The Mounting Troubles for Vermont’s Obamacare Exchange
On today’s edition of Coffee and Markets, Brad Jackson and Ben Domenech are joined by John McClaughry to discuss the Vermont Obamacare exchange, why the Governor pulled the “safety valve,” and what is next for the state’s troubled exchange.
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It’s Spring in Vermont
From the diaries by Neil It is an exciting time for the Republican party, and conservative and libertarian activists, here in Vermont. The Green Mountain State is finally shaking off winter, the skies are clear and the grass has returned. The frozen tundra has receded and life has begun anew. With Spring comes the inevitable return of the political season as well. Although we face a General Assembly | Read More »
Sanders puts Tucson attack in fundraising crosshairs.
Senator Bernie Sanders – the socialist Senator from Vermont who we’re supposed to pretend isn’t a socialist because the Democrats get upset about us bringing up the entire ‘socialism’ thing – has decided that the best way to handle last weekend’s attempted assassination of a Congresswoman (and the murder of six people, including a nine-year-old girl) is to send out a fundraising letter blaming the | Read More »
Tech at Night: You were expecting something other than Net Neutrality?
Now that the FCC has made itself the center of attention by planning a big power grab online, it may be the case that the FCC gets some unwanted attention. The Free State Foundation is calling out the FCC for not being very open even as the FCC is calling for an Open Internet™. Here’s the punchline, but read the whole thing, and that’s not | Read More »
Tags: Al Franken
, Cliff Stearns
, fred upton
, Free Press
, Free State Foundation
, joe barton
, John Kerry
, Julius Genachowski
, Michael Copps
, nbc universal
, Net Neutrality
, Saddam Hussein
, steve ballmer
VT-GOV Democratic recount finally resolved…
…after two weeks. It’s hard to tell whether the general lack of energy involved was from civility or ennui: Republican Lt. Governor Brian Dubie was polling at over 50% for most of the candidates, and polls at 55%/36% against eventual nominee Peter Shumlin. Don’t expect a lot more polling of this race, by the way: as near as I can tell, its Toss-Up status among | Read More »
Primary Open Thread
Take your pick. You’e got Arizona, Vermont, Alaska, Florida, and runoffs in Oklahoma. I suspect we’ll be giving comment amnesty to people in Arizona tonight — within reason.
Meet Len Britton (R CAND, VT-SEN).
Len is the presumptive Republican candidate against Patrick Leahy, who is currently seeking a seventh term. Which is a polite way of saying that Leahy has spent over half his life as a Senator, while Len Britton is a small business owner and first-time office seeker. Len’s site is here. Moe Lane Crossposted to Moe Lane.