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Wow Tex , your post caring about West Virginia's poor sounded like a compassionate Democrat ! I'm proud of you !!!


Well, he supported Bernie, the most Liberal candidate in decades.


More personalities instead of the topic?  Gee, wouldn't know.  Nothing about a "personality" was mentioned.  Better than the most liberal of them all, she who will be nameless. LOL....are you claiming Hillary was more liberal than Bernie? 

 

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While some sit around and whine and criticise others vs. looking at the possibilities.  Low expectations......

 

Thank you for identifying which "some" you identify with.


To the contrary, from a construction family where clothes were hand-me-downs until they wore out.   Biscuits and gravy for all meals, weeks at a time during frequent hard times.  Went in the military to avoid such a life; every one of siblings found a way to a better life.

 

And being familiar with the area from your past posts about where you grew up, it was an above average neighborhood.  Lived in above average apartments with amenities located in the same neighborhood myself.

 

 While some sit around and whine and criticise others



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Strange the RW wants to call attention to the inevidable result of the NRA arming criminals with military grade weapons. Oh right, they refuse to admit there's a connection between the ones providing the guns and the ones using them.

 

Still, the stats are that ALL the deaths, maimings and PTSD from combat over the past 16 years have been a result of Republican policy. Now Der Trumper wants to expand war into Iran to replace the profits lost when President Obama began getting us OUT of the never-ending goatrope jrbush put us into in Iraq and Afghanistan.

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Perhaps, West Virginia should contemplate reuniting with Virginia - since some of the wealthiest live in Virginia - mostly from government-linked jobs.

 

There are (estimated as of July 2017) less than 2 million people in West Virginia

There are (estimated as of July 2017) over 8.5 million people in Virginia

 

It would help to diversify their respective population makeup a bit more and their foreign born populations.

West Virginia had 3.6% of their population represented as Black or African American

Virginia had 19.8% of their population represented as Black or African American.

 

It would help in educational benefits; same with availability of health services and health infrastructure after they manage to spread it around.

 

Spreading it around more would also increase income and reduce poverty level.

Virginia's poverty level from the last Census Quick Facts was 11%

West Virginia's poverty level from the last Census Quick Facts was 17.9%

 

After all, it was West Virginia that stayed with the Union back in 1860 while Virginia succeeded. 

Reunite the State - we don't need this type of separation built on the Civil War.

The citizens can decide which state they want to survive after reunification. 

They can share and share alike - We don't need either one of them being at a disadvantage/advantage, one over the other since they came from one.  Now there is too much disparity in topography, wealth, color, race, ethnicity, types of employment and population numbers.

 

VIRGINIA Census Quick Facts

 

WEST VIRGINIA Census Quick Facts

 

 


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@Centristsin2010 wrote:

@mandm84 wrote:

Wow Tex , your post caring about West Virginia's poor sounded like a compassionate Democrat ! I'm proud of you !!!


Well, he supported Bernie, the most Liberal candidate in decades.


More personalities instead of the topic?  Better than the most liberal of them all, she who will be nameless.  We starting out early this morning?


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While some sit around and whine and criticise others vs. looking at the possibilities.  Low expectations......

 

Thank you for identifying which "some" you identify with.


To the contrary, from a construction family where clothes were hand-me-downs until they wore out.   Biscuits and gravy for all meals, weeks at a time during frequent hard times.  Went in the military to avoid such a life; every one of siblings found a way to a better life.

 

And being familiar with the area from your past posts about where you grew up, it was an above average neighborhood.  Lived in above average apartments with amenities located in the same neighborhood myself.

 

At least you got the personal 'dig' in.


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@williamb39198 wrote:

Obama did not reduce the demand coal, it was already in decline. 

Aren't coal burning facilities already subject to carbon taxes. 

If trump is the visionary genius that he claims to be, has he compared figures on the value of coal production versus the value of clean energy production, not only in dollars but also as a quality of life value to society. 

And jobs, has he looked at the job growth rate for coal production versus the job growth rate for development and 

manufacturing items for clean energy production. 

As for topic, it would seem that by promoting coal, trump is confining cities that rely on coal to also be cities which will become even more reliant on welfare. 


It's interesting to note, William, that the one poster in this thread who's criticized Obama, voted for him TWICE!!!  Rather hypocritical in my view.


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@mandm84 wrote:

Wow Tex , your post caring about West Virginia's poor sounded like a compassionate Democrat ! I'm proud of you !!!


Well, he supported Bernie, the most Liberal candidate in decades.


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Centrist, thank you for your excellent post which did not discriminate against anyone. Unbelievable! How could any relatively intelligent person come to that conclusion? Your excellent post was a list of documented FACTS, something Trump Cult members ignore every day of the week.


Thanks CeeTee.  It's my pleasure.  It sure gave one a reason to show his BAITING and DISTORTION OF THE FACTS abilities, didn't it?


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West Virginia's issues are not Obama's fault; had they graduated from school they would know coal is being phased out world-wide. 


Of course not everyone was born into an affluent family that could send their children to university.

 

Of course not.  Thousands of hard working ambitious kids like myself worked full-time while attending college full-time, paying their own way through school.  Where is a will, there is a way.

 

Those people in West Virginia have been dirt poor for several centuries and have had to struggle for a living; those who could managed to move to other places.  

 

A friends son was a travel agent for a large travel agency in Northern Va.  He saw how the internet was impacting the industry, so he signed up for a very simple and basic Microsoft class on-line.  He learned to hook-up pc's and do VERY basic trouble-shooting techniques.  15 years later he's worth millions and owns his own company and contracts with the US government to set-up networking infrastructure in Afghanistan. 

 

Some doesn't miss the chance to discriminate against those in less fortunate circumstances.  While some sit around and whine and criticise others vs. looking at the possibilities.  Low expectations......

 

Thank you for identifying which "some" you identify with.


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