A thriving market economy results in job creation, higher wages, better benefits and better opportunities for employees. A thriving market economy results in more profits for the small businesses that are the backbone of our community.
The objective of mandating that GMO food products be labeled, despite plenty of scientific research showing GMOs to be perfectly safe, was to scare people into buying organic alternatives. Proponents of the labels thought they would be perceived as warnings. Turns out, they’re a selling point.
In 2012, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled that the individual mandate functions as a tax, which means that Scott approved a new health tax despite pledging no new taxes. How should Vermonters make sense of this discrepancy?
High potency marijuana is the real killer and the gun is an innocent accomplice. Until we get it, more gun laws will be passed and the violence, and even the mass killings, will also increase.
What does it mean to ordinary Vermonters for the federal government to freeze the CAFÉ standard for new passenger cars at 37 mpg in 2020, rather than pushing it up to 54.5 mpg in 2025?
During a debate on VPR between the four Democratic candidates who will appear on that party’s Aug. 14th primary ballot, all stated support for placing a new carbon tax on Vermonters.
Democratic socialists claim countries such as Venezuela and Cuba implemented socialism “incorrectly” or that other factors are to blame. They prefer to cite Norway, Sweden and Denmark as examples of socialist success. There are, however, several key problems with that.
Given the vague and increasingly expanding use of the term “hate speech,” it’s not unreasonable to think that purging Infowars is the tip of the iceberg.
This tendency toward viewpoint discrimination in schools is actually one of the best arguments for school choice. School choice would allow parents and communities to reclaim control over content in their schools. It might also allow schools to refocus on the more politically neutral areas of core knowledge.
Criticizing the media is not a violation of their free press rights. It is an exercise of free press rights. But, banning someone from posting an opinion or an idea is a violation of free press rights.
Rodgers succinctly makes the case for Vermonters’ sacred freedoms, contrasted with a desire for safety. His question is plain, but weighty: “Would you rather be safe or be free?”