Jon Stewart Takes on Freedom’s Ability to Contaminate Our Waters – Video

On his show Monday, Jon Stewart took on the toxic chemical spill in West Virginia and the unbelievable lack of security, and the even more unbelievable fact that a toxic chemical plant is located upstream of the drinking water. And if you think that is unbelievable, how about this... the toxic plant located upstream of a river used for human consumption was last inspected in 1991! Now how unbelievable is that! Why would you build your toxic chemical storage tanks, upstream... and drinking...

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Water Ban Lifted in Parts of West Virginia – Back To Hating The Government in 3,2,1…

While private corporations contaminated the waters of the Elk river in West Virginia, causing hundreds of thousands of people to go without usable water, the government stepped in and brought water to those affected. Now that the ban on using the water is lifting, how soon before they start hating on government again? Prepare yourself to hear that Government is the problem in 3,2,1...

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Wanted Ad for “a Black Man.” Have You Seen Him?

This is 2014. I have to keep reminding myself of that fact. When you see wanted ads like the one below, its easy to think that the year is 1914. According to Gawker, this ad was placed in West Virginia.

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Some Great Tweets about The West Virginia Water Crisis

We all feel for the crisis in West Virginia... well, maybe not the Republicans. In fact, as the water situation in West Virginia got contaminated, House Republicans voted in favor of a bill that will take away the authority of the EPA - the agency responsible for among other things, making sure our water supply is not contaminated. Although Republicans are hellbent on stopping the EPA, government stepped in and is bringing clean water to the people of West Virginia. And the good people on Twitter...

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So GOP… Are We Still Against the EPA? West Virginia Water Crisis

[caption id="" align="alignnone" width="640" caption="Contaminated waters of the Elk River"][/caption] CHARLESTON, W.Va. — As hundreds of thousands of residents faced a third day without water because of a chemical spill in a local river, a water company executive said on Saturday that it could be days before it was safe for them to drink tap water again. Jeff McIntyre, president of West Virginia American Water, said that officials had set up four labs to test the amount of chemical in the water,...

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Democrats Win Special Election in West Virginia

Republicans stuck to their old campaign strategy in West Virginia - trying to tie their Democratic opponent to President Obama. They figured it worked in the last two special elections - including Anthony Weiner's old House seat in New York - and it was sure to work again. However, this time it didn't work and after a Republican onslaught of millions of dollars into the race in the final weeks, the Democrat - Mr. Earl Ray Tomblin - won the election for governor over his Republican challenger Bill...

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