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Congressman gets a pass from the "locals"

How difficult would it have been to ask McKinley how he voted?

Representative David McKinley frequently makes it into the pages of our local "newspapers." For those new to this blog, McKinley is an Ogden Newspaper favorite and is regularly featured on the front page for addressing veteran's groups, winning bogus awards, supposedly saving hundreds of thousands of jobs, and going shopping. . . .

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January 04, 2017

Fake news and vendettas

End of the week editorials

Friday morning - drawing conclusions from one example and mislabeled "fake news"

The Friday Intelligencer tells us in its lead editorial, "Deterring False ‘Hate Crime’ Claims," without a shred of evidence that:

Many of the “hate crimes” Americans are accused of never happened. Preventing real crimes . . .

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December 23, 2016

Making editorial space for favorites

David McKinley -- credit where credit isn't due

With Veteran's Day over for photo-ops and no additional fake awards to receive, our local representative hasn't gotten much local ink lately. Today's editorial, "McKinley Deserves Credit on Coal Ash," attempts to rectify that with a 300 word editorial praising . . .

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December 12, 2016

Rounding up the usual suspects

Blaming liberals for conservative criticism of Trump

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The local "newspapers" have come a long way on Donald Trump. They've moved from virtually ignoring him and his more outrageous statements, to blaming Democrats for his existence, to emphasizing his pro-coal agenda, and finally, to their current position -- defending him and his actions. The problem for them is that . . .

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December 05, 2016

Credit where credit is due

The Intelligencer holds a coal company responsible for clean-up

I've written numerous times about how our local "newspapers" have ignored some of the more outrageous practices of coal companies. I've also argued that they are not so much pro-coal as they are pro-coal company. That's why I was pleasantly surprised at this morning's editorial, "Ensuring Mined Land Is . . .

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November 28, 2016

Documenting the anti-Clinton agenda 19

Hillary's "master plan"

Egads, the lengths the Intelligencer will go to attack Hillary Clinton. In today's editorial, we learn the Clinton has a "master plan" for "Pitting Ohio Voters Against Each Other." What's the plan?

Pitting rural Ohioans against urban dwellers is part of Clinton's master plan.

I . . .

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November 04, 2016

Anti-Clinton editorial streak is alive in both papers

Local editorials by the numbers

As of Wednesday morning, November 2:

Number of consecutive editions of the Wheeling Intelligencer in which they have printed an anti-Clinton editorial: 5

Number of consecutive editions of the Wheeling News-Register in which they have printed an anti-Clinton editorial: 3

Number of new things we have learned about . . .

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November 02, 2016

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