Are you ready for it? Here’s the joke:
“I’m about ready to punch A.J. Higgins.”
Ha ha ha! Ha ha! Ha! Ha!
Isn’t that just hilarious?
No. There’s no joke in it. Jokes juxtapose two ideas in some unexpected way that jolts us and, in the case of a really good joke, makes us [...]
“As your governor, you’re going to be seeing a lot of me on the front page, saying ‘Governor LePage tells Obama to go to hell.” — Paul LePage, September 2010
“Bullshit!” — Paul LePage, before storming out of a news conference, September 2010
“I’m about ready to punch A. J. Higgins!” — Paul LePage, September [...]
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Is Paul LePage a Creationist? Does LePage support the insertion of Creationism into Maine’s public schools? Click on the image of Maine GOP gubernatorial candidate Paul LePage in the applet you see above to read his various statements on the subject this year.
Click on this [...]
The Maine Human Rights Act is a law prohibiting employment, housing, public accommodation, credit, or educational discrimination on account of various sociodemographic characteristics of individuals including race, color, ancestry, sex, marital status and religion. In 2005, the Maine Human Rights Act was amended to prohibit discrimination in provision of credit, educational, employment, housing, or public [...]
In his latest display of mental gymnastics, Republican candidate for Governor of New York State Carl Paladino has just completed either a disastrously unsuccessful triple lutz or a spot-on bellyflop:
As Governor I will use the power of eminent domain to stop this mosque and make the site a war memorial instead of a monument [...]
You know, there’s this line. Some people recognize the line, and some people don’t. On one side of the line is your head and everything that goes on inside it. On the other side lie all the other heads. Some people grasp that they can try to control what goes on in their own heads, [...]
Two weeks ago, the moderator of a Republican gubernatorial debate asked candidate Paul LePage a simple and straightforward question: “Do you believe in creationism, and do you think it should be taught in Maine public schools?” Paul LePage’s complete answer:
I would say intelligence, uh, the more education you have the more knowledge you have [...]
While walking by the side of the road today here in Maine, I encountered the following campaign sign for Paul LePage, a Republican candidate for Governor.
A bewilderingly unclear campaign sign might be better for Paul LePage than a crystal clear one: LePage, after all, has been bizarrely calling for the insertion of creationism [...]
Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison has taken a low-energy approach toward moving the country backwards. Texas needs someone with more energy as its Governor, even if the position is largely ceremonial. [...]
Two members of the Maine Green Independent Party have registered as candidates in the 2010 election for Governor of Maine: Lynne Williams of Bar Harbor and Patrick Quinlan of Gorham. The Bangor Daily News mentions both candidates in its consideration of 2010 third-party potential, and In Green Party Watch breathlessly asks, “Will we have a [...]