at the Sweat-Winter Child Care & Education department in Farmington on Tuesday morning, February 12, 2019. The on- campus program will be moving into another nearby building. (Morning Sentinel photo by David Leaming/Staff Photographer)Wed, 10 Jul 2019 11:10:14 -0400 The Maine Millennial: Support the troops by bringing them home https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/the-maine-millennial-support-the-troops-by-bringing-them-home/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/the-maine-millennial-support-the-troops-by-bringing-them-home/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:00:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3112377&preview=true&preview_id=3112377 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/the-maine-millennial-support-the-troops-by-bringing-them-home/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/04/VictoriaHugoVidal03-250x250.jpg?fit=250%2C250&ssl=1Sun, 14 Jul 2019 10:11:35 -0400 The View From Here: Housing is a transportation issue (and vice versa) https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/greg-kesich-housing-is-a-transportation-issue-and-vice-versa/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/greg-kesich-housing-is-a-transportation-issue-and-vice-versa/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:00:29 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3109657&preview=true&preview_id=3109657 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/greg-kesich-housing-is-a-transportation-issue-and-vice-versa/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/02/20120725_-Greg-Kesich.jpg?fit=1453%2C2000&ssl=1Sun, 14 Jul 2019 09:47:37 -0400 Jim Fossel: Republicans helped Gov. Mills have a successful session https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/jim-fossel-republicans-helped-mills-have-a-successful-session/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/jim-fossel-republicans-helped-mills-have-a-successful-session/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:00:26 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3102289&preview=true&preview_id=3102289 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/jim-fossel-republicans-helped-mills-have-a-successful-session/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/Jim-Fossel-002-e1506720445279-1024x750.jpg?fit=1024%2C750&ssl=1Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:51:03 -0400 Maine Observer: People watching is the best beach activity https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/maine-observer-people-watching-is-the-best-beach-activity/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/maine-observer-people-watching-is-the-best-beach-activity/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:00:12 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3109597&preview=true&preview_id=3109597 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/maine-observer-people-watching-is-the-best-beach-activity/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/oob2018.jpg?fit=1024%2C671&ssl=1Old Orchard Beach on July 4, 2018.Fri, 12 Jul 2019 22:28:01 -0400 Bill Nemitz: The night I watched the men on the moon https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/bill-nemitz-the-night-i-watched-the-men-on-the-moon/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/bill-nemitz-the-night-i-watched-the-men-on-the-moon/#respond Sun, 14 Jul 2019 08:00:06 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3111649&preview=true&preview_id=3111649 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/14/bill-nemitz-the-night-i-watched-the-men-on-the-moon/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/nemitz_1.jpg?fit=2000%2C1333&ssl=1Sat, 13 Jul 2019 17:23:29 -0400 Gina Barreca: Is the political cartoonist an endangered species? https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/13/gina-barreca-is-the-political-cartoonist-an-endangered-species-2/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/13/gina-barreca-is-the-political-cartoonist-an-endangered-species-2/#respond Sat, 13 Jul 2019 08:00:55 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3110037&preview=true&preview_id=3110037 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/13/gina-barreca-is-the-political-cartoonist-an-endangered-species-2/feed/ 0 Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:07:26 -0400 Commentary: It’s not your fault that you eat so much sugar https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/13/commentary-its-not-your-fault-that-you-eat-so-much-sugar/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/13/commentary-its-not-your-fault-that-you-eat-so-much-sugar/#respond Sat, 13 Jul 2019 08:00:45 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3110085&preview=true&preview_id=3110085 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/13/commentary-its-not-your-fault-that-you-eat-so-much-sugar/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/cake.jpg?fit=133%2C200&ssl=1Fri, 12 Jul 2019 23:02:15 -0400 Rep. Berry: Time to speak up on CMP’s billing errors, service shortcomings and proposed rate hikes https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/13/rep-berry-time-to-speak-up-on-cmps-billing-errors-service-shortcomings-and-proposed-rate-hikes/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/13/rep-berry-time-to-speak-up-on-cmps-billing-errors-service-shortcomings-and-proposed-rate-hikes/#respond Sat, 13 Jul 2019 08:00:17 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3110473&preview=true&preview_id=3110473 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/13/rep-berry-time-to-speak-up-on-cmps-billing-errors-service-shortcomings-and-proposed-rate-hikes/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/4254842_20190612_Meter0905.jpg?fit=2200%2C1503&ssl=1SACO, ME - June 12: Smart meter in Saco Wednesday, June 12, 2019. (Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer)Tue, 16 Jul 2019 12:34:52 -0400 Marc A. Thiessen: Biden’s electability is a myth https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/marc-a-thiessen-bidens-electability-is-a-myth/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/marc-a-thiessen-bidens-electability-is-a-myth/#respond Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:52 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3107821&preview=true&preview_id=3107821 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/marc-a-thiessen-bidens-electability-is-a-myth/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Election_2020_Joe_Biden_81512-1.jpg?fit=1000%2C725&ssl=1Thu, 11 Jul 2019 22:29:40 -0400 Maine Voices: As ranks of game officials dwindle, school sports reach a tipping point https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/maine-voices-as-ranks-of-game-officials-dwindle-school-sports-reaches-a-tipping-point/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/maine-voices-as-ranks-of-game-officials-dwindle-school-sports-reaches-a-tipping-point/#respond Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3108109&preview=true&preview_id=3108109 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/maine-voices-as-ranks-of-game-officials-dwindle-school-sports-reaches-a-tipping-point/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/1840196_84384-20190125_Hoop0771-1024x704.jpg?fit=1024%2C704&ssl=1Thu, 11 Jul 2019 19:55:12 -0400 Commentary: Court rules (unpersuasively) that Trump can’t block critics on Twitter https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/commentary-court-rules-unpersuasively-that-trump-cant-block-critics-on-twitter/ Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:14 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3107181&preview=true&preview_id=3107181 Thu, 11 Jul 2019 22:27:13 -0400 Bill Nemitz: Next time, Your Honor, try writing more judiciously https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/bill-nemitz-next-time-your-honor-try-writing-more-judiciously/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/bill-nemitz-next-time-your-honor-try-writing-more-judiciously/#respond Fri, 12 Jul 2019 08:00:14 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3108157&preview=true&preview_id=3108157 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/12/bill-nemitz-next-time-your-honor-try-writing-more-judiciously/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/nemitz_1.jpg?fit=2000%2C1333&ssl=1Thu, 11 Jul 2019 21:50:05 -0400 Commentary: A man I found guilty of drug dealing died in prison. I wish I could take that verdict back https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/11/commentary-a-man-i-found-guilty-of-drug-dealing-died-in-prison-i-wish-i-could-take-that-verdict-back/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/11/commentary-a-man-i-found-guilty-of-drug-dealing-died-in-prison-i-wish-i-could-take-that-verdict-back/#respond Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:00:32 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3104321&preview=true&preview_id=3104321 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/11/commentary-a-man-i-found-guilty-of-drug-dealing-died-in-prison-i-wish-i-could-take-that-verdict-back/feed/ 0 Wed, 10 Jul 2019 12:10:57 -0400 Maine Voices: Stopping emerald ash borer will save more in Maine than trees https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/11/maine-voices-step-up-to-save-our-states-brown-ash-trees/ Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:00:20 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3105389&preview=true&preview_id=3105389 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/05/ash-tree.jpg?fit=999%2C664&ssl=1Thu, 11 Jul 2019 18:41:12 -0400 Commentary: Years after giving Epstein a cushy deal, Acosta is still enabling predators https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/11/commentary-alex-acosta-gave-jeffrey-epstein-a-break-years-ago-and-hes-still-failing-victims-today/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/11/commentary-alex-acosta-gave-jeffrey-epstein-a-break-years-ago-and-hes-still-failing-victims-today/#respond Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:00:14 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3104637&preview=true&preview_id=3104637 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/11/commentary-alex-acosta-gave-jeffrey-epstein-a-break-years-ago-and-hes-still-failing-victims-today/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/AP_17062705010860.jpg?fit=1600%2C980&ssl=1In this photo taken Feb. 27, 2017, a law-enforcement guide to human trafficking sits on a table at The Genesis Project, a drop-in center for victims of sex trafficking in SeaTac, Wash. A measure passed last week in the Washington state Senate could rewrite current law to make it easier for victims of trafficking to vacate prostitution convictions. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)Thu, 11 Jul 2019 08:31:52 -0400 Leonard Pitts: What will we do in a future without newspapers? https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/10/leonard-pitts-what-will-we-do-in-a-future-without-newspapers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/10/leonard-pitts-what-will-we-do-in-a-future-without-newspapers/#respond Wed, 10 Jul 2019 10:00:31 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3102789&preview=true&preview_id=3102789 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/10/leonard-pitts-what-will-we-do-in-a-future-without-newspapers/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/Financier_Teenage_Girls_90243-3.jpg?fit=851%2C1200&ssl=1Tue, 09 Jul 2019 18:37:51 -0400 Dana Connors: Green-card reforms would bring more willing, able workers to Maine https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/10/dana-connors-green-card-reforms-would-bring-more-willing-able-workers-to-maine/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/10/dana-connors-green-card-reforms-would-bring-more-willing-able-workers-to-maine/#respond Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:00:59 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3102241&preview=true&preview_id=3102241 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/10/dana-connors-green-card-reforms-would-bring-more-willing-able-workers-to-maine/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/hiring.jpg?fit=800%2C533&ssl=1Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:32:51 -0400 Maine Voices: It’s past time to do broad-based ocean planning https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/10/maine-voices-its-past-time-to-do-broad-based-ocean-planning/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/10/maine-voices-its-past-time-to-do-broad-based-ocean-planning/#respond Wed, 10 Jul 2019 08:00:53 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3102653&preview=true&preview_id=3102653 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/10/maine-voices-its-past-time-to-do-broad-based-ocean-planning/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/scallop.jpg?fit=800%2C533&ssl=1In this photo made Saturday, Dec. 17, 2011, gulls seeking scraps follow a fishing boat where sternman Josh Gatto shucks scallops on the trip back to shore off Harpswell, Maine. Scallop fishing in Maine can only take place between sunrise and sunset. (AP Photo/Robert F. Bukaty)Tue, 09 Jul 2019 20:22:39 -0400 Maine Voices: State’s delegation should stop blocking protections for right whales https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/09/maine-voices-states-delegation-should-stop-blocking-protections-for-right-whales/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/09/maine-voices-states-delegation-should-stop-blocking-protections-for-right-whales/#respond Tue, 09 Jul 2019 08:00:45 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3100117&preview=true&preview_id=3100117 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/09/maine-voices-states-delegation-should-stop-blocking-protections-for-right-whales/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/US-NEWS-ENV-RIGHTWHALES-DBN.jpg?fit=2200%2C1467&ssl=1Clipper the right whale and her calf were seen just off the beach near Ponce Inlet on Feb. 1, 2016. It was her first known calf. (Provided by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission, under NOAA research permit #15488/The Daytona Beach News-Journal/TNS)Mon, 08 Jul 2019 20:12:57 -0400 Commentary: Fair Elections Portland aims to strengthen city’s democracy https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/09/commentary-fair-vote-portland-aims-to-strengthen-citys-democracy/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/09/commentary-fair-vote-portland-aims-to-strengthen-citys-democracy/#respond Tue, 09 Jul 2019 08:00:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3099433&preview=true&preview_id=3099433 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/09/commentary-fair-vote-portland-aims-to-strengthen-citys-democracy/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/02/voting_edi-copy.jpg?fit=606%2C400&ssl=1Mon, 08 Jul 2019 21:42:13 -0400 Kathleen Parker: Democrats are making 2020 all about race https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/09/kathleen-parker-democrats-are-making-2020-all-about-race/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/09/kathleen-parker-democrats-are-making-2020-all-about-race/#respond Tue, 09 Jul 2019 08:00:04 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3099605&preview=true&preview_id=3099605 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/09/kathleen-parker-democrats-are-making-2020-all-about-race/feed/ 0 Mon, 08 Jul 2019 14:11:10 -0400 Jim Fossel: Democrats won’t defeat Trump if they all move to the left https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/jim-fossel-democrats-wont-defeat-trump-if-they-all-move-to-the-left/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/jim-fossel-democrats-wont-defeat-trump-if-they-all-move-to-the-left/#respond Sun, 07 Jul 2019 08:00:59 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3089553&preview=true&preview_id=3089553 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/jim-fossel-democrats-wont-defeat-trump-if-they-all-move-to-the-left/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/Jim-Fossel-002-e1506720445279-1024x750.jpg?fit=1024%2C750&ssl=1Wed, 03 Jul 2019 20:01:45 -0400 The Maine Millennial: Fighting for survival should not be a crime https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/the-maine-millennial-fighting-for-survival-should-not-be-a-crime/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/the-maine-millennial-fighting-for-survival-should-not-be-a-crime/#respond Sun, 07 Jul 2019 08:00:32 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3092833&preview=true&preview_id=3092833 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/the-maine-millennial-fighting-for-survival-should-not-be-a-crime/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/04/VictoriaHugoVidal03-250x250.jpg?fit=250%2C250&ssl=1Wed, 03 Jul 2019 20:11:23 -0400 Maine Voices: Holocaust comparisons have unintended consequences https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/maine-voices-holocaust-analogies-present-unforeseen-perils/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/maine-voices-holocaust-analogies-present-unforeseen-perils/#respond Sun, 07 Jul 2019 08:00:28 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3095165&preview=true&preview_id=3095165 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/maine-voices-holocaust-analogies-present-unforeseen-perils/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/05/1118372_Germany-Holocaust-Dachau-2.jpg?fit=1000%2C559&ssl=1Sat, 06 Jul 2019 18:22:24 -0400 Bill Nemitz: Portland celebrates Fourth with music, fireworks and open arms https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/bill-nemitz-celebrating-july-fourth-with-music-fireworks-and-a-welcome-mat/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/bill-nemitz-celebrating-july-fourth-with-music-fireworks-and-a-welcome-mat/#respond Sun, 07 Jul 2019 08:00:20 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3097013&preview=true&preview_id=3097013 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/bill-nemitz-celebrating-july-fourth-with-music-fireworks-and-a-welcome-mat/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/nemitz_1.jpg?fit=2000%2C1333&ssl=1Sun, 07 Jul 2019 08:45:34 -0400 Maine Observer: Biden is not too old to be president, but some may be too young https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/maine-observer-biden-is-not-too-old-to-be-president-but-some-may-be-too-young/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/maine-observer-biden-is-not-too-old-to-be-president-but-some-may-be-too-young/#respond Sun, 07 Jul 2019 08:00:17 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3092909&preview=true&preview_id=3092909 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/maine-observer-biden-is-not-too-old-to-be-president-but-some-may-be-too-young/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/04/BIDEN.jpg?fit=598%2C403&ssl=1BIDEN FROM ANNOUNCEMENT VIDEOFri, 05 Jul 2019 18:31:06 -0400 Insight: The man who made Maine a 2-party state https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/insight-the-man-who-made-maine-a-2-party-state/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/insight-the-man-who-made-maine-a-2-party-state/#respond Sun, 07 Jul 2019 08:00:14 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3092809&preview=true&preview_id=3092809 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/insight-the-man-who-made-maine-a-2-party-state/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/coffin.muskie.0707.jpg?fit=2016%2C1407&ssl=1Mon, 08 Jul 2019 16:41:14 -0400 The View From Here: Immigration stories belie nativist rhetoric https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/greg-kesich-immigration-stories-belie-nativist-rhetoric/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/greg-kesich-immigration-stories-belie-nativist-rhetoric/#respond Sun, 07 Jul 2019 08:00:12 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3095417&preview=true&preview_id=3095417 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/07/greg-kesich-immigration-stories-belie-nativist-rhetoric/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2014/10/Columnist-Kesich-e1441211688709.jpg?fit=1449%2C980&ssl=1John Patriquin/Staff Photographer.Wed. July,25, 2012. News room mug shots Greg Kesich. (Photo by John Patriquin/Staff Photographer)Sat, 06 Jul 2019 18:16:29 -0400 The humble Farmer: It’s hard to chill out when there’s nobody to install your heat pump https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/06/the-humble-farmer-its-hard-to-chill-out-when-theres-nobody-to-install-your-heat-pump/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/06/the-humble-farmer-its-hard-to-chill-out-when-theres-nobody-to-install-your-heat-pump/#respond Sat, 06 Jul 2019 08:00:57 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3095793&preview=true&preview_id=3095793 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/06/the-humble-farmer-its-hard-to-chill-out-when-theres-nobody-to-install-your-heat-pump/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/IMG_3855.jpg?fit=1280%2C994&ssl=1Fri, 05 Jul 2019 21:03:57 -0400 Maine Voices: Chief Justice Roberts resorts to flawed theory to justify punting on gerrymandering https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/06/maine-voices-chief-justice-roberts-resorts-to-flawed-theory-to-justify-punting-on-gerrymandering/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/06/maine-voices-chief-justice-roberts-resorts-to-flawed-theory-to-justify-punting-on-gerrymandering/#respond Sat, 06 Jul 2019 08:00:42 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3095841&preview=true&preview_id=3095841 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/06/maine-voices-chief-justice-roberts-resorts-to-flawed-theory-to-justify-punting-on-gerrymandering/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/portland-press-herald_3624595.jpg?fit=793%2C628&ssl=1FILE - In this Oct. 8, 2010 file photo, Chief Justice John G. Roberts is seen during the group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington. An apparent misunderstanding about President Barack Obama's health care overhaul could cloud Supreme Court deliberations on its fate, leaving the impression that the law's insurance requirement is more onerous than it actually is. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)Fri, 05 Jul 2019 19:38:41 -0400 Gina Barreca: The time I ran naked down the streets of Brooklyn, and other embarrassing moments https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/06/gina-barreca-the-time-i-ran-naked-down-the-streets-of-brooklyn-and-other-embarrassing-moments-2/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/06/gina-barreca-the-time-i-ran-naked-down-the-streets-of-brooklyn-and-other-embarrassing-moments-2/#respond Sat, 06 Jul 2019 08:00:03 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3095801&preview=true&preview_id=3095801 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/06/gina-barreca-the-time-i-ran-naked-down-the-streets-of-brooklyn-and-other-embarrassing-moments-2/feed/ 0 Fri, 05 Jul 2019 16:20:04 -0400 Maine Voices: Response to discrimination must occur before genocide is on the horizon https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/05/maine-voices-response-to-discrimination-must-occur-before-genocide-is-on-the-horizon/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/05/maine-voices-response-to-discrimination-must-occur-before-genocide-is-on-the-horizon/#respond Fri, 05 Jul 2019 08:00:56 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3091229&preview=true&preview_id=3091229 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/05/maine-voices-response-to-discrimination-must-occur-before-genocide-is-on-the-horizon/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/AP19182833878556.jpg?fit=2200%2C1467&ssl=1U.S. Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-New York, walks to the front of the Clint Border Patrol station to talk about what she saw at area border facilities Monday, July 1, at the station in Clint. (Briana Sanchez / El Paso Times via AP)Thu, 04 Jul 2019 22:14:26 -0400 Marc A. Thiessen: Megan Rapinoe’s anthem protests hurt the fight for gender equity https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/05/marc-a-thiessen-megan-rapinoes-anthem-protests-hurt-the-fight-for-gender-equity/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/05/marc-a-thiessen-megan-rapinoes-anthem-protests-hurt-the-fight-for-gender-equity/#respond Fri, 05 Jul 2019 08:00:24 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3092449&preview=true&preview_id=3092449 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/05/marc-a-thiessen-megan-rapinoes-anthem-protests-hurt-the-fight-for-gender-equity/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/AP_19179742113262.jpg?fit=2200%2C1467&ssl=1United States' Megan Rapinoe, center, celebrates after scoring her side's second goal during the Women's World Cup quarterfinal soccer match between France and the United States at the Parc des Princes, in Paris, Friday, June 28, 2019. (AP Photo/Francisco Seco)Thu, 04 Jul 2019 19:02:48 -0400 Commentary: Putin’s attack on Western values was familiar. The American reaction was not https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/05/commentary-putins-attack-on-western-values-was-familiar-the-american-reaction-was-not/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/05/commentary-putins-attack-on-western-values-was-familiar-the-american-reaction-was-not/#respond Fri, 05 Jul 2019 08:00:18 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3092093&preview=true&preview_id=3092093 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/05/commentary-putins-attack-on-western-values-was-familiar-the-american-reaction-was-not/feed/ 0 Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:54:29 -0400 Maine Voices: Family-based character education will prepare students to protect, energize America https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/04/maine-voices-family-based-character-education-will-prepare-students-to-protect-energize-america/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/04/maine-voices-family-based-character-education-will-prepare-students-to-protect-energize-america/#respond Thu, 04 Jul 2019 08:00:44 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3091581&preview=true&preview_id=3091581 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/04/maine-voices-family-based-character-education-will-prepare-students-to-protect-energize-america/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/empty-classroom-blackboard.jpg?fit=1200%2C771&ssl=1Wed, 03 Jul 2019 21:33:24 -0400 George Will: To construe the Constitution, look at the Declaration https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/04/commentary-to-construe-the-constitution-look-at-the-declaration/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/04/commentary-to-construe-the-constitution-look-at-the-declaration/#respond Thu, 04 Jul 2019 08:00:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3093281&preview=true&preview_id=3093281 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/04/commentary-to-construe-the-constitution-look-at-the-declaration/feed/ 0 https://i0.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/1643954_Trump_Birthright_Citizens3-1024x712.jpg?fit=1024%2C712&ssl=1Wed, 03 Jul 2019 21:47:40 -0400 Commentary: States must take steps to break the chains of child marriage https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/04/commentary-break-the-chains-of-child-marriage/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/04/commentary-break-the-chains-of-child-marriage/#respond Thu, 04 Jul 2019 08:00:11 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3089797&preview=true&preview_id=3089797 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/04/commentary-break-the-chains-of-child-marriage/feed/ 0 Wed, 03 Jul 2019 15:34:17 -0400 Leonard Pitts: ‘Swatting’ incident could so easily have ended badly https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/03/leonard-pitts-swatting-incident-could-have-so-easily-gone-wrong/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/03/leonard-pitts-swatting-incident-could-have-so-easily-gone-wrong/#respond Wed, 03 Jul 2019 10:00:59 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3090209&preview=true&preview_id=3090209 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/03/leonard-pitts-swatting-incident-could-have-so-easily-gone-wrong/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/PITTS_LEONARD_2_TNS.jpg?fit=1829%2C2200&ssl=1Tue, 02 Jul 2019 21:40:16 -0400 Maine Voices: ‘Comprehensive immigration reform’ won’t resolve migrant crisis https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/03/maine-voices-comprehensive-immigration-reform-wont-resolve-migrant-crisis/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/03/maine-voices-comprehensive-immigration-reform-wont-resolve-migrant-crisis/#respond Wed, 03 Jul 2019 08:00:06 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3089409&preview=true&preview_id=3089409 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/03/maine-voices-comprehensive-immigration-reform-wont-resolve-migrant-crisis/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/07/overcrowding-mcallen-ht-jef-190702_hpEmbed_5x3_992-e1562298690401.jpg?fit=905%2C594&ssl=1A photo by the Office of the Inspector General shows overcrowded conditions at a migrant detention center at Border Patrol's McAllen, TX, station.Wed, 03 Jul 2019 10:49:43 -0400 Commentary: Take back the flag this Fourth of July https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/03/commentary-take-back-the-flag-this-fourth-of-july/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/03/commentary-take-back-the-flag-this-fourth-of-july/#respond Wed, 03 Jul 2019 08:00:05 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3089689&preview=true&preview_id=3089689 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/03/commentary-take-back-the-flag-this-fourth-of-july/feed/ 0 Wed, 03 Jul 2019 10:06:53 -0400 Kathleen Parker: Why young Americans may be conservatives at heart https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/02/kathleen-parker-why-young-americans-may-be-conservatives-at-heart/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/02/kathleen-parker-why-young-americans-may-be-conservatives-at-heart/#respond Tue, 02 Jul 2019 08:00:30 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3086969&preview=true&preview_id=3086969 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/02/kathleen-parker-why-young-americans-may-be-conservatives-at-heart/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/4/2019/03/Columnist-Parker.jpg?fit=876%2C857&ssl=1Kathleen ParkerMon, 01 Jul 2019 14:17:05 -0400 Commentary: Democratic candidates Harris, Warren are indeed ‘electable’ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/02/commentary-democratic-candidates-harris-warren-are-indeed-electable/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/02/commentary-democratic-candidates-harris-warren-are-indeed-electable/#respond Tue, 02 Jul 2019 08:00:12 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3087021&preview=true&preview_id=3087021 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/02/commentary-democratic-candidates-harris-warren-are-indeed-electable/feed/ 0 https://i1.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/AP19178057378703.jpg?fit=2200%2C1417&ssl=1Mon, 01 Jul 2019 21:32:45 -0400 Maine Voices: Death with dignity gives patients the opportunity to end life on their own terms https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/02/maine-voices-death-with-dignity-gives-patients-the-opportunity-to-end-life-on-their-own-terms/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/02/maine-voices-death-with-dignity-gives-patients-the-opportunity-to-end-life-on-their-own-terms/#respond Tue, 02 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3087625&preview=true&preview_id=3087625 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/02/maine-voices-death-with-dignity-gives-patients-the-opportunity-to-end-life-on-their-own-terms/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/650490_shutterstock_277885466.jpg?fit=923%2C659&ssl=1Assisted suicideMon, 01 Jul 2019 21:27:48 -0400 Maine Voices: Why criticizing Trump doesn’t convince his supporters to abandon their man https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/01/maine-voices-criticism-of-trump-will-never-sway-his-followers/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/01/maine-voices-criticism-of-trump-will-never-sway-his-followers/#respond Mon, 01 Jul 2019 08:00:00 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3084261&preview=true&preview_id=3084261 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/07/01/maine-voices-criticism-of-trump-will-never-sway-his-followers/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/AP19158773113214.jpg?fit=2200%2C1467&ssl=1President Donald Trump waves as he steps off Air Force One after arriving, Friday, June 7, 2019, at Andrews Air Force Base, Md. (AP Photo/)Sat, 29 Jun 2019 21:58:38 -0400 Maine Observer: Blossoming into a beach kid https://www.pressherald.com/2019/06/30/maine-observer-blossoming-into-a-beach-kid/ https://www.pressherald.com/2019/06/30/maine-observer-blossoming-into-a-beach-kid/#respond Sun, 30 Jun 2019 08:00:40 +0000 https://www.pressherald.com?p=3082529&preview=true&preview_id=3082529 https://www.pressherald.com/2019/06/30/maine-observer-blossoming-into-a-beach-kid/feed/ 0 https://i2.wp.com/multifiles.pressherald.com/uploads/sites/10/2019/06/9.28.SummerJPG.jpg?fit=2200%2C1465&ssl=19:28 a.m. OLD ORCHARD BEACH, ME - June 21: Lee Bates of Fairfax,Vermont watches as his daughter Vivian, 5, fills a bucket with water while playing at the beach in Old Orchard Beach Friday, June 21, 2019. The Bates family, who are vacationing in Maine had most of the beach to themselves as a light drizzle fell Friday morning. (Staff photo by Shawn Patrick Ouellette/Staff Photographer)Sat, 29 Jun 2019 15:28:42 -0400