Letters to the Publisher
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Blankenship Needs To Take Responsibility
Don Blankenship doesn’t have to answer to me and he doesn’t have to answer to federal authorities anymore, but he does have to answer to the loved ones of the miners who died in his mine for the rest of his life. His refusal to accept responsibility for his criminal actions even now only exacerbates these grieving families’ pain. The families of the fallen 29 brave miners deserve better, so I hope Mr. Blankenship chooses to do the right thing and disappear from the public eye.
In the meantime, I will continue to work every day to ensure a tragedy like Upper Big Branch never happens again. I introduced legislation that would increase penalties on coal mining executives who fail to provide a safe work environment and put the health and lives of our miners at risk. Our miners helped build this nation. They should leave their homes, every morning, knowing they will return to their families every night. I encourage congress to take up and pass this common sense legislation as soon as possible.
Senator Joseph “Joe” Manchin, (D)
Governor Justice Fails Again
West Virginia Republican Party
Rich Will Benefit From Trump Tax Plan
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said President Donald J. Trump’s administration hopes that its new tax plan brings down taxes for the middle class, but it isn’t a sure thing. Once again, Trump has proposed a reverse Robin Hood plan: Give to the rich and take from the middle class and working poor.
Notify A Priest For Democratic Party
The Democratic party is dead.The party is very far out of touch with the average American. The Democratic party now represents the rich, not working class people. Just at the Democratic states and cities. Americans are waking up and realizing this fact.
Look at the 2016 election and all the money spent. The Democratic party has no agenda. Resistance and complaining about the Republicans will not win elections.The east and west coast will not win elections. The working class people are the majority of the voters.
Osborne’s FOIA Overcharge Attempt Is Disgusting
Charging $1 to duplicate a piece of paper that, at most, costs $.02 is a 4,900 percent markup. If I recall correctly, Mylan Pharmaceuticals’ markup on the EpiPen was only 600 percent. Kimberly Osborne makes Heather Manchin Bresch look like Hettie Green by comparison.
J. Lawrence Smith
Stop Shaming The Children
Everyday, 13.1 Million kids go hungry, in America. For many the only decent meal they get is at school.
Farmers need to grow food not fuel, schools need to feed the kids and not shame them when they can’t pay for it and we should settle lunch debts with parents and not the kids.
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