Governor? I don't think so

Well, we Republicans have shot ourselves in the foot, again.

What is a body to do? I cannot vote for a man who thinks that humans and dinosaurs coexisted on Earth when it was suddenly formed 6,000 years ago. If he kept those views private, that would be fine, but he wants (creationism) taught in the public schools.

Maine would be a laughingstock of the scientific community.

I am sorry ... Paul LePage is probably a nice man and a successful manager at Marden's ... but governor of a state? I don't think so.

So who are those independent guys?

Dick Brooks, Phillips

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MICHAEL LEBLANC's picture

Thanks to xyz and his cohorts

Thanks to xyz and his cohorts for proving beyond doubt that dinosaurs still exist among us humans. The announcement of your extinction was obviously premature. The new schedule calls for early November 2010.

Paul Lepage

Mr Lepage has publiclystated that he believes in creationism? Scary!

Closing of the shipyard

Could it be the closing of the Naval shipyard that was also our own undoing in those course of events? Given that many of the customers to several stores were enlisted? How about pushing the State in the wrong direction being a Republican fault our own due to incompetence. So much for the welfare population which you plug on and on about. Then again you never had any of the brilliance to see that perhaps it was the Naval shipyards closing which damaged the population the most. Duh... duh... duh I'm a Conservative communist with a short attention span on the past; much like every Conservative that has ever been SonOfTron makes a fine example.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

When a person resorts to name

When a person resorts to name calling, it is usually a sign that they no longer have anything relevant to contribute to the subject matter.

 's picture

Using that logic, you never have

anything relevant to contribute. come to think of it, this might be a first for you.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Four unanswered posts in a

Four unanswered posts in a row..someone spike your Kool-Aid with ex-lax?

GARY SAVARD's picture

Albrecht, Obama's

Albrecht, Obama's administration was in charge of overseeing BP. You are an idiot! Won't it be terrible when the liberal tax and spenders that have been financing your living for years get tossed on their butts out of office?

Bob Woodbury's picture

Great for Mardens

As Governor, Mr. LePage would be able to enhance his employer, as he did when he allowed 200 jobs to walk out the door at the LL Bean call center in Waterville recently. LLB was having weekend sales that weren't going to Mardens. That stopped when LLB started opening stores in other states. Which meant that LLB was paying rent, electricity, heat ETC. on a large building, half of which was empty. As mayor, did Mr. LePage ask LLB what it doing with half an empty building? Does Mardens pay rent on empty buildings? LLB couldn't get a break on the lease from the owners. And Mr. LePage did nothing. So when the lease was up, LLB didn't renew. I don't think you or I would have renewed, either. 200 people walked out the door at the end of April and the owner has an empty building. I don't think Mickey Marden would have allowed that without a fight. Nice job, mayor. Now you want us to vote for you to do what?

LePage

Does his administration also consider the five year marker on disabled veterans for medical care? Does this also mean that it comes down to retirees in that community? What more can be done if food stamps for the elderly are cut along with veterans benefits for MaineCare and welfare systems?

 's picture

the answer is simple,

the SJ will be running articles of seniors eating dog food and freezing to death in their homes. Such a bright future to look up to. Besides this five year plan cannot realize any results until AFTER the next governor's term, since he serves for only two year. So what will re-election campaign be run, on what's he's not done or what he plans will happen?

Jonathan Albrecht's picture

cranky yankee

Where did you come from. I spend my time trying to get these looney conservatives to examine their failed formulas and along comes you. Sane, rational, factual. I'm shocked.

Jonathan Albrecht's picture

Conservatives learn something

I know its against your principles at least since the death of Russel Kirk to learn anything, but read the Republican platform. No sane Mainer can support such lunacy. Its not conservative; its crazy.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

And the repealed "tax reform"

And the repealed "tax reform" would have been a good deal, right?

Jonathan Albrecht's picture

Conservatives facts two words that can't be used in the same

sentence. Yes, selling junk for cheap is the Republican motto. With the Gulf of Mexico destroyed by cost-cutting at BP ad the complete failure of the Federal Government to regulate them, we should believe they have our best interests at heart. Give us a break. Success at Mardens; we should applaud that. LePage has oversold is ceremonial position of Mayor of Waterville.
Let's stop the lies. Maine is not doing poorly because of 35 years of Democratic control of the legislature. That's just Republicans pointing fingers at any one other than themselves. For 100 years Republicans contolled Maine. Poor worthless farms dotted every road and village while huge corporations prevented businesses from opening so that they would control the labor market.
A LePage vistory means poverty for Maine, the ruination of our scenic landscape, and the health of Maine's citizens.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

If 35 years of democrat

If 35 years of democrat control DIDN'T do it, jalb, then how can you blame the repubs for it? They weren't in control.

RONALD RIML's picture

So he makes a fine living

Selling shidt no-one else wanted on the open market..

That sounds like a good Republican.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

The Pirate, although not a

The Pirate, although not a man of meager means, would be happy to swap bank accounts with Mickey Marden.

GARY SAVARD's picture

cranky, the democraps have

cranky, the democraps have been in the majority in this state for 35 years, and look where we are. Top 10 nationally in taxes, aging population because our young people have to go elsewhere for jobs, and a mecca for people wanting welfare or disability benefits. Tax and spend is the democratic mantra. Look at Obama as an example, using the oil spill disaster to push his cap and tax BS. I do have a clue cranky, that's apparently why I piss you off!

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You're making this up,

you have no idea what mr lepage is doing, he hasn't been seen for a week. Working? perhaps but so far we only have your word on that, and we all know that isn't worth anything. And maybe the alleged campaign fundraiser you accuse Mrs. Mitchell of attending is for someone else, someone who's values and principles don't mirror yours. From what I can see, you want mr lepage because he will bring revisionist history of the Texas School board into this state, and your family history of slave ownership will henceforth be know as "trilateral trade."

 's picture

That's you opinion

you have no facts to back that up.

 's picture

well next time you know better, because

we all never believe anything you say, you have such a lousy track record.

 's picture

Again, totally your opinion, which

as we've all learned, isn't worth anything.

 's picture

OK, show me exactly where,

I stated that mr lepage was not at work yesterday. you lose!

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Son of Tron....Pirate rule

Son of Tron....Pirate rule #26....Reasoning with a liberal is like trying to pick up a turd by the clean end.

GARY SAVARD's picture

SSDD, your comments are a

SSDD, your comments are a joke! Maine has been controlled by democrats for years, and we're in the financial crapper. Tax and spend, period. On the national level, King Obama with the help of his minions, Pelosi and Reid, is on a fast track to breaking GWB's record as worst president ever!

GARY SAVARD's picture

I will vote for Paul Lepage

I will vote for Paul Lepage because his idea of how Maine's government should be operated coincides with mine. Libby Mitchell has been part of the tax and spend problems in Augusta for 35 years and we need change. I will not be voting based on their religious beliefs, since I will be voting for a governor, not a religious or spiritual leader. On that end, I don't care what any of the candidates think.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Who, exactly, laughs at

Who, exactly, laughs at creationists besides the loony left? (Sound of crickets in the distance)...Thought so.

Melissa  Dunn's picture

they say milk does a body good =]

whooo hoo! yeah-i don't think so either... no good.

PAUL ST JEAN's picture

Fire bad; food good; milk, no

Fire bad; food good; milk, no good?

 's picture

It remains to be seen how much

Mr. Lepage aligns himself with the reactionary platform of the Republican party. That the teabaggers support him is one strike against him, but there's no way they could support a moderate like Ms. Mitchell. So if he ever comes out of hiding and tells us precisely what he would do if elected, then we can make our decision.

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