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Heat of the moment

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Because of the high cost of heating oil, I'm considering installing an alternative energy source in my house. I've examined the possibilities, and it looks as if my best bet is a home nuclear-power plant.
By: AL DIAMON  |  July 30, 2008

Windshift

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Harley Lee and I are not friends. The only time we’ve met was a couple of years ago in a Carrabassett Valley bar, where I told him the world would be a better place if somebody poisoned his drink.
By: AL DIAMON  |  July 23, 2008

They call me Mr. Lucky

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Nominations are now open for the 2008 award for most politically inept person in Maine.
By: AL DIAMON  |  July 16, 2008

Licensed to ill

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I’m devoting this column to my plan to improve state government in one simple step: Fire Matthew Dunlap.
By: AL DIAMON  |  July 09, 2008

Man of mischief

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Let’s see if I can fill a whole column by making jokes about violent sex offenders.
By: AL DIAMON  |  July 02, 2008

Flavors of entanglement

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Dear S. Donald Sussman: Please send me a million bucks.
By: AL DIAMON  |  June 25, 2008



Evil urges

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Let’s talk about extremists.
By: AL DIAMON  |  June 18, 2008

And the award goes to...

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The Gaggie Awards are back.
By: AL DIAMON  |  June 11, 2008

Kooks on parade

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Don’t vote for kooks.
By: AL DIAMON  |  June 04, 2008

Bad words and warnings

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And now, a few positive words about negative advertising.
By: AL DIAMON  |  May 28, 2008

Study this

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Politics and other mistakes
By: AL DIAMON  |  May 21, 2008



Healthy living

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I love beer. I hate taxes.
By: AL DIAMON  |  May 14, 2008

Twisted debate

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Perhaps you didn’t even know Allen has a challenger in his bid to take on Republican US Senator Susan Collins in November.
By: AL DIAMON  |  May 07, 2008

Bright lights of America

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Once, I was even called a New York Yankees fan.
By: AL DIAMON  |  April 30, 2008

Twist in my story

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This is a cautionary tale about people who don’t know what they’re talking about.
By: AL DIAMON  |  April 23, 2008

Everybody has the right to be wrong

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The late political columnist Davis Rawson once infuriated then-Speaker of the House John Martin to the point that Maine’s most powerful politician told reporters, “Davis Rawson is a drunk and a has-been.”
By: AL DIAMON  |  April 16, 2008



Blown away

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I’m sorry to inform you that there is an institution in Maine that repeatedly makes promises to the public, but rarely fulfills them.
By: AL DIAMON  |  April 09, 2008

A watchdog of the labyrinth

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It costs Maine legislators almost a million bucks a year to hire somebody to embarrass them.
By: AL DIAMON  |  April 02, 2008

Whatchu talkin’ about?

Politics and other mistakes
“It’s like going through puberty again.”
By: AL DIAMON  |  March 26, 2008

Jump to it

Politics and other mistakes
Tax reform is the Evel Knievel of political issues. It gives us the most pleasure when it crashes and burns.
By: AL DIAMON  |  March 19, 2008

Evil among us

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There’s only one issue of any importance in the current campaign.
By: AL DIAMON  |  March 12, 2008


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