Author: Seamus Othot

Seamus Othot is a graduate of The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, where he was able to spend his time reading the great works of Western Civilization.

On Tuesday, Vice President Kamala Harris was criticized after she posted a video with the cast of the LGBT show “Queer Eye,” touring a group of gay men around her office and allowing a biological male wearing a dress to deliver a mock press conference. [RELATED: Maine AARP to Host ‘Pride Month’ Event With Screening of Documentary About Maine’s Gay Bars…] “The cast of @QueerEye joined me at the White House to discuss the hard-fought progress the LGBTQI+ community has made in the past 20 years. Thank you for a meaningful conversation, for giving my office your stamp of approval,…

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The Maine branch of AARP, a non-profit medical lobbyist, which also provides Medicare supplement insurance and other healthcare benefits, is promoting a pride event in which it will screen a documentary about Maine’s gay bars, to be followed by a discussion with the filmmakers and other left-wing advocates. [RELATED: “Letta Dicken”, Booze, and Kid-Friendly Fun: Portland Group Boasts of ‘Largest Pride Festival in the Northeast’…] “With approximately 1,000,000 of our members self-identifying as LGBTQ+, AARP has one of the largest LGBTQ+ constituents of any membership organization. We are grateful for the continued support of the LGBTQ+ community in our vital…

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President Joe Biden announced new actions on Tuesday that will allow over 500,000 illegal immigrants who have been in the U.S. long-term the opportunity for legal status. “Today, President Biden announced new actions for people who have been here many years to keep American families together and allow more young people to contribute to our economy,” said the announcement. The new rules will allow certain illegal immigrants who have been in the U.S. long-term and who are married to U.S. citizens to apply for permanent residency. [RELATED: Biden Admin Offers ‘mass amnesty’ to migrants, Terminating 350,000 Asylum Cases: NYP…] According…

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Kansas Attorney General Kris Kobach (R) filed a lawsuit against Pfizer on Monday, accusing the massive pharmaceutical company of misleading consumers when it claimed that its COVID-19 mRNA injections were “safe and effective.” [RELATED: New Study Suggests that the COVID Response and Vaccines Led to an Increase in Excess Deaths Worldwide…] “Pfizer marketed its vaccine as safe for pregnant women, however, in February of 2021, Pfizer possessed reports for 458 pregnant women who received Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine during pregnancy. More than half of the pregnant women reported an adverse event, and more than ten percent reported a miscarriage,” said AG…

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Former Republican President Donald Trump has a roughly three in four chance of winning the presidency, according to a new analysis of the political landscape from the U.K.-based magazine The Economist. The new analysis places President Trump’s chances of victory at 72 percent, with his chances rising dramatically in the past week. The analysis, which The Economist updates daily, placed Trump’s chances at just 63 percent a week ago, but that chance spiked upward over the week. Currently, Trump’s chances are the highest they have been since the magazine began publishing the analysis in March, when the race appeared far…

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A Portland based LGBT group is planning to build affordable, taxpayer funded housing units for LGBT people, in a project which potentially violate laws banning housing discrimination based on sexual orientation or gender identity. “The unforgiving rental market has forced many people, especially older adults, to move out of the city, or worse, experience housing insecurity and homelessness. Affordable, centralized housing has been a longstanding need for LGBTQ+ seniors in Maine and current conditions have amplified that need astronomically,” said Portland’s Equality Community Center (ECC). The building is scheduled to finish construction in Spring 2026 and will have 54 “affordable”…

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A group of Congressional Republicans are taking steps to block a proposed federal regulatory scheme that would require the tracking and surveillance of U.S. cattle. U.S. Rep. Harriet Hageman (R-Wyo.), along with 14 Republican co-sponsors, has introduced a bill to halt the proposed regulations for taking effect. The proposed rules would require farmers to place electronic identification (EID) ear tags on all of their cattle, sparking fears that the government will gain an unprecedented level of control and surveillance over the food supply and local farmers. [RELATED: Maine Farmers Expected to Sue EPA Over Alleged Failure to Address “Forever Chemical”…

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Survey results published by the Federal Reserve (Fed) have revealed that nearly one in five American adults, 18 percent, cannot afford even a $100 emergency expense from savings. [RELATED: Maine Voters Pessimistic About State’s Direction: Poll…] The most recent Fed survey, which collected data on American economic well-being in 2023, found that a staggering number of American adults do not have enough savings to cover even minor emergency expenses, with many others unable to meet a $500 unexpected expense. Source: Federal Reserve According to the 2020 census, roughly 78 percent of the U.S. population was over 18; if that percentage…

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The Portland-based Digital Research Inc. (DRI) has published its semiannual Critical Insights Poll, which asks Mainers a variety of questions on important political issues and candidates, and their view of the country and state’s directions. [RELATED: Polling Breaks Down Voter Views on Key Social Issues, Including Transgender Ideology, Going Into 2024 Election: Pew Research…] Every Spring and Fall for the past 25 years, the Critical Insights Poll has asked registered voters their views on key issues, this year using a relatively small sample size of 609 respondents in early April. While asking people’s views on their home state, DRI discovered…

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The famous political analyst Larry Sabato, working with The Center for Politics on his Sabato’s Crystal Ball project, has published a revised list of electoral predictions, suggesting good news for Republicans across multiple states, and showing promise for a Republican victory in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District (CD-2). “The single electoral vote in Maine’s 2nd Congressional District goes from Leans Republican to Likely Republican. Trump won this single electoral vote by about 6 points under the current lines, and it is the kind of white working-class area that is hard to see swinging strongly to Biden in this election,” said Sabato.…

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A Holiday Inn in Marlborough, Massachusetts, has become a hotbed of domestic abuse and child sexual assault since it became part of the state’s taxpayer funded migrant shelter program, which pays hotels to house illegal immigrants. [RELATED: The Felonious Fondler: Mass. Man Nabbed at Migrant Shelter on Charges of Sexually Assaulting a 12-Year-Old NH Girl…] According to documents obtained by the Maine Wire, taxpayers were paying for the Holiday Inn at 265 Lakeside Ave to house an illegal immigrant, Ronald Joseph, who reportedly raped his 14-year-old daughter numerous times. As a result of the rapes, the 14-year-old migrant girl became…

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New documents acquired by the Washington Examiner show that the Biden Administration instructed the San Diego border patrol to release the majority of illegal immigrants from the eastern hemisphere into the U.S. despite a recent executive order from President Joe Biden which appeared to crack down on illegal immigration. [RELATED: Biden’s Immigration Executive Order ‘riddled with loopholes’ and Will Not Secure Border: FAIR…] “President Biden & DHS promised consequences & removal for those who cross illegally between ports of entry after the executive order took effect – but the overwhelming majority of illegal crossers in San Diego sector, including the…

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A Ukrainian Non-Government Organization (NGO), Texty.org, has compiled a list of U.S. citizens considered enemies of Ukraine, published with accompanying content blaming those U.S. citizens for delays to foreign aid to Ukraine, and even holding them accountable for battlefield losses. “We’ve identified a broad spectrum of aid opponents, ranging from Trump supporters to communists, and examined their connections. While our research does not cover every public figure opposing aid to Ukraine, it highlights prominent individuals and common arguments that often mirror Kremlin propaganda,” said the NGO. The list includes 388 individuals and 76 organizations and, although the list includes both…

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Three teenagers were arrested in Washington state last week after they were accused of marking a pride flag painted on a road with small scooter tire tracks. A few days later, in Washington, D.C., no arrests were made after anti-American and anti-Israel protesters vandalized historic monuments in Lafayette Square, assaulted law enforcement officers on video, and called for the death of America — with dozens of members donning Hamas symbols or espousing Islamic extremist slogans. The juxtaposition of how the two incidents have been handled by the criminal justice system has drawn widespread criticism and mockery on social media. Despite…

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European elections held over the weekend saw significant gains for conservative parties across the continent, as European voters appear to be growing tired of the EU’s mass immigration policies, financial support for Ukraine, and radical economic interventions based on climate ideology. According to a CNN report, the elections saw the highest turnout for a European election in 30 years, with 51 percent participation. France’s liberal party faced disastrous defeat over the weekend, which led to liberal French President Emmanuel Macron dissolving the country’s parliament and calling for a snap election to be held on June 30. French elections saw a…

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During President Joe Biden’s trip to France to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day, which was filled with public relations disasters, the president confused Ukraine with Iraq while criticizing some Americans for “isolationist” views. [RELATED: Biden Has Disastrous Day While in France Commemorating the 80th Anniversary of D-Day…] “The idea that we become semi-isolationists now, which some are talking about — I mean, the idea we had to wait all those months just to get the money for Iraq that we — because we were waiting. I mean, it just — it just — it’s not who we are. It’s not…

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The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals, the largest court of appeals in the country, and one which is often accused of being the most liberal court in the U.S., upheld a lawsuit against the Los Angeles Unified School District (LAUSD) that may have serious implications for other organizations that imposed vaccine mandate. “The Ninth Circuit ruling today demonstrates that the court saw through LAUSD’s monkey business, and in so doing, it made clear that American’s cherished rights to self-determination, including the sacred right of bodily autonomy in matters of health, are not negotiable. This is a great triumph for the…

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Maine’s Wabanaki Alliance has issued a new set of “guidelines” for how journalists should discuss the state’s tribes in news reporting, including a request that news outlets perform so-called “racial equity audits.” [RELATED: Tribal Officials Sought Censure of Skowhegan Rep for Criticizing Tribal Courts…] “At times, its recommendations may run counter to established journalistic norms, and that is because this style guide purposely represents Indigenous perspective and expertise,” said the Wabanaki Alliances in their new guidelines. The tribes’ guidelines include a list of five demands for journalists, which are then further broken down into sub-demands. The first category demands that…

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President Joe Biden added yet more fuel to arguments that he is mentally incompetent following a disastrous appearance in France to commemorate the 80th anniversary of D-Day alongside surviving veterans and French President Emmanuel Macron. [RELATED: Biden Accuses Trump of Planning to Jail Political Opponents While Dems Actively Try to Jail Trump…] During the D-Day commemoration, President Biden squatted over in front of a World War Two veteran on stage, appeared to fall asleep during a French speech commemorating the invasion of Normandy, and gloated incoherently about the alleged number of Russians killed in Ukraine. “They’ve inflicted on the Russian…

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Pew Research released new polling results on Thursday covering numerous cultural issues which could prove to be key issues during the November election, including American’s response to radical gender ideology. [RELATED: Study Finds Transgender Surgeries Dramatically Increase the Risk of Suicide…] “The 2024 presidential campaign is taking place amid intense debates over such topics as immigration, growing racial and ethnic diversity in the United States, the changing American family, crime and reproductive issues,” said Pew research. The organization polled over 8,000 American adults with various political and religious affiliations, and from various racial backgrounds, asking for their opinions on numerous…

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The Kennebec County Sheriff’s Office executed search warrants at two unlicensed marijuana cultivation operations on Thursday — one in Farmingdale and one in Manchester — according to a press release. The first warrant was executed on Thursday morning in Manchester following reports from neighbors that a strong marijuana smell was emanating from the building and that the building was being used as an illegal grow site. Police arrived at the 399 Pond Road, Manchester, at roughly 9:40am, where they found an old farmhouse that had been converted into a large marijuana growing operation. Police found the building empty of any…

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A Falmouth woman has filed a class-action lawsuit against her health insurance company, claiming that it illegally discriminated against her based on her disability — obesity — because it refused to cover her weight loss medication. [RELATED: 30% of Maine High School Students Overweight or Obese…] “This type of discrimination is not new; rather, it follows from a long history of prejudice, exclusion, and stigmatization of people with disabilities in general and of people diagnosed with obesity, in particular,” said 29-year-old Jamie Whittemore in her complaint. “Defendant Cigna Health and Life Insurance Company (“Cigna”) discriminates on the basis of disability…

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The Maine Immigrant Rights Coalition (MIRC) has issued a statement condemning President Joe Biden’s new executive order, which aims to reduce the number of asylum seekers admitted into the U.S. to roughly one million per year, for being too strict. [RELATED: Biden Admin Offers ‘mass amnesty’ to migrants, Terminating 350,000 Asylum Cases: NYP…] “MIRC has long advocated for immigration policies that recognize and value the contributions of asylum-seeking individuals and refugees to our nation. Restricting the ability to apply for asylum is both ineffective and dangerously increases the risks faced by vulnerable individuals,” said MIRC. “MIRC urges the Biden administration…

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President Joe Biden’s campaign issued a statement criticizing former President Donald Trump for allegedly planning to jail his political opponents if he takes office, a statement that came less than a full week after President Trump was convicted on 34 felony counts in what is widely believed to be a politically motivated trial. [RELATED: Former President Trump Was Found Guilty, So What Happens Next?…] “Reeling and increasingly unhinged from his own felony convictions, Trump raising plans to jail his political opponents is just the latest proof that he will do anything to regain power, preserve his own freedom, and seek…

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Pride Portland, a Portland based LGBT non-profit, took to Instagram to announce the Portland pride parade, which they claim will be the largest pride festival in the northeast U.S. The event will include cross-dressing performer “Letta Dicken,” who recently made national headlines for offering a salacious performance to children under the age of ten in Windham. [RELATED: Drag Queen “Letta Dicken” Braves Unsubstantiated Dangers to Perform for Children at Maine LGBT Event…] The event will take place on June 15 in the Deering Oaks Park, and will feature two simultaneous drag shows and unspecified “kid friendly activities.” “Get ready for…

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Maine’s top Democrats, alongside U.S. Sen. Angus King (I), have opted not to post LGBT-themed messages across their social media in celebration of so-called “Pride Month.” In previous years, Gov. Janet Mills (D) has issued official statements on June 1. [RELATED: Drag Queen “Letta Dicken” Braves Unsubstantiated Dangers to Perform for Children at Maine LGBT Event…] Sen. King, who is also up for re-election, likewise ignored the start of the month, instead opting on June 3 to celebrate an organic farm run by Somali immigrants in Wales, Maine. https://twitter.com/SenAngusKing/status/1797754154900959677 Even Maine House Speaker Rachel Talbot Ross (D-Portland) has neglected to…

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Former President Donald Trump has announced a new “Swamp the Vote” initiative, which encourages Republicans to turn out to vote early, or with absentee ballots by mail if they are unable to vote on election day, to ensure that as many Republicans as possible vote. [RELATED: Maine’s Bellows Has Not Released Ballot Drop-Box Locations, Over a Week after Maine’s Republican Primary Early Voting Began…] “Republicans must win and we will use every appropriate tool to beat the Democrats because they are destroying our country. Whether you vote absentee, by mail, early in person or on election day, we are going…

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One of Maine’s primary gun control advocate groups, the Maine Gun Safety Coalition, oversaw a gun-giveback program on Saturday at local police departments throughout southern Maine. Despite the focus on gun safety, contractors working with MGSC and the Old Orchard Beach Police Department failed to practice basic gun safety when they attempted to saw a loaded blackpowder rifle, which led to the negligent discharge of the firearm. Luckily, instead of injuring any bystanders, the musket round instead damaged two vehicles. “As one of the firearms was being cut the weapon discharged expelling a roundthrough the barrel. The round was found…

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Windham and Raymond hosted a “Pride Month” event on Sunday aimed at exposing children to LGBT-themed content, and though the attendance of several drag queens was in doubt due to unsubstantiated claims of mortal peril, performer “Letta Dicken” was on site to perform. The towns’ first ever pride event was marketed as being for all ages, and was originally scheduled to include storytime for children–although the promotional material did not specify a book–a craft fair, “bracelet making,” and the controversial cross-dressing performers. “Features a fabulous daytime, all-ages drag show starring local queens Chartreuse Money, Mama Martini, Letta the Queen, and…

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Cambridge, Mass., is currently working to implement a system which would send a team of unarmed social workers to respond to some emergency 911 calls instead of police. The new program seeks to deploy members of the city’s Community Assistance Response and Engagement (CARE) team to certain calls involving non-violent crimes and mental health crises. According to the Boston Globe, Cambridge’s new program will be the only one of its kind in the state, because, unlike similar programs in which social workers respond alongside police, the CARE team will not be accompanied by police when they are deployed. The plan…

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A new study from the Vrije Universiteit in Amsterdam suggests that government responses to COVID-19 and the mRNA injections marketed as vaccines may have increased the number of excess deaths worldwide since 2020. [RELATED: Maine DHHS Looks to Spend $200k on COVID-19 ‘Vaccine Equity’ Program…] “During the pandemic, it was emphasised by politicians and the media on a daily basis that every Covid-19 death mattered and every life deserved protection through containment measures and Covid-19 vaccines. In the aftermath of the pandemic, the same moral should apply,” said the researchers. The study found that in 2020, 1,033,122 excess deaths were…

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Former Chief Medical Advisor to the U.S. President Anthony Fauci, who headed the nationwide response to the COVID-19 outbreak under both former President Donald Trump and President Joe Biden, admitted that there was no scientific evidence for six-foot social distancing during an interview with the Republican led House Select Subcommittee on the Coronavirus Pandemic. [RELATED: House COVID Subcommittee Requests Fauci’s Personal Emails and Phone Records After ‘secret back channel’ Revelations…] “Yeah. I think it would fall under the category of empiric. Just an empiric decision that wasn’t based on data or even data that could be accomplished. But I’m thinking…

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The United Kingdom has announced a new emergency ban on puberty blockers for minors, a decision that follows less strict restrictions imposed in March. The new emergency restrictions build upon the March restrictions, in which Britain’s National Health Service (NHS) stopped routinely prescribing puberty blockers to minors with gender dysphoria. The new restrictions, which will be in effect from June 3 to September 3, will completely bar any private prescribers from issuing puberty blockers to new patients in Britain, Scotland, and Wales. [RELATED: UK Bans Puberty Blockers for Minors as Maine Pushes Sanctuary Status for “Gender-Affirming” Treatments…] “The move follows…

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Democrat Senator Joe Manchin (W.Va) announced on Friday that he has changed his party affiliation and will unenroll from the Democratic Party to become an independent. “Let’s work together to fix America. Don’t hate the other side. There’s only one side – the American side – and we have to work together to save our country. That’s why I changed my party registration to no party affiliation,” said Sen. Manchin on X. https://twitter.com/Sen_JoeManchin/status/1796573138798387299 Manchin’s announcement came just one day after the highly controversial guilty verdict in former President Donald Trump’s hush-money trial was announced. [RELATED: Trump Guilty: Leftist Judge, Prosecutor…

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A Massachusetts man was apprehended at a migrant shelter in Chelmsford last month after police in Manchester, N.H., issued a warrant for his arrest on charges that he sexually assaulted a child under the age of 13. Angel M. Rivera-Laureano, 59, has been charged with felonious sexual assault after he allegedly fondled the genitals of the 12-year-old daughter of his girlfriend for five to ten minutes, according to court records obtained by the Maine Wire. According to court records, the Manchester Police Department issued a warrant for Rivera-Laureano’s arrest last year for the alleged assault, which occurred September 1, 2023.…

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Maine’s congressional delegation has spoken out following the unprecedented conviction of former Republican President Donald Trump in New York on Thursday on charges related to hush money payments made to a sex worker more than ten years ago. [RELATED: Trump Guilty: Leftist Judge, Prosecutor Secure 34 Guilty Verdicts Against Trump…] The conviction is widely believed to be a politically motivated attempt by Democrat activists and supporters of President Joe Biden’s campaign to discredit President Trump before the upcoming November election. “The district attorney, who campaigned on a promise to prosecute Donald Trump, brought these charges precisely because of who the…

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The Daily Mail has released a new map breaking down the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s (USDA) most recent data on Chinese ownership of U.S. farmland, which has seen a dramatic increase since 2010. [RELATED: 3.5 Million Acres of Maine Land Owned by Foreign Interests: USDA…] “The Mexican cartels are dropping off millions in cash from the sale of poisonous drugs to the Chinese criminals and the cash is being used in many cases to buy this real estate,” said former DEA Special Operations Director Derek Maltz on X. https://twitter.com/derekmaltz_sr/status/1796179402352443685 The new map breaks down USDA data showing foreign ownership of…

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Audit results acquired by The Maine Wire have revealed that the taxpayer funded migrant resettlement non-profit Maine Immigrant and Refugee Services (MEIRS) has overcharged MaineCare by more than a million dollars in recent years. [RELATED: Catholic Charities Maine Touts Taxpayer-Funded Migrant Resettlement Plans…] Audits conducted by the Department of Health and Human Services’ (DHHS) Program Integrity (PI) division reveal that the Lewiston-based MEIRS has been overcharging MainCare since at least 2013. The audits show that MEIRS was charging MaineCare for various, non-eligible expenses, including more than $80 for bringing an immigrant to McDonalds for “a snack,” ferrying immigrants to and…

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The Maine Wire has acquired an internal Maine State Government Document intended to push supervisors working for the state to implement divisive Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) practices. [RELATED: Maine DEI Board Says No Conflict of Interest with $12,000 Grant to Co-Chair’s Sister…] “Welcome to the Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion Training Resource List for supervisors in Maine State Government. A specific focus has been placed on DEI as it relates to race, disability, gender and sexuality, age, and mental health. The goal of this document is to provide learning opportunities for you as supervisors as you strive to foster inclusive…

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Gov. Janet Mills (D) announced a temporary replacement for Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) Commissioner Jeanne Lambrew, who announced her resignation earlier this month. [RELATED: Lambrew Out at Maine DHHS…] Lambrew will be replaced by current deputy commissioner Sara Gagné-Holmes, who will take on the role of acting commissioner until a permanent replacement is found. “Deputy Commissioner Gagné-Holmes brings a wealth of experience and knowledge, as well as the respect of her colleagues, to the position of Acting Commissioner,” said Gov. Mills. “Having served as Deputy Commissioner for more than five years, she deeply understands the operations of the Department…

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U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) introduced a bill on Friday which would prevent the U.S. government from using taxpayer money to censor online opinions and news it opposes, in a blatant violation of the First Amendment. [RELATED: Massie Introduces Bill to Abolish the Federal Reserve…] “I’ve introduced HR 8519 to eliminate taxpayer funding of online censorship. The Twitter Files showed the government colludes with private companies and universities to violate the 1st Amendment. Congress must use the power of the purse to end this unconstitutional activity,” said Rep. Massie on X. https://twitter.com/RepThomasMassie/status/1793702219705160003 The text of Massie’s bill, H.R. 8519, entitled…

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The U.S. House voted Thursday to bar non-citizens from voting in Washington D.C. elections, and to repeal a 2022 law which allowed non-citizen D.C. residents to vote in local elections. [RELATED: Pingree Doesn’t Think Illegals Who Attack Police Should Be Deported…] “Allowing noncitizens—including illegal aliens and foreign agents—to vote in elections dilutes the voting power of the citizen voter. My legislation ensures that only American citizens can vote in our Nation’s capital,” said Rep. August Pfluger (R-Tex.), who sponsored the bill. https://twitter.com/RepPfluger/status/1793711470150336788 The bill, H.R. 192, repeals the 2022 Local Resident Voting Rights Amendment Act, which was passed by a…

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Numerous world leaders, including President Joe Biden, have officially mourned the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, whose brutality earned him the nickname “The Butcher of Tehran.” [RELATED: WAR: President Biden Launches Unilateral Strikes on Iranian Targets…] “The United States expresses its official condolences for the death of Iranian President Ebrahim Raisi, Foreign Minister Amir-Abdollahian, and other members of their delegation in a helicopter crash in northwest Iran.  As Iran selects a new president, we reaffirm our support for the Iranian people and their struggle for human rights and fundamental freedoms,” said Matthew Miller, U.S. State Department of State spokesman.…

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The U.S. House voted on Thursday to prevent the creation of a Central Bank Digital Currency (CBDC) despite opposition from the vast majority of Democrats. [RELATED: EU Takes Steps Towards Roll Out of New Digital ID Wallet…] “My legislation ensures that the United States’ digital currency policy remains in the hands of the American people so that any development of digital money reflects our values of privacy, individual sovereignty, and free market competitiveness,” said Rep. Tom Emmer (R-Minn.) on X. https://twitter.com/GOPMajorityWhip/status/1793702400924213633 The bill, H.R. 5403, which had 165 co-sponsors, prohibits the Federal Reserve from issuing currency to, or holding accounts…

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The Biden campaign is currently looking for a new meme manager as his poll numbers plummet among younger voters. [RELATED: CNN Poll Puts Trump Significantly Ahead of Biden…] “The Biden for President (BFP) campaign is looking for a Partner Manager to join the Digital Partnerships team. In this role, you will initiate and manage day-to-day operations in engaging the internet’s top content and meme pages. The ideal candidate for this role is passionate about bringing political content to voters where they already are on the internet,” says the job posting. The new position will require the meme manager to cultivate…

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Maine’s Emergency Management Agency, along with the Maine National Guard’s Civil Support Team, will conduct full-scale training exercises to prepare for a potential weapon of mass destruction (WMD) attack on Maine. https://twitter.com/CityPortland/status/1793613062869557373 The exercises will take place in the first week of June, and will last for three days, from June 3-6. The operation, called Katahdin Shield 2024, will involve 30 agencies, including federal authorities, as well as state law enforcement and fire departments, and will also incorporate hazmat teams. Katahdin Shield will have the participating agencies simulating a response to attacks on Maine from biological, chemical, explosive, radiological, and…

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The E.U. has recently announced the rollout of its new “Digital ID” regulations which went into effect on Monday, and which are the precursor to the EU’s goal of providing digital identity wallets for all citizens by 2026. The digital ID project — and digital IDs generally — have drawn widespread concern over the potential for government overreach and the loss of individual liberty. [RELATED: Republican Senators Move to Block CBDC (FedCoin)…] “As someone who has tracked the advantages and perils of technology for human rights over the past ten years, I am nevertheless convinced that digital ID, writ large,…

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Email communications recently provided to The Daily Wire show that Seattle, Washington schoolchildren can acquire transgender hormone therapy from public school clinics. [RELATED: Study Shows The Vast Majority of Children Confused About Their Gender Grow Out of The Feelings Without Intervention…] The healthcare organization offering the treatments, Neighborcare Health, operates 14 public school based clinics in middle and elementary schools in Seattle and in the nearby Vashon Island School District. This clinics are similar in form and function to the “school-based clinics” at a number of Maine public school districts, including one at Lawrence High School that made headlines last…

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Microsoft’s CEO Satya Nadella announced a new feature for its PCs on Monday, which will allow advanced Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) to record everything on a user’s screen in the name of convenience. [RELATED: College Board Asks Maine to Exempt Non-Profits from Proposed Data Privacy Legislation…] “This is a Black Mirror episode. Definitely turning this ‘feature’ off,” said Elon Musk on X, responding to the announcement. https://twitter.com/elonmusk/status/1792690964672450971 The new feature, called Recall, will constantly take screenshots of whatever appears on the PC, and use those screenshots to compile an A.I. searchable database of everything that has ever been displayed on the…

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The Maine Department of Transportation (DOT) has submitted a request for millions of dollars in taxpayer money to fund the development of the historically untouched Sears Island. “Maine has a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to help transform our economy, protect our environment, create good-paying jobs, and support the generation of clean, affordable, reliable energy for Maine and the region,” said DOT Commissioner Bruce Van Note. “At the direction of Governor Mills, we will work collaboratively across the Administration to bring every federal dollar available to Maine to help us seize this opportunity for our people, our environment, and our future,” Van Note…

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WikiLeaks founder and journalist Julian Assange has been granted the right to appeal his extradition order to the U.S. following lengthy proceedings in U.K. courts. [RELATED: Julian Assange Extradition Halted Unless U.S. Guarantees That He Won’t Face Execution… “The sun doesn’t shine all that much in London, but today, a glimpse, a sun ray of justice finally finally saw it, and it will mark a path to victory,” said Wikileaks Editor-in-Chief Kristinn Hrafnsson. “Julian Assange has now the right to appeal, and that in itself should send the right message across the sea to the Biden administration,” he said. https://twitter.com/FreeAssangeNews/status/1792536403831644346…

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A Vienna, Maine man was arrested Thursday after recklessly discharging a firearm, assaulting a game warden, and harassing neighbors as part of a drunken rampage. Kennebec County Sheriff’s Deputy Brandon Van Wyk responded to a call from residents on Ithiel Gordon Road who complained that their neighbor, the 37-year-old Robert Locke was harassing them and recklessly firing a gun in the residential area. Locke was allegedly yelling at the victims and honking a car horn while sitting in the driveway, although the press release doesn’t specify whether Locke was in his driveway or the victim’s. Deputy Van Wyk arrived at…

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Data on the Oxford Street homeless shelter in Portland, discovered by X user TheUninquirer, revealed that the vast majority of homeless people filling the shelter are not Maine residents. [RELATED: Portland’s Homeless Services Center Reports High Number of “Out-of-State” Intakes…] “Democrats will look you in the face & tell you it’s not happening. Then when you have proof, they will tell you why it’s a good thing. Why did hundreds of Californians go to Oxford Shelter in Portland,” said TheUninquirer on X. https://twitter.com/unquirer/status/1791428328743678287?s=42&t=35ofDy7P66X_FjWPzvwxLg According to data from February and March 2023, the taxpayer funded Oxford Street Shelter took in significantly…

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The city of Westbrook is considering a new ordinance which would allow private homes, along with churches and community centers, to be used as homeless shelters, as the vast majority of people applying for housing assistance in the city are immigrants. The proposal follows an earlier admission by the Westbrook official running the city’s welfare program that “90 to 95 percent” of welfare recipients are migrants — or “New Mainers.” [RELATED: Lawmakers Unanimously Approve Increased State Funding for Homeless Shelters and Development of 10-Year Plan to Address “Root Causes” of Homelessness in Maine…] “What we can afford in this ordinance…

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President Joe Biden issued a statement Friday, celebrating LGBT Americans, and highlighting his numerous policies, foreign and domestic, meant to prioritize and push LGBT rights. “This is a matter of human rights, plain and simple. The United States applauds those individuals and groups worldwide working to defend the rights of LGBTQI+ people,” said President Biden. The statement came in response to the “International Day Against Homophobia, Transphobia, and Biphobia,” which is meant to commemorate the anniversary of the World Health Organization’s decision to declassify homosexuality as a mental disorder. In his statement, Biden recounted the numerous policies he has pushed…

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U.S. Rep. Thomas Massie (R-Ky.) introduced a bill on Thursday which would abolish the U.S. Federal Reserve Bank, liquidate all of its assets, and return them to the national treasury. “Americans would be better off if the Federal Reserve did not exist. The Fed devalues our currency by monetizing the debt, causing inflation,” said Rep. Massie on X. https://twitter.com/RepThomasMassie/status/1791216728728346721 Massie’s bill had 20 Republican co-sponsors, including Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene (R-Ga.), Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-Fla.) and Rep. Chip Roy (R-Tex.) Massie’s bill would give the government a year to prepare for the ramifications of abolishing the institution before going into…

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A new study conducted by the University of Texas Medical Branch has revealed that sex-change surgeries increase the risk of suicide by more than 12 times. “Individuals who underwent gender-affirming surgery had a 12.12-fold higher suicide attempt risk than those who did not,” said the study. The study is among the first — and most exhaustive — to provide actual analysis of the claim frequently advanced by advocates for sex-change surgeries that the procedures prevent gender dysphoric individuals from committing suicide. The researchers conducted the study by examining anonymous data about patients with emergency hospital visits at 56 healthcare organizations,…

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A new study, conducted by Just Facts, claims that roughly 10-27 percent of adult non-citizens in the U.S. are illegally registered to vote. According to the study, this translates to roughly 2-5 million adults illegally registered to vote as of 2022, based on 2022 census numbers, which claim that 19 million non-citizen adults live in the country. [RELATED: Newly Revealed Data Shows the Number of Illegal Immigrants Who “Gotaway” From Border Patrol…] “American elections are being illegally and illegitimately decided,” said Independent Journalist Kyle Becker on X. https://twitter.com/kylenabecker/status/1790924079744041026?s=43&t=35ofDy7P66X_FjWPzvwxLg Given the closeness of many U.S. elections, 2-5 million illegal others could…

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New Customs and Border Patrol (CBP) data, acquired by Fox News reporter Bill Melugin, reveals the number of illegal immigrant “gotaways” who were not encountered by CBP, adding to the already astronomical numbers of illegal immigrants encountered at the border under the Biden Administration. [RELATED: Jaw-Dropping Videos Show Illegal Aliens Streaming Over Unsecure U.S. Border By the Tens of Thousands…] “Internal CBP data I obtained via FOIA request reveals 13 years of known gotaways data at the border, showing gotaways have *exploded* under the Biden admin compared to the Trump & Obama years. This is the first time these numbers…

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U.S. Rep. Chellie Pingree, along with 147 other Democrats, voted against a bill which would require the detention and deportation of any illegal immigrant who assaults a law enforcement officer. [RELATED: Jared Golden, Chellie Pingree Want Illegal Aliens Counted in Census…] “Today, Democrats had a choice between standing up for our law enforcement or standing with illegal immigrants. Unsurprisingly, they chose illegal immigrants,” said Rep. Jeff Drew (R-N.J.), the bill’s sponsor, on X. https://twitter.com/Congressman_JVD/status/1790895995326251408 The bill, H.R. 7343, the Detain and Deport Illegal Aliens Who Assault Cops Act, requires the Secretary of Homeland Security to take any illegal immigrant who…

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President Joe Biden took to twitter on Wednesday to announce, in a highly edited video, that he will debate Former President Donald Trump twice before the general election is held in November. “Donald Trump lost two debates to me in 2020, and since then he hasn’t shown up for a debate, now he’s acting like he wants to debate me again, well make my day pall, I’ll even do it twice. So let’s pick the dates Donald, I hear you’re free on Wednesdays,” said President Biden. https://twitter.com/TheMaineWire/status/1790725073847963806 The video, which was intended to portray Biden as a confident and coherent…

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A new report from Martina Boguslavets, a chairwoman for the Ukrainian anti-corruption group Mezha, revealed that millions of dollars meant to fund the fortification of the Kharkov province in Ukraine were stolen by officials. “Multi-million contracts for the construction of fortification structures, for which a total of 7 billion hryvnias [roughly $176 million] was spent, were [transferred] by the Kharkov Regional State Administration to dummy companies,” said Bougslavets. In the report, published on the pro-Ukrainian news outlet Ukrainska Pravda, Boguslavets explained that local officials had been embezzling millions meant to fortify the province against Russian forces. The Kharkov region has…

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A study conducted by the St. Louis Federal Reserve’s Institute for Economic Equity has found that over one in three members of Gen Z had no source of income whatsoever as of 2022. [RELATED: The Forgotten Man: U.S. Faces Nationwide Decline in Workforce Participation Among Men…] “This group has experienced what amounts to two distinct economies relatively early in their lives, one disrupted by a public health emergency and a recession and the other characterized by high inflation and the tightest labor market since World War II,” said the St. Louis Fed. The group examined data from young people, aged…

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President Joe Biden announced a slew of new tariffs on Chinese exports on Tuesday, marking a complete reversal of his previous statements regarding similar tariffs, which were instituted under former President Donald Trump. [RELATED: Maine Rep Pushes for Increased Tariffs on Chinese Auto, Renewable Energy Imports…] “I just imposed a series of tariffs on goods made in China,” said President Biden on X, “China is determined to dominate these industries. I’m determined to ensure America leads the world in them.” https://twitter.com/catturd2/status/1790407420243497215 Under the new policy, China will need to pay significant tariffs on many products exported to the U.S., 100…

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U.S. Rep. Jared Golden (D-Maine) appeared Monday on the National Public Radio (NPR) sponsored Maine Calling radio show to discuss a variety of issues, including his recently proposed bills targeting China with tariffs, his changing position on gun control, and his opinions on the Israel-Hamas war. [RELATED: Maine Rep Pushes for Increased Tariffs on Chinese Auto, Renewable Energy Imports…] Although Rep. Golden was given a cordial reception by the show’s host, Jennifer Rooks, during his interview he was faced with far less amicable comments from listeners calling into the show. The contention was largely over Golden’s continued support for Israel.…

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Maine’s Gun Safety Coalition released a statement on Monday, celebrating the new gun control bills signed into law following the Oct. 25 Lewiston shooting, announcing a new “gun giveback” program, and begging Mainers to celebrate Gov. Janet Mills for her support of gun restrictions. [RELATED: Janet Mills Vetoes Bump Stock Ban, Allows 72-Hour Waiting Period Bill to Become Law Without Signature…] “Gun Safety Advocates have so much to celebrate right now, as we are two weeks into the enactment of two major pieces of gun safety legislation in Maine: expanded Background Checks and 72 hr Waiting Periods,” said the coalition.…

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A group of three U.S. representatives have proposed a bill, spearheaded by Rep. Andy Ogles (R-Tenn.), which could send U.S. citizens to Gaza, an active war zone, even if their crimes are completely unrelated to antisemitism or Israel. [RELATED: Campus Protest Funders Also Donate to Top Maine Democrats…] “It’s time for all the woke, liberal terrorist sympathizers who have committed crimes in the name of Gaza to get a much needed reality check. That’s why@TXRandy14, @RepJeffDuncan and I introduced legislation that would send them to Gaza to complete their six months of community service,” said Rep. Ogles on X. https://twitter.com/RepOgles/status/1790020089569296411…

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Maine state bureaucrats are paying tribute to Asian Americans as part of “Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AANHPI) Heritage Month.” [RELATED: Mills Admin Tells State Workers to Chin Up Despite Impact of Supermoon, Retrograde Mercury…] Kirsten Figueroa, the commissioner of Maine’s Department of Administrative and Financial Services (DAFS), sent out a department wide memo on Thursday complaining about people mispronouncing her name, in an attempt to honor Asian Americans. “Has anyone ever mispronounced your name? With my last name, I’m no stranger to mumbled introductions and the long pause at the doctor’s office before the nurse attempts to…

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Both of Maine’s U.S. Representatives, along with U.S. Sen. Angus King, an Independent who caucuses with Democrats, have received funding from sources affiliated with groups facilitating the pro-Hamas, anti-Israel protests which have embroiled campuses across the country. According to a Politico report, Democrat mega-donors from the Soros, Rockefeller, and Pritzker families have all been linked to the organizations directly involved in organizing and funding the campus protests. One of those sources, Democrat mega donor George Soros, also reportedly backs the National Trust for Local News, which recently purchased numerous local newspapers in Maine, including the Portland Press Herald and its…

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A Chinese man found during a raid at an illegal marijuana grow claimed that he was kidnapped and forced to work there against his will. “Xisen brought Guanashi to Maine against his will and Guanashi did not want to be here,” said Penobscot County Sheriff Troy Morton. The police report acquired by The Maine Wire came from a February bust in which the Penobscot County Sheriff’s Department raided an illegal grow operation in a Passadumkeag house. https://www.themainewire.com/2024/04/triad-weed-first-chinese-national-faces-federal-charges-for-weed-operation-in-maine/ Deputies found three men during the raid, one of whom, Xisen Guo, a 67-year-old with a New York driver’s license, was ultimately arrested,…

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An investigation from the Washington Examiner revealed that taxpayer funded health care centers are partnering with a non-profit which seeks to register patients to vote early in the 2024 election. The Washington Examiner believes the group has a significant bias in favor of President Joe Biden. The non-profit, Vot-ER, partners with numerous other non-profit health groups and “get-out-and-vote” non-profits, including the George Soros funded League of Women Voters, which has been active in Maine, distributing fliers targeting non-citizens and encouraging them to register to vote. [RELATED: Far-Left Advocacy Group Targeted Homeless People, Ineligible Voters With Election Guides in 2023…] Many…

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The U.S. Secret Service conducted an investigation into a Maine veteran after he made jokes about the Biden family on social media. [RELATED: Secret Service Closes White House Cocaine Probe, No Suspect Identified, No Surveillance Footage…] According to the Secret Service, the federal law enforcement agency tasked with defending the President, the Maine man who drew their ire “posted statements of unusual interest towards the Biden family,” but was not accused of making any threats towards the president, his family, or any other government officials. The investigation, which took place in 2022, was revealed by the Daily Caller after it…

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Gov. Janet Mills (D-Maine) announced the release of an independent study which claims that her renewable energy push has driven significant growth in the state’s economy. The study, released Wednesday, cost taxpayers $35,000 according to the Governor’s Energy Office (GEO) which commissioned it. “We are putting Maine people to work in rewarding, good-paying jobs that, in turn, are contributing billions to the state’s economy while helping to stabilize energy costs for households and businesses and reduce emissions that are harming our environment,” said Mills. The new study, conducted by the BW Research Partnership, claims that Mills’ renewable energy push has…

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Workforce participation among “prime age” men in the U.S. and Maine has been decreasing in a concerning trend. “The US has a major issue of prime-age men giving up and permanently exiting the labor force. What’s striking about this is that it doesn’t get talked about at all – not in the mainstream media and not by economists – even though this obviously feeds political radicalization,” said Robin Brooks, senior fellow at the Brookings Institute, on X. https://twitter.com/robin_j_brooks/status/1787127957451936093 Information compiled by the Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), shows that workforce participation among males in the 25-54 “prime” age group, has…

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Maine is the 28th best state to live in according to a new report from U.S. News. But the state’s ranking has dropped slightly since 2018, when it was rated the 22nd best overall by the same outlet. Maine’s lowest score came in the “education” category, where it ranked 43rd among the states, a significant drop from its 2018 score, where it was deemed the 19th best state for education. Although Maine’s overall education is not dead last, U.S. News did rate the state’s public schools as the worst in the nation, following an overview of all public schools in…

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Maine Gov. Janet Mills (D) signed an executive order Monday meant to increase the number of women working in construction, a profession which has been, and continues to be, dominated by men. “Women are a crucial part of Maine’s workforce, and they should be welcomed and embraced in every sector of our economy, including those traditionally dominated by men like the construction industry and the trades,” said Gov. Mills. https://twitter.com/GovJanetMills/status/1787618102147944491 Mills’ executive order came as she lamented that only 15 percent of Maine’s construction workers are women, which is nevertheless higher than the national level, where only 11 percent of…

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An April report from the Irish media outlet Sunday World showed that the United States is not the only Western nation to become home to illegal marijuana grow sites operated by Chinese transnational criminal organizations. According to the news outlet, the situation was revealed to the public after Ireland’s Criminal Assets Bureau took a case against two Chinese nationals who were linked to at least four illegal marijuana grow sites. The largest grow site linked to the Chinese nationals, Yan Yan Fan and Guang Yin Wang, was busted by police over a decade ago in 2012. That site was in…

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U.S. Attorney Darcie McElwee, a appointee of President Joe Biden, released a statement Friday addressing the numerous Chinese operated illegal marijuana grow sites across Maine. [RELATED: Triad Weed: Here Are All the Raids Maine Cops Have Conducted on Illegal Chinese Drug Trafficking Operations…] “The success of our collective efforts is already evident with 40+ operations shut down and multiple arrests made over the last several months. We expect this law enforcement action to continue until the individuals operating the illegal grows come to understand that Maine is not a safe or hospitable place for such activity,” said McElwee. The attorney…

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President Joe Biden announced on Friday that he will be allowing some illegal immigrants to receive taxpayer-funded medical welfare under the Affordable Care Act, commonly known as Obamacare. [RELATED: Trump Plans to Use National Guard and Military to Defend the Country Against Illegal Immigrants…] “Today, my Administration is expanding affordable, quality health care coverage to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) recipients. Dreamers are our loved ones, our nurses, teachers, and small business owners. And they deserve the promise of health care just like all of us,” said President Biden. The newly announced rules will apply to the over 800,000…

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A Portland man pleaded guilty on Tuesday in the U.S. District Court in Portland to his role in a conspiracy to commit identity theft and bank fraud. Throughout May and June of 2022, the 22-year-old Paul Logugune participated in a series of thefts, stealing wallets and purses from unoccupied vehicles. According to court records, Logugune, and another unnamed criminal committed the thefts in order to take drivers licenses and checkbooks. Longuge and the unnamed conspirator forged checks in the stolen checkbooks, making them payable to names on the stolen licenses. They then hired an unspecified number of other conspirators to cash…

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President Joe Biden finally addressed the anti-Israel protestors illegally occupying and vandalizing college campuses across the country. [RELATED: Biden Lashes Out at Press, Suffers Memory Lapse While Denying Senility…] The President delivered three minutes worth of unscheduled remarks on Thursday, shortly before departing for North Carolina to discuss the economy and to visit families of four law enforcement officers killed earlier this week. “We’ve all seen images, and they put to the test two fundamental American principles, the first is the right to free speech, and for people to peacefully assemble and make their voices heard, the second, is the…

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The U.S. House voted Wednesday to define antisemitism for the purpose of enforcing antidiscrimination laws, “and for other purposes.” The new bill has drawn significant backlash from many conservatives, who have complained that it is a violation of First Amendment rights, and have taken issue with certain clauses in the definition of antisemitism. “Yet again today on the floor of the House of Representatives we had another show vote to make people feel good about themselves by passing a bill that says antisemitism in the title. That’s what happened, and it was put on the floor by Republican leadership,” said…

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In April, Former President Donald Trump sat down with Time Magazine for a lengthy interview discussing the policies he plans to implement on various issues if he wins re-election. https://twitter.com/TrumpDailyPosts/status/1785295700047347858 Among the numerous topics discussed during the interview, the invasion of the U.S. by an unprecedented number of illegal immigrants emerged as a key issue. President Trump was asked about his plan to institute mass deportations of illegal immigrants and prevent them from re-entering the country. “I think in terms of the National Guard. But if I thought things were getting out of control, I would have no problem using…

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The U.S. has unveiled new rules for auto manufacturers, requiring all new cars to be fitted with automatic emergency braking (AEB). “We have a crisis of roadway deaths in this country—and today we’re taking a major step toward addressing this with our new rule on automatic emergency braking,” said Department of Transport (DOT) Secretary Pete Buttigieg on X. https://twitter.com/SecretaryPete/status/1785104284511617372 The DOT’s National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) announced the new rules on Monday, claiming that they will save lives and prevent thousands of injuries each year. Advanced AEB systems will automatically apply the brakes if the car detects that it…

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President Joe Biden announced on Tuesday that he has unilaterally decided to cancel another $6.1 billion in student debt as his poll numbers plummet. [RELATED: CNN Poll Puts Trump Significantly Ahead of Biden…] During the announcement, President Biden criticized former president Donald Trump for failing to cancel debt during his term, stating that colleges were “defrauding” students. “While my predecessor looked the other way when colleges defrauded students and borrowers, I promised to take this on directly to provide borrowers with the relief they need and deserve,” said Biden. The latest cancellations affect 317,000 students who attended college at the…

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OnlyFans model and social media influencer Farha Khalidi claimed during a recent interview that she was paid to spread “propaganda” for the Biden Administration. “TikTok was basically full-time for me, like I was taking ads by the time I graduated college from like the Biden Administration and Planned Parenthood,” said Khalidi, “I was doing full-on political propaganda.” https://twitter.com/RichardHanania/status/1783931010549465167 Khalida, who has a significant following on TikTok, as well as making content on OnlyFans, a site which allows users to pay individual “creators” for access to their content, and is largely used for pornography, revealed her involvement in political propaganda during…

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U.S. intelligence agencies believe that Russian President Vladimir Putin did not order the assassination of Russian opposition politician Alexei Navalny, according to a report from the Wall Street Journal (WSJ). [RELATED: Russian Opposition Leader Dead Under Mysterious Circumstances…] After speaking to anonymous sources working in intelligence, the journal discovered a consensus among agencies, including the Central Intelligence Agency (CIA) which believes that Putin did not order the death of Navalny. According to the WSJ, the intelligence agencies came to their consensus with a combination of classified and public information. They believe that Putin would not have had Navalny assassinated, because…

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A new CNN poll published on Sunday places Former President Donald Trump far ahead of President Joe Biden, particularly if third-party candidates, such as Robert Kennedy Jr., are factored in. [RELATED: Biden’s Approval Rating Hits Historic Low: Gallup…] https://twitter.com/ByronYork/status/1784571427925922004?ref_src=twsrc%5Etfw%7Ctwcamp%5Etweetembed%7Ctwterm%5E1784571427925922004%7Ctwgr%5Ed5dda8352dad2ee897795b7e739e28af71a2177a%7Ctwcon%5Es1_&ref_url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.dailywire.com%2Fnews%2Fnew-cnn-poll-spells-likely-disaster-for-biden-as-election-looms-nearer CNN polled 1,212 adults between April 18-23, asking them numerous questions about political policy, and their preferred president. The new poll showed that 43 percent would support Biden, compared to 49 percent for Trump, with four percent choosing “other,” three percent who would not vote at all, and one percent with no opinion. When third-party candidates, such as Robert F Kennedy…

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Maine’s Republican delegates voted Saturday to add “Defend the Guard” to the party’s official platform after it was proposed by Sen. Eric Brakey (R-Androscoggin). With “Defend the Guard” as part of the platform, Republican legislators will be expected to work to prevent the deployment of the Maine State National Guard to any foreign conflict, unless the U.S. Congress officially issues a declaration of war as required by the U.S. Constitution. “Happy to report my proposed #DefendTheGuard amendment to the Maine Republican Platform has passed overwhelmingly at today’s convention by a voice vote of the delegates. The Maine GOP joins the…

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Ford has suffered astronomical losses from its electric vehicle (EV) unit in the first four months of 2024 following a push to lead the auto manufacturing industry in electric “zero emissions” cars. [RELATED: Environmental Groups Sue Maine in Effort to Force Adoption of Controversial EV Mandate…] According to a report from CNN, the car manufacturer has lost $1.3 billion in just the first four months of 2024. During the year’s first quarter, Ford Model E, the branch of the company dedicated to EV manufacturing, sold 10,000 vehicles, including the electric F-150 Lightning, and the Mustang Mach-E. The report shows that…

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Maine’s Supreme Judicial Court decided on Thursday to uphold a COVID vaccine mandate for emergency workers, which was originally instituted in 2021. [RELATED: Maine Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Case Challenging Vaccine Mandates for EMTs…] “The [Emergency Medical Services] EMS immunization rule was consistent with the purposes of the EMS Act, and the EMS Board followed the applicable rule making process for the promulgation of the EMS immunization rule, we affirm the court’s judgment,” said the Supreme Court in its ruling. Following the ruling, the Maine EMS Board will be permitted to continue forcing all employees to receive vaccines…

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New provisional data published by the U.S. Center for Disease Control (CDC) shows that the U.S. birth rate has hit a record low, and is now significantly below the replacement rate. “The birth rate on Earth is so low that we’re facing civilizational collapse unless the birth rate returns to a sustainable level,” said Elon Musk, who has commented publicly on the disastrous effects of a falling birthrate. https://twitter.com/newstart_2024/status/1780932120170397886 The overall birth rate and the number of new babies born in the U.S. have been dropping dramatically for years, with 2020 seeing a sharp, 4 percent decrease during COVID lockdowns.…

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Former President Donald Trump took to Truth Social on Wednesday to acknowledge an endorsement from his former Attorney General (AG) Bill Barr, while mocking him for his disagreements with the former president. [RELATED: Trump Posts $175 Million Bond, Blocking NY AG Letitia James Craven Bid to Seize Trump Tower…] “Wow! Former A.G. Bill Barr, who let a lot of great people down by not investigating Voter Fraud in our Country, has just Endorsed me for President despite the fact that I called him “Weak, Slow Moving, Lethargic, Gutless, and Lazy” (New York Post!). Based on the fact that I greatly appreciate…

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Disclosure: The Maine Wire is a project of the Maine Policy Institute, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit that works to expand individual liberty and economic freedom in Maine. Maine ranked dead last on a list compiled by U.S. News comparing the quality of public high schools between states. [RELATED: New Report Analyzes the Decades-Long Decline of Maine K-12 Education…] The U.S. News compiled a list of public high schools and assigned the majority of them scores based on a variety of factors, only leaving out public schools without a grade 12, or with extremely low enrollment. Each school was then assigned a…

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Last week saw more illegal Chinese marijuana grow sites being busted in Somerset and Franklin Counties. Somerset Sheriff Dale Lancaster continued his crusade against the Chinese weed operations in his county with a bust in Ripley which followed shortly after a large bust in Harmony. [RELATED: BREAKING: Somerset County Sheriff, DEA Bust Major Triad Weed Hub in Harmony, Maine…] “These investigations are complicated, and they have been months in development,” said Sheriff Lancaster, “There appears to be a pattern of operations at each one of these locations.” On April 17, one day after a major bust in Harmony which led…

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The U.S. House Select Committee on the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) published a report last week confirming the Chinese government’s role in America’s fentanyl crisis. [RELATED: Baizou Report: 131st Legislature Tackles TikTok, Chinese Tech, But Leaves Triad Weed Unscathed…] “What we see here is the state sponsored poisoning of the United States on behalf of the Chinese Communist Party,” said committee member Rep. Jake Auchincloss (D-Mass.). The report detailed the ways in which the CCP is directly and indirectly involved in the trafficking of fentanyl precursor which then ends up as fentanyl on American streets. “The fentanyl crisis is one…

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A controversial “transgender trafficking” bill officially became Maine law on Monday after receiving the signature of Gov. Janet Mills. “This bill is not about access to health care,” said Rep. Reagan Paul (R-Winterport), speaking out against the bill during house proceedings, “This bill is about empowering abusers.” https://twitter.com/TheMaineWire/status/1782791468127506647 “It should be no surprise to anyone, who has been paying attention, that Janet Mills and the Democrats in Augusta continue to carry the water for the radical special interest groups that have put them in power. LD 227 is just the latest unconscionable idea that the government knows better than the parents…

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The Biden Admin announced on Monday that it is awarding millions of dollars in taxpayer funding to help Maine defend against the weather. “America’s coastal communities are on the frontlines of climate change—and we can tap into the power of nature to deal with sea level rise, storms, and erosion,” said Director of the White House office of Science and Technology Policy Arati Prabhakar, “Through President Biden’s Investing in America Agenda, we are taking historic action to meet the climate crisis and build a more resilient future for all.” The announcement came as part of a national Earth Day campaign…

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During an appearance on the George Hale Ric Tyler (GHRT) Rewind radio show, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) elaborated on the negative impact of illegal Chinese marijuana grows on Maine. [RELATED: AG Garland Had “No Theory” About Triad Weed in Maine When Asked by Susan Collins, Avoiding Mentioning China by Name in His Response to Questions…] “It then became evident to me as the result of some excellent reporting by The Maine Wire that we have, perhaps, more than 200 of the illegal marijuana growing operations in houses, particularly in rural Maine. And this is the most horrifying part, they are…

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