“Those same leaders do not appear to understand or acknowledge the decisions by the majority in Montpelier are the source of the economic malaise they hope to cure.”
Is the “refugee cap” a serious problem, or is the unwillingness to trim costs in the face of declining enrollments the reason why Vermont’s education and taxpayer burdens continue to increase?
Nonprofits with huge endowments need to change. Otherwise, they, too, might be subject to Section 531 of the U.S. Tax Code.
What do you think, True North readers? Is socialism on the rise in the U.S., or is free market capitalism where we are heading? The answer has broad implications for a range of issues in Vermont, from education to health care.
“How foolish it would be for us to ‘clean up’ American history such that future generations cannot learn from the failures of those who came before. Ignorance of history is responsible for elitist ideas like socialism, communism and fascism that reject human equality.”
As reported by Tony Mecia in the Aug. 21 Weekly Standard, Duarte faces a $2.8 million fine plus a mandated outlay of as much as $13 million in “mitigation credits.” His crime: plowing a vacant 22-acre field to grow wheat without a Corps of Engineers permit.
They were voting by absentee ballot in Vermont, deciding who would represent in public offices people who actually live here. That’s vote fraud, right? Wrong! At least according to our Secretary of State’s office.
Anyone watching the network news lately or following the mainstream media would think that Adolph Hitler, the entire Nazi army and a legion of Civil War Reconstruction klansmen had risen from from the dead and invaded the United States.
Despite Vermont Yankee’s closure, it is encouraging to see that, via the Vermont Clean Energy Development Fund (VCEDF), the plant’s owner continues to deliver benefits to the local community.