Michael Smith

Thomas H. Naylor’s Biography

Thomas H. Naylor

Professor Emeritus of Economics at Duke University, Thomas H. Naylor is a writer and a political activist who has taught at Middlebury College and the University of Vermont. For thirty years, he taught economics, management science, and computer science at Duke. As an international management consultant specializing in strategic management, …

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About Second Vermont Republic

Second Vermont Republic

The Second Vermont Republic is a nonviolent citizens’ network and think tank opposed to the tyranny of Corporate America and the U.S. government, and committed to the return of Vermont to its status as an independent republic and more broadly to the dissolution of the Union. Members of the Second Vermont Republic …

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The Constitutionality of Secession

The Constitutionality of Secession

Few words are perceived to be more politically incorrect in America than the s-word, secession. Thanks mostly to Abraham Lincoln, secession is considered to be a complete anathema by liberals and conservatives alike. Although most Americans believe the Civil War proved once and for all that secession is illegal and …

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The Montpelier Manifesto

The Montpelier Manifesto

Petition of Grievances We, citizens of this American land, haunted by the nihilism of separation, meaninglessness, and powerlessness, subsumed by political elites who use corporate, state, and military power to manipulate our lives, pawns of a global system of dominance and deceit in which transnational megacompanies and big government control …

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Hawaii Is Not Even a Legitimate State

Hawaii Is Not Even a Legitimate State

In the brouhaha over whether President Barack Obama was born in Hawaii or not, few seem to realize, that in the eyes of many historians and legal scholars, Hawaii is not a legitimate state of the United States of America.  If the government of Hawaii had not been illegally overthrown …

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Economic Policy Threatens the Dollar

Economic Policy Threatens the Dollar

Just as the Census Bureau’s August report of a small gain in July residential housing starts was due to a downward revision of the prior month’s report, the Federal Reserve Board’s September 15 report of a slight increase in industrial production was achieved by revising downward July’s initial reporting. The …

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The Vermont Military Mafia

The Vermont Military Mafia

Who could have ever imagined that tiny Vermont, the home of “socialist” Bernie Sanders and once considered to be the most left-leaning state in the United States, would now find itself under the political control of five hard-core military superhawks committed to transforming Vermont into the Pentagon’s flagship state for …

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New Portable Hot Water System for Your RV or Recreational Vehicle

Portable Hot Water System for Your RV or Recreational Vehicle

It’s no secret that RV camping is a growing hobby that has been gaining huge popularity over the past few years. In fact, last year alone, there were over 45 million Americans who loved the outdoors so much that they went RV camping. Along with RV camping, there is a …

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Can You Actually Increase Your Height after 18?

Increase Your Height after 18

A lot of people are not happy with the height they have, so can they do anything about it? Can you actually increase your height after 18 years of age? Read on to find out. But can anything be done about it? What Determines Your Height? Before we talk about …

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12 Steps How to Study Effectively

Study Effectively

Do you have troubles about how to study effectively for your tests and projects? The crucial thing is to be properly organized, while the right attitude will get you far as well. Right from the start, it should be noted that there is not one and the same way for …

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