All posts by John Floyd

John Floyd

About John Floyd

John is a freelance writer and lives in northeast Maine. His background includes work as a hunting and fishing guide, certified firearms instructor and as a United States Army Non-commissioned Officer. He covers outdoors topics and the politics and policies that affect traditional, rural lifestyle. He can be reached at john@tuckerridge.me or on Facebook @writerjohnfloyd

Why is Senator Susan Collins self-identifying as a Republican?

Senator Susan Collins most recent position in demanding the release of President Trump’s income tax returns is just one more blunder in a long line of policy positions and errors in judgment as Maine’s Republican United States Senator. Collins recently expressed her willingness to subpoena the sitting President of the United States. While this type […]

Should Super Bowl advertisers get half of their money back?

Lady Gaga

It is unclear whether pop star Lady Gaga will use the biggest stage in the world on Sunday to lecture American football fans on politics. She has so far remained silent about her intentions amid speculation that the singer will speak out against newly elected President Trump’s policies. Gaga was a staunch and vocal Hillary Clinton […]

Why focusing on the border wall misses the point

Donald Trump made big political hay out of immigration and border security during his campaign for president. He repeatedly made headlines as he discussed building his “big, beautiful wall” to the horror of open border leftists. A wall may or may not be built. All indications are that President Trump is serious about it; but […]

What rural Mainers want and expect from President Donald Trump

Tucked away on the northern edge of eastern Maine, Webster Plantation rarely shows up on mapping software and there is a good chance your phone’s navigation app won’t find it. There are two roads, no stop signs and more wildlife than residents. The folks that live here like it that way. Webster Plantation cast a […]

Introducing The Right Way

Welcome to the BDN Blog Network’s newest political opinion blog, “The Right Way“. Here you will find straightforward, conservative opinion as it relates to current affairs and politics. My positions will be strong, but will always be fair and accurate. I will rely on reason, not emotion. Facts, not supposition. I will not shy away from tough […]