Too many idiots
Too many guns?
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Not all Democrats qualify as godless
In response to the Feb. 19 letter from Clairmont Smith, as a Christian and a Democrat I was offended by the idea that all Democrats are "godless."
I don't always agree with everything my party says and does. Smith certainly is entitled to his opinion, but to lump all people of a political party together is not correct.
I very seldom agree with Republicans and their ideas, but I know there are good people in that party as well as in mine. Thank you.
Curtis F. Lanham
Power utility should look for efficiency
I cannot speak for all West Virginians, but I do know that people in the coalfields cannot afford increased electric bills that would come from Appalachian Power's proposal to purchase overvalued coal generation from Ohio.
If the Public Service Commission allows Appalachian Power to purchase this coal-fired generation, the bill would be passed on to the customers.
This deal smells of corporate greed from the start, and is completely against more workable solutions, solutions such as aggressive investments in energy efficiency, which would lower our bills and create jobs - 19,000 stable jobs, to quote one estimate.
Energy efficiency is not some nice rural idea such as West Virginians have lived for generations. Energy efficiency is a national effort that creates those 19,000 jobs in West Virginia - alone! This proposed purchase of electric generation would unnecessarily cost West Virginia homeowners and business owners very large amounts of money - money that could go to much better use.
I encourage the Public Service Commission to require Appalachian Power to invest in energy efficiency rather than this obvious corporate shift of numbers - a very expensive hidden handshake and wink on the golf course.