The Vermont Cynic

It takes two parties to throw a government shutdown

It takes two parties to throw a government shutdown

Ian Nathan

February 9, 2019


Filed under Opinion

The recent government shutdown showed the true face of our politicians and the media. It was easy to point fingers and blame one side over the other for the prolonged shutdown, but neither side attempted to discuss viable options.  Any time there was a discussion between the two parties, disagree...

When social and fiscal beliefs clash

When social and fiscal beliefs clash

Jackson Schilling

November 9, 2018


Filed under Opinion

College is, and should be, a place to openly express your political views. A common stance is the “socially liberal, fiscally conservative” attempt to strike a balance between two very divided parties. While I agree that partisan politics are destructive to our democracy, it must be made clear that clai...

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