Author Archives: Up The Holler

Will West Virginia’s Senator Manchin be indicted over Upper Big Branch before or after the state’s coal-fired media re-selects him?

Editor’s note: Before you read Mr. Estep’s diatribe, I suggest that you listen to the following short video. It isn’t an ad, it’s an admission of guilt by former governor Joe Manchin at the 2008 Coal Symposium. Note the audio … Continue reading

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Small “D” Democracy? In America?? It could happen…

National polls have revealed that the general public knows full well that America’s two-party system is broken. The sorry turnout at elections all across the country confirms that voters don’t believe that their interests are being represented by the candidates … Continue reading

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Coalocracy

by One Citizen This is adapted from a piece originally published on Wed Jan 27, 2010 at 05:39:03 AM EST on a supposedly “Progressive Democratic” website that has since banned the author altogether for attempting to reveal the corporate hijacking … Continue reading

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Blame Democratic Party Hijackers Not the People of WVA Shocking Exposé by Charlotte Pritt

May 22, 2012 The following is a full and complete Op-Ed piece exactly as it was sent to me before it went to the editors of the Charleston Newspapers. In an obvious attempt to “bury the lead,” the Gazette editorial … Continue reading

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Former WV Governor Joe Manchin Could Still Be Facing Charges Over His Retail Government Policy

There still may be an outside chance that justice may be rendered on behalf of the victims of the explosion at Upper Big Branch. WVANEWS reported Monday, April 2, 2012, that the investigation of Manchin is still open regarding Manchin’s … Continue reading

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Cheney Gets Heart: No Word Yet When Other Republican Leaders Will Get One

by Pat LaMarche Originally Posted: 03/25/2012 8:15 pm over at the Huffington Post Dick Cheney has once again beaten the odds. He’s one of very few heart transplant recipients over the age of seventy. And he’ll need his luck to … Continue reading

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INDELIBLE –

The Art Emporium will feature the creative photographic works of T. Paige Dalporto in a show titled “Indelible,” on Monday. The opening reception will be held from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday. The slide show is of the photographs in … Continue reading

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What we don’t know could hurt us worse

I’ll say one thing about today’s politicians: They have given whole new meaning to the term “stimulus package.” Democrat or Republican, gay or straight, our public leaders seem to have a proclivity for unseemly and costly behavior. And when I … Continue reading

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Chrismas Bailout Hearing

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This is what democracy looked like on K street today!

Busloads of protestors from all across the U.S. including West Virginia jam D.C. to focus on Crony Capitalism! Today, thousands of 99 Percenters marched on K Street in Washington, D.C. as part of the “Take Back The Capitol” action which … Continue reading

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