State on perpetual welfare - West Vir...

State on perpetual welfare - West Virginia

There are 2 comments on the NowPublic story from Oct 16, 2010, titled State on perpetual welfare - West Virginia. In it, NowPublic reports that:

The State of West Virginia, a spinoff from Virginia at the time of the civil war, one that aligned with the North, has been on perpetual welfare ever since.

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Yep

Fairmont, WV

#1 Oct 16, 2010
Pretty much hit the nail on the head... people here think welfare is the way to live!
Beevis

United States

#2 Oct 17, 2010
Concerning the blog linked to this TOPIX...

First the writer makes a valid point about the Democratic Party's ultimate political strategy:

"I blame lifer Democrat politicians who keep the status quo by making the populous seemingly dependent upon them for relief."

Then in the very next paragraph, the writer has the audacity to endorse Manchin:

"Joe Manchin, current governor, is a good man and a lawyer from Fairmont. He can be good for the state as a Senator, but voters must demand a move away from the dole."

WTF?

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