School Choice Derangement Syndrome

by Rob Roper The school choice debate is getting heated (perhaps overheated) in Montpelier, with opponents flinging some pretty wild comments around the State House. The Secretary of Education, for example, says one big danger of school choice is that Muslims may use it to form a Muslim school. One Rep compares “parents who want…

Doctors speak out against Green Mountain Care

Ethan Allen Institute On April 3rd, a group of doctors came to Montpelier to speak out against Green Mountain Care — Vermont’s single payer healthcare law. Most specifically, they are upset by a provision in the law that would allow the Green Mountain Care board to effectively Abolish the right of a patient to obtain…

Are They Smarter Than a Fourth Grader?

by Robert Maynard One thing that most lay people are not aware of when it comes to the so-called “anthropogenic global warming” theory is that roughly 75% of the predicted climate change comes from “feedback” caused by the evaporation of water vapor.  According to this theory, the evaporation of water vapor is caused by an…

2nd Amendment Rally to Ignite Tea Party 2.0?

Hundreds of 2nd Amendments supporters gathered just out side the Capital building in Montpelier on  Saturday for a rally to defend the right to bear arms.  Although the crowd included veterans of Tea Party rallies, many who came were not from the Tea Party movement.  This became evident to members of the Green Mountain Patriots…

Call for industrial wind moratorium in VT

by Rob Roper Strong call for moratorium on industrial wind projects in Vermont EAI was at the State House on January 3 when a bipartisan team of legislators, backed by an overflow crowd of supporters filling the Cedar Creek Room, made a strong case for imposing a three year moratorium on industrial wind projects in…