Embezzlement is committed quite frequently, especially against small municipalities, businesses and nonprofits. Past punishments don’t come anywhere near what is in the statute.
An independent panel found the agreement would add $68.2 billion to the U.S. economy, create 176,000 jobs and boost dairy exports to Canada by $227 million. However, Congress has yet to vote on this truly important bill.
“This is not just going on in blue states,” England said of the movement to bypass the electoral college. “This is a serious threat wherever you live. Red state, purple state, there are people there lobbying to hijack the Electoral College.”
Digger has zero evidence that Vermont’s bad business climate wasn’t the reason Energizer left. It may very well be the reason the company left. Digger doesn’t know.
But most Vermonters can see through the fear and hate to the real threats — economic implosion, deaths from ubiquitous opioids, the irrevocable loss of vital rural schools.
She continues to claim that this will cost “not one penny in middle-class tax increases.” Even Bernie Sanders called her out on that assertion.
If the U.S. adopted a European-style tax system to fund federal entitlement programs, single U.S. workers making $40,000 would see a $6,000 increase in income tax, according to a Heritage Foundation report.
The National Assessment of Educational Progress (NEAP), aka the Nation’s Report Card, scores are out, and, sadly, it seems I write this same blog post every two years: scores dropped again for Vermont students in all categories.
A month from now the most audacious reactionary liberalism idea for 2020 will be unveiled. It’s called the Transportation and Climate Initiative (TCI). The driving force behind it is, of course, the perceived pressing need to combat the Menace of Climate Change.
“Since 1965 when the Great Society launched, we have seen federal education spending quadruple, and yet that achievement gap remains [the same] between poor children and the more affluent kids today, a four-year gap in learning,” Burke said.
Carbon tax credits are nothing more than modern-day indulgences issued for money by government regulators. There is no “incentive” when a polluter buys a tract of forest to “offset” its toxins. It is merely an illusion, a payoff for the right to sin against the planet.