Jim Justice particularly seems to think his position is equivalent to that of glorified gubernatorial prop comic: cow patties, flashing lights, hatchet, and tackle box are all on hand for the show. Plans to help regular people? Not so much.
Forced Pooling CTA: Tell the WV House Energy Committee NO in 2018—and forever.
Lobbyists are pushing WV legislators to pass Forced Pooling again this year... because of course they are. They think we're powerless. Time to give them a piece of your mind.
Rural Sacrifice Zones: You have to crack a few eggs
Tax money was used to subsidize the destruction of a WV community's clean water so coal execs could further enrich themselves. Then the people who live in that community pay water bills from now unto eternity.
Dear West Virginians, I Double Dog Dare You (Open letter)
It helps corporations to have their bought political mouthpieces incite regular folks to blame the other party, whichever "other" party that might be. That's because the constant bitter fighting keeps people from being able to recognize and process who's really calling the shots. The distraction allows more and more of our money to be funneled to already-wealthy corporate execs.
Commentary on an industry puff-piece: It’s not easy being “green”
The sheer amount of flim-flam—starting with the big-fibber title and escalating until the downright cruel PR spin on behalf of Antero’s frack dump—is hard to address. There’s just so much of it, and almost all of it is disingenuous and meant to muddle.
Dear Dirty Joe Manchin – Open Letter
I have a proposal for you, Dirty Joe. Are you willing to take the reasonable step of fighting for #MedicareForAll? Supporting the progressive WV State Democratic Platform? Fighting eminent domain for private gain...?
12 Urgent Questions for Manchin – Open Letter to Cenk Uygur
You won't BELIEVE the questions WVians demand to have answered!
Rigged to Sacrifice Regular People
Governor Justice's administration is jamming through the Antero Frackwaste dump, that will threaten so many families with the same sort of future that Minden, WV, is experiencing right now.
The Ethics of Mercy in WV
Bad behavior, or a lack of ethics, shouldn't be excusable because it comes from YOUR party, whichever party that happens to be. We'll never have a productive debate if our leaders are rewarded for indulging in this juvenile posturing, whether it's literal bull****, or merely figurative.
POLL: Vote for the Worst WV Legislators this Session
Who are the worst WV legislators from the 2017 session? Vote, then view the results.