The Rutland Herald ran a commentary today, by Paul Krugman, that began with the following imaginary scenario.
Suppose, for a moment, that the Heritage Foundation were to put out a press release attacking the liberal view that even children whose parents could afford to send them to private school should be entitled to free government-run education.
Betrayed conservative, Richard Viguerie, is having a contest on his site Conservatives Betrayed. Guess the hour and day that Fred Thompson will announce that he is running for president and you will be entered to win a $200 gift card to Amazon.
But it gets better.
Then the contestant who was the earliest to enter that [...]
Apparently, I owe Wordpress.com (the free hosted blog site) an apology. I said that it “kind of bites because I cannot embed this video.”
Well, that is true:
For security reasons we remove the tags needed for the above. Your intentions may be innocent but someone somewhere would try to damage the site.
But they also have [...]
A new conservative organization in Vermont has been formed with the hopes of bringing together the different factions of conservatism, billing itself as a “forum for the intellectual right in Vermont.”
The Lyceum Society of Vermont is an intellectual forum founded in 2007 which is dedicated to providing an exchange of ideas among traditionalists, paleoconservatives, classical [...]
Be sure to check out the Carnival of Principled Government. A blog carnival is a collection of links to posts on different blogs about a common topic. The topic?
we strive to uphold the founding vision of our founding fathers
You can find out more about this carnival in this post over at Principled Discovery.
Still super pissed off extremely unhappy about having to prove that I am educating my children because it takes me so long to get all of the paperwork together with three kids under foot, I have one more post about homeschooling laws for you.
I just learned that New Jersey does not require anything from homeschooling [...]
An anonymous commenter left a link to a YouTube video of the “Act 185 – 2/16/07 Debate on Sunderland Amendment.”
That was the discussion around an amendment proposed to change Act 185 (the new-new Act 60) to protect the privacy of Vermont tax payers’ income information. (You can read more about that problem here.)
The amendment [...]
Here are the related links for the 8/17/2007 broadcast of “She’s Right” on Channel 17, featuring a discussion of the city’s zoning rewrite with guest Burlington City Councilor Joan Shannon (D, Ward 5).
Information from the City’s Planning and Zoning website.
Seven Days feature on the Burlington zoning rewrite, “Z-Z-Z-Zoned Out?”
“My Turn” opinion columns from the Burlington [...]
She’s Right is on Channel 17 in the Burlington area tomorrow, Friday 8/17, at 5:25 PM. My guest for this live, call-in program, will be Democratic City Councilor Joan Shannon. The topic will be the zoning re-write.
And no, she’s not right (meaning conservative). My plan was to have a few city councilors [...]
You might assume that there is a lot of political discussion in the She’s Right household, but you would be surprised at how little we do talk about politics around here. See, Mr. She’s Right – or is that Mr. Right? – does not really like to talk about politics.
But when he does, man, [...]