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October 22nd, 2018

Monthly Archives: October 2018

Don Turner Supports our Vermont National Guard

Dear Editor, There is an unforgettable photo of F16’s from the Vermont Air National Guard over New York City in the hours after the attacks of September 11th. A source of great pride for our Green Mountain Boys forever ensconced in a time of national tragedy. On that day our Nation was under attack and the threat was unknown. But the brave men and...

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Time to Set the Record Straight

To the Editor: In the last election, Susan Hatch Davis, after five terms of service in the legislature, lost her seat by a handful of votes. The campaign to oust her was, in my opinion, shamefully distorting of her role and impact there. Now, two years later, it is time to set the record straight. Susan is a quiet person, neither a fiery speaker no...

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We are all Collectors

By G. E. Shuman I am not much of a ‘collector’ of things. I do have a small front room in our home that displays several items from my family’s past. My grandfather’s Victrola is there, along with a few other antiques, books, and photos from many years ago. Other than that, I think of myself as a minimalist and look at the accumulation of ‘things’...

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This 2014 Documentary was just released on iTunes Video, You know exactly why

Anita Hill: Speaking Truth to Power: ** I loathe Political Correctness. I admire people who speak their mind with eloquence, intelligence, and offensiveness. If I don’t offend at least one person with this article, I have become too boring and cowardly to deserve a column. The PC police should get the heck out of our schools and college campuses. B...

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I’m Supporting Susan Hatch Davis for Working Families

Dear Editor, I am supporting Susan Hatch Davis for State Representative for Orange District 1 (Chelsea, Williamstown, Washington, Corinth, and Vershire) because I believe working people deserve a powerful voice in Montpelier. Susan has consistantly proven to me that she supports working families, teachers, people with disabilities, the elderly, loc...

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Support Susan Hatch Davis for State Rep

Dear Editor, I am writing to express my support for Susan Hatch Davis for state representative in Orange District 1 (Corinth, Vershire, Orange, Washington, Chelsea and Williamstown). Susan is a neighbor and friend that I have known personally and professionally for many years. I believe that her extensive record of public service speaks to her inte...

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1918 Spanish Flu… The Almost Forgotten Flu

October, 2018 marks the 100th Anniversary of the deadliest flu epidemic in history – the Spanish Flu. It killed between 50 and 100 million people worldwide and infected about 1/3 of the planet’s population. According to Dr. Kristin Watkins, a Colorado historian of infectious diseases, “I’ve only come across a small plaque at Creighton University in...

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A Solution to Our City’s Most Pressing Needs

To The Editor, I am writing in support of the proposed parking garage and hotel in downtown Montpelier. This thoughtfully crafted proposal offers a solution to our city’s most pressing needs. The new garage will bring much-needed relief to the current parking nightmare, without compromising Montpelier’s reputation as a walkable city. The net increa...

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Now Playing at the Savoy Theater

Fahrenheit 11/9: **1/2 When 22nd Century historians teach a lesson about the 2016 election, they’ll only need one primary source document. In the autumn leading up to the vote, Michael Moore wrote an essay entitled “5 Reasons Trump Will Win.” Moore recognized that Donald Trump was the “Roger & Me” of presidential candidates. His message was mus...

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Both Gun Owners and Non-Gun Owners Must Show Our Respect

Dear Editor, Governor Phil Scott is seeking a second term as our govern. He has been criticized by the gun constituency for recently signing new gun restrictions into law. We the public need laws that try to stop the wild proliferation of random school massacres in our country. – The Fair Haven incident this past spring, a very dose call, is...

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