A Student of History

April 1, 2007

Goodbye VT

Filed under: The past that is still with us — John Maass @ 6:16 am

Check out this truly wacky opinion piece calling for Vermot to secede from the US.  It is a classic example of how history is used selectively to prop us the political aspirations of today.

Vermont was once an independent republic, and it can be one again. We think the time to make that happen is now. Over the past 50 years, the U.S. government has grown too big, too corrupt and too aggressive toward the world, toward its own citizens and toward local democratic institutions. It has abandoned the democratic vision of its founders and eroded Americans’ fundamental freedoms.

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