Will the last remaining Republican (Shelley?) please turn out the lights
Yesterday, from Delegate Moore Capito (Shelley Moore Capito’s son, Arch Moore’s grandson, and Riley Moore’s cousin), who is running for governor:
As a 6th generation West Virginian and father of two young children, the future of our state is personal to me. I've long said that I would choose to support the Republican nominee for President . . .
Missing in action: a quick look at the Republican response to Donald Trump’s attack on General Mark Milley
Donald Trump last week:
Trump’s reaction to the @JeffreyGoldberg profile of Mark Millley - which shows new depths of Trump’s depravity and derangement - is to imply that Milley should get the death penalty.— Tom Nichols (@RadioFreeTom) September 23, . . .
Trump knows exactly what he’s doing here.https://t.co/F7V9j7DcET pic.twitter.com/wivuuZuZTr
Some thought on Ogden’s downsizing
Back in May of 2020, the local Ogden newspapers joined what was already a growing trend among daily newspapers across America, the elimination of at least one day of publishing each week. In Wheeling, that meant that the Saturday edition of the Intelligencer and the Sunday edition of the News-Register would be replaced by the Sunday . . .
"BREAKING: House Speaker Kevin McCarthy Announces Formal Impeachment Inquiry Into Joe Biden" https://t.co/it1ehyaPyS— WVGOP (@WVGOP) September 19, 2023
Is it legitimate?
As Republicans plunge forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Biden, witnesses they have summoned for closed-door interviews . . .
It's cheap but don't get sick
Bankrate recently published its annual survey of the "The best and worst states to retire in 2023, ranked." West Virginia finished third overall, including a #1 in "affordability." The bad news was that it finished 50th in "quality, cost of health care." Here is the top ten:
Bankrate's . . .
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Some thoughts on Burning Man
A good point:
All those Tarot cards and not one person at Burning Man saw this coming.— Bess Kalb (@bessbell) September 3, 2023
A stamp on the Stamp Act
One of my favorite government moments. The USPS puts out a stamp for sale celebrating the repeal of an act requiring...a stamp. . . .
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Polls, Justice, and Manchin
New WV poll just out
For the Republican governor nomination:
WV GOV GOP (MetroNews West Virginia Poll): St Del Moore Capito 32%, Atty Gen Patrick Morrisey 23%, auto dealer Chris Miller 9%, Sec of State Mac Warner 7%— Politics1.com (@Politics1com) September 1, 2023
Morrisey is stunned:
“Any poll which shows . . .