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College of St. Joseph to Close After Spring 2019 Semester

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 23, 2019 at 1:30pm 3/23/2019 at 1:30pm

It’s sad to see this happening to another American school, but you can’t fight reality.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Another Vermont College Will Close

The College of St. Joseph, in Vermont, announced Thursday that it will shut down at the end of the semester.

The college has been struggling for the last year, most recently...

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Sanders Institute to Close Over ‘Blurred Lines Between Family, Fundraising and Campaigning’

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, March 15, 2019 at 1:00pm 3/15/2019 at 1:00pm
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Jane Sanders, the wife of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT), announced the temporary shutdown of The Sanders Institute.

The nonprofit think tank, founded by Jane and her son David Driscoll, has come under fire “amid criticism that the nonprofit has blurred the lines between family, fundraising and campaigning.”

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Southern Vermont College to Close in Summer of 2019

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, March 5, 2019 at 10:00am 3/5/2019 at 10:00am

Earlier this year, it was announced that Vermont’s Green Mountain College will close. Now there is another.

The Vermont Digger reports:

Southern Vermont College says it will close this summer

Another small liberal arts college in Vermont will close its doors for good this summer.

Southern Vermont College president David Evans announced Monday that the...

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Bill to Provide ‘Free’ College Tuition Advances in Vermont

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 12:00pm 2/19/2019 at 12:00pm

Colleges are closing and laying off staff at an alarming rate, but this idea is still getting pushed.

The Vermont Digger reports:

Free college tuition gains traction in Statehouse

Vermont perennially ranks dead-last in the country for state funding, per-student, on public higher education. The state’s financial neglect of the Vermont State Colleges is...

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Bernie’s running again, will try to out-Socialist the other Dems

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at 9:00am 2/19/2019 at 9:00am
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It’s time for Bernie 2.0! Self-proclaimed democratic socialist Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) has officially entered a crowded Democrat 2020 presidential race. From Vermont Public Radio:

“I wanted to let the people of the state of Vermont know about this first,” Sanders told VPR’s Bob Kinzel. “And what I promise to do is,...

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Green Mountain College in Vermont Announces Closure After Spring Semester

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 25, 2019 at 10:00am 1/25/2019 at 10:00am

This news is going to hit the left pretty hard. Green Mountain College focuses on environmental education and green issues. It also has a beautiful campus.

Inside Higher Ed reports:

Another Small College Will Close

Green Mountain College announced Wednesday that it will close at the end of the spring semester.

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Anti-Semitic “Deadly Exchange” campaign can be defeated when local pro-Israel groups respond quickly

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 6:30pm 12/9/2018 at 6:30pm

Anti-Israel activists thrive in darkness. On campuses and municipalities, they spend months and sometimes years planning attacks on Israel that are often unveiled only at the last second, leaving Israel advocates scrambling.

That is unfolding with a vile antisemitic campaign called “Deadly Exchange,” which seeks to blame Israel and American Jewish groups...

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Jane Sanders Escapes Charges After Investigation of Burlington College Land Deal

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 14, 2018 at 7:00am 11/14/2018 at 7:00am

Jane Sanders, wife of Vermont senator and 2016 presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, has been cleared after an investigation of a land deal at Burlington College during her time as school president, which precipitated its closure in May of 2016.

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Vermont offers $10,000 move-in bonus to attract new ‘working’ residents

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, June 5, 2018 at 8:00am 6/5/2018 at 8:00am
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June 5th is Primary Day in California, and as I look at the returns and analyze how much father into madness my state has descended, I am mulling over escape plans.

Perhaps I should consider Vermont, as the state is now offering a $10,000 move-in bonus to attract new residents.

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Vermont: NRA Takes on Republican Governor “Flip-Flop Phil” Scott Over Latest Gun Laws

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, April 18, 2018 at 9:00am 4/18/2018 at 9:00am
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Last month, I blogged about Republican Vermont governor Phil Scott’s complete change in stance on the Second Amendment.  At that time, he had signed a “raft of gun control measures” and explained that his thinking...

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Vermont: “Raft” Of Gun Control Measures Passes Legislature, Heads To Governor

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, March 31, 2018 at 4:00pm 3/31/2018 at 4:00pm
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Vermont is known for being a gun-friendly state, so gun-friendly, in fact, that socialist Senator Bernie Sanders (I-VT) squirms whenever the issue of gun control comes up.  Last year, Guns & Ammo ranked Vermont #20 on its annual Best States for Gun Owners list.

That may all change, however.  The Vermont legislature has...

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Jane Sanders Screams Sexism Over Bank Fraud Allegations

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 17, 2017 at 4:00pm 7/17/2017 at 4:00pm
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Sen. Bernie Sanders’s wife Jane has taken a page out of failed Democrat presidential candidate Hillary Clinton’s book by screaming ‘sexism’ at Brady Toensing, the man who filed a complaint alleging Mrs. Sanders committed bank fraud while president for the now defunct Burlington College. From The Boston Globe:

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Investigation Into Land Deal by Bernie Sanders’ Wife Intensifies

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, July 11, 2017 at 1:00pm 7/11/2017 at 1:00pm
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In May, Kemberlee blogged that the FBI reportedly started investigating failed presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders’ wife Jane over a land deal.

She allegedly falsified loan documents when she served as president of the now defunct Burlington College.

Federal prosecutors have now amped up the investigation after they hauled “off more than a...

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Bernie and Jane Sanders Under FBI Investigation Related To Alleged Bank Fraud

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 24, 2017 at 7:30pm 6/24/2017 at 7:30pm
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Last month, Kemberlee blogged about Bernie Sanders’ wife, Jane, being investigated by the FBI for alleged fraud related to a $10 million loan obtained for the now-defunct Burlington College.

The investigation has now expanded to include Bernie himself.  It has been alleged that Bernie used his considerable influence as a United States...

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Russia Hacked Vermont’s Power Grid . . . Or Not . . .

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, December 31, 2016 at 4:30pm 12/31/2016 at 4:30pm

For crying out loud. More fake news by the media. First outlets claim that Russia hacked the election and now they say that Russian hackers penetrated a Vermont power grid.

Look at this Washington Post headline:

Russian operation hacked a Vermont utility, showing risk to U.S. electrical grid security, officials say.

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How Bernie Sanders’ Wife Destroyed Burlington College

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, May 17, 2016 at 8:30am 5/17/2016 at 8:30am

A major pillar of the Bernie Sanders 2016 campaign is free college. In perhaps the most tragically ironic political metaphor of this election, Burlington College, a small privately owned school in Vermont is now going out of business, largely due to decisions made by Bernie Sanders’ wife, Jane, who served as...

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Vermont Continues to Struggle With Obamacare

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, June 6, 2015 at 4:30pm 6/6/2015 at 4:30pm
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It wasn’t supposed to be this way.

The Affordable Care Act was going to bring about the golden age of single payer healthcare in the Green Mountain State. Instead, it went there to die. Activists protested during the new governor’s inauguration, but it made no difference.

Now, things are getting worse. Abby Goodnough...

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