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Barack’s flip-flop leaves social justice organizations even more vulnerable

Posted in Social and Political Commentary with tags , , , , , , on July 11, 2008 by ezlnwv

Why did he do it? Why did Barack Obama suddenly decide to not challenge the granting of immunity to telecom industries that abetted the Bush administration’s domestic spying? Just a few months ago, Obama headquarters said this (my emphasis added): Continue reading

LTE battle

Posted in Save Appalachia with tags , , , , , , on January 21, 2008 by ezlnwv

The primary battlefield for the war against MTR is currently the editorial sections of newspapers. With polls showing that an overwhelming amount of Americans AND West Virginians do not support mountain top removal, the Coal Industry has entered the arena of Public Relations with guns blasting. The following are four recent Letters to the Editor. The first is written by Roger Nicholson, a coal industry puppet. Next is a response to Nicholson by Julian Martin and then a counter response from Nicholson. Finally, I included a draft of a letter I just submitted. I feel that these four letters go a long way in revealing where the battle lines are in this debate.

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