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Oct. 22, 2012 @ 11:15 PM

Let Wolfe finish what he has begun

I have lived in Huntington for almost 46 years. In all that time I could count on one hand the few mayors who did good for Huntington; one was Bobby Nelson and the other is Kim Wolfe.

The mayor is a family man who cares about Huntington and is trying to get it straightened out, but it is going to take a while. He is honest and is a Christian. Though I am registered as a Democrat, I am voting for Mayor Wolfe. Let's let him finish what he started. Thank you and God bless you.

Celia Buchanan

Huntington

Incumbents do not deserve our votes

West Virginia voted for Hillary Clinton for president in 2008. Our elected congressmen voted for Obama against your wishes; do they deserve your votes again? "Life is not as we knew it."

Before Obama took office, gas prices were $1.84 per gallon; now they are $3.84 per gallon. That's money out of our pocket. "Life is not as we knew it."

We need to elect new people in West Virginia and vote those "good old boys" out of office; that goes for ALL OF CONGRESS in Washington. Term limits is the only way for both Washington and West Virginia. The elected officials were NOT meant to be elected for life.

With 30 million people on food stamps, welfare, SSI and the like, who do you think they are going to vote for? Those who keep them dependent on government. "Life is not as we knew it."

West Virginia is always 45th to 50th in the nation on any level. Our Democratic-controlled legislature in West Virginia has to change its way of doing business. West Virginia must offer incentives to manufacturers and businesses to want to come to West Virginia. Get rid of the business and occupation tax. With more businesses coming to West Virginia, the more tax base we will have.

Kanawha County killed West Virginia when they voted against the airport in Putnam County. Why? To protect their posterior and "their Yeager Airport." We could have been the hub of the South instead of Charlotte, N.C. "Life is not as we knew it."

Now millions of seniors are struggling. Medicare prescription drugs are expected to increase by 11 percent to 23 percent in premiums to support Obamacare. "Life is not as we knew it."

Vote which ever way your heart leads you, but make sure you vote.

George Hanna

Huntington

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