The party’s not over

Your reporters here at Political Party Time Maine have been busy during these last weeks of the 2014 campaign season. Our attention has been on two stories about campaign finance we’ve published recently: “The ‘gatekeepers’: Ten wealthy Mainers giving $3.95 million to...

Creating jobs is harder and slower than politicians will admit

“Jobs, jobs, jobs.” That’s the campaign theme of every political candidate. The U.S. economy simply does not have enough jobs, and most people believe that government should do something about it. While several ways have been proposed to create jobs, they may be based...