Support for legalizing marijuana in West Virginia

My Fellow West Virginians, I am writing to you about the future of West Virginia. We must face the reality that the non-metallurgical coal industry is dead. Therefore, we are looking at huge raises in our tax burden or we must replace those coal tax revenues with a new, voluntary source of funding. The State of Colorado was in a similar situation before More...

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By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Support for Evan Jenkins

Dear Editor: I want to comment on the Congressional race between Matt Detch and Congressman Evan Jenkins. If most of you readers out there will think back to Congressman Nick Rahall’s demise as our representative, More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Donald Trump/email server/ etc.

Dear Editor: “Hillary Clinton is the most corrupt Secretary of State in our history.” “It’s pay to play at the State Department.” “Hillary Clinton has engaged in criminal and illegal activities.” “She’s More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Vote for Ambler and Baldwin

Dear Editor: As the coming election draws ever nearer, many minds are so occupied by the national dilemma that local contests are passed over in our thinking until the last minute. With this in mind I would like More...

By Mountain Messenger On Sunday, November 6th, 2016
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Warner outlines changes he’d make to SOS office

Dear Editor: There is a very important election in just one week – one that will change the course of our country and our state. In the last several months I’ve visited every West Virginia county, most more More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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A record of results for West Virginians

Dear Editor: It has been a privilege to serve our citizens as their West Virginia’s Secretary of State. I am honored by their trust and confidence in my work and my record. This record of positive results is the More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 31st, 2016
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Is Hillary worthy of the job?

Dear Editor: I’m looking at the political world through my eyes, the eyes of a VietNam Veteran. I’m also looking through the eyes of my brother Tony who is a Korean Veteran. The eyes of my half brother Melvin More...

By Sara Mansheim On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Know It All

“One thing they never tell you about child raising is that for the rest of your life, at the drop of a hat, you are expected to know your child’s name and how old he or she is.” — Erma Bombeck Boy, ain’t More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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Supports Stephen Baldwin

Dear Editor: I believe it is time for new representation in the House of Delegates for Greenbrier County and the areas included in District 42. Our current delegates have done little to advance our needs and concerns. More...

By Mountain Messenger On Monday, October 24th, 2016
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FREE TRADE = BIG $

Dear Editor: The elites of Washington, Democrats and Republicans have heralded free trade as the answer to a significantly better world economy. These elites have given up what is necessary to get a signature. Problem More...