STANDING ROCK Claims #2 and #3: #NODAPL Protesters Used Propane Tanks As Bombs, and “Protesters” Are Not Real Protesters (#NODAPL/3)

Publisher’s Note: This is the 3rd installment in our ongoing series exploring how the mainstream corporate commercial US media misrepresented 10,000 #NoDAPL peaceful water protectors over the course of this past fall and winter. Here are installments 1 and 2.… Continue Reading


Publisher’s note: Please contact Charlotte, Vermont citizen Susan Ohanian at if you would like more information or to get involved in this initiative. Town Meeting offers an opportunity for Vermonters to bring the Emoluments Clause in the Constitution to… Continue Reading

Vermont Senate Committee Advances Bill NULLIFYING Federal Law Within Vermont Borders (NULLIFICATION)

Publisher’s note: Good to see Vermont’s elected representatives of all three parties united in this effort. A  bill crafted in response to executive orders signed by President Donald Trump on immigration is expected to be on the Senate floor next… Continue Reading

Tri-Party Vermont Political Alliance Trumps the U.S. Empire, Round 1 (NULLIFICATION)

Elected officials of varying political persuasions in Vermont presented a unified front Thursday against immigration orders signed by President Donald Trump. Republicans, Democrats and Progressives say that Trump’s border-security initiatives run afoul of the U.S. Constitution, and lawmakers say they’ll… Continue Reading

#MAGA Insanity Is US: Matt Taibbi’s Insane Clown President (BOOK REVIEW)

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

Vermont Welcomes Syrian Refugees, Victims of U.S. Imperial Policy

Publisher’s Note: Thanks to our media colleagues at Seven Days for providing ongoing coverage of Rutland, Vermont’s decision to provide a new home for 100 Syrian refugees. This inspirational story is no doubt the first of many for our once-and-future… Continue Reading

Carjacked in Vermont: Our Auto-Welfare System

The latest Vermont political commercial — the one featuring a Sue Minter bobblehead with exposure of how often she has supported raising the cost of driving a car — evokes five reactions, four of which are not very important. The… Continue Reading