Not everyone agrees with every court decision, whether on a state or federal level, but verdicts must be accepted to protect our shared values.
Gordon L. Weil
Gordon L. Weil has been active in politics, journalism, publishing and energy consulting. A graduate of Bowdoin College, he has a master’s degree from the College of Europe (Belgium), and a Ph.D. from Columbia. He is an Army veteran. He was a top aide to U.S. Sen. George McGovern during his run for president. In Maine, he served as Commissioner of Business Regulation, Director of the Office of Energy Resources and the state’s first Public Advocate. He was a Harpswell selectman. He led the negotiations that created the unified New England power grid and chaired the national organization of state energy agencies. He reported for the Washington Post, Newsweek, London’s Financial Times, the Wall Street Journal and WNET (New York). His weekly commentary has appeared in Maine newspapers since 2008. He has written or edited 16 books or collections ranging from the biography of Sears, Roebuck to the three-volume U.S. Supreme Court original jurisdiction decisions. His company, sold in 2005, was the largest publisher of state government regulatory codes.
The current president is attempting to appeal to those who gravitated to Donald Trump because they felt their long positions of power were threatened by progressive liberalism.
Biden wants to take successes to 2022 voters, but GOP senators pledge to block him.
The U.S. is one of the countries experiencing populism as confrontations threaten to replace cooperation among nations.
People reach wrong conclusions by relying too heavily on numbers.
A fair share of the burden should be more than the zero in taxes that many of the wealthiest corporations currently pay.
How are we going to pay for all this?