Pat LaMarche

Pat LaMarche is host of the The Pulse Morning Show, which broadcasts in Maine and is available on the web at zoneradio.com. She is the author of "Left Out In America: The State of Homelessness in the United States." She was the Green Party's vice-presidential candidate in the 2004 U.S. presidential election, with David Cobb as its presidential candidate. Pat may be reached at PatLaMarche@hotmail.com

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Wednesday, May 24, 2017
Opponents of Single Payer Think You're Stupid... But Nothing Is Dumber Than a For-Profit Healthcare System
Lack of critical thinking: it’s killing us. And if you get alarmed by the headline of a May 22, Sacramento Bee article, it will continue killing us. One of the few reasonable opinions President Trump expressed recently – in the face of stark ridicule – is that healthcare reform shouldn’t be that...
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Thursday, September 01, 2016
Maine Gov. Paul LePage is Donald Trump's Noxious Canary
You’ve heard of the canary used in coal mines to warn of impending hazards to the miners. The canaries were smaller and breathed faster so carbon monoxide and other toxic gases affected them more quickly than the humans and donkeys used to mine coal. Introduced to underground coal mining in the...
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Monday, March 03, 2014
When You Give Bush/Cheney a Pass, You Can't Lecture Putin
Russia's Federation Council believes sending forces to the Ukraine will help "stabilize" that country and has voted unanimously to allow President Putin to do just that. President Obama's not pleased. Seems the U.S. president doesn't believe that boots on the ground have a stabilizing effect.
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Wednesday, September 11, 2013
Buy President Obama a History Book
"My fellow Americans, for nearly seven decades, the United States has been the anchor of global security. This has meant doing more than forging international agreements -- it has meant enforcing them.
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Monday, May 06, 2013
UN to Review Whether the FBI Killed the Kids at Kent State
Gwen Ifell and Oliver Stone were at Kent State this weekend to commemorate the May 4, 1970 shootings at the university that claimed four lives and wounded nine people. The celebrities will share their thoughts on what happened 43 years ago as the university dedicates its new May 4 visitor center .
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Wednesday, October 10, 2012
Stewart Fails to Counter O'Reilly on Mythical Health Care Claims
I love Jon Stewart. I love him in the way a woman loves a man - even if he is a man she's never met. I love him in the way that an historian loves a person with courage. I love him in the way that a migraine sufferer loves darkness. And I love him in the way that a slap-stick comedian loves a well-placed banana peel. That's right, Jon Stewart turns me on, inspires me, dulls the pain, and makes me anticipate a good laugh - and on all counts he never disappoints. At least he hadn't, until now.
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Monday, September 17, 2012
US Poised to Violate Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty
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Monday, May 07, 2012
None of the Poor Children Matter
Officials in Clearwater, Fla., are working diligently to put the hungry in their place. In this case that place is eight miles out of town at a facility near the county jail. The St. Vincent de Paul soup kitchen is -- according to the well fed elitists running the town -- "enabling" the handout taking behavior of those just looking for a meal.
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Monday, April 16, 2012
A Dying Man's Last Wish: Change Our Laws
The majority of U.S. states make it illegal for anyone to take their own life or receive assistance in taking their own life. More than 30 of these states have laws on the books specifically identifying assisted suicide as a crime .
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Monday, February 06, 2012
Roseanne Barr Joins Other Green Party Candidates
Comedic innovator, proud grandma and self-proclaimed domestic goddess Roseanne Barr has announced her candidacy for President of the United States as well as for Prime Minister of Israel. Although some have argued that the former is so dictated to by the latter that holding both offices is unnecessarily redundant.
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