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- Act 46 and Democracy
- Science vs. Philosophy
- Complementarity and Civility
- Copenhagen – the play
- Responses from Lucy and Zac
- Questions for Zac and Lucy
- Aleksandr Solzhenitsyn
- Illusion of Explanatory Depth
- 2008 Financial Crisis: What can we learn?
- 2008 Financial Crisis: What happened?
- Free Speech Pioneers
- Bennington Battle Day
- Zac Mayo for House
- Open Meeting Law
- Dillon’s Rule
- About Town Meeting
- How does one become a selectboard member?
- What is the selectboard’s job?
- Learning about town government
- Cambridge Town Hall
Introduction to this blog
Category Archives: Government
What does Act 46 mean for democracy? Before considering that general question, let’s review a more specific question: What happened with Act 46 in Cambridge? The short answer is that the town lost control of its elementary school. The photo … Continue reading
In my previous post (Questions for Zac and Lucy), I posed questions for Zac Mayo and Lucy Rogers, candidates for the Vermont House of Representatives representing my town of Cambridge and the neighboring town of Waterville. Please see that post … Continue reading
The library in my town of Cambridge, the Varnum Library, hosted a Candidates Forum last night for Zac Mayo and Lucy Rogers who are running for an open seat in the Vermont House of Representatives, representing Cambridge and the neighboring … Continue reading
Matthew Lyon was the first person to be fined and imprisoned under the Sedition Act of 1798, one of four federal laws passed that year known as the Alien and Sedition Acts. His crime: public criticism of President John Adams … Continue reading
Today is a state holiday in Vermont – Bennington Battle Day, commemorating the Battle of Bennington in the American Revolution on August 16, 1777. The year 1777 was a pivotal year in our history. For Vermonters, that was the year … Continue reading
Today I submitted the following letter to the editor of the News & Citizen: Cambridge and Waterville are fortunate to have two fine young people running for the open position in the Vermont House created by Bernie Juskiewicz’s decision not … Continue reading