How did the United States end up with President Donald J. Trump? Insane Clown Posse, Matt Taibbi’s brilliant new book (watch MT’s interview with Chris Hedges), details the insanity. If you are new to Taibbi’s writing, brace yourself. The long-time Rolling Stone journalist writes in… Continue Reading
“I hope to see these flags flying all over the state,” says Chris Brimmer. In fact, I would like to see Vermont re-adopt it.” Join the Resistance! Purchase your GMB flags at Vermont’s Stove and Flag Works in Montpelier and… Continue Reading
Baby steps – here in the once and future Republic of Vermont. Read Governor Shumlin’s official proclamation here.
Thanks to THE ATLANTIC and POLITICO for reporting on Plan V – our blueprints for a 2nd Vermont Republic – in the wake of the Brexit. Indeed, a “Vexit” is an idea we’ve been championing since 2004, and unlike some… Continue Reading
Decentralists! Support the 2VR: Second Vermont Republic! “2 for 1” SALE on all Vermont independence merch – flags, stickers, passports, and books – to celebrate Vermont independence week! This includes our new 2VR/Plan V sticker. Now through July… Continue Reading
Thanks to Bill Kauffman, AMERICAN CONSERVATIVE columnist, for checking in with 2VR re: Bernie Sanders’ presidential campaign. The best quote of his article? “Ranting and raving on a grand scale by an old man (who most of us in Vermont… Continue Reading
Fifteen years ago, Wal-Mart and Home Depot rolled into the Rutland-sized town of Midland, Ontario. A 20-year-old man who had built the website for his parents’ paint store decided to help locally owned businesses compete with the big-box giants. The… Continue Reading
True confessions. I find Melissa McCarthy an annoying and foul-mouthed presence on the Silver Screen. Yes, “Bridesmaids” was good, or so I hear, but I’ve born witness to two other MM films – two too many. My daughter Ani, an… Continue Reading