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‘Future Fund’ Good Idea, But ...

September 11, 2013

From my experience as the first president of the Greater Morgantown Community Trust, I know firsthand that permanent endowments work....

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Sep-11-13 1:05 PM

The chart by the Chamber of Commerce is interesting but they are working for business first. It is like the West Virginia Municipal League is one of those special interest groups that sounds important but do they represent business, or do they represent the growing city government enterprise or do they represent the citizen of the cities across the state. I’m starting to believe maybe we are wasting a lot of money on elections and instead should send it to the latest special interest group who say they will represent the people.

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Sep-11-13 12:57 PM

Notice structural problems like the tax code, courts, and labor climate are all things that the business does not like but what about the poverty, exporting natural resources, and leaving behind cost to be pickup by the citizens of the State. How many workers were left without a pension due to coal mine practices of filing bankruptcy and leaving the state to finance their destruction in land and human life.

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Sep-11-13 12:44 PM

Remember the SS system was a future fund and would be on solid ground if they kept the funds the public gave in a fund that no one could touch but the funds were used for business and government and the citizens and now the system is in trouble.

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