Originally posted to Burlington Free Press… South Burlington is being roughed up every day by a bully to the north. We must stop collaborating. Now is the time to rebel. Burlington is the bully. Burlington hosts an otherwise well-regarded tenant at its airport that operates screamingly loud F-16 fighter jets that cause serious health and […]
By Nicole Higgins Desmet March 1, 2017 SOUTH BURLINGTON – The race for City Council heated up in January when James “Jimmy” Marc Leas peppered incumbent Councilor Pat Nowak with a series of questions about home buyouts and her position on the Burlington International Airport Commission. Leas’ challenge of Nowak went beyond the council meeting. […]
Jimmy Leas, patent lawyer from South Burlington, Vermont, talks with FOCUS host Margaret Harrington about how to cancel the dominance of the 1 percent over all levels of government that the Supreme Court created with its decisions in Buckley v. Valeo and Citizens United.
Jimmy Leas says he has long been inspired by Senator Bernie Sanders. He volunteered for Bernie’s presidential bid, and heard Bernie urge people to run for local office. “On January 23, running for South Burlington City Council became urgently necessary,” he said. “On that day I discovered that, in her role as South Burlington’s representative […]