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Covering/not covering Mac Warner’s West Virginia election security

It’s not about security; it’s about publicity for the secretary of state

A look at Secretary of State Warner’s self-congratulatory op-ed piece

Mac Warner, West Virginia’s Secretary of State, has an op-ed in this morning’s Wheeling News-Register about what he and the state are doing to secure elections. His use of hyperbole and self-congratulations is a bit much, however. He sets the tone early in the . . .

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August 12, 2018

Some follow-ups on Senator Joe, Sinclair Broadcasting and Mac Warner

"I don't give a shit" -- Senator Joe once again gets a bit annoyed with critics

Senator Manchin has been known to occasionally express his displeasure at those who criticize him. The best recent example that comes to mind is probably his conversation with a political activist back in February (see here). This . . .

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August 07, 2017

Reading the Sunday opinion section

Myer on health care

Mike Myer asks us "Is Health Care A Bargain?" In a meandering column (root canals, anyone?) with undocumented statistics and no acknowledgement that the U.S. pays twice as much for health care as most advanced nations with single payer/socialized health care with much worse results, he finally gets to . . .

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May 14, 2017

No shame when it comes to an Ogden "favorite"

Spinning Mac Warner (with February 24 update)

That didn't take long. Yesterday I wrote (see next post down) about West Virginia Secretary of State Mac Warner's firing of 16 workers, many of whom had been on the job for a long time, replacing them with 22 new workers. As a result, the fired workers filed a wrongful termination suit against the secretary. Since Warner has recently . . .

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February 22, 2017

Secretary of State Mac Warner facing wrongful termination lawsuit

Will the locals get around to reporting this?

Last month, our new Secretary of State, Mac Warner, fired 16 employees who had worked for the state for many years and since then has added 22 new people. Today, Phil Kabler on the front page of the Charleston Gazette reports that a wrongful termination suit has now been filed against Warner:

"You know what it looks like on . . .

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February 21, 2017

What has West Virginia's new Secretary of State been doing?

Is he a new Ogden favorite?

Agreeing with President Trump on voter fraud

President Trump continues to claim that three to five million ballots were illegally cast and he wants an investigation. No evidence has yet been supplied and on this issue most Republicans appear to be distancing themselves from the president. Not all Republicans however -- in West . . .

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January 25, 2017

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