At the 2010 Census, 94.4% of the population of Maine was white and Gov. Paul LePage wants to keep it that way. Gov. Paul LePage made a racist claim about his state’s heroin epidemic on Wednesday, alleging men with nicknames like “D-Money” Smoothie, and Shifty are coming from cities to sell heroin and “impregnate” Maine’s white women.
They come from Connecticut and New York, they come up here, they sell their heroin, and they go back home,” LePage said. “Incidentally, half the time they impregnate a young, white girl before they leave, which is a real sad thing because then we have another issue that we’ve got to deal with down the road. We’re going to make them very severe penalties.”
Gov. Paul LePage told legislative budget writers Thursday that the state’s drug epidemic requires a swifter, more robust law enforcement response and that he will deploy the Maine National Guard if the Legislature doesn’t act to provide more drug agents. Read more
The good news is some white women are taking steps to combat white supremacy and racism and make it a place great for all people.
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