Republican Governor of Maine
Paul LePage Extreme Positions On Issues
Rep. Ken Fredette and Governor Paul LePage discussing domestic violence initiatativeBy: Dsorensen85
What will it take to oust Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker in the upcoming mid-term election? In short, female voter turnout. Because, you see, there's a gender divide on the two running candidates when it comes to the polling, and its significant.
"Governor Scott... I'm not sure I got an answer to the question.." That was a remark from one of the moderators at the gubernatorial debate between incumbent Florida Governor Rick Scott and his Democratic opponent, Charlie Crist. Rick Scott was asked a very straight forward question on discrimination with gay marriage: "Governor Scott, you say you are against discrimination.
If you ever want to see a 'real life experiment' on how to turn Ayn Rand's philosophy into a state wide policy, then look no further than Kansas. Governor Brownback coasted to election four years ago on his promise to make Kansas a bastion of conservative orthodoxy.
Texas Governor Rick Perry plans to run for president in 2016. He even just started his very own super PAC to gather campaign financing, named RickPAC. And the long time governor plans to hit the campaign trail hard later this month, visiting all the key Republican states, including Iowa, New Hampshire and South Carolina, to name a few.
Republican Georgia Governor Nathan Deal signed the "Safe Carry Protection Act" into state law on 4/23/2014. This law is being dubbed the "guns everywhere" bill by its critics. Here are the in's and out's of this incredibly controversial law, that goes into effect on July 1st.
Governor Jan Brewer vetoed Arizona's "religious liberty" bill last evening, putting the brakes on what could have been one of the most discriminatory laws in the country had she given it her approval.
Paul R LePage News & Opinion Articles
|Tue Jul 02, 2013 | bostonglobe.com|
Maine has a long tradition of respected, responsible, restrained leaders who view themselves as Mainers and public servants first — and partisans only as a distant second....
|Mon Jul 25, 2011 | progressivebumpersticker.com|
A letter the was sent into the Bangor Daily News about the misteps of LePage since he became Governor of Maine
Maine Governor Paul LePage claimed that drug dealers with names like "D-Money, Smoothie, Shifty" come to Maine and impregnate young, white girls before they cross leave the state. His office later insisted his comments weren't racist, but that the Governor just wants to stop drug traffickers from coming into Maine.
Maine Democratic House Speaker Mark Eves has filed a lawsuit against Governor Paul LePage accusing the governor of using the power of his office to threaten a private school from hiring him as the schools President. It is illegal in the state of Maine, or anywhere else in America, to use the power of your office to blackmail a private entity into doing what you want.
Paul LePage Marital History
|1972||Divorce||Married in 1972 then divorced.|
That’s like giving my wife my checkbook. I’m telling you, it’s giving your wife your checkbook.
"About 47 percent of able-bodied people in the state of Maine don’t work. About 47 percent. It’s really bad."
"[President Obama] hates white people."
“Now, to add insult to injury, The University of Maine, Presque Isle – anybody here been up there to see that damn windmill in the back yard? Guess what, if it’s not blowing wind outside and they have somebody visiting the campus, they have a little electric motor that turns the blades. I’m serious. They have an electric motor so that they can show people wind power works. Unbelievable. And that’s the government that you have here in the state of Maine."
"But to all you able-bodied people out there, get off the couch and get yourself a job."
"[NAACP can]Kiss my butt"
As your governor you’re gonna be seeing a lot of me on the front page of the newspaper saying, “Gov. LePage tells Obama to ‘Go to Hell.’“