A wave of cities have decided to remove Columbus Day from the calendar and replace it with “Indigenous Peoples Day.” Christopher Columbus, the Italian explorer credited with discovering America, is under attack figuratively and literally.
The president’s executive order comprises a broad range of reforms and directives that, taken together, have the effect of lightening the burden of government on the practice of health care.
According to the White House Council of Economic Advisors and the Bureau of Labor Statistics, America’s lowest-wage workers have experienced the sharpest wage hikes since the TCJA — with nominal wage increases of an astonishing 8.9 percent.
This past Friday, Burlington’s Democratic Mayor Miro Weinberger, flanked by VPIRG, announced support for a massive, statewide carbon tax on Vermonters, which would ultimately lead to a roughly $1.70 per gallon tax on home heating and vehicle fuels.
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.