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Matthew Gagnon of Yarmouth is the chief executive officer of the Maine Policy Institute, a free market policy think tank based in Portland. A Hampden native, he previously served as a senior strategist for the Republican Governors Association in Washington, D.C.
It is that time of year again, lawn signs are everywhere. Driving around my town each day, I see them on half of the lawns, but interestingly enough, most of those signs are not for political candidates.
One of the signs that have noticed dotting certain areas of town, is a reasonably large black sign that has a lot of colorful text on it, stating “we believe: black lives matter, women’s rights are human rights, no human is illegal, science is real, love is love, kindness is everything.” Setting aside that I find the…