Shumlin SUV appearance at green event underscores contradictions in ‘Net Zero’

By   /  October 1, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, Government Regulation, News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Photo by Bruce Parker

Gov. Peter Shumlin arrived at a solar energy ceremony Tuesday in a gas-guzzling SUV, and with no sunshine anywhere. The optics blunder underscored some of the contradictions inherent in Net Zero Montpelier.

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Shumlin loses key spinmeister as bad news mounts in Vermont

By   /  September 30, 2014  /  News, Vermont  /  No Comments

Jeb Spaulding

The unexpected departure of Jeb Spaulding as secretary of the Vermont Agency of Administration spells the loss of one of Gov. Peter Shumlin’s most useful spinmeisters — even as bad news mounts against the governor from all sides.

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In Vermont even fraudulent votes count

By   /  September 26, 2014  /  Elections, Issues, News, Politics & Elections, State Elections, Vermont, Voter Fraud, Voter Registration  /  No Comments

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With early voting under way and election day drawing near, Vermonters can rest assured that every vote counts. Fraudulent votes, legitimate votes, every vote.

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Vermont’s McKibben behind movement to divest from fossil fuel companies

By   /  September 24, 2014  /  News, Vermont  /  No Comments

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As world leaders met Tuesday to propose new climate regulations for United Nations members, a fossil fuels divestment movement championed by Vermont environmentalist and People’s Climate March organizer Bill McKibben is attracting big supporters — including oil tycoons the Rockefeller family.

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Vermont Gunners: Guns not safe with Shumlin

By   /  September 22, 2014  /  Elections, Issues, News, Politics & Elections, Vermont  /  No Comments

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With a major gun control push in the works for 2015, Second Amendment advocates in Vermont are keeping a close eye on the governor’s race — and two prominent gunners say Vermonters’ guns aren’t safe with Gov. Peter Shumlin.

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Indigenous, communists, freaks steal show at People’s Climate March in NYC

By   /  September 21, 2014  /  Energy and Environment, National, News, unions, Vermont  /  No Comments

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Indian tribes, environmental activists, vegans, union members, communists and circus freaks united in Manhattan Sunday to protest fossil fuels and warn of imminent climate catastrophe ahead of Tuesday’s United Nations climate summit.

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