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Elected officials must recognize that slashing discretionary spending doesn't treat our fiscal disease. Our elected officials should tell the American people the truth about our fiscal condition and its causes.
As of today, 64 percent of our federal budget is mandatory spending, rather than expenditures voted upon by Congress. It is projected to be 76 percent by 2023, just 10 years from now. The Republicans want to cut, the Dems want more taxes. Be afraid. Be very afraid.
I would like to personally thank our legislators for sitting on their fat behinds and letting the gas stations in West Virginia bankrupt everyone who has to drive to work every day by letting them raise their prices out of sight for no reason except pure greed.
Please, let's get rid of Pete Thaw! Haven't we had enough of his nonsense? God save the libraries!
After same-sex marriage becomes legal, what's next? Allowing people to marry their beloved pets?
If you want to see government waste at its best, look no further than the lighted street signs here in Charleston. Yes, that is right, lighted street signs. Pure waste. What was wrong with normal street signs? Think of the additional initial costs, light repairs and electricity.
What is that bonehead at Dutch Miller trying to do, scare people into buying cars? He has about as much insight on gas prices as I do.
The 47 percent that conservatives scream about didn't re-elect President Obama. Fifty-one percent of intelligent Americans did. Deal with it, losers.
The Republicans are trying to make it harder to vote than to own a gun. Along with the NRA, they are fighting background checks because they say that it penalizes law-abiding citizens, but if you're a law-abiding citizen, you don't care if they run a check on you.