All posts by Jacob Posik

Jacob Posik

About Jacob Posik

Jacob Posik, of Turner, is the editor of The Maine Wire, an online news and opinion service offered by the Maine Heritage Policy Center. His blog covers local and national political topics.

Maine’s economic future looks bleak after the passage of Questions 2 and 4

This commentary first appeared in The Maine Wire. The recounts for Questions 1 and 2 are almost ready to begin, but there is no significant hope for either opposition campaign in seeing the results of the Nov. 8 election overturned. According to an article in the Portland Press Herald, Secretary of State Matthew Dunlap says […]

Question 2 hurts business and exacerbates disparities in education funding

This commentary first appeared in The Maine Wire. Maine’s citizen’s initiative process promotes civic engagement and gives every day Mainers a direct participatory role in our democracy. Over the years, however, this process has been abused by out of state plutocrats who target Maine and dump unfathomable amounts of cash into these races from start […]

Sanders supporters duped by Wasserman Shultz and the DNC

To those who supported Bernie Sanders in the Democratic Primary: The Democratic party blocked out your voice. You never had a chance from the start. DNC leaders conspired against your candidate throughout the primary season and are now silent in response to the email leak. In contrast, millions of registered Republicans groaned as Donald Trump […]