Seventy-five years ago, little did an Arlington mother realize the impact that a military event taking place 8,300 miles away would have on her life, her family and her hometown.
There’s parental concern that public education outcomes are declining and that diversity, inclusion and climate change are now the focus rather than core subjects of reading, writing and math.
There is a continuing clamor to “do something” when guns are used in crimes, and politicians go after the gun manufacturers because they are easy to find, keep copious records, and maybe can be made to take the blame for the wrongful use of their product.
Bernie’s America would put the government in control of your mind, your body, your housing, your mobility, and your “democracy.” Does this sound more like the U.S. Constitution, or the Communist Manifesto?
What would you do if you were prosecuted and the prosecutors never named the alleged crime? Or if they kept changing the rules by which they were prosecuting you? How about if the prosecutorial team suggested you be arrested before they even stated the charge?
The Climate Strike in September was the opening primal scream in what promises to be an all-in banzai charge to turn Vermont into a Green Police State.
Vermonters have recently witnessed, once again, the annual battle over health insurance rate increases for individual and small business plans. It’s worth taking a long look at just what the state thinks it’s doing, and how it does it.
Vermont eagerly joined the program designating 25 opportunity zones from Southern Vermont to the Northeast Kingdom, representing 85,000 Vermonters. In fact, we’re starting to see the tangible benefits of this crucial tax relief program.
The city will now censor and penalize anyone for using the correct legal term that has been used in both federal immigration law and numerous court decisions, including by the Supreme Court. This is an outrageous violation of the First Amendment.
I challenge you to refocus your efforts on the true source of these emerging contaminants — the products that are coming into our state — and not on the infrastructure designed to protect us at the end of their lifecycle.
Most of the climate activist solutions thus far have focused on getting rid of fossil fuels and generally finding ways to end capitalism and put us on the road to socialism. But these aren’t the only suggestions being put forward to avert climate disaster.