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  1. On Native GroundHOWARD Zinn Expanded Our View of HistoryRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | American Reporter

    When President Barack Obama said, during his State of the Union speech, "But to create more of these clean energy jobs... that means building a new generation of safe, clean nuclear power plants in this country," I literally howled. How could an ostensibly intelligent man be so wrong, wrong, wrong? There's always been one glaring problem with nuclear power: the waste.

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  2. MomentumPOET of the AirRead the original story

    Feb 5, 2015 | American Reporter

    Despite Sen. John McCain's belief to the contrary, the situation in Iraq has become increasingly twisted and convoluted. It is almost like Milo Minderbinder, the wheeler-dealer from Joseph Heller's World War II novel "Catch-22," is in charge.

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  3. PassingsGARY Carter, 57, is in the True Hall of FameRead the original story

    Feb 18, 2012 | American Reporter

    In an age where corporations are considered people, and the amount of power that they wield over our lives grows by the day, the state of Vermont has been fighting a seemingly impossible battle against Entergy Corp. over the future of the state's lone nuclear plant. Vermont Yankee, located in Vernon, opened in 1972.

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  4. Make My DaySHUT Up Back There: Movie Etiquette TipsRead the original story

    Mar 20, 2010 | American Reporter

    Every February, one of the last South Pacific islands to host a cargo cult puts on a major festival. Reading about this year's party made me think of cargo cults in general, and one in particular that I joined for a little while.

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  5. On Native GroundDARWIN and the Scientific Revolution he MadeRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | American Reporter

    I was going to tell you all the things I'm thankful for this year, starting with the fact that my dancer mother, who is 92, frail, ornery, determined and living alone in Florida , just survived another serious infection. She got out of the hospital on Tuesday morning - barely.

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  6. Panama's Boom Belies One of World's Worst Education SystemsRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | American Reporter

    I write this at the end of three very long days covering Tropical Storm Irene and its aftermath here in southern Vermont. We only lost power from about eight hours on Sunday, or only a couple hours more than the power outage we had after a violent thunderstorm the Sunday before.

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  7. Reporting: PakistanU.S. Arms Sales Bring Bloodshed, Bankruptcy to PakistanRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | American Reporter

    You'd think that in the 21st Century, we could do things better than we did in the 1930's. But when it comes to train travel, that's not the case.

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  8. Momentum10 Reasons Why Jim Douglas Must GoRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- When I first came to southern Vermont, in 1987, I had been on the road in South and Central America - literally on the road - for 14 years.

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  9. Brasch WordsCHEAP-Shot Ads Cost McCAIN DearlyRead the original story

    Feb 4, 2015 | American Reporter

    Despite Sen. John McCain's belief to the contrary, the situation in Iraq has become increasingly twisted and convoluted. It is almost like Milo Minderbinder, the wheeler-dealer from Joseph Heller's World War II novel "Catch-22," is in charge.

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  10. The WilliesON Corporate Taxes, 'Higher' Means 'Hire'Read the original story

    Jul 5, 2011 | American Reporter

    Before the royal wedding, the British press was buzzing about a speckled jelly bean with Kate Middleton's face on it. ABC News reported it story.

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  11. On Native GroundRIGHT-Wing Bullies Claim Victimhood While Attacking the LeftRead the original story

    Apr 8, 2011 | American Reporter

    Creativity is not a tourist site. I live in a place, Brattleboro, that prides itself on being an "art town."

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  12. On Native GroundPRESIDENT Obama's Still Looking for his MojoRead the original story

    Dec 31, 2010 | American Reporter

    While too many of our leaders in Washington pretend that global warming, peak oil and the growing numbers of the hungry in our nation are just figments of the liberal imagination, I recently got a glimpse of a project that, when fully operational, will take care of all three problems and provide jobs in the process. How? A Vermont company called Carbon Harvest Energy is running a 250-kilowatt generator that takes methane gas from the former Windham Solid Waste Management District landfill in Brattleboro and turns it into electricity.

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  13. Market MoverTHE Post-Election Stock Market IronyRead the original story

    Nov 6, 2010 | American Reporter

    The Reformer wants "to go in a different direction" and has dropped my column. But Tom D'Errico, the editor, has graciously allowed me to write a last goodbye.

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  14. My HorizonsAMID Holland's Beauty, Questions for AmericaRead the original story

    Feb 3, 2015 | American Reporter

    "Are Artists Special?" was the title of an amusing and insightful talk that the painter Wolf Kahn gave at the Brattleboro Museum and Art Center on Saturday. Kahn is an extremely successful artist, and his point seemed to be that as people, artists are no more or less special than anyone else.

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  15. Brasch WordsSPEARING a Tax DeductionRead the original story

    Apr 20, 2012 | American Reporter

    It has not been extensively reported, but the Obama Administration has retained and expanded upon many of the national security abuses that were initiated during the Bush Administration. The same acts that got liberals angry at President George W, Bush - warrantless wiretapping, the use of drones, indefinite detention of terror suspects without trial - continue under President Obama.

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  16. Campaign 2012AWAITING the Next Great MistakeRead the original story

    Feb 22, 2012 | American Reporter

    In an age where corporations are considered people, and the amount of power that they wield over our lives grows by the day, the state of Vermont has been fighting a seemingly impossible battle against Entergy Corp. over the future of the state's lone nuclear plant. Vermont Yankee, located in Vernon, opened in 1972.

    Comment?

  17. On Native GroundDARWIN and the Scientific Revolution he MadeRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | American Reporter

    I was going to tell you all the things I'm thankful for this year, starting with the fact that my dancer mother, who is 92, frail, ornery, determined and living alone in Florida , just survived another serious infection. She got out of the hospital on Tuesday morning - barely.

    Comment?

  18. Make My DayA 2010 Winter Olympics PreviewRead the original story

    Feb 11, 2010 | American Reporter

    When President Barack Obama said, during his State of the Union speech, "But to create more of these clean energy jobs... that means building a new generation of safe, clean nuclear power plants in this country," I literally howled. How could an ostensibly intelligent man be so wrong, wrong, wrong? There's always been one glaring problem with nuclear power: the waste.

    Comment?

  19. Momentum10 Reasons Why Jim Douglas Must GoRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | American Reporter

    DUMMERSTON, Vt. -- When I first came to southern Vermont, in 1987, I had been on the road in South and Central America - literally on the road - for 14 years.

    Comment?

  20. Brasch WordsCHEAP-Shot Ads Cost McCAIN DearlyRead the original story

    Jan 29, 2015 | American Reporter

    Despite Sen. John McCain's belief to the contrary, the situation in Iraq has become increasingly twisted and convoluted. It is almost like Milo Minderbinder, the wheeler-dealer from Joseph Heller's World War II novel "Catch-22," is in charge.

    Comment?

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