279 – yes to retain the mascot .. 53 – no to get rid of the mascot .. Now, we will wait to see what the Wiscasset Selectmen do in response to this non-binding vote.
Even though the general election is almost 20 months away, the Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee (DSCC) is already hard at work taking shots at Senator Olympia Snowe, R-Maine. Today’s email, however, made me laugh a little. In his haste to send out an attack email, DSCC Communications Director Eric Shultz apparently does not know even the gender of the person he is … Continue reading →
The Ray & Ted Show will be broadcasting live from the Governor’s office on Thursday morning prior to the Rally ME event. Governor LePage as well as several members of his cabinet and staff will join us to talk about the reforms he has proposed. Governor LePage will also address the Rally ME event at 9:30am Thursday morning. The Ray & … Continue reading →
As most of you know who follow my show, we have been covering the on-going saga of the “Redskin” mascot at Wiscasset High School in the mid-coast region of Maine. The saga started when a couple of leaders of one of the Native American tribes in Maine expressed concern over the use of the term “Redskin” as the school’s mascot. They … Continue reading →
As the battles over the budget, pension reform, welfare reform and other efforts put forward by Governor Paul LePage are starting to make their way through the Legislature, I am hearing that as many as four Maine Republican House members are starting to get a little wobbly with regard to supporting these necessary changes. As I became aware of these … Continue reading →
Let’s try to put a little clarity to what is going on here in Maine with regard to the growing union un-rest. Rallies by pro-union groups, in Maine and around the country, are cropping up all over the place and as is usual, the truth of what is happening is becoming a casualty. First, let’s drop back for a moment … Continue reading →
As the rhetoric heats up about how devastating the reforms put forth by Governor LePage are and how these reforms seek to “impoverish” state workers (according to an email from the President of the MSEA), Prichard Alabama offers up an example of what can happen if real reform does not take place. Now, Prichard Alabama is a bit of an … Continue reading →
Good morning. This is Maine Governor Paul LePage. The budget debate in Wisconsin has garnered national attention for the rhetoric, rallies and tactics employed by opponents of work place reform. It has gotten ugly in Wisconsin and it looks like the spectacle is headed here. I support anyone’s right to rally and advocate for their position. We are all Americans … Continue reading →