• Call a spade a spade
    December 02,2013
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
     
    Call a spade

    a spade

    It seems Vermont uses several buzz words instead of calling a spade a spade. For example, the state likes using the words “fee” as in the Electric Assistance Program Fee (the word “fee” is another word for “TAX”); the Energy Efficiency Charge (“charge” is used in place of “TAX”); when you register your dog, you pay a $2 “surcharge” (TAX). The very latest is called breach of truth. Simply put, that means “LIED.”

    RUSSELL NICKLAW

    Leicester
    • Email Article
    •  
    •  Print Article
    2 Comments
    MORE IN Letters
    I attended Monday evening’s Board of Aldermen meeting, during which Hunter Berryhill, Rutland... Full Story
    Do you remember how we felt after Tropical Storm Irene struck our precious valleys so hard? I do. Full Story
    For nearly 38 years, I had the privilege to work for one of the most important companies in the St. Full Story
    More Articles
  •