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Re: “Seriously: I Did it All For the 'Nooski, No Lanes No Gains

It isn't funny. It isn't a laughing matter. The F-35's are 2 to 4 times as loud as the existing F-16's, & our politicians (Shumlin, Leahy, Welch, & Sanders) are all in with Lockheed-Martin. So maybe it would be funny if someone dressed up as Bernie Sanders was trying to give a speech in Winooski & the jets kept interrupting. I'll leave it there, but here's a heartening & reassuring shot of our former governor listening to the jets & telling us everything will be "ok". http://www.vpr.net/uploads/photos/original…

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Posted by Linus Leavens on 08/10/2017 at 5:44 AM

Re: “Seriously: I Did it All For the 'Nooski, No Lanes No Gains

Is this supposed to be funny in any way? I don't think so. Racist, Homophobic, Misogynist, Nazi...Liberal epithets that don't even begin to identify the insult here. WTF is Seven Days thinking publishing this? Shame on you. Shame on every one of you who work for Seven Days, & shame on anyone who reads this & thinks this has any cultural value. Taxed Enough Already? Vote For Freedom!
Linus Leavens (aka Green Mt Rebel)

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Posted by Linus Leavens on 08/09/2017 at 7:24 PM

Re: “A South Burlington Grad Reflects on Renaming the Rebels

Before we all go off to Columbia University to study law, let's go to summer school for just a minute. When you, as a black person, get out a broad brush & paint every white person as racist & fragile, what makes you think you are going to get any other reaction other than the predictable one? White Fragility makes an unfair characterization, lumping the innocent in with the guilty. "Collective punishment, is absolutely banned under international law. Think about that for a minute. Under the 1949 Geneva Conventions, collective punishment is defined as a war crime."..."Hitler and all the other despots from the beginning of time... repeatedly engaged in collective punishment. Collective punishment is a weapon, it is a preferred tool, of a tyrant. Innocence is not only not a defense, it is not even relevant". So the South Burlington School District has embraced, encouraged, & rewarded the use of the concept. In the process, they have chosen to divide us as a community, to obliterate history, & to ignore 50 years of social progress in the name of social justice. Shame on you!

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Posted by Linus Leavens on 07/12/2017 at 6:19 AM

Re: “A South Burlington Grad Reflects on Renaming the Rebels

There is a question lawyers ask..."Well, Mr Leavens, when did you stop beating your wife?" As you may guess, there is no good answer to the question. The question is not fair. So, when you, as a black person, get out a broad brush & paint every white person as racist & fragile, what makes you think you are going to get any other reaction other than the predictable one? You say you think it is funny, & that it proves your point, but frankly, it means you have posted an unfair characterization, lumping the innocent in with the guilty (collective punishment).

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Posted by Linus Leavens on 06/29/2017 at 2:36 PM

Re: “#Resist: How Trump's Election Has Ignited Vermont Activists

Define "sedition"..."Another manifesto of the shadow party is online for people to view. It begins by demonizing the Tea Party and advising illegal immigrants of their rights. Calling themselves The Indivisible Team, they promote exactly what Organizing for America is promoting how to organize to destroy every townhall, every effort by the GOP and the President. Its very aggressive. The leftists cant win by debating policy issues, so they simply try to destroy the opposition. Its pure Alinsky.
Their effort seeks to unite leftists of all stripes as does Organizing for America. On Long Island alone...there are over 1,000 of these types of groups. They call themselves #resist. They all do the same thing.
The manifesto even quotes communist organizer, Dolores Huerta: Every moment is an organizing opportunity, every person a potential activist, every minute a chance to change the world. Well, there you go! http://www.independentsentinel.com/leftist…

Posted by Linus Leavens on 03/02/2017 at 8:23 AM

Re: “Senator Plans Push for Gun Bill Despite Slim Prospects

It is hard to believe that these Liberals & Progressives dare to introduce this nuisance legislation so early in the legislative term. How about introducing term limits for Liberal Senators from Chittenden County, instead?

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Posted by Linus Leavens on 01/07/2017 at 11:09 AM

Re: “Editors’ Note: After Ashe’s Election, Seven Days Updates Conflict-of-Interest Policy

"Relationships between politicians & journalists are nothing new"...Yuppers, just look at the Wikileaks emails. Journalism has become advocacy, blurring the boundaries between political philosophies & the presentation of unbiased information. Many of your readers feel your journalists & editors have a decidedly Progressive bias.

Last October, when I took my 3 sons & our 2 German foreign exchange students on a foliage tour of the Northeast Kingdom, all we saw were Trump signs. A lot of Trump signs. There were no Hillary signs. Not even one. While astonished at the time, they actually got to see what was coming.

If Seven Days wishes to separate philosophy from fact, perhaps they should borrow from the realization of the consequences of the presidential election map by county. Red from sea to shining sea. You would never know it from inside the Burlington beltway, from under the Golden Dome, or from inside the pages of this paper.

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Posted by Linus Leavens on 01/05/2017 at 6:49 AM

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