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The Republicans in the House of Representatives base their balanced budget plan on the very unlikely event of the Affordable Health Care Act being repealed. That's like basing your retirement plan on hitting the Powerball lottery. Ain't gonna happen.
I cannot help but think that all these people against the new and old laws -- Affordable Care Act, restriction of AK-47 type guns, selenium reduction in coal, etc. -- are not against the laws but against the president. President Obama won the election by a large majority of the people who voted for him on his merits. Which means they liked the way he is doing his job.
I would like to thank all of the members of the House of Delegates that took a stand for the overwhelming majority of West Virginians and voted for the new gun legislation. It is a vote for the people and against the liberals in Washington including Obama. We all thank you for standing up for us.
Doesn't the American Freight Company realize that the loud, obnoxious, grating, panicky voice that does their commercial on television turns people off? It is a wonder they have any business at all.
This state has not had a Democrat for governor since 1985. I mean a Democrat based on what they do, not what they say or the party label they choose to wear. West Virginia is about 75 percent Republicans who say they are Democrats, but don't have a clue what that even means.
If the teachers unions are fuming, it means there must be something good in the education bill.
I read that in Israel schoolchildren are guarded and protected by armed teachers. If this is true and it works, we should do the same.
It seems that the Legislature's excuse for passing the gun bill is to make all the laws in the state uniform. Why couldn't they make all the state uniform with the sensible gun control bills that the cities had? Don't they realize that we who want sanity in gun sales vote also? The NRA does not speak for everyone in this state.
Millions have been killed worldwide through the years when governments took away their rights. If you think protests like Rand Paul's filibuster are a waste of time and money you are part of the problem. Not the solution.
It's absurd the public has to comment whether we want more poisons (selenium) added to our drinking water. Of course we want kidney failure, we want our kids to be born with deformities. Where is our government protection? We truly have a government only representing dirty coal.