Earlier today, Auburn mayoral candidate Jason Levesque released a Facebook 'Press Release' where he describes the money his opponent Adam Lee has raised compared to his own self-financed campaign. He made several inferences in his post that Adam Lee isn't transparent due to taking this money. As someone who cares deeply about campaign finance and … Continue reading Auburn mayoral candidate bans me on Facebook during discussion about transparency. The hypocrisy is unbelievable.
The news has broken today that Mueller's investigation is filing its first charges. The federal grand jury impaneled to investigate the allegations of improper relations between President Trump's presidential campaign and Russia approved a first round of charges. A federal judge has ordered that the indictments be sealed. Pretty big news, right? Almost all major news … Continue reading Mueller’s investigation files first charges and one major “news” source deflects with terrorism fear mongering
During the Auburn mayoral debate between Jason Levesque and Adam Lee, Mr. Levesque made a startling admission. He said that if the Lewiston-Auburn merger passes and he is elected mayor, he would walk away from the position, refusing to serve. This would be done in protest against the will of the voters. Mr. Levesque speaks … Continue reading If elected, Auburn candidate for mayor Jason Levesque will refuse to serve his term if the merger passes
The vote to decide whether or not Lewiston and Auburn merge is rapidly approaching with less than 3 weeks to go. A couple of months ago I wrote up an overview of the basic arguments for and against. There have been several debates, public hearings and developments since I wrote that blog. Stimulated by all … Continue reading Additional Analysis of the Lewiston-Auburn Merger
Continuing the series of interviews with candidates for office, Tim Rich, Democrat for Congressional District 2 in 2018, has agreed to answer questions about his candidacy! Thank you allowing me to interview you! Please give me an introduction to who you are and why you are qualified to be our next Congressman. My name is … Continue reading Candidate Interview: Tim Rich for Congress 2018 (CD2)
As a Bernie supporter, people often try to paint me as a full fledged socialist. People disingenuously or inaccurately point to Venezuela as an example of why socialism programs like universal health care or free public tuition to college would be a bad idea for America. I'd like to go on the record about this. I … Continue reading Pure Socialism vs Capitalism With Socialism Policies
Lewiston's city councilors, in a brilliant vote of 4-3 just voted to join the lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. This is an amazing decision and I am thrilled to see Lewiston taking this crisis seriously. Nationally, we've lost more people to opioid related deaths in the recent history than in the height of the AIDS crisis, … Continue reading Lewiston City Councilors made a great decision to join the national fight against the opioid crisis