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6A ■ WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 21, 2011                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   CHARLESTON DAILY MAIL

■ Who do you contact when             ■ South Charleston raised its
                                                                                                                       Clinton says money needed to go green
there isn’t a fire hydrant off of     rates and bought a $32,000                                                       ■ Former president’s                                                                                                                                                                       change are places that are in-
Woodland Drive at Rock                sound system. What gives?                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   land and hot — such as Mali, a
Branch? We need one. The in-                                                                                           summit begins with focus                                                                                                                                                                   landlocked nation in western
surance companies are raising         ■ What a jewel of an answer                                                      on climate challenges                                                                                                                                                                      Africa.
all of our rates because we           by Maloney responding to his                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   “A few years ago, after the
don’t have one on our hill.           gated house in Georgia not be-                                                   By MEGHAN BARR                                                                                                                                                                             south Asian tsunami, I spent a
                                      ing as large as Tomblin’s house                                                  THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                                                                                                                                                                       lot of time in the Maldives,”
■ When are people going to            in Myrtle Beach. Wasn’t that a                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              Clinton said. “I think it’s quite
forget about Republicans and          jewel?                                                                              NEW YORK — Former                                                                                                                                                                       possible that the Maldives
Democrats and just do what is                                                                                          President Bill Clinton said                                                                                                                                                                won’t be here in 30 or 40
right for our country?                ■ I wish the people who have                                                     Tuesday that the success of the                                                                                                                                                            years.”
                                      the dogs would clean up after                                                    alternative energy movement                                                                                                                                                                   Clinton said Caribbean na-
■ The front page of the Daily         them and stop letting them crap                                                  is hampered by a lack of fi-                                                                                                                                                               tions are microcosms of the
Mail says that officials combat       in our yards.                                                                    nancing. His comments came                                                                                                                                                                 problems associated with com-
drug epidemic. No way on that                                                                                          as world leaders attending the                                                                                                                                                             bating climate change. Every
because they keep letting the         ■ Human Rights Commission,                                                       Clinton Global Initiative ex-                                                                                                                                                              Caribbean nation should be en-
street sellers stay in business       where are you? We have dis-                                                      pressed fears about rising seas                                                                                                                                                            ergy-independent, he said, by
because they say they want to         abled veterans being abused by                                                   at his annual philanthropic con-                                                                                                                                                           generating solar, wind and ge-
get the big boys. Well, the street    apartment owners, managers                                                       ference.                                                                                                                                                                                   othermal energy.
sellers are fighting and killing      and people in general because                                                       The ex-president’s three-day                                                                                                                                                               “But only Trinidad has natu-
each other for territory rights.      they are in treatment for PTSD                                                   summit for VIPs with deep                                                                                                               THE ASSOCIATED PRESS                               ral gas,” Clinton said. “Every-
                                      in West Virginia. They pay their                                                 pockets began Tuesday with a                           The prime minister of Mali listens while former U.S. President                                                                      body else imports heavy oil to
■ They not only allow gays            rent and aren’t making meth.                                                     frank discussion about address-                        Bill Clinton leads a panel discussion on climate change at the                                                                      burn old-fashioned generators
and lesbians to marry, now I see      Check it out in Tornado.                                                         ing global climate challenges,                         Clinton Global Initiative.                                                                                                          at high cost.”
where a mayor in New Jersey is                                                                                         co-hosted by Mexican Presi-                                                                                                                                                                   Other leaders who partici-
taking down markers that were         ■ To the guy yelling out his                                                     dent Felipe Calderon and South                         to come up with the money on                                    nomic problems are overshad-                                        pated in Tuesday’s panel in-
meant to honor the 9/11 victims.      window about the Obama                                                           African President Jacob Zuma.                          the front end.”                                                 owing the need for action on                                        cluded European Commission
What kind of state is New Jer-        bumper sticker, I’m shocked be-                                                     There was a sense of frus-                             Rising seas are a matter of                                  climate change.                                                     President Jose Barroso, Sloven-
sey starting to become? Oh            cause I did not think Republi-                                                   tration among the world lead-                          life and death for small island                                    “Last year we had the worst                                      ian President Danilo Turk, Till-
boy, it is going to be a doozy, is-   cans could read.                                                                 ers over the failure to create a                       nations, Zuma said.                                             rains ever in Mexico, and this                                      man Thomas, the prime minis-
n’t it?                                                                                                                legally binding world agree-                              “Not theoretical, not in the                                 year we are living with the                                         ter of Grenada, and Cisse Mari-
                                      ■ Thank all of the guests at                                                     ment on carbon emissions.                              future, now,” he said. “And                                     worst drought ever in Mexico,”                                      am Kaidama Sidibe, the prime
■ This is for the young lady in       Appleby’s for helping me with                                                       “We have seen much less                             they can’t understand why                                       he said. “I know that the world                                     minister of Mali.
a little white car who was tail-      my back pain.                                                                    progress than we hoped for,”                           we’re failing to realize that.”                                 has a lot of troubles, but we                                          Last year’s GCI conference
gaiting me on Kanawha Terrace.                                                                                         said Norwegian Prime Minister                             Noting that the Kyoto Pro-                                   are still facing the most chal-                                     generated nearly 300 new com-
I’m an older person who drives        ■ Kanawha County schools                                                         Jens Stoltenberg.                                      tocol on climate change is set                                  lenging problem for human                                           mitments valued at $6 billion
carefully and according to the        needs to spend time worrying                                                        Pointing to Germany’s suc-                          to expire next year, Calderon                                   kind in the future, and that is                                     to tackle major global issues
speed limit. Maybe you need to        about learning instead of cup-                                                   cessful creation of solar energy                       said progress must be made                                      climate change.”                                                    from poverty and disease to
leave earlier, slow down and          cakes.                                                                           jobs as a model for other na-                          toward establishing new rules                                      Sheikh Hasina, prime minis-                                      climate change.
stop harassing someone who is                                                                                          tions to emulate, Clinton said                         at the United Nations conven-                                   ter of Bangladesh, said rising                                         “We’ve got to somehow in-
following the speed laws. Leave       ■ President Obama did not                                                        the main issue with green en-                          tion on climate change in Dur-                                  seas would submerge one-fifth                                       volve the imagination of ordi-
us alone.                             start any wars. But he did get                                                   ergy is a lack of proper fund-                         ban, South Africa, in Novem-                                    of her country, displacing more                                     nary people,” Clinton said.
                                      Bin Laden and other terrorists.                                                  ing.                                                   ber.                                                            than 30 million people. Clinton                                     “They have to understand that
■ What a shame that there                                                                                                 “This has to work economi-                             Calderon said he is con-                                     said the next countries most                                        this is not a burden, it’s an op-
was absolutely no mention on          ■ Bob Henry Baber is the only                                                    cally,” Clinton said. “You have                        cerned that the world’s eco-                                    likely to be affected by climate                                    portunity.”
the “Today Show” of Landau            honest man running in this race.
Eugene Murphy Jr. winning the         Please consider voting for him.
“America’s Got Talent” competi-
tion which was on their own net-
work. It would have given West
                                      ■ Rockefeller will fall back
                                      into party lines after the elec-
                                                                                                                       Tucson shooting
Virginia some good publicity,
which we rarely get. I’ll never
                                      tion. Don’t believe him.
                                                                                                                       suspect’s hearing                                                                    The money to get things done.
watch it again.

■ The editorial is correct that
                                      ■ Earl Ray Tomblin had a bill
                                      passed that causes people to
                                      pay for storm water to public
                                                                                                                       THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
if government spending were           municipalities. This happened
the answer, after all of the          when he was in the Senate
record trillions of dollars poured    causing people to pay taxes for                                                     PHOENIX — A judge has
down a bottomless pit, we             storm water that God gives us                                                    postponed a Wednesday
would now have a booming              freely.                                                                          hearing      to     determine
economy with plenty of jobs.                                                                                           whether the suspect in the
                                      ■ West Virginians are too stu-                                                   Tucson shooting rampage
■ All politicians of all parties      pid to vote for any election ex-                                                 should undergo additional
are crooks.                           cept Landau. With Tomblin and                                                    mental health treatment at a
                                      Maloney they should just stay                                                    Missouri prison facility.
■ There are all kinds of people       home because neither is quali-                                                      U.S. District Judge Larry
running the red light in front of     fied to run.                                                                     Burns reset Jared Lee
Thomas Hospital. There is go-                                                                                          Loughner’s hearing to Sept.
ing to be a bad wreck there           ■ This is about the Democrats                                                    27. Burns also said in a rul-
someday. They need a police           and President Obama who want                                                     ing released Tuesday morn-
car to stay there and watch.          to pass the jobs bill without                                                    ing that the hearing will be
                                      knowing anything about it. How                                                   held in Tucson and that
■ Sticks and stones may               stupid is that? Never have I                                                     Loughner must be present at
break my bones but names will         seen such a screwed-up idea.                                                     the hearing.
never ever hurt me. Go ahead                                                                                              Prosecutors had argued
and flap your lips about liberals                                                                                      that Loughner must be in
— it is very entertaining. It lets                                                                                     Arizona for the hearing,
me see your very true blue col-          DO YOU NEED TO VENT?                                                          while Loughner’s attorneys
ors.                                    Call us or email us with short                                                 wanted his presence waived.
                                       comments. We’ll run selected                                                       The judge had originally
■ I thought the Vent Line com-         ones.                                                                           planned to hold the hearing
ment about saving the U.S.                                                                                             with defense lawyers present
Postal Service by calling or e-                Call any time:                                                          in his San Diego courtroom
mailing your Congressmen was                                                                                           and with prosecutors in Tuc-
hilarious. If you want to contact             304-357-4330                                                             son participating by video-con-
them about the postal system,                     e-mail:                                                              ferencing. But Burns now says                                          GET A LOWER HOME EQUITY LINE OF CREDIT
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