Charity on January 31st, 2007

Sorry for all of the news dumps lately, but I haven’t had the time to do any original posts. I will try to bring you some of my fresh perspective and enlightening brilliance later this week.
In the meantime, I just read this story out of good ol’ California.
How many people does it take to [...]

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Charity on January 31st, 2007

This week’s Seven Days has an article about the recent schism in the Burlington Green Party.
It seems there are two people claiming to be the legitimate Green Party Chair. Only one has candidates on the ballot this march. The other one wants to challenge that in court.Read all about it.

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Charity on January 30th, 2007

There is great news in the Free Press this morning for Burlington voters. There are contested city council races in all seven wards!!

Burlington City Council races present choices Published: Tuesday, January 30, 2007 [...]

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Charity on January 29th, 2007

After spending the weekend in Massachusetts, it was great to come home to find out that the Vermont GOP elected Rob Roper as the new state party chair.
The left is already trying to portray him as an out-of-the-mainstream bigot, but this Vermonter welcomes someone who champions lower taxes and less government – not to mention, [...]

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Charity on January 26th, 2007

Last Friday, I had Haik Bedrosian from BurlingtonPol.com as my guest on She’s Right, the monthly Channel 17 show. You can listen to the podcast here.
We talked about the upcoming Town Meeting Day local elections in Burlington and, of course, our blogs. I meant to blog about it, but I never got around [...]

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Charity on January 25th, 2007

Love him or hate him, all of us political junkies in Vermont make Peter Freyne, of Seven Days, one of our weekly reads.
Peter posted on his blog earlier today that he has been diagnosed with lymphoma and will be undergoing chemotherapy.
Stop on over and send your well-wishes.

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Charity on January 25th, 2007

Back before the election, I linked to a piece by Richard Viguerie, in which he declared that the Big Government Republicans needed to lose the election. Ever since, I have been receiving e-mail from one of Viguerie’s groups.
One great thing about that is that it contradicts my pessimistic view that the right does not [...]

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Charity on January 24th, 2007

Not that I needed another reason to think that the Livable Wage Campaign is a complete joke, but I have one anyway.
According to the fancy graphic in today’s Free Press, the livable wage for a family with two parents, two kids (we actually have three), with only one wage earner is $50,319!
I am officially not [...]

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Charity on January 23rd, 2007

This post has a little something for everyone – a homeschool tie-in, a local tie-in, and a national tie-in, so I am posting it on She’s Right (my political blog) and Crafty Mama’s Homeschool (my homeschooling/crafting blog).
Yesterday, I was reading one of my favorite homeschool blogs, Why Homeschool, and they had a link to an [...]

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Charity on January 22nd, 2007

I thought this looked interesting…
Channel 17 hosts a monthly Media Education Series the 4th Wednesday of Each Month.This month, January 24th at 6:30pm We are Hosting a program on
Pharmaceuticals and Advertising.
Dr. Amanda Kennedy, Pharmacist; Dr. Lynn Gregory, UVM Professor of communication and Dr. Richard Pinckney MD, MPH look at various types of prescription drug advertisements [...]

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