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Re: “The Internet Branded Her a Racist. Does It Matter That She's Bipolar?

Did the author actually seek proof of these 300 calls per hour? Did he listen to recorded death threats? The original post received 22K shares and didn't even have Wick's contact information on it. Later posts published her phone number, though these posts received far fewer shares.

If calls came in at that rate for three days, even if only for 12 hours each day, she would have received 10,800 calls. Don't believe a word from this liar's mouth. She's less important than she thinks she is. I'm doubting most of the death threats, too.

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Posted by Michelle C from Boston on 01/22/2017 at 7:50 AM

Re: “Vermonters Swarm Into Montpelier for Women's March

I am so sorry that money spent on this march was not instead used to assist women like my sisters and families in VT. To march against something unknow because it is change which they fear instead of actions which show they will not tolerate system abuse makes me wonder how many have read the Constitution of the US and VT, how many have read the history books telling of what our Founders wrote and did to change America and VT. Bernie didn't help my carpenter nephews, self employed when I called for help with Obama's insurance that would cost them mor ethan their earnings would allow and still not give medical coverage because of the $10,000 deductible. If they really want good government don't agree with programs that do nothing for the working poor.

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Posted by Kady on 01/22/2017 at 6:29 AM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

The Vermont spirit of caring for each other is strong. Those who say "Stop protesting, and give Trump a chance" have been duped. Many others see the man for what he is: a manipulator, a liar, a fraud, and an instrument of a very destructive and dehumanizing force. Yesterday was great!

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Posted by Islene Runningdeer on 01/22/2017 at 6:00 AM

Re: “The Internet Branded Her a Racist. Does It Matter That She's Bipolar?

Seven Days you realize she is playing you right? On her Linkedin account she is claiming she was hacked. Now it was just a bad joke?
Which is it? Hacked, joke or crazy?

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Posted by Doug Davis on 01/21/2017 at 11:06 PM

Re: “The Internet Branded Her a Racist. Does It Matter That She's Bipolar?

And she doesn't have four brothers

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Posted by Michelle C from Boston on 01/21/2017 at 11:04 PM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

I was there today in Montpelier. And yes I have a job. I am a nurse who has served the people of this country for more than 40 years. I know what it looks like like right here in Vt when people are denied healthcare. I have also volunteered in Haiti so I have seen both ends of the spectrum. Trump is bad news for healthcare.

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Posted by GrnmtnRN on 01/21/2017 at 9:34 PM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

the only way the country moves forward is if millions of us from every part of the country stand up together to resist the divisive authoritarian destructive agenda of the Donald Trump.

You mean stand up together against "them" or as Hillary classified "them" the basket of deplorables. How unifying.

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Posted by Mt.Philo on 01/21/2017 at 8:56 PM

Re: “Vermonters Swarm Into Montpelier for Women's March

Bernie is a sell out and needs to shut up. He needs to step aside so a real leader can take his spot and move the country forward. If you believe Bernie has anyone's best interest at heart other than his own you might need a brain transplant. Having him at your girl power rally deligitimises your entire event.

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Posted by citizen on 01/21/2017 at 7:23 PM

Re: “Vermonters Swarm Into Montpelier for Women's March

I love all of this and it gives me such hope with one exception, which is why was a man who helped create the vitriolic, partisan rhetoric with no regard for facts the microphone? Bernie Sanders is just as responsible for Donald Trump as anyone who voted for him, maybe more. Why, at the Women's March are we listening to the angry white man?

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Posted by LibralDuck on 01/21/2017 at 7:14 PM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

To all of you that are shouting that you don't have equal freedom or rights or safety try having your march in Saudi Arabia or China or any other non-western country. Then you would realize how good we all have it here.

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Posted by citizen on 01/21/2017 at 7:03 PM

Re: “The Internet Branded Her a Racist. Does It Matter That She's Bipolar?

Bipolar might affect how much and how often you post. It might even lower inhibitions so that you post things you truly feel but in a more balanced mood would refrain from. It doesnt' make you grotesquely insensitive or make you think that slavery is funny. It doesn't make you cruel or selfish (though it might make you act out more of your natural selfishness). So, no, it doens't matter whether she is bipolar. What she wrote is what she thinks is funny.

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Posted by Kit Holland on 01/21/2017 at 6:50 PM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

So your plan is to resist and protest for the next 4 years at least? Don't any of you activists have jobs that require you to show up. Once again you need to stop shouting and start listening. President Trump spoke yesterday about returning the power to the people. When he says that he is referring to you, me and every other American. How about giving the guy a chance. We are one America and it would be great if people started to understand that. It is great that millions of people across this country used the freedom to voice their concerns today that democracy provides, but now it's time to give President Trump time to respond to your ideas. Please try to remember that a raising tide lifts all ships, and when you embrace patriotism there is no room for race or sexism. God bless America.

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Posted by citizen on 01/21/2017 at 6:31 PM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

Today is day 1. It won't be out of our system until all people have equal rights, equal access, equal freedom and equal safety.

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Posted by Tatiana Vyhovsky on 01/21/2017 at 5:57 PM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

So inspired! That was the most people I have ever been with!

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Posted by Steph Holdridge on 01/21/2017 at 5:32 PM

Re: “St. Mike's Grad Designs Inaugural Outfits for Ivanka Trump's Kids

Oh well, it's to be expected. I supposed even Hitler commissioned dressmakers to supply Eva Braun.

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Posted by Leonard Bast on 01/21/2017 at 4:21 PM

Re: “The Internet Branded Her a Racist. Does It Matter That She's Bipolar?

I'm sick and tired of people like Heather Wick who bully and harass others (with so-called humor or otherwise") and then claim that they are the real victim. I don't know much about bipolar disorder, but I sure can spot a sociopath when I see one.

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Posted by Leonard Bast on 01/21/2017 at 4:08 PM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

"Where were all these people on election day?" asks @citizen.

They were out there voting -- part of the 70% of Vermonters who voted against Donald Trump.

And, no, it isn't about getting it "out of their system today" - the only way the country moves forward is if millions of us from every part of the country stand up together to resist the divisive authoritarian destructive agenda of the Donald Trump. People need to keep demonstrating, keep organizing, keep talking to elected officials, keep volunteering for community organizations, keep donating, and doing everything else it takes to challenge the dangerous direction Trump wants to take the country.

That's the only way we'll "move forward" or "be safe."

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Posted by terjeanderson on 01/21/2017 at 3:59 PM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

Where were all these people on election day? I hope everyone gets this out of their system today so the counary can move forward. Be safe out there folks.

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Posted by citizen on 01/21/2017 at 3:47 PM

Re: “The Internet Branded Her a Racist. Does It Matter That She's Bipolar?

CLEARLY it appears the Wick family inappropriately used their privilege (engaged in racism) to reach out to news journals in an attempt to garner pity and support for Heather, a brightly photographed blond haired white woman. This is classic American racism. The focus of this article is ALL wrong. It should NOT be about Heather and SHOULD be about the impact of her racism on people of color and humanity, the prevalence of racism in VT and beyond, and resources to assist people on their individual journeys of awakening/enlightenment to establish movement towards overcoming deep-seeded unconscious bias and racism.

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Posted by Vicki Garrison on 01/21/2017 at 3:07 PM

Re: “Scenes From the Women's March on Montpelier

These are fantastic pix! Go Vermont!

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Posted by Kathryn Blume on 01/21/2017 at 2:44 PM

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