Category Archives: Maine

The GOP Fails to Steal a Seat in Maine House (Milktoast Man)

Here is the statement from our big fat governor liar on the latest GOP attempt to steal an election.

Milktoast Man

Milktoast Man, Milktoast Man, will you ever take a stand?
I ask you do you understand, you only help the Republican,

Paul LePage, is the worst governor in the USA,
The economy sucks and he’s taking more benefits away,
but you take some toast, you let it it soak in millk, and tell me what you get
A mushy mushy mushy mess, when you let that toast get wet,

No more milktoast like I said, take them out to the woodshed,
I think Stephen King agrees, but is it Toby saying more milktoast please?

I just want to know, Toby, are you a republican?

In Long Island all we really know, is that someone really screwed up,
Or made a mistake on purpose, when they picked 21 votes up!
It was the state house republicans, who voted to keep their friggin gal,
I can only wonder if you’re serving up milktoast, to try to be a pal,

No more milktoast like I said, take them out to the woodshed,
Please serve us some lean protein, I’m not saying that you gotta be mean,

I’m just saying….No more Milktoast PLEASE!

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ATH Podcast 3-14-14: O’Changs Part 2 / Jet Plane Vagina


Listen to this one on a fine St. Patricks Day celebrations, pay attention to the drinking game, but you may want to stick to light beer, or just fake it because there are some party fouls that demand drinking with the bottles clinking.

It can’t be said enough, this is what podcasting is all about. Thanks again to the O’Changs for hanging out.

….oh yeah, and JR couldn’t help but steer the conversations towards a captain Marblehead classic. Jet Plane Vagina.

O’Chang Part 2

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ATH Podcast 3-3-14: O’Changs Part 1- STAHMAGEDDON!

Part 1 of the O’chang podcast….Hanji and Atom were absolutely awesome guests, and we were able to interview them the night after their wicked awesome STAHMAGEDDON release party up there in Rockland. This is what podcasting is all about. We had a bit of a release party of our own with them down here in southern Maine.

3-2-14 Ochang Part 1

There is a lot more where this came from, so you may as well call this the O’chang podcast for the next couple weeks. Get into the culture of Maine and has some fun with the Ochangs!!

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Teabaggers Infect Maine GOP

Teabaggers are on the march in Maine! It seems the Maine GOP recently voted to update its old state party platform with a bunch of raving loon tea party gibberish.

The document calls for the elimination of the Department of Education and the Federal Reserve, demands an investigation of “collusion between government and industry in the global warming myth,” suggests the adoption of “Austrian Economics,” declares that “‘Freedom of Religion’ does not mean ‘freedom from religion'” (which I guess makes atheism illegal), insists that “healthcare is not a right,” calls for the abrogation of the “UN Treaty on Rights of the Child” and the “Law Of The Sea Treaty” and declares that we must resist “efforts to create a one world government.”

It also contains favorable mentions of both the Tea Party and Ron Paul. You can read the whole thing here.

Dan Billings, who has served as an attorney for the Maine GOP, called the new platform “wack job pablum” and “nutcase stuff.”

Despite the document’s crazy content, Maine Republican Party Chair Charlie Webster insisted to the AP that all of the elements in the platform are things that Republicans support. He claimed to the Press Herald that these issues reflect the values of working-class Mainers.

Every time I hear stuff like this, I’m reminded of this classic post, likening the conservative “Movement” to a “controlling parasite astride its enfeebled Republican host”.  And since true symbiotic relationships are the exception rather than the norm, it is only a matter of time before the enfeebled host is destroyed.  In the meantime, we can expect to see more delightful stories like this one:

The Republican State Convention was held at the Portland Exposition Building, which is on Park Avenue, near the middle school. Party members from Knox County caucused in a classroom used by eighth-grade social studies teacher Paul Clifford.

When Clifford returned to school on Monday, he found that a favorite poster about the U.S. labor movement had been taken and replaced with a bumper sticker that read, “Working People Vote Republican.”

Later, Clifford learned that his classroom had been searched. Republicans who had attended the convention called Principal Mike McCarthy to complain about “anti-American” things they saw there, including a closed box containing copies of the U.S. Constitution that were published by the American Civil Liberties Union.

This story is only shocking until you realize that the actual REPUBLICAN PARTY PLATFORM calls for eliminating the Dept of Education.  They hate public schools!  Why not trash the social studies classroom? God forbid our children learn about the Constitution.

These people are scum.

(Via)

Let it Grow

Maine Public Radio reported the desire by some to reverse the voter’s clear intention and switch to a plan of centralized large scale grow centers. Why did they ask us to vote on it if they were just going to do their own thing anyway? I’ve been waiting for my chance to advocate for free markets, well here it is. Just let the people file the paperwork and get to growing. Keep the damn govn-mt out of my marijuana!

Snowe Job

What’s up Down East? Olympia Snowe votes against the Rockefeller and Schumer amendments yet her state overwhelmingly wants a robust public option (63% to 27%) and greatly prefer it to her “trigger” idea whereby the public option only kicks in only if insurance companies don’t lower their rates. Well it may help us understand her disregard for her constituents if we look at campaign contributions from the health insurance industry. I thought she was a republican who voted her conscience and wasn’t a lobbyist’s pawn? You can fool some people sometimes….

Jimmy and Madman you need to apply some pressure. Use the facebook if you have to. This beotch ain’t representin’!

Although I single out Snowe, she is not alone. There are spineless democrats who are caving as well. The progressives need to motivate on this issue. If the lobbyists have their way health insurance care will consist of rollin’ doobies in a van down by the river….