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The Poor People’s campaign is out to smear Joe Manchin. What is poor? My dad’s parents lived up a dirt road between the mountains back of Barboursville. A log house they built, no electric, no running water, no inside bath, no gas, no vehicle. Two horses, a cow, a plow, a wagon, a sled, a hay rake and a battery radio. Her dress was made from a feed sack. No government handouts of any kind. No medical insurance.

The Bible guided their lives. Now, we call the lazy poor. The government wants lazy people.

Wake up! Stand up!

Lonnie Bledsoe


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