Willem Post: Renewable energy goals must be balanced with economic realities

At some point, clear-headed thinking must prevail, budgets must be cut, taxes must be reduced, wasteful programs eliminated, or else Vermont’s hollowed-out, private, tax-paying economy will continue on its near-zero-growth path, less and less able to scrape up enough money to pay for the rapidly increasing expenditures of the growing, money-guzzling government sector.