Category Archives: Op – Ed

Op - Ed
August 29, 2018

Will Trump drown in the swamp he created?

By Angelo Lynn Not since President Richard Nixon has the United States faces the prospect of indicting a sitting president, and not since Nixon has a sitting president been implicated…

Op - Ed
August 1, 2018

Remember to vote

By Secretary of State Jim Condos The Aug. 14 Vermont Primary Election is just two weeks away. While there has been some indication of lower voter turnout, I hope that…

Op - Ed
July 25, 2018

A matter of civic pride

By Angelo Lynn Here’s a challenge for Vermont residents: Find an area dedicated to public use that needs cleaning up and work out a way to get it done. Why do…

Op - Ed
May 23, 2018

Rep.Welch slams farm bill

By Angelo Lynn Republicans in Congress said the tax cuts passed earlier this year would do great things for the economy and help individual Americans. While most Americans were opposed…

Op - Ed
May 16, 2018

Gov. Scott’s line in the sand

By Angelo Lynn Gov. Phil Scott’s line-in-the-sand mantra not to raise a single tax or a single fee has made politics in Vermont’s capital more strident, divisive and unruly. The irony…

Op - Ed
April 18, 2018

Guns, commonsense, and Vermont’s example

By Senator Patrick Leahy Editor’s note: This is a transcription of Leahy’s address on the floor of the Senate, April 12, 2018. Yesterday, Vermont set an example for the Congress. A…