Manchin in the middle
Senator Manchin sees himself as the man in the middle looking for compromise to solve the problems that perplex the country. His view of Washington puts him between the increasingly conservative Republican Party whose strength in the state has been growing and his own Democratic Party which he sees as out of touch with everyday West . . .
Covering/not covering the Supreme Court's most important abortion decision in 24 years (With late-afternoon correction)
4:30 PM CORRECTION -- A reader points out that the AP article is on page 10 of the morning Intelligencer. I missed it. I apologize to my readers and the Intelligencer.
On most mornings I read the print version of the Wheeling Intelligencer along with two newspapers online, the Charleston Gazette-Mail and the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. On . . .
Mike Myer's Saturday column
It's been a busy couple of days for me but I did want to make a few comment on Mike Myer's Saturday column, "Who Are You Calling 'Extremist'?" Myer discusses the abortion issue using a recent Gallup Poll that found that 29% believe in abortion under any circumstance, 19% totally oppose it, and 51% believe that it . . .