"Yeah, we need a political revolution in this state," Lissa says, "and I believe West Virginians can take the lead, just like West Virginia teachers took the lead with their strike, and inspired so many across the country to follow in their footsteps."
Allow me to point out that if Delegates genuinely think that my talking about who their campaign donors are---and how much they're receiving from corporate lobbyists/corporate PACs---is an ad hominem attack... then they should be refusing those donations.
It helps corporations to have their bought political mouthpieces incite regular folks to blame the other party, whichever "other" party that might be. That's because the constant bitter fighting keeps people from being able to recognize and process who's really calling the shots. The distraction allows more and more of our money to be funneled to already-wealthy corporate execs.
In this district, we love one another, and I will always stand for that.
China would prefer the U.S. to be less competitive in the future, to fall behind in creating renewable energy infrastructure, to have to buy our solar panels from THEM, while our politicians fall all over themselves to move us backward rather than ahead.
You can't beat addiction with "put down the cookie" willpower.
Into WV Code §46A-2-130, we simply need to add a 2(d): "Garnishment for student loan debt that cannot be discharged by bankruptcy is prohibited." BOOM.
Governor Justice's administration is jamming through the Antero Frackwaste dump, that will threaten so many families with the same sort of future that Minden, WV, is experiencing right now.
How in the world can we transition to a sustainable economy if we don't invest in helping our actual people?