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Another contemptible editorial

With no proof, we are told that Hillary Clinton wants to "scrap the Second Amendment"

Here is the key paragraph from this morning's editorial:

Clinton has been accused of wanting to scrap the Second Amendment entirely.

Accused by whom? The NRA? How about just one source as evidence? And couldn't we see just one Clinton quotation that indicates that she wants to "scrap the Second . . .

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July 08, 2016

Illegal immigration

The Intelligencer cherry-picks and distorts the facts in order to support Donald Trump

Is the problem of illegal immigration getting worse? Yes, according to this morning's Intelligencer editorial:

With the federal fiscal year only slightly more than two-thirds over, the number of illegal immigrant families coming into the United States already is higher than for all of FY 2015, according to published reports. . . .

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July 05, 2016

More on the cost of electricity and electing Trump

Some additional voices

Wednesday's Intelligencer editorial (see post below) asserted a couple of points: the cost of electricity has risen dramatically since Obama became president, it would become worse under a Clinton presidency, and our only hope to prevent $1000 a month electric bills is to elect Donald Trump. I did a bit more research today and found a . . .

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July 01, 2016

Statistics don't lie but . . . .

Some geeky stuff on the cost of electricity

It's time for another anti-Hillary editorial. It meets all of the criteria:

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What makes it somewhat different is the emphasis on the use of statistics (one verifiable but the rest not) to support the editorial point that electricity prices have risen dramatically since the beginning of the Obama presidency and will rise . . .

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June 29, 2016

The Intelligencer rewrites West Virginia history

celebrating West Virginia Day

From this morning's lead editorial in the Wheeling Intelligencer, "Celebrating West Virginia":

For much of our history, the coal, oil and natural gas under our mountains and the timber clothing them served us well.

The Intelligencer is rewriting our history -- most of West Virginia's history . . .

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June 20, 2016

Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 3

Benghazi!

The front page of this morning's Intelligencer carried about 80% of the AP article on the likelihood that Hillary Clinton would win the Democratic Party's nomination.

On the editorial page, however, it was business as usual as we got Patrick Buchanan's anti-Hillary column from last Thursday. I'm sometimes amazed that . . .

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June 07, 2016

Yet another ethically-challenged editorial from the Intelligencer

This morning's Intelligencer editorial follows the same playbook as last Monday's editorial on the WASPs : pick a topic that was not covered originally by the "newspaper," misinterpret and lie about what happened, and then conclude that it's all the Democrats' fault.

Today's "Ryan Should Take Hard . . .

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May 31, 2016

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