Behind Blue Lines was founded in 2008 by David Crocker, an Attorney and British solicitor living in Portland, Maine. BBL is an eclectic site, dealing with politics, history, economics and culture – analyzed through the lens of breaking news. We look for the odd and offbeat and work to connect the dots and provide a larger context to the news of the day. Our contributors bring exact knowledge to the table, as well as experience in domestic and international business, policy and politics.

More to the point, we’re Red State guys, trapped in the dark blue northeast. Our outlook is foreign to the leftist establishment hereabouts. But we enjoy our role as iconoclasts and there’s no sacred cow too big to slaughter – it’s part of the fun of being Behind Blue Lines.