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“Better Dead Than Addicted” Maine Gov. LePage Vetoes Bill Equipping Pharmacies With Opiate Overdose Reversal Drug

In this August 2015 photo, Dan Svenson, a Portland firefighter and paramedic, demonstrates the procedure for administering Narcan nasally, in between calls at Central Station on Congress Street. Derek Davis/Staff Photographer

“Naloxone does not truly save lives; it merely extends them until the next overdose,” says unapologetic Governor. Republican Governor Paul LePage vetoed a bill Wednesday that would allow pharmacists to dispense the anti-overdose drug Naloxone without a prescription, rationalizing it much in the way abstinence-only activists explain their stance against condoms …

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Time-warp? GOP’s Rhetoric On Race and Diversity Hearkens Back To 1964, Further Isolates Them In A Changing America

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Time and again, we’ve heard prominent members of the GOP make racially charged comments when discussing crime, gun violence, immigration, and social policies. We roll our eyes, we laugh, we look the other way, or most typically, we subvert a combination of all three. It’s the GOP’s awkward elephant (pun …

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Maine governor goes on racist rant about white girls getting impregnated by drug traffickers with names like “D-Money”

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Despite Maine Democrats this week making every effort to investigate Governor Paul LePage for “allegations of misfeasance, malfeasance, nonfeasance and other misconduct” with hopes to reprimand or even impeach LePage for his conduct in office, the governor came under fire again yesterday for racially motivated comments during a town hall …

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