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Talking tennis with Andrew Chmura
Sports
August 16, 2017

Talking tennis with Andrew Chmura

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Andrew Chmura

By Angelo Lynn

The last time Vermont was host to a major professional tennis tournament was a decade ago, in 2007. It was the Fed Cup semifinals and big stars like Venus Williams, Nadia Petrova and Elena Vesnina…

Op - Ed
July 26, 2017

When our president disregards what it means to serve the public

By Angelo Lynn

There he goes again

President Ronald Reagan coined the refrain, “There you go again,” to disarm President Jimmy Carter’s repeated attacks during the 1980 presidential campaign. The refrain has made a comeback, in a completely different context, with Donald Trump’s numerous outrages since…

Opinion
May 11, 2017

$26 million savings is too much for Dems to ignore

By Angelo S. Lynn

In Vermont, Democratic legislators must carefully consider (and reconsider) a late-in-the-session move by Gov. Phil Scott that could potentially save taxpayers $26 million annually in education costs. To ignore it could risk losing this one-time opportunity and give Republicans political ammunition…

Op - Ed
February 1, 2017

Gov. Scott’s budget has bold ideas, but also reckless ones

By Angelo S. Lynn

Give Gov. Phil Scott credit for utilizing the element of surprise. In his budget address this past Tuesday, Jan. 24, he rocked Montpelier’s world by suggesting that public schools, K-12, freeze their budgets at current spending levels, force teachers to pay…

Op - Ed
January 25, 2017

Will facts be irrelevant?

By Angelo S. Lynn

Under Donald Trump’s presidency, American voters will face a stark choice: They’ll have to decide if facts matter more than Trump’s lies mixed with his deliberate distortions.

What we know is that Trump will attempt to recast the news to fit…

Breaking News Ticker
November 9, 2016

Scott races to victory in governor’s race

By Angelo Lynn In Vermont, the news was only slightly better, with Democrat incumbents winning the statewide seats as expected, but Republican Phil Scott beat Democrat Sue Minter, 53 percent to 44 percent, with 3 percent going to Liberty Union candidate Bill Lee in the…

Breaking News Ticker
November 9, 2016

Trump sweeps into presidency

Shocks pollsters, nation with dominant win By Angelo Lynn Republican Donald Trump has won the presidential race with a projected 300-plus electoral votes, winning the crucial swing states of Florida, Pennsylvania, Ohio, North Carolina, Michigan and Wisconsin. If Democrat Hillary Clinton hangs on to a…

Op - Ed
September 28, 2016

Rutland’s strife over refugee status is every town’s concern

By Angelo S. Lynn In Rutland, the struggles that town and city have gone through in its reckoning to become a refugee resettlement site provide important lessons other Vermont communities seeking similar refugee status should consider. For starters, Vermont residents should know the national refugee…

Op - Ed
August 24, 2016

A rebellion against Trump

By Angelo S. Lynn

In a rare development, members of a major political party are rising up against its presidential nominee in growing numbers. Among these is a well-known grass-roots group of Republicans, called R4C16.org, which has posted its endorsement for Democrat Hillary Clinton. It…

Op - Ed
August 18, 2016

Defining the Olympic spirit

By Angelo S. Lynn These Olympic games may be the perfect distraction — and contrast — to the political embarrassment that has otherwise dominated national news. Rather than seeing the worst of ourselves as reflected in Mr. Trump — his insults, sarcasm, put-downs and pathological…