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Meetings must be open

April 8, 2014

On March 24, I called attention to Philippi City Council member Terrence Boyd’s speech that declared he was willing to charge citizens with a misdemeanor and file libel charges if he felt free speec......

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intheknow

Apr-16-14 6:06 PM

the mayor is the wolf and the foxes are the council guarding the City of_Philippi henhouse and the chickens don't care. Jefferson knew, in his version it is a bird of prey/kite making people submit for their own good.

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intheknow

Apr-16-14 5:40 PM

We have had 13. states independant 11. years. There has been one rebellion. That comes to one rebellion in a century and a half for each state. What country ever existed a century and a half without a rebellion? And what country can preserve it's liberties if their rulers are not warned from time to time that their people preserve the spirit of resistance? Let them take arms. The remedy is to set them right as to facts, pardon and pacify them. What signify a few lives lost in a century or two? The tree of liberty must be refreshed from time to time with the blood of patriots and tyrants. It is it's natural manure. Our Convention has been too much impressed by the insurrection of Massachusets: and in the spur of the moment they are setting up a kite to keep the hen yard in order. I hope in god this article will be rectified before the new constitution is accepted." - Thomas Jefferson to William Stephens Smith, Paris, 13 Nov. 1787[2]

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intheknow

Apr-16-14 5:18 PM

“When the people fear the government there is tyranny, when the government fears the people there is liberty.” Thomas Jefferson

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intheknow

Apr-16-14 5:14 PM

the sunshine is a joke in WV. The ethics commission cam advise against its use

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TruthSeeker

Apr-10-14 7:56 AM

Yeah that appears to be the problem with a lot of city council members lately. VOTE THEM OUT! Then let new members know they won't last long either if they don't abide by the rules/laws/regulations!

Until the voters hold them accountable; nothing changes.

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conservativedad

Apr-08-14 1:18 PM

There's always some loophole that politicians try to fit through. Law and order is a thing of the past, if it ever was at all. Without the First Amendment, the rest lose too.

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conservativedad

Apr-08-14 1:18 PM

There's always some loophole that politicians try to fit through. Law and order is a thing of the past, if it ever was at all. Without the First Amendment, the rest lose too.

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