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10-24-15 – Progressivism and the Decline of the West (Part 1)

posted by Tom Licata This is the first piece in a series on the roots and impact of Progressivism Progressivism – so pervasive in today’s Democratic Party –...

10-23-14 – Look for the GMO label: A modest proposal

posted by Rob Roper This week, the Vermont Attorney General’s office is hosting a series of meetings in Burlington, Montpelier and Brattleboro to discuss how to implement the...

10-22-14 – Musical Chairs and Suspense in Security Council Vote

By John J. MetzlerUNITED NATIONS—In its annual round of diplomatic musical chairs, the General Assembly chose five new members for the coveted seats on the Security Council, the...

10-21-14 – Phil Scott’s Soviet-model Education Plan

posted by John McClaughry                 After four years of avoiding taking a clear position on any issue that I can remember, Lt. Governor Phil Scott finally stepped up and announced...

10-20-14 – To Have And To Have More

posted by Chris Campion Vermont Governor Peter Shumlin, when not busily touting the successes of his single-payer campaign, recently spoke about how vital the tourism industry is to Vermont, and...

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