02 NOVEMBER 2014, Vol.1, No.75 > GOOD STARTER FOR WOOD STOVES!
The POCAHONTAS CRIER
‘When the Righteous succeed the people rejoice,
But when the bad govern, men groan!’ – Proverbs 29:2
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GOOD STARTER FOR
AT LAST! The vicious campaign of the Radical Republican Party against all Democrat candidates is finally over – FOR THIS ELECTION at least – and all those ATTACK-ADS and Giant Post Cards that have JAMMED OUR MAIL BOXES for the past two months or more can really be put to some very good use >
STARTING FIRES IN A WOOD STOVE!
Those stupid-things are so big & thick in some cases that you don’t even need any other kindling – they burn nice & hot just as they are without any starter fluid! AND BETTER YET – you have the satisfaction of knowing that you put all that ‘Crap’ paid for by the Billionaire Kansas Koch Brothers to better use than they know – to heat with WOOD instead of Oil! Just imagine, the greedy-Koch Brothers have spent close to ONE-BILLION-DOLLARS to BUY EVERY REPUBLICAN FOR CONGRESS in the hopes of getting their dirty-tar-sands pumped through the Keystone XL Pipeline from Canada to Texas JUST SO THEY CAN EACH MAKE $100-BILLION – at the cost of your health & wealth! IN EVERYTHING THE KOCH BROTHERS HAVE EVER DONE – THEY HAVE ALWAYS PUT ‘PROFITS BEFORE PEOPLE’! Did anyone ever think that America would stoop so low as to allow a SINGLE-CORPORATION to buy up a MAJORITY OF SEATS IN CONGRESS – or that any single corporation would have that much wealth to be able to do so? Like or not folks, we no longer have a ‘Republic’ – we now have a ‘Kleptocracy’ where government has been STOLEN by ILL-GOTTEN GAIN by LESS THAN 1% OF THE ENTIRE POPULATION! That’s right, less than 400 RICH FOLKS control more wealth & power than 99% of the rest of us combined!
IF we had ‘SOCIAL JUSTICE’ in this country, then the greedy-Koch Brothers and all the rest of their ILK would be marched to the nearest wall or nearest strong-tree-branch or nearest gallows and pay the ultimate-price for greed, corruption, and the maiming & murder of the tens-of-thousands that have been handicapped & killed as a direct result of the POLLUTION from their smokestacks and the TOXINS dumped into our waterways WHEREVER THEY HAVE DONE BUSINESS – not to forget ALL THE WARS THEY’VE CREATED! How do they get away with it? The same way Massey Coal got away with it, BY BUYING POLITICIANS LIKE JOE MANCHIN, III to cover it up! And now they are using their BILLIONS-OF-ILL-GOTTEN-GAIN to buy up Congress! IF you ever heard any of the debates on C-SPAN in the last two-months – then you know that EVERY REPUBLICAN FOR CONGRESS spouted off the same ‘party-line’ comprised of the same smears & ‘bull-scheit’! And if these Radical Republicans should win – then the entire country will see just how fast things deteriorate nationwide in the same manner that the Confederate States were ruined by the greedy-Radical-Republican ‘carpetbaggers & scalawags’ following the murder of Abraham Lincoln – and the same way that the Native American Indians were betrayed and annihilated!
IF we had ‘SOCIAL JUSTICE’ in this country, then the Corporate-Charters of these ‘Predatory-Capitalists’ would be REVOKED, their ASSETS FROZEN, and a new Board of Directors installed that would run the corporation for THE MUTUAL BENEFIT OF ALL CONCERNED – as the Law stipulates! Instead we have fallen FROM a Democracy, TO an ‘Oligarchy’, TO a ‘Plutocracy’, and now INTO ‘Kleptocracy’! It very well may take a ‘Revolution’ to restore a ‘checks-&-balances’ once again!
VOTE ‘NO’ ON SCHOOL-TAX-LEVY!
In previous postings we have shown all of you that NO SCHOOL-TAX-LEVY is necessary since the school-administration & school-board ALREADY have the means to make ends meet through RESA-IV and other programs without raising the property-taxes on all property-owners in this county! And we have shown you that each of the school-administrators ALREADY receive salaries of $80,000+ to $100,000+ per/year! And we’ve asked you to consider what a $100,000 salary per/year means FOR THEM – NOT WE CITIZENS, for example:
$100,000 divided by 52 weeks = $1923 per/week;
Divided by a 5-day working week = $385 per/day;
Divided by a 7-day week = $275 EVERY DAY OF
These amounts are NOT for the school teachers – but for the school administrators for one of the smallest school-systems in the State! They already make more in a single day than those working @ Minimum-Wage make in a week…or two!
VOTE ‘NO’ ON BOY-SCOUT SCAM!
Also on the ballot is a question asking WE CITIZENS to change the State Constitution so the Boy-Scouts of America can pocket even MORE MILLIONS on their $150-MILLION tax-exempt property in Fayette County! In short, they want their cake and to eat it too in this one-sided scam! The Law already exempts the Boy-Scouts for their property WHENEVER THEY USE IT FOR THEIR OWN PURPOSES – but now the Boy-Scouts want to lease out their CAMP-GROUNDS to commercial-interests and be tax-exempt as well! This proposal only benefits the Boy-Scouts in Fayette County and nowhere else – and it is grossly unfair & then some!
VOTE REPUBLICAN FOR COUNTY COMMISSION!
The current THREE-STOOGES on the county commission, along with the other county officials, just REQUESTED A PAY-INCREASE from $35,640 to $39,917 – THAT’S A $4277.00 pay-raise for working ONLY 24 DAYS A YEAR… or less! HOW MANY OTHER FOLKS IN THIS COUNTY GOT A PAY-RAISE OF THAT AMOUNT FROM THEIR EMPLOYER for working 51 weeks a year? And these ‘IDIOTA’ are supposed to be ‘PUBLIC-SERVANTS’!
The State Legislature CUT GOVERNMENT PROGRAMS BY 15% OVER THE LAST TWO YEARS – while INCREASING the salaries of government workers across the board! The CUTS TO MEDICAID were even higher as most everyone knows!
Here are some other ‘atrocities’ >
COUNTY CLERK & CIRCUIT CLERK > from $53,460 to $59,875… THAT’S AN INCREASE OF $6415.00!
COUNTY ASSESSOR > from $63,279 to $69,o73…
THAT’S AN INCREASE OF $5794.00!
COUNTY SHERIFF > from $58,890 to $64,157…
THAT’S AN INCREASE OF $5267.00!
PROSECUTING ATTORNEY > from $92,200 to $103,264…
THAT’S AN INCREASE OF $11,064.00!
Now we all know Gene’s checkered-career as an attorney-at-law – the times that is that he wasn’t suspended – but is he really worth an $11,064.00 personal pay increase? He’s already receiving $40,000+ MORE per/year than the late Walt Weiford and we all know what a huge ‘waste-of-money’ that was & then some!
And as for the County Sheriff – well, what can we say? His first-term he tried to play being a ‘cop’ without any training or experience – and now during his second-term he’s had to try playing being his own ‘lawyer’ due to the lawsuits he’s been involved. At the rate he’s going, he’s liable to become a ‘professional-witness’ before all the Investigative Committees, Investigators & court cases he’s facing! Maybe the next time he wants to hire ‘pedophiles’ & ‘rapists’ he should do a background check at < www.instantcheckmate.com >!
BUT THE QUESTION REMAINS – we ask again, ‘How many employers in this county gave as much as a 10¢ per/hour increase to their employees?’ How many on a ‘fixed-income’ got even a penny-raise from Congress?
And did not new Cass Train-owner John Smith just lay-off the ‘Cass-Crew’ – seasonal employees – so how will anyone or any household in this county of PART-TIME EMPLOYEES STARTING @ MINIMUM-WAGES be able to pay an increase in property-taxes to pay for the pay-raises to the ‘Public-Servants’ – and then to pay for an additional School-Tax-Levy?
IS NOT the average income per/household in Pocahontas County between $15,000 to $20,000 for those on SS or SSD if there are two or more adults in that household – otherwise it’s much lower! And how many folks on MINIMUM-WAGE are receiving $20,000 or more per/household – especially with ‘seasonal-jobs’? Yet the THREE-STOOGES are getting TWICE what everyone else gets and THEY ONLY WORK 24 DAYS A YEAR! How many days per/year does the Board of Education work…compared to the amount they get paid per/hour? Yet they want a School-Tax-Levy…for what?
WHY DON’T WE THE CITIZENS TAKE A PUBLIC-VOTE AS TO WHETHER WE THINK THESE ‘PUBLIC-SERVANTS’ SHOULD GET A PAY-RAISE TWO, THREE, FOUR & FIVE-TIMES THAT OF THE AVERAGE HOUSEHOLD IN THIS COUNTY? WOULDN’T THAT BE IN LINE WITH A ‘DEMOCRATIC-REPUBLIC’ INSTEAD OF ALLOWING OUR ‘PUBLIC SERVANTS’ TO RAISE TAXES & GIVE THEMSELVES PAY-RAISES WHENEVER THEY FEEL LIKE IT?
Does anyone really think that lame-duck-David Fleming was worth $1500 - $1700 per/meeting 24 times a year, or less, while he was a ‘bootlicker’ for Phil Cain and the self-serving Greenbrier Valley Economic Development Corporation (GVEDC) as they continued to steal county land and county funds, or the quarter-million given to self-serving High Rocks?
How about Bill Beard, Jr. – was he worth his ‘bootlicking’ to the GVEDC or to self-serving High Rocks?
And dear-ole Jamie Walker – was he worth his ‘bootlicking’ to the GVEDC or to self-serving High Rocks?
THAT’S WHY, as important as this mid-term election is, ordinarily we’d say VOTE STRAIGHT DEMOCRAT to keep the SOCIAL SAFETY NET & MEET the SOCIAL NEEDS of everyone – but since the two Democrat candidates for County Commission are so inept by lacking the knowledge and skills necessary to govern a county –
COMPARED TO THE TWO EXPERIENCED REPUBLICAN CANDIDATES FOR COUNTY COMMISSION – we say
Vote Democrat at every level EXCEPT for County Commission…
For COUNTY COMMISSION: VOTE FOR…
Charles Wilfong who is perhaps the most experienced and successful farmer this county has ever seen – besides working for all farmers in this state in the leadership of the West Virginia State Farm Bureau…
Norman Lee Alderman who has never stopped trying to benefit the folks of this county in all his various efforts as a school teacher, pastor, former county commissioner, and editor of his powerful non-subscription Website –
On 04 NOVEMBER…there’s no excuse…
IT’S YOUR CHOICE…
TO CHANGE THINGS FOR THE BETTER!
Just say ‘NO’ to those who want to keep this county in Poverty & Pauperism
– and –
Just say ‘YES’ to real Progress & Prosperity for the future!
On Election Day – YOU have a chance to elect two persons that will always put YOU first! They know that:
THE GREATER COMMON GOOD ALWAYS COMES BEFORE SELF OR ANY SELF-SERVING SPECIAL INTERESTS!
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