The Vermont Cynic

Democrats caused this government shutdown

James Simpson

February 1, 2018

Filed under Opinion

The recent government shutdown was a Democrat-led stunt that prioritized the interests of illegal immigrants over the interests of American citizens. Senate Democrats filibustered the proposed government funding bill — which contained nothing they objected to — because it lacked protections for Deferred Action for Childho...

What would Scott Milne do as a U.S. senator

October 6, 2016

Filed under Letter to the Editor, Opinion

Dear Editor, Scott Milne announced he was running for the U.S. Senate May 27. What would he do as US Senator? It’s difficult to say. In the past 117 days (editorial note: this piece was submitted 21 September 2016), the Milne campaign has garnered headlines by questioning Senator Leahy’s integrity. What M...

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