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George Will Dinner

One of the serious thinkers for whom I have had great respect for many years is George Will, perhaps America’s leading voice for thoughtful conservatism, tinged with libertarianism. Here’s a quote from his book The Conservative Sensibility that impressed me.

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Property Rights Victories

On May 25 the U.S. Supreme Court handed down two really remarkable rulings in cases brought by the Pacific Legal Foundation. In Sackett v. EPA, the Court significantly narrowed the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Water Act authority.

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School choice Advances

The Reason foundation’s Christian Barnard published an encouraging story on school choice advances in six states.

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Nevada Murder and the Death Penalty

Here’s a really distressing news report. “A Nevada man was sentenced to life in prison without parole in the death of a 27-year-old man in 2021 who was tortured, shot and forced to walk off a cliff, the Nye County District Attorney’s office confirmed to Fox News Digital. 

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Responding to a Pro-Affordable Heat Act Backer

Since my distaste for the unAffordable Heat Act has been vigorously demonstrated over the past two years, I naturally attract critics who are appalled at my views on that subject.

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IPCC's Cyclone Error

The United Nations’ Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change is collection of climate scientists and government appointees that has issued six major assessment reports on the planet’s projected climate future.

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EAI's Clean Heat Standard Poll

The Unaffordable Heat Act is now law, the governor’s veto overridden by the Democratic supermajority. It can’t take effect, however, until the next General Assembly gives it the green light in January 2025.  

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Gun Registration - the First Step

A Democrat legislator has proposed a bill requiring mandatory licensing, registration and insurance of firearms in Vermont.

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HydroQuebec Shorting Vermont?

While our climate-crazed legislature advances toward full decarbonization of Vermont energy and its replacement with electricity, our main source of electricity – HydroQuebec – is warning that it’s facing demand that may be more than it can provide.

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30th Anniversary Gala With George F. Will On May 31, 2023

Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist George Will is America’s most widely read political columnist, and its foremost conservative voice.

Hear George Will discuss "Why the Conservative Movement Is Important In A Place Like Vermont".

Wednesday, May 31 · 6pm EDT @ DoubleTree by Hilton, Burlington, Vermont.

870 Williston Road South Burlington, VT 05403 United States

Click here for reservations

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