The notion that gay marriage will happen in due time or when it is ready is perhaps the most vile and condescending misconception that plagues us today. Why should these hard-working, law-abiding citizens of our nation have to wait until anyone else is ready for them to have this basic freedom?
As a nation whose prosperity and well-being has always been tied to natural resources, Americans love the outdoors. A poll this past July found that 80 percent of us even believe that conservation is downright patriotic.
So what's an American Boomer to do? Wake up. Accept responsibility. Our resource-gobbling lifestyle has caused this mess. Suburbanization has wasted U.S. resources for two generations. Change it, now.
It is difficult to believe, but another GOP Extremist for the U.S. Senate is attacking the rights, privacy and dignity of women. But perhaps we should not be surprised at all.
From seven-room inns to luxurious spa stays, the bed and breakfast is alive and well in this northernmost New England spot.
My community continues to be engulfed in a prostitution scandal and the Internet is raging with comments from people around the country. Yet again we see an attempt to minimize the actions of some men while demoralizing women and insulting the larger community of men.
In a democracy the majority wins. At the dawn of the Republic, John Adams warned about "the tyranny of the majority."
As our White House visit ended I thought about the time spent with our nation's leaders. Reflecting on the discussions, I realized that we had expended a great deal energy and emotion over two days.
More than 800,000 people have already voted in the 2012 general election. A clearer picture of the potential 2012 electorate is emerging in some states where election officials are providing information on who has voted.
Stan Brown of Cumberland, Maine, is nearly 93 years old, one of America's oldest registered beekeepers.
I have a dark secret. It's one that could jeopardize my political career in Maine. Late at night when no one is looking, I place innocent birds in a sling shot and throw them at wooden structures. It's true. I play... Angry Birds.
Religious institutions have every right to make their own decisions about whom they will marry. But I don't believe religious institutions have the right to impose them on others.
In fact, some of our favorite hotels -- quaint rooms, delicious restaurants, friendly staff -- host resident ghosts.
Unlike poor Jim Lehrer in the Obama-Romney debate, moderator Anne Schink brooked no misbehavior from five candidates vying for Olympia Snowe's open Senate seat at the Maine Women's Policy Center's Forum on issues affecting Maine's women and girls.
Head to the North Fork if you're in the mood for large plots of farmland, farmstands, U-picks and wineries.
Early voting has started in many states and will run until Election Day. Some people speculate that tens of millions of people will have voted before Election Day. Is that really such a good idea?