Occupiers Finally Catch on to Vermont’s Democrats and Cronyism

A recent article in Seven Days shows that supporters of the Occupy Wall Street offshoot here in Vermont, along with some environmentalist, are starting to finally recognize the cronyism practiced by Vermont’s Democrats: The group of protesters had a mixed bag of concerns, but all revolved around the state’s energy policies: the industrialization of Vermont’s…

Double Standard?

A recent ABC News article notes that: “A Virginia tea party group is demanding a refund of about $8,000 from the city of Richmond, claiming it was unfairly charged for rallies while Occupy protesters have used the same space for several weeks for free. The political organization is sending the city an invoice for the charges…

Strange Bedfellows?

“Hot Air” just published an article entitled “Great news: OWS now endorsed by both Communist and Nazi Parties“.  The article notes that: “In a move that may redefine the term “strange bedfellows,” the American Nazi Party issued an official endorsement of the Occupy Wall Street protest movement on Sunday afternoon. The announcement put the organization,…

Vermonters’ Income Dive

According to a recent WCAX-TV article: “The harsh reality of the recession was put into numbers Thursday, and Vermont saw the largest drop in average household income in the country“.  Here are some specifics: “Nationally there was a 2.2 percent drop in average household income to $50,000. In Vermont there was a 6.1 percent drop to…

IBM and the Future of Microelectronics

With the proliferation of low cost end user devices that can connect wirelessly to the Internet, the need for a major increase in microchips is just beginning.  When IBM chose to build its next generation 300 mm plant, dubbed Fab 2000 in Fishkill NY, many thought it was the end of the plant here in…