Yes, it's another dishonest Intelligencer editorial on health care
From this morning's editorial, "Health Care Law Action Essential":
No one knows how many billions — more likely, tens of billions — of dollars have been funneled to insurance companies by the government, under former President Barack Obama. Much of the subsidy money was paid illegally.
"No one . . .
Indications are that Capito will support it
What's our "moderate" Republican senator going to do?
The Republicans will release the details of their health care proposal tomorrow. The Congressional Budget Office should be out with their analysis next week and apparently the Republican leadership is pushing for a vote before the July 4 recess.
What's . . .
On Sunday, HBO's John Oliver's "Last Week Tonight" had a major segment on coal and local coal owner Robert Murray. Oliver takes on coal and dares Murray, who loves to sue media sources for what Murray believes is unfair coverage, to sue him. It's a well-documented (if a bit long) segment.
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A Wheeling "newspaper" lectures us (again) on civility
Last Thursday the Intellingencer published an editorial, "End Hysteria Over Politics," in which they tied the actions of James Hodgkinson to "the hysteria over Republican President Donald Trump and GOP lawmakers."
Of course, comedian Kathy Griffin and Julius Caesar got mentioned. Rather than comment upon the . . .
Yes, Senator Capito appears to be selling out 175,000 West Virginians
According to Capito, she's "transitioning" not "phasing out"
Here is Senator Capito's twitter response to a question raised by Peter Sullivan, who writes for The Hill:
I had an interesting exchange just now with Sen. Capito on 7 yr phaseout of Medicaid expansion $. She prefers to say "transitional . . .
Despite having no experience in education, Betsy DeVos became Secretary of Education earlier this year by the narrowest of margins -- a tie-breaking vote by Vice President Pence. Until today, our local "newspapers" have published nothing but kind words about her. If you do a search on their website it yields at least a half-dozen . . .
Do they actually read their own "newspaper"?
From the editorial page of this morning's Wheeling Intelligencer:
On the left side is an editorial asking us to "End Hysteria Over Politics." On the right side is a column by the xenophobic, racist, and frequently hysterical Pat Buchanan, "Are We Nearing Civil War?"