The Wheeling Alternative

What has Senator Manchin been doing lately?

Proving his bipartisanship and considering a run for President

Bipartisan Joe:

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July 16, 2023

If you think that Riley Moore is just another mainstream Republican from the Arch Moore clan, it may be time to do some rethinking

Judging candidates by the antisemitic, conspiratorial, fact-challenged friends they keep

From reporter, Eric Hananoki, yesterday, at Media Matters:

McCarthy-backed House candidate is getting help from an antisemitic podcaster who wants political leaders assassinated

Hananoki article is about Republican WV District 2 congressional candidate, Riley Moore:

U.S. House candidate Riley Moore, . . .

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July 14, 2023

Has Republican control of West Virginia’s government improved the state’s business climate?

A look at the just-released 2023 CNBC “Top State’s for Business” survey

Every summer, CNBC examines each state’s business climate using various categories in order to create a ranking for the business climate of all fifty states. As they explain:

Each category is weighted based on how frequently states use them as a selling point in economic development marketing materials. That way, our study ranks . . .

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July 11, 2023

In case you were wondering

WV Republican polling

From the West Virginia Chamber of Commerce poll:

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July 06, 2023

A look at the Wheeling Intelligencer’s out-of-date and pathetic editorial page

Today’s editorial, “Budget Battle Underway,"tells its West Virginia readers about the ongoing fight over the Ohio budget. (Of course, there was no attempt to make this relevant for WV readers.) Upon closer examination, the editorial appears to be a shortened version of one published in the Marietta Times on June 9. It begins:

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July 06, 2023

What have our Republican senatorial candidates been doing lately?

Alex Mooney

Saluting the flag

Like his effort to return the U.S. to the gold standard, Alex Mooney continues to sponsor meaningful legislation that will benefit all West Virginians:

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June 30, 2023

Some things don’t change

Another look at the Wheeling Intelligencer’s editorial page

Old, irrelevant, and recycled editorials

With the exception of the weekend edition when local issues are sometimes addressed, the Wheeling Intelligencer’s daily two editorials are very predictable: one will be an (often-dated) editorial concerning West Virginia from another Ogden West Virginia paper and the other will be a mostly . . .

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June 27, 2023

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