Benefits of a Shrinking Middle-class
The middle class is dying, as high-income earners take more of the wealth, turning middle-income earners into low income earners. At least that’s what’s been repeated by many on the left.
Today, September 17, marks the 233rd anniversary of the signing of the Constitution of the United States.
Official who oversaw Colorado’s transition to vote-by-mail says VT not prepared
Scott Gessler was the Secretary of State of Colorado over the period when that state transitioned to mail-in-voting system. He’s done an analysis of the plans and procedures our own Secretary of State Jim Condos has put in place for Vermont’s 2020 general election and finds it, to be charitable, lacking.
Vermont leads US in protests per capita
Vermont has had the highest number of protests per capita in America since late May. Most of those were affiliated with Black Lives Matter, according to the Armed Conflict Location & Event Data Project.
You Don’t Give Blood When You’re Bleeding
Yesterday the Vermont House of Representatives voted in favor of the Global Warming Solutions Act (GWSA), sending the controversial legislation to the Governor’s desk for either his signature or a veto stamp.
Looting as Prelude to Revolution
Reporter Natalie Escobar offered an interesting news report for National Public Radio on August 31. It went like this: “In the past months of demonstrations for Black lives, there has been a lot of hand-wringing about looting...Just this week, rioters have burned buildings and looted stores in Kenosha, Wisconsin., following the police shooting of Jacob Blake, to which Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson has said: ‘Peaceful protesting is a constitutionally protected form of free speech. Rioting is not.’ “
12 Things Americans Consider to Be Bigger Problems than Climate Change
According to a recent Gallup poll, climate change is far down the list of America’s "most important problem" we're facing.
In April, 45% Americans believed – “Coronavirus/Diseases” was the biggest problem facing the country, followed by “the Government/Poor Leadership” at 20%. In June, Government/Poor Leadership edged out Coronavirus/Disease 21% to 20%. Then Government/Poor Leadership returned to second place in July, taking in 23% of the vote, exceeded again by Coronavirus/Disease at 30%.
More California blackouts, foreshadowed for Vermont?
In my commentary last week, I pointed out that Vermont is heading down the road toward California-style electric blackouts.
How Jim Condos’ Vote-By-Mail Scheme Could Make You a Felon
If you changed residences at any point in the past, and there is a possibility that you remain on the voter checklist somewhere where you no longer reside, here’s a potential “mail-in-voting” scenario you should be aware of.
Americans are more likely to wear masks than Europeans and Canadians
The American media’s narrative the past few months has been “Wearing a mask in other countries is nearly unanimous. But Americans are too selfish to wear a mask for stopping COVID-19 transmission.”