I'll share my own thoughts on the budget, but I invite you to take the poll and share your thoughts. Would you legalize #cannabis to help fix the budget? What else would you do?
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.
Open letter: Screw You, Frank Rich.
You wrote,"Let them reap the consequences... until the industrial poisons left unregulated by their favored politicians finish them off altogether."
The New Highland Clearances: The Assault on WV Property Values
Rex Tillerson, fracker, former CEO of Exxon, and current Secretary of State, knows how important property values are. He was so concerned with the inevitable property value loss that would result from a fracking project impacting his Texas home, that he sued to avert it...
Hope and helplessness
Chris Hedges: "Hope is weak, unorganized and absurd. Hope, which is always nonviolent, exposes in its powerlessness, the lies, fraud and coercion employed by the state. Hope knows that an injustice visited on our neighbor is an injustice visited on all of us..."
How can EQT screw you today?
The way this is worded, EQT would get an additional $15,625.00 of the OGM owner's money that it does not deserve.
Outreach, and what it’s not
If we want to unite the country and make positive change, here's the simple message that will change everything...
Cancer Creek, WV
So keep this in mind: at heart this seems to be a political move on Huffman's part. It's one that benefits us at this time, luckily. But this hasn't changed his mind about Cancer Creek. You're likely to see these proposals again...
Why the WV DEP is failing WVians
They're having a tea party and serving us cups of air, telling us we're not really thirsty. They seem to be more concerned with saying the right things than with doing the right things...
Will WV Dems crash and burn like national Dems did?
A populist uprising at the polls is exactly what happens when the government ceases to be "for the people." These results now remind everyone that if we don't have a government FOR the people, we'll have a government BY the people, at least---whether for good or ill.