Bill Johnson at Youngstown State
Last Friday, the soon-to-be president of Youngstown State University, Representative Bill Johnson, held a press conference about his appointment. Yesterday, the Wheeling Intelligencer carried a report of the conference filed by Ogden’s Youngstown Vindicator reporter, David Skolnick.
The news . . .
A look at today's Wheeling Intelligencer editorial page
Today’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial praises the American economy and its low unemployment rate which is currently 3.9%. It then contrasts this rate with 2020:
Three years ago, during the ravages of the COVID-19 pandemic, our nation’s unemployment rate was 6.9%. Just six months earlier at the beginning of COVID-19, it was . . .
A look at Ohio's Bill Johnson and West Virginia's Robin Capehart
In yesterday’s Ohio Capitol Journal:
Commentary: Everything about the YSU Board of Trustees' opaque maneuvers to quickly install right wing Trump apparatchik and notorious election denier Bill Johnson as the university’s 10th president is appalling.— Ohio Capital Journal . . .
By @JohanekMarilou https://t.co/GgHa8PoGPV
Riley Moore (Congressional District 2 candidate)
Here’s Moore working as Trump’s hit man going after Trump’s perceived enemies on rightwing media:
PBS does Steubenville, Ohio
On Thursday evening, the PBS News Hour aired a ten minute segment on Steubenville, Ohio narrated by Judy Woodruff:
Steubenville, Ohio, was once a powerhouse of American manufacturing. But like many communities that depended on the steel industry, it has struggled to find its place in the modern economy as the country as a whole . . .
Doesn’t higher education have enough problems?
Congressman Bill Johnson to Youngstown State University?
Here is the front-page headline from this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer:
Johnson Offered Top Post At YSU
When I first saw the headline, I wondered who “Johnson” might be. Imagine my surprise when I read further -- it was local Ohio congressman . . .
The candidates, a poll, and some thoughts on the WV Trump Party (with 11/16 Intelligencer update)
Representative Alex Mooney attends a rightwing conference in Paris, France
Mike Johnson to headline Paris event aimed at global 'right-wing alliance'https://t.co/OXurrgoceo— Raw Story (@RawStory) November 10, 2023
Speaker of the House Mike Johnson was originally supposed to be the headline speaker but . . .