Monthly Archives: January 2012

Technovictorian Dream Sucker

Back in 2003, my friend Mike Missiaen was planning to make a movie called War Against Sleep. He asked me to make a prop, and he wanted it to have a certain look — I think he called it “techno-Victorian.” … Continue reading

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Weren’t we talking about a pipeline?

Jobs, climate change, and congressional grandstanding have little to do with the Keystone XL proposal. Continue reading

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You may not have health care, but at least you saved $71.

Despite all the hooplah about cutting taxes, the savings for most Maine taxpayers are miniscule. Meanwhile, the governor is proposing massive cuts to the Department of Health and Human Services. Continue reading

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Voodoo Economics Today

The Tax Policy Center has reviewed the tax plans proposed by Mitt Romney, Newt Gingrich, and Rick Perry. All three would drastically reduce taxes on corporations and wealthy taxpayers. Romney would take things a step further by actually raising taxes … Continue reading

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