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Events 3 – 19 – 2013

March 19, 2013

Sunday, April 7: “Effectively Communicating Principles of Freedom” with KCarl Smith KCarl is an unyielding defender of the constitution and Liberty. Inspired by the guiding principles of the Founding Fathers, and holding fast to the oath taken during service to our country, he launched what is now known as the Liberty MESSENGER. KCarl captivates and inspires […]

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Letters 3 – 14 – 2013

March 14, 2013

Wringing dry of the Vermont taxpayer “The wringing dry of the Vermont taxpayer is not the way to encourage new business ventures or our children to stay in Vermont. When I was the Chair of the Vernon Selectboard, we had a slogan: “maintain or improve service while decreasing cost.” It might appear that this is contradictory […]

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Letters 3 – 12 – 2013

March 12, 2013

Vermont Yankee Aids in Carbon Reduction I read with interest and general agreement the comments by elected officials to the effect that Vermont must act boldly to develop energy from non-fossil fuel resources. I work at Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant and I can assure you that there is no carbon-emitting “smoke stack” here. In […]

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Letters 3 – 6 – 2013

March 6, 2013

VY outage good for county economy For several weeks this spring, Windham County will get a huge financial boost. About 1,200 skilled, well paid people will roll into the area, spending money on rooms, meals, gasoline, and whatever else they need. Retail stores, hotels, restaurants, and sales and service providers of all kinds will benefit from […]

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Letters 2 – 7 – 2013

February 7, 2013

Public Union Agency Fees I’m writing about this Public Union Agency Fee legislation that’s swiftly moving through state government. The implication in the bill is that those who choose not to join the union are either cheapskates or opposed to the union’s agenda (as are many teachers I’ve met). In either case it seems to […]

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Letters and Events 1 – 17 – 2013

January 17, 2013

Proudly Made in America America is the greatest nation on the planet. Period. When we’re out shopping and see those three words “Made in America”, there is a small bit of pride that we get out of knowing we are supporting jobs right here at home. Small mom and pop store or multibillion dollar corporation, […]

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Letters 12 – 18 – 2012

December 18, 2012

FEMA Promise a Figment of Governor Shumilin’s Imagination Dear Mr. Maynard: Just a brief note regarding your recent posting entitled “Transportation budget shortfall a sign of Vermont’s spending problem.” The characterization of FEMA as “promising” a specific level of funding to the state for the replacement of the Vermont State Hospital and Waterbury State Office […]

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Letters 11 – 28 – 2012

November 28, 2012

Fleeing Vermont for a fairer and far better managed state It is sad to read of these unrealistic plans and intentions of the mis-managed Shumlin government. As so many of us who came to southern Vermont to ski and become involved in the communities following retirement, I and my wife are leaving – regretably but determined […]

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Letters 11 – 26 – 2012

November 26, 2012

This is not a movie Years ago what you are seeing happening today you would be watching from a movie screen of a make believe movie but not today. What is happening today is real. Yes, we no longer want the America we were born in under the greatest Constitution ever written. We have seen […]

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Events 11 – 19 – 2012

November 19, 2012

A Call to Action: Show the PSB You Support Vermont Yankee! As you may know, the Vermont Public Service Board held a hearing on November 7 to collect testimony from the public on continued operation of Vermont Yankee. The PSB will be continuing this process on Monday, November 19 at various sites throughout the state. […]

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