As Allen Guelzo, a visiting scholar at the Simon Center for American Studies, explains, the signing of the Mayflower Compact — a covenant that helped establish in America a political community of self-governing citizens — ought to be one of the principal reasons for celebrating Thanksgiving.
There are some bright spots to be thankful for this Thanksgiving. It is good to have a president who believes that the American people are strong, hard working, self-reliant and freedom-loving people who can keep America great.
As we eat our Thanksgiving turkey and pumpkin pie, it’s almost unavoidable that politics will come up at the dinner table. Someone says something controversial, another fires back, and 10 minutes later mother is removing the knives from the table so no one gets hurt.
While he would have to violate his man-made rule, I invite him and his family to our humble house to give thanks that we still are a free nation with unalienable rights that neither he nor any other misguided despotic leader can unconstitutionally take away.
If we fail to cherish the special achievements of 1620, Americans a century from now will look forward through the lens of grievance and back with a feeling of contempt. This war cannot be lost, or our country is lost.
For all of the above and more, “The Ten Rules for Business Success,” a recently published book by retired Dorset, Vermont, attorney David Meiselman, Esq., is a timely and much-needed read.
The reason that 2021 is the year to finally disband the Green Mountain Care Board is because not only have they have been benign, they have actually done harm.
Vermont’s general obligation debt and the Vermont State College bonds outstanding each had a “stable” outlook after being downgraded from AAA in 2018, but both were changed to a negative outlook after a press release last week.
Since the Transportation Climate Initiative emerged as a serious policy proposal, the most eager proponent of the multi-state carbon tax on motor fuels has been Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker. If he sees the writing on the wall for TCI, perhaps it’s time we all did.
Many Vermonters want Vermont to change but won’t speak outside of their social media bubble. For them the choice is clear: continue to blame the media, or engage it.
Our individualism is clearly under attack by World Economic Forum oligarchs — and their perhaps ignorant and naive marionettes, like Phil Scott — who believe they know better than we do.