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From the Chair

This section has commentary and messages from the current and past Chairpersons of the CCRC.

Freedom of Silence: De Tocqueville Was Right
~ a poem
Free to speak, but not to dissent,
Lest the ravages of popular ire draw.
Loathsome revenge by hurled epithet;
Grinds thinkers to cud in its maw. more
The False Promises of Minimum Wage Increases
~ written in April, 2017
While well-intentioned people may desire to raise the minimum wage thinking it will benefit workers, and while those currently holding minimum wage positions may be temporarily helped by the immediate increase in pay, the following are some of the undesirable results of the minimum wage increase. more
Not Everyone Benefits From Medicaid Expansion
~ Originally published in the Portland Press Herald in October, 2017
Several recent editorials praise this November’s ballot initiative to extend Medicaid (MaineCare) benefits to working-age, non-disabled, childless adults earning up to 138% of the federal poverty level (FPL). Writers foresee better access to healthcare, lives saved, and an economic boom resulting from increased hospital jobs. However, expansion will not benefit everyone. It will hurt some it purports to help. more
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Next CCRC General Meeting

JUNE MEETING of the CCRC - TBD

Events

Event: The Hyper Sexualization of School Children
The featured speaker will be SHAWN McBREAIRTY: He is the Director of Special Projects for the Maine First Project, and has personal experience with the hard-left’s goals to indoctrinate school children. In 2020, his opposition to CRT in Greely High School brought him national attention. He now works to inform parents about Leftist indoctrination in public schools.
Scott Booth and Emily Hinman for Falmouth School Board
with Special Guests
Ed Thelander for U.S. Congress
Jennifer White for Maine State Senate
Tammy Ryan for Maine House of Representatives
Scott Jordan for Maine House of Representatives
2022 Lawn and Garden Party
Featuring Dr. Jean Yarbrough Professor of Government and Legal Studies, Bowdoin College, speaking on: What’s Going On in Our Schools & Why Should Parents Be Worried? RSVP / Tickets: $75