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Thu Jun 27, 2013, 04:43 PM

Paul LePage May Not Seek Second Term As Maine Governor

Source: Huffington Post

Maine Gov. Paul LePage (R) announced on Wednesday that he may not seek a second term in office.

According to the Maine Sun Journal, LePage was "clearly frustrated" over the legislature's override of his budget bill veto, and told reporters in Augusta that he was uncertain about his political future.

"I am going to be meeting with my family at some point and we are going to be talking it over," LePage said. "Quite frankly, I don't know how you recover from this. I really don't know how you recover from a tax increase. This is a giant obstacle. It's like having a giant hole in the bottom of your ship and you are trying to get across the pond."

"I don't have any more priorities," he added. "We put it all in the budget and got defeated."

Read more: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/06/27/paul-lepage-second-term_n_3510465.html



More at link. Needless to say, this is welcome news.

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Reply Paul LePage May Not Seek Second Term As Maine Governor (Original post)
silvershadow Jun 2013 OP
Warpy Jun 2013 #1
crim son Jun 2013 #2
n2doc Jun 2013 #3
DURHAM D Jun 2013 #4
magical thyme Jun 2013 #5
DainBramaged Jun 2013 #6
freshwest Jun 2013 #8
msongs Jun 2013 #7
Iliyah Jun 2013 #9
BREMPRO Jun 2013 #23
Maine-i-acs Jun 2013 #10
eShirl Jun 2013 #11
broadcaster75201 Jun 2013 #12
Rebellious Republican Jun 2013 #13
KamaAina Jun 2013 #14
Rebellious Republican Jun 2013 #16
rtassi Jun 2013 #28
Lasher Jun 2013 #15
femmocrat Jun 2013 #17
MADem Jun 2013 #18
bucolic_frolic Jun 2013 #19
TheCowsCameHome Jun 2013 #20
Rebellious Republican Jun 2013 #22
Faygo Kid Jun 2013 #21
Spitfire of ATJ Jun 2013 #24
Shrike47 Jun 2013 #25
4bucksagallon Jun 2013 #26
onehandle Jun 2013 #27
B Stieg Jun 2013 #29
rpannier Jun 2013 #30
Javaman Jun 2013 #31
Arkana Jun 2013 #32

Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 04:44 PM

1. Not after the lege handed him his right wing ass last week.

What fun is being Supreme Leader if you aint Supreme?

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Response to Warpy (Reply #1)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 04:48 PM

2. Precisely.

This is just another one of his tantrums. Let's hope he follows through.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 04:49 PM

3. He should just resign now

After all, his manhood has been ripped away. There is no recovering from it!

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 04:51 PM

4. I hope he gets help.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 04:53 PM

5. from his lips to Dogs ears

don't let the door hit ya on the way out, Gov Vaseline

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 04:56 PM

6. Four words Governor

GET THE FUCK OUT

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Response to DainBramaged (Reply #6)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:01 PM

8. I think I've seen that before:



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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 04:59 PM

7. or maybe he is just being a tease to get the dems all in a dizzy fit nt

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:09 PM

9. He wouldn't win a 2nd term

I think Maine is effing tired of this clown.

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Response to Iliyah (Reply #9)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:56 PM

23. he's an embarrassment. An inarticulate teabully!!... he only won cuz of a weak dem and strong ind

that split the vote. He has very little support here. Even if that scenario happens again, I don't think given the trail of manure he's left across the state he could win again.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:16 PM

10. Paul LePage Pulls a Palin!

I can see the headlines now. Quit now sir, with your bloated head held high. Oh, joy!

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:23 PM

11. I'll bet retirement to Jamaica is looking pretty good right now.

We'll help ya pack, Paul!

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:31 PM

12. Hell needs him back? n/t

nt

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:31 PM

13. Apparently he can at least see the writing on the wall as opposed to....

 

Gov. pRick Scott of Florida, who's own party may consider running someone against him. Scott is toast but his ego and money will take his party down in flames.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:34 PM

14. What kind of Down Easter tries to sail a ship across a pond?!

"It's like having a giant hole in the bottom of your ship and you are trying to get across the pond."


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Response to KamaAina (Reply #14)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:03 PM

16. Nice Catch KA.

 

My observation as well, but what do I know, I am just an old sailor.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 05:56 PM

15. Maybe he'll pull a Palin

Hope so.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:05 PM

17. Good riddance to bad rubbish. nt

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:15 PM

18. GOOD NEWS, EVERYONE!!!!!!!!! I can't stand that shithead! nt

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:23 PM

19. What's that?

He doesn't like the will of the people as expressed through their
elected representatives?

Sort of like George W. Bush called himself a leader, and a leader
leads, that what a leader does.

Too bad when no one wants to follow anymore.

LOL

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:23 PM

20. He used nautical terms, so here's my take on it -

He has a battleship-size mouth that's too big for his rowboat ass.

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Response to TheCowsCameHome (Reply #20)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:33 PM

22. Damn and I had beer in my mouth when I read that!!!!

 

Bwahahaha, excellent analogy.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 06:29 PM

21. He would have no chance, and knows it. Kick him out of Maine altogether.

What a sleazy right-wing know-nothing. Has there been a worse governor in Maine history? I find that impossible.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 07:04 PM

24. He's DEAD to his fellow Republicans. On his watch taxes went up.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 07:38 PM

25. Let's just hope his family needs him to spend more time with them.

Non-politicians don't understand the compromise part. It's not a dictatorship.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 07:48 PM

26. You go LePage...........

Straight back to Canada where you crawled on your yellow belly during the Vietnam war to avoid the draft. Don't forget to at least say hello to your other family you deserted up there in Canada. Or are you going to Jamaica where your adopted but not adopted son hails from. There is so much about you Mr. LiarPage that we still don't know and to be honest we really don't want to to know. Too bad you just won't quit like Sarah Failin did, that would be best for the State of Maine. Buy buy buffalo count man, may Maine see the error of it's ways and never again elect the likes of you, Mr LiarPage.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Thu Jun 27, 2013, 07:49 PM

27. I'll bet. He's toast. nt

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 12:28 AM

29. Dear Governor LePage,...

...please consult Ms. S. Palin for advice on how to take your legislative ball and go home.

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 03:15 AM

30. Don't toy with us

Just quit and make us all happy

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 09:59 AM

31. I really hate it when repukes play coy. nt

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Response to silvershadow (Original post)

Fri Jun 28, 2013, 11:46 AM

32. 60+% of Maine is telling him not to let the door hit him on the way out.

After all, they don't want assprints on the door to the Governor's Mansion.

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