At 5:30 p.m. Thursday at the Orleans Municipal Building a panel will discuss concerns about race-based school curricula that are rapidly being implemented in Vermont’s schools in the name of “equity.”
At an event hosted by Vermont Liberty Network, state Rep. Vicki Strong, Mary Hahn Beerworth, Elizabeth Walton, Guy Page, and others spoke up for life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.
Trying to use more gas than you have makes no sense on a road trip. But, replace the gas with money, and you have the U.S. government right now. Think of it this way: Our tax revenue should be enough “gas” to fund the necessary expenses for the government. But, Washington is spending. A lot. More than we ever have.
In the June 23 episode of “It’s News to Us,” host Steve Merrill brings you news stories that other local publications don’t. He gives his views and opinions on the political and social issues of the day.
“They were not Southern plantation owners, as Vermont’s governor, Legislature and some statutes are saying they were. H.273 says that Vermont benefited from sharecropping and Jim Crow laws to push black people off farm land. That is a falsehood.”
On Tuesday night, members of the Colchester School Board voted 4-1 to keep the controversial Black Lives Matter flag flying at local schools. Local resident Genna Barnaby spoke against the move ahead of the meeting, reading 12 pages of objections, saying BLM flags represent support for a political organization.
“There are different cultures, of course, and we’re being told in Vermont that ours is very terrible, that it’s a white supremacist culture. Really, we’re a proud tradition of agriculture.”
“Why has President Biden not halted gain of function research, and why has he not fired Dr. Anthony Fauci for lying to Congress and avidly swearing that no U.S. money went to funding this kind of research. It’s a lie. Is there any accountability?”
“We cannot create an unsafe environment at our pool, nor can we create a situation where any of our residents feel unsafe or unwelcome at our pool,” they said. So he’s fired.
On June 16 in Rutland, Vermonters For Vermont will host a town hall discussion of critical race theory in Vermont’s public schools. A variety of speakers will lead, including John Klar and Essex-Westford School District Board member Liz Cady.
In the June 9 episode of “It’s News to Us,” host Steve Merrill brings you news stories that other local publications don’t. He gives his views and opinions on the political and social issues of the day.
Representatives of citizen-led voter integrity groups in five states met on Zoom to discuss how they are conducting statewide election audits in their respective states. States include Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Wisconsin.