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Nemitz Peels Back Facade of Stand for Marriage Maine

In a careful and thorough column, Bill Nemitz uncovers some interesting information about Marc Mutty, the organization called Stand for Marriage Maine, and their effort to put an end to marriage equality in Maine in a referendum this fall: * Marc Mutty has two jobs:

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Gearing Up for 2010, Third Parties Swamped by D, R and None

Yesterday, the Federal Election Commission released its latest statistics on registered candidates for national public office. Here’s the official FEC breakdown of their party identification: Democratic/DFL Party: 1031 Republican Party: 953 Independent/None: 132 Libertarian: 27 Other: 26 Unknown: 24 Green Party: 14 Constitutional Party: 3

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And Yet I Am Strangely Not Dead

The Protect America Act that suspended our Bill of Rights expired four months ago. No nuclear detonations in Milwaukee. No anthrax attacks in Portland. No sarin gas deployed by pilotless drones flying above Shea Stadium. No squadrons of flying monkeys headed toward Knockemstiff.

Psst... what kind of person doesn't support pacifism?