Chris Hedges: "Hope is weak, unorganized and absurd. Hope, which is always nonviolent, exposes in its powerlessness, the lies, fraud and coercion employed by the state. Hope knows that an injustice visited on our neighbor is an injustice visited on all of us..."
They're having a tea party and serving us cups of air, telling us we're not really thirsty. They seem to be more concerned with saying the right things than with doing the right things...
Seven steps to fight for WV that you must take NOW. Ignore the wave of populist anger at your peril.
Which is the party of dirty tricks here in WV? Both, sadly. But the latest example comes from my own party, via WV State Democratic Party chair Belinda Biafore.
WV DEP Secretary Randy Huffman actually admitted: "If I start pounding my fist, it is going to be a fruitless effort. I would become ineffective. There are too many entities at play in Charleston. If I did that, they’d laugh me out of the capitol building. It would limit my effectiveness.”
We need the money out of both parties. Everyone knows it, but we don't seem to be able to do it. Why? because the parties aren't putting up honest people, by and large.