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Charles Root Jr 
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Re: “Ghost-Town Center: The Dying Days of Burlington's Downtown Mall

Only in Vermont can you get people complaining about urban sprawl and then when someone wants to build an urban project in an urban center, the same people complain about that. News Flash: As cities get bigger they can build up or out, which one would you prefer? Choosing neither is not an option.

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Posted by Charles Root Jr on 06/02/2017 at 8:50 PM

Re: “Coming Soon: Jericho Market

As a resident of Underhill I am VERY excited for this store to open!!

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Posted by Charles Root Jr on 08/15/2016 at 9:12 AM

Re: “Vermont Legislators Admit to Cheating the System. Are They Justified?

Ah yes Mr. "Extract As Much Money From Government For My Personal Use As I Can Zuckerman" Is the same legislator that tried to eliminate the mortgage interest deduction on hard working Vermonters.

Mmmmmmm smell that hypocrisy, Push class warfare but line your pockets every chance you get. Say "money I get from government is okay, but the money you get is bad"

Maybe Zuckerman can head on up to Bernie's new vacation pad in the islands and they can have a barbecue and laugh at all the wool they're pulling over Vermonter's eyes.

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Posted by Charles Root Jr on 08/12/2016 at 9:54 AM

Re: “Bernie Sanders Buys a Summer Home in North Hero

Multiple houses, nice cars, luxury living, absolutely nothing wrong with that, as long as you don't preach socialism to the rest of us, while living that purely capitalist lifestyle.

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Posted by Charles Root Jr on 08/09/2016 at 3:38 PM

Re: “The Gun: How I Bought an AR-15 in a Five Guys Parking Lot

Two adults made a legal firearms transaction, somehow let's insert all kinds of evil "gun-nut" drama in to it, and you wonder why those of us that support gun ownership, detest the narrative.

You know in a free society, there will always be people that will use that freedom to their own means and against others. Absolutely no way you stop that it's human nature, and the freer the society the more it gives people a chance to behave badly. That is no reason to limit people in their choices.

You're a big drug legalization supporter right Paul, happy to gloss over all the downsides of it right? Personally people smoking pot and driving cars scares the living hell out of me. A lot more than the possibility of someone shooting up a bar I in, but THAT discussion about curtailed freedoms is verboten right? Cause well liberal and pot and Vermont duh, how dare you question that.

So how about less stories that are about your agenda and a little more investigative journalism about things that really affect all of us.

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Posted by Charles Root Jr on 06/15/2016 at 11:15 AM

Re: “Wealthy Mormon Buys Up Vermont Land for Massive Settlement

Great they can replace the 20,000+ that will have fled the state because of high taxes by the time they actually start building.

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Posted by Charles Root Jr on 04/06/2016 at 1:48 PM

Re: “Trumped Up: Who Were Donald Trump's 19,974 Vermont Voters?

"Seven Days moderates comments in order to ensure a civil environment. Please treat the comments section as you would a town meeting, dinner party or classroom discussion. In other words, keep commenting classy!"

I think Paul Heintz might want to review 7 Day's policies before he writes another such hateful article.

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Posted by Charles Root Jr on 03/11/2016 at 1:51 PM

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