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Love and forgiveness trumps hate and bigotry at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church

Robert Maynard This past Wednesday a white supremacist named Dylann Roof gunned down 9 black victims at Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church.  His act of hatred and […]

US Lawmakers Vote To Block Obama’s Climate Policy

1) US Lawmakers Vote To Block Obama’s Climate Policy – The Hill, 25 June 2015 The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to delay the Environmental Protection Agency’s […]

Green Mountain Patriots Monthly Meeting

Green Mountain Patriots Monthly Meeting: Saturday, April 4 at 9:00am – VFW Post 6689 Essex Jct Map & Directions  » Green Mountain Patriots is a peaceful, grassroots, non-partisan group. We envision a […]

Vermont Business Climate Ranked 42nd

A recent CNBC scorecard ranked states on economic climate. Before we share Vermont’s rank, here’s a note on the methodology. States received scores on each […]

VT-NEA Lays Out Expectations for Single Payer Advocacy (VIDEO)

by Rob Roper Joel Cook, the executive director for the Vermont National Education Association (VT-NEA) testified before the House Committee on Healthcare, laying out what […]

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US Lawmakers Vote To Block Obama’s Climate Policy

1) US Lawmakers Vote To Block Obama’s Climate Policy – The Hill, 25 June 2015 The House of Representatives voted Wednesday to delay the Environmental Protection Agency’s climate rule for power plants and let state governors opt out of complying. The bill, passed 247-180, is a major blow to the main pillar of President Obama’s effort to […]

NO FLY ZONE: The U.S. Department of Energy wants to see bigger wind turbines built across the country, but the American Bird Conservancy says that would mean more birds will be killed.

Ruffled feathers: Larger wind turbines bad news for birds, groups say

By Rob Nikolewski│Watchdog.org To supply more energy to more states across the country, the U.S. Department of Energy wants to see wind turbines get a lot bigger. But many bird lovers — the American Bird Conservancy  in particular — don’t like the idea, saying taller towers and bigger blades make for a deadly combination. “This expansion, together with larger turbines and […]