December 24, 2015 RSS feed / Opinion

More Guns Equals More Freedom

Opinion / Dec. 24, 2015 /

Fancy names like “universal background checks” simply mean national gun registration for the firearms which are now given from father to son.  For example, the individual would first have to be identified, and the sale or gift approv Read More

Bernie Exceeded Her Expectations

Opinion / Dec. 24, 2015 /

I have been a fan of Bernie Sanders for many years. When he first announced, I not only felt he was a long shot, but I was not sure I could see him in the role of President.   Read More

Sex Abuse Trauma Deserves Attention

Opinion / Dec. 24, 2015 /

I want to congratulate The Herald for bringing the very painful trauma of sexual abuse to the attention of its readers.  I also want to thank the two women who have spoken about their own devastating sexual abuse in The Herald. Read More

Live from Croatia: Always Say ‘Yes’

Opinion / Dec. 24, 2015 /

Abby Zani, the RUHS Rotary Exchange Student in Croatia, wrote the following report, which was forwarded to The Herald by Linda Runnion.  November has come and gone, and along with the days, have come so many wonderful memories that I wouldn&rsqu Read More

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Up in the Sky, Riding on Santa’s Sleigh

Opinion / Dec. 24, 2015 / By Heather McKeown
Heather In Flight

Let me just say: I TOTALLY BELIEVE IN SANTA CLAUS! Why shouldn’t I?  People believe in lesser beings. Lesser idols. Less evolved entities. I believe in Kris Kringle as much as I give credence to any other person.  Read More

Ending Homelessness in Vermont: We All Can Help

Opinion / Dec. 24, 2015 / By Secretary Hal Cohen

It may not feel like it, but the first official day of winter was this Tuesday, right in the middle of the holiday season. Read More