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  •  I always felt that Baldacci (1+ / 0-)
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    was a little too centrist for my liking. He seems like a nice guy, but politically he just seemed happy to muddle along and not progress too far.

    I predict there will be a cat in the sack -- probably ceiling cat. ~ consciousness razor.

    by Plox on Fri Dec 24, 2010 at 12:46:53 PM PST

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    •  He wanted to cut MaineCare funding (0+ / 0-)

      for persons with TBI.

      Busloads of folks with brain stem-related disabilities converged upon the Augusta Civic Center for that was so disgusting, I'll never forget it!

      His negatives shot through the roof on that lil' number; and they never went up again (in the Dem. base, let alone--to the remaining Mainers).

      Baldacci was a DLC corporate Democrat--not at all progressive.

      DirigoChoice was also a damned disaster--he whored out to insurance companies (as is Obama).

      Progressives tried in vain to tell him that it would never work (we wanted single payer); and he refused to listen...a lot of bridges have been burned within the party itself these past 8 yrs., IMMHO.

      We had to work our tails off to get him elected the 2nd time, only to keep Woodcock (right wing fundie) out of the Blaine House.

      No, I'm not impressed w/Gov. John's "performance" at all--not considering what could've been done over the past eight yrs. (with a Dem. majority all 'round).

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