“figuresdontlie*l iarscanfigure”

Since: Feb 10

S. Londonderry VT

#104 Nov 5, 2010
j w mcsherry wrote:
<quoted text>Join me: Every time taxes go up: Jobs leave or close down:Increased cost due to Goverment: Say I told you so: Every Person that has complained about high taxes I say what did you expect you voted for Democrats.
A laugh & a joke. Douglas wanted to dump $40 million onto property taxes thereby raising taxes *for all*, esp hurting small business, working families w/children, middle class, working poor, recently unemployed & unemployed burdening the already overburdened & forcing small business to cut staff increasing unemployment.

Also wanted to end income sensitivity, further overburdening the overburdened including the aforementioned w/exception of those who do not qualify.

Renters would simply have this cost passed on & charged by landlords to make up the loss.

Also wanted to cut approx the same in necessary services to the most vulnerable which would include those employed to provide those services.

And, give a tax cut to *the* most wealthy taxpayers, those making $350.000.00/year or more.

Dubie would have done the same.

Do not kid yourselves, any other tax cuts would have been small in comparison to the windfall bestowed upon their wealthy friends.

Unless you are in the aforementioned group you would not be very happy about this.

If you are, who cares.

“figuresdontlie*l iarscanfigure”

Since: Feb 10

S. Londonderry VT

#105 Nov 5, 2010
FactCheck wrote:
<quoted text>
Hawkeye and I are making a final run thru the forums/posts gathering the last of the best examples of the mind set of Vermont. Yours being the cream of the crop. When I saw this post, I just could not resist asking you one last question. Now that your Schumlin (Mr.$10M in assets) is Governor and you have won ,how do you feel about his Janus act on Vermont Yankee?
Good bye, thanks for the great material, you will make S. Londonderry look really good and do her proud-job well done!
Thank you.
Who won? All VTers minus the 1400 wealthiest & they did not exactly 'lose'. If you are amongst them, not a priority as the rest of us would have taken a big hit to give you more money.

If you're not among th wealthiest in VT, you win too.

VY situation would not have changed no matter who is governor, though having a governor who wishes to close it on schedule is a plus.
LMR

Newport, VT

#106 Nov 5, 2010
Whow, so Howard syphons off money from the Highway Budget to fund his special projects which continue to now and Douglas wanted the Highway $$ to return to where they belong and fund the Howard's projects. So what's the mystery? Highway funds for repairing the highways and bridges as well as raising $$ to support those liberal projects which Shumlin will want more of?

Since: Jan 09

Pittsford, VT

#107 Nov 6, 2010
northstardust wrote:
<quoted text>
Who won? All VTers minus the 1400 wealthiest & they did not exactly 'lose'. If you are amongst them, not a priority as the rest of us would have taken a big hit to give you more money.
If you're not among th wealthiest in VT, you win too.
VY situation would not have changed no matter who is governor, though having a governor who wishes to close it on schedule is a plus.
Then I take this to mean our electric rates will not go up. Wait I just saw CVPS asked for a 8% rate increase. Tell me in two years what the rate will be in Two years and what the tax rate will be. As for the 1400 Wealthiest again let use wait and see. New York raised the taxes on the wealthiest and over 50% left the state including a one time candidate for governor. Those that can will they leave New Hampshire is close with lower taxes.

Since: Nov 10

Location hidden

#108 Nov 6, 2010
Last person leaving Vermont will not have to turn off the lights, they will be out and they will be leaving by candle or torch light. Next 2 years will be interesting.
LMR

Newport, VT

#109 Nov 6, 2010
Interesting to say the least!
Hank

Holyoke, MA

#110 Nov 6, 2010
Will be interesting to see how many new names Vermont Watcher comes up with in the next two years!
Thes Peon

Bristol, VT

#112 Nov 12, 2010
PETE
ryan

Istanbul, Turkey

#113 Feb 19, 2013
ryan

Istanbul, Turkey

#114 Feb 19, 2013
Frank Bradford

Montpelier, VT

#115 Feb 22, 2013
Shumlin is a sandal wearing left wing nut job who thinks he can save the world right here in Vermont is going to suck Vermonters dry through even bigger taxes than we had before attempting to do it. Vermont LONG ago LOST its CHECKS & BALANCES SYSTEM. Keep keeping Vt nearly 100% one party &see where you wind up...BAD IDEA!!!!!!!!!!
hdhthdt

Waterville, ME

#116 Mar 16, 2013
who cares? there is nothing you can do about any of these crooks! bitchin on here wont change anything. too funny!

Since: Feb 11

McHenry, MD

#117 Mar 17, 2013
Frank Bradford wrote:
Shumlin is a sandal wearing left wing nut job who thinks he can save the world right here in Vermont is going to suck Vermonters dry through even bigger taxes than we had before attempting to do it. Vermont LONG ago LOST its CHECKS & BALANCES SYSTEM. Keep keeping Vt nearly 100% one party &see where you wind up...BAD IDEA!!!!!!!!!!
I be guessing that ur fancy Collage of NYIT didunce haves
no poliotics of sience lerning or economix reedon books.....

Lets face the facts here Alice, you live in the fcking woods
of Vermont with cow path roads and zero rail freight and a
combination tire center, hair salon, coffee shop and International
Airport with hanger space for one jumbo jet and a hang glider....

It wouldn't matter if you had a house full of Republicans and
a trained monkey for a Governor, it's not gonna change a damn thing..... Until Vermont stops living in 1776 and stops allowing
these exiled tree huggers from suburbia across its borders, you're screwed..... The cost for goods and services will only escalate to the likes of Nome Alaska without improvements to its infrastructure, and that my little uneducated friend cost money..... Now, since this needed cash damn sure isn't coming from commerce or manufacturing, where do you propose that it come from, the tooth fairy?????

The state will not allow any new manufacturing which they deem "NOT GREEN" or gives off emissions comparable to that of a single lawn mower, NO rail service to supply or ship manufacturing goods, NO natural gas pipeline to support manufacturing and a zero qualified work force pretty much put the future of that state in the shitter....

You live in a "TREE" State, not a "PEOPLE" State... Might I suggest the "Burb's" to the south where you could plant yourself a few tree's and actually cut them down without congressional approval.....
Kate

Marlborough, NH

#119 Monday Apr 13
How many people are supporting Shumlin now?
Skeeter Sanders

Plainfield, VT

#120 Monday Apr 20
Frank Bradford wrote:
Shumlin is a sandal wearing left wing nut job who thinks he can save the world right here in Vermont is going to suck Vermonters dry through even bigger taxes than we had before attempting to do it. Vermont LONG ago LOST its CHECKS & BALANCES SYSTEM. Keep keeping Vt nearly 100% one party &see where you wind up...BAD IDEA!!!!!!!!!!
Peter Shumlin a "left wing nut job?" Really? Take a good look at the Republican Party. It's dominated by RIGHT wing nut jobs; way too right wing for most Vermonters -- even most Vermont Republicans -- to stomach. The right-wing nut jobs who dominate the national GOP have severely damaged the Republican brand in Vermont.

Until the "red" party comes to its senses and return to the ideological center, Vermont will remain a "blue" state for the foreseeable future.
Shums Naybor Jeremy Dodge

Austin, TX

#121 Monday Apr 20
Skeeter Sanders wrote:
<quoted text>
Peter Shumlin a "left wing nut job?" Really? Take a good look at the Republican Party. It's dominated by RIGHT wing nut jobs; way too right wing for most Vermonters -- even most Vermont Republicans -- to stomach. The right-wing nut jobs who dominate the national GOP have severely damaged the Republican brand in Vermont.
Until the "red" party comes to its senses and return to the ideological center, Vermont will remain a "blue" state for the foreseeable future.
one Can get un-stuck from that *Left-Right Paradigm* stinkin thinkin
(*google it)
hint: being against murder of innocent life by abortion isn't a 'nut job' view any more than being against the murder of innocent life by U.S. govt.-sponsored terrorist groups like ISIS/al-Qeada and govt.'s drone attacks isn't 'nut job'
If the msm 'news' pushed on the sheeple doesn't report on the fact that even U.S. Generals like Clark and more have revealed how 'we' have set-up the terror groups from the beginning and stirred them up and purposely destabilized countries in order to further the global elite's Admitted 'new world order' agenda, then it can't be true right?
Or, If a tree falls in the forest and CNN didn't do one of their infamous fake Green Screen reports 'from the scene' or even a real on the scene report of it, it didn't happen right?
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is 'Skeeter' related to 'Bolshevik Bernie' Sanders?
at least B.S. voted against SOME of the unconstitutional evil sh't like the 'PATRIOT' Act and NDAA etc. unlike Leahy who helped write the damn laws and Never has a 'Town Hall meeting' or public forum to allow us our 1st Amendment right to redress of grievances
Skeeter Sanders

New York, NY

#123 Monday Apr 20
Shums Naybor Jeremy Dodge wrote:
<quoted text>
one Can get un-stuck from that *Left-Right Paradigm* stinkin thinkin
(*google it)
hint: being against murder of innocent life by abortion isn't a 'nut job' view any more than being against the murder of innocent life by U.S. govt.-sponsored terrorist groups like ISIS/al-Qeada and govt.'s drone attacks isn't 'nut job'
If the msm 'news' pushed on the sheeple doesn't report on the fact that even U.S. Generals like Clark and more have revealed how 'we' have set-up the terror groups from the beginning and stirred them up and purposely destabilized countries in order to further the global elite's Admitted 'new world order' agenda, then it can't be true right?
Or, If a tree falls in the forest and CNN didn't do one of their infamous fake Green Screen reports 'from the scene' or even a real on the scene report of it, it didn't happen right?
.
is 'Skeeter' related to 'Bolshevik Bernie' Sanders?
at least B.S. voted against SOME of the unconstitutional evil sh't like the 'PATRIOT' Act and NDAA etc. unlike Leahy who helped write the damn laws and Never has a 'Town Hall meeting' or public forum to allow us our 1st Amendment right to redress of grievances
So you'd rather have pregnant women be forced to bear children against their will -- including women who became pregnant as a result of being brutally raped? That's low.

And as an FYI, I'm not related to Bernie. And for you to call him a "Bolshevik" speaks volumes about just how far to the right YOU are -- especially since it's been nearly 24 years since the end of the Cold War.
Shums Naybor Jeremy Dodge

Austin, TX

#124 Monday Apr 20
Screwball Skeeter wrote:
<quoted text>
So you'd rather have pregnant women be forced to bear children against their will -- including women who became pregnant as a result of being brutally raped? That's low.
And as an FYI, I'm not related to Bernie. And for you to call him a "Bolshevik" speaks volumes about just how far to the right YOU are -- especially since it's been nearly 24 years since the end of the Cold War.
-who the hell said anything about rape?!?

ewe are a typical sheeple nutbag stuck in the left side of the Left-Right Paradigm, and ridiculously strawmanning an issue with the asinine act of putting words in another's mouths not said nor even germane
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BTW, even the msm admits that the 'Cold War' with the Ruskies is on again, they don't report on the fact that our govt. came Very close to starting a thermonuclear war with them a couple times in resent times. Unlike the 'conservative' politcos who are itching for war with Russia and other countries and have so-called 'democratic' Obama/Kerry etc. helping push more wars & the NWO agenda, I've been FOR letting Putin/Russia annex the Crimea region, just as they didn't make a stink when our govt. annexed Guantanamo Cuba
Brooklyn Bernie

Trumbull, CT

#125 Monday Apr 20
Skeeter Sanders wrote:
<quoted text>
So you'd rather have pregnant women be forced to bear children against their will -- including women who became pregnant as a result of being brutally raped? That's low.
And as an FYI, I'm not related to Bernie. And for you to call him a "Bolshevik" speaks volumes about just how far to the right YOU are -- especially since it's been nearly 24 years since the end of the Cold War.
You sound mentally unstable. Hopefully the New York City IP address is your home base and you stay there!
Shums Naybor Jeremy Dodge

Austin, TX

#126 Monday Apr 20
methinks the libtard isn't really in NYC just as I'm not really in Austin Texas- which happens to be where real journalist and Left-Right Paradigm-destroyer Alex Jones of Infowars.com is headquartered
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Washington & Jefferson sent troops to do thwart Muslim terrorist pirates, so that kind of problem is long over and done with and history, just as commie-socialist/leftwing extremism is, according to Skeeter's logic

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