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John McClaughry

Here’s an interesting insight into the arcane world of global renewable energy politics, based on the Oct. 30 column in Forbes by widely-read energy blogger Rod Adams. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Free electricity from the Sun has been a dream for decades. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

One certain result of the horrific Las Vegas massacre will be the revival of the cry to somehow control the firearms used by the shooter. more

Oct 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Earlier this year, Middlebury College gave us a pathetic example of cowardice in the face of left wing protestors who objected to sociologist Charles Murray speaking on campus. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

As the Republican Congress struggled to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, the political landscape is steadily shifting. more

Jun 27, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

John McCaughry [sic], one of the main persons of the Koch Brother front group the Ethan Allen Institute, described the U.S. national debt as our biggest problem to “America and our global civilization”. more

Jun 7, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

ADDISON – If you watch the news media, and especially the accounts of things like the Peoples’ March for Climate, Jobs and Justice, you would believe that the most critical problems facing America are... more

May 28, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

In a recent talk before students at St. Johnsbury Academy, Sen. Bernie Sanders declared that although we are living in the wealthiest country in the history of the world, “the nation’s wealth is in the hands of a privileged few”... more

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

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MONTPELIER — The Scott administration is digging in against a proposal by the House Natural Resource, Fish and Wildlife Committee to raise $30 million to clean up Lake Champlain and other bodies of water in Vermont. more

Mar 7, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Here’s a capsule history of the fitful advance of parental choice in education in Vermont. more

Mar 2, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

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Photo by Thistle Tulla Carson

MONTPELIER — The Vermont legislature is now well into the final chapter of a high-stakes saga that began in 2010. more

Feb 22, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

A lot of serious long-term national issues simply weren’t addressed in the recent national election. more

Dec 6, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

Mercifully, the 2016 Presidential campaign is over. That campaign has, says conservative columnist George Will, “demonstrated that there is no such thing as rock bottom.” more

Nov 24, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

For years, indeed decades, Vermont’s public school Establishment has regularly found ways to put pressure on the non-sectarian independent schools that receive tuition for pupils from the 90 “tuition towns”. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

Last week outgoing Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) made public the draft agreement he made with the Federal government’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). more

Oct 13, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

"The 18th century pioneers who founded this little republic intensely believed in freedom — we would do well to recapture their passion for it." more

Aug 19, 2016 12:00 PM Opinions

For decades—indeed, centuries—American politics has been a rough game. more

Aug 5, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

“Ethan Allan Institute”, did a true disservice to your readership by promoting falsehoods about the topic of human-caused climate change and by making untruthful statements about my own scientific work in his misguided, falsehood-riddled letter. more

Jul 1, 2016 8:46 AM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

Let me respond to just two of the many charges —about my recent commentary in the Vermont Eagle—made by Pittsford’s self-promoted “leading climate scientist” Alan Betts in a letter to the Eagle. more

Jun 29, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

The mere existence on our planet of the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch drives U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D) to torrents of outrage. more

Jun 20, 2016 4:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

Here’s an interesting insight into the arcane world of global renewable energy politics, based on the Oct. 30 column in Forbes by widely-read energy blogger Rod Adams. more

Dec 6, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Free electricity from the Sun has been a dream for decades. more

Oct 25, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

One certain result of the horrific Las Vegas massacre will be the revival of the cry to somehow control the firearms used by the shooter. more

Oct 12, 2017 9:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

Earlier this year, Middlebury College gave us a pathetic example of cowardice in the face of left wing protestors who objected to sociologist Charles Murray speaking on campus. more

Oct 2, 2017 2:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

As the Republican Congress struggled to “repeal and replace” Obamacare, the political landscape is steadily shifting. more

Jun 27, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

ADDISON – If you watch the news media, and especially the accounts of things like the Peoples’ March for Climate, Jobs and Justice, you would believe that the most critical problems facing America are... more

May 28, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

In a recent talk before students at St. Johnsbury Academy, Sen. Bernie Sanders declared that although we are living in the wealthiest country in the history of the world, “the nation’s wealth is in the hands of a privileged few”... more

Apr 4, 2017 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

Here’s a capsule history of the fitful advance of parental choice in education in Vermont. more

Mar 2, 2017 12:00 PM The Vermont Eagle

Sunset over Lake Champlain.jpg

Photo by Thistle Tulla Carson

MONTPELIER — The Vermont legislature is now well into the final chapter of a high-stakes saga that began in 2010. more

Feb 22, 2017 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

A lot of serious long-term national issues simply weren’t addressed in the recent national election. more

Dec 6, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

Mercifully, the 2016 Presidential campaign is over. That campaign has, says conservative columnist George Will, “demonstrated that there is no such thing as rock bottom.” more

Nov 24, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

For years, indeed decades, Vermont’s public school Establishment has regularly found ways to put pressure on the non-sectarian independent schools that receive tuition for pupils from the 90 “tuition towns”. more

Oct 25, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

Last week outgoing Gov. Peter Shumlin (D) made public the draft agreement he made with the Federal government’s Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS). more

Oct 13, 2016 6:00 AM The Vermont Eagle

"The 18th century pioneers who founded this little republic intensely believed in freedom — we would do well to recapture their passion for it." more

Aug 19, 2016 12:00 PM Opinions

For decades—indeed, centuries—American politics has been a rough game. more

Aug 5, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

The mere existence on our planet of the billionaire industrialists Charles and David Koch drives U.S. Sen. Bernie Sanders (D) to torrents of outrage. more

Jun 20, 2016 4:30 PM The Vermont Eagle

Citizens without a physical science background naturally find it hard to know what to believe about the claims put forth by those who believe in a coming human-caused climate catastrophe. more

Jun 6, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 1 Comments

The 2016 legislative session is now history, and it’s worthwhile to assess its production. more

May 23, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

Three times in modern history Vermonters have witnessed a political battle over public power. more

May 13, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor

The “Jay Peak EB-5 scandal” is in full bloom. While it’s too early to pass judgment on all of the parties involved, there are some emerging lessons to be learned. more

Apr 23, 2016 12:00 PM Letters to the Editor 2 Comments

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