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University of Maine Publicly Shames College Republicans in Flap Over Columbus Day

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 12, 2019 at 11:30am 10/12/2019 at 11:30am

A mayor in Maine defended Columbus Day and the College Republicans thanked him. They also noted the brutality of the Aztecs and other indigenous peoples. The school publicly shamed them for this.

Campus Reform reports:

UMaine PUBLICLY SHAMES College Republicans for Columbus Day comments in CAMPUS-WIDE EMAIL

The University of Maine publicly shamed the...

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Environmental Studies Dept. at Bates College Seeks Prof With Background in ‘Ecofeminism’

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at 12:00pm 10/9/2019 at 12:00pm

They also want the candidates to have a background in inclusion, LGBT issues, and more. It’s like a laundry list of left wing credentials. It’s almost like that’s the most important thing here, not the environment.

Campus Reform reports:

Environmental studies department seeks applicants with ‘ecofeminism’ background

One private Maine college not only requires...

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Convocation Speaker Tells Incoming Students at Bates College to Become Activists

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 4, 2019 at 8:00am 9/4/2019 at 8:00am

This is one of the problems in higher education. Too many students believe this is the point of attending college.

The Sun Journal reports:

New students at Bates College told to become activists

Dolores Huerta, co-founder of the United Farm Workers, told members of the incoming class at Bates College on Tuesday that they...

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Will Vote for Kavanaugh Cost Susan Collins Her Senate Seat?

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, August 18, 2019 at 6:00pm 8/18/2019 at 6:00pm
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Sen. Susan Collins (R) is seeking reelection in 2020, but there are some growing signs that it will not be an easy bid for the centrist Maine lawmaker.  Collins’ waffling during the confirmation hearings of Justice Brett Kavanaugh won her few (if any) friends or admirers on either...

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College of the Atlantic in Maine Promoted ‘Climate Strike’ in Support of Green New Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, March 20, 2019 at 8:00am 3/20/2019 at 8:00am

This is activism, not academics. It’s all about the advancement of the left’s agenda.

Campus Reform reports:

Maine college promotes climate strike supporting Green New Deal

A Maine college promoted a climate strike march, where students demanded support for climate change education and...

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Susan Rice Considers Running Against Susan Collins

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, October 6, 2018 at 1:00pm 10/6/2018 at 1:00pm

The Obama administration was stuffed to the gills with unsavory characters, but one that stands out above most others is Susan Rice. And now she’s hinted that she might consider running against Senator Susan Collins (R-ME).

As we’ve covered here at LI, Rice has been at the center of far too many...

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Activists Threatening and Trying to Bribe Senator Collins and Staff Over Kavanaugh Vote

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, September 12, 2018 at 4:00pm 9/12/2018 at 4:00pm
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Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) is a notorious moderate in the upper chamber and one not scared to go against the Republican Party. This is why people have been pushing her to vote against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, but some have gone too far.

Some people have threatened and wished rape upon...

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Maine: Republican Senate Candidate Responds to Trollish Dance Video With Fab New Dance Video

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 25, 2018 at 7:00pm 6/25/2018 at 7:00pm
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Maine’s Senate race was the victim of fake news.

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Fake News Strikes Maine GOP Senate Campaign

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 15, 2018 at 7:00am 6/15/2018 at 7:00am
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Maine state senator Eric Brakey won Maine’s GOP Senate primary Tuesday night.

A video of Brakey dancing around in a Speedo made its way around the internet. It appeared on the website, www.ericbrakeyforsenate.com. That site is not his official campaign site, but one created by people who support Brakey’s opponent, Angus King.

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Sanford out in SC, GOP Piles on VA Senate Candidate, and the guy that won Maine’s GOP Senate nomination

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, June 13, 2018 at 7:00am 6/13/2018 at 7:00am
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Last night, primary elections were held in Maine, Nevada, South Carolina, and Virginia.

We won’t dig into every race in every state, but we have provided the high and low lights of last night’s elections.
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Changes to Graham-Cassidy Obamacare Repeal Bill Include Boosts for Opposing Senators

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, September 25, 2017 at 1:00pm 9/25/2017 at 1:00pm
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Sens. Billy Cassidy (R-LA) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) hope to pass their Obamacare “repeal and replace” bill by the end of the month, but have encountered opposition from a few in their own party. Sens. John McCain (AZ) and Rand Paul (KY) have already said no while Sens. Susan Collins (ME)...

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Maine Scraps Bill Outlawing Female Genital Mutilation

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, July 13, 2017 at 3:00pm 7/13/2017 at 3:00pm
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Susan Collins Will Vote No on Scott Pruitt as EPA Director

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at 6:00pm 2/15/2017 at 6:00pm

Sen. Susan Collins (R-ME) has told Maine Public Radio that she will vote against Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to lead the EPA. She acknowledged his accomplishments, but the two of them have too many different views when it comes to the EPA:

“Specifically, I have significant concerns that Mr. Pruitt has...

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Maine: Police Arrest Man Dressed as Tree for Blocking Traffic

http://www.boston.com/news/local-news/2016/10/25/police-man-dressed-as-tree-arrested-for-blocking-traffic-in-maine
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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, October 26, 2016 at 9:00am 10/26/2016 at 9:00am
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Clad in some kind of evergreen garland, a man dressed as a tree was arrested for obstructing traffic in Portland, Maine.

From the AP:

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Police say they’ve arrested a man dressed as a tree for blocking traffic in Maine.

They say the man didn’t respond to officers when they warned...

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Maine’s First Lady Gets Job Waiting Tables

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, June 24, 2016 at 9:30am 6/24/2016 at 9:30am

Maine’s First Lady has joined the working class ranks. Recently, she picked up a summer job waiting tables to supplement the household income.

“People expect something different of you because of who I’m married to,” Maine’s First Lady Ann LePage told local news.

Governor LePage makes $70,000 per year in exchange for his...

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