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Senator Manchin in the news

The NY Times discusses the Trump presidency and Manchin's role

Sunday's New York Times Magazine featured a long article by Robert Draper, "Trump vs. Congress: Now What?" In the article Draper discussed the role that the West Virginia senator might play:

The Senate Democrat who, to outward appearances, . . .

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March 29, 2017

Suggestion to the Intelligencer -- at least get your story straight

I know, I know -- their "facts" need to adjust to what just happened

Here is what an Intelligencer editorial claimed on March 9:

But in contrast to the arrogance of Pelosi and her fellow Democrats in shoving Obamacare down our throats without even explaining it in advance, Republican lawmakers are taking a different approach.

Here is what today's editorial claims:

. . .

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March 28, 2017

Wheeling News-Register editorial explains who really controls our government

It's all part of an ultra-liberal conspiracy!

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March 27, 2017

The subject is fake news (again)

Not knowing it when they see it

The West Virginia legislature and governor are still miles away from any budget agreement. Trump's health plan, which was given an editorial pass by our local "newspapers," didn't even get a vote from the Republican-controlled House of Representatives. Trump's claim that he was wiretapped by Obama, which the locals have . . .

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March 26, 2017

Napolitano still in the News-Register

I'm working on a longer post but I couldn't help noting that today's Wheeling News-Register continues to run Andrew Napolitano's syndicated column. Earlier this week, even Fox News dropped him. From the LA Times:

Fox News senior judicial analyst Judge Andrew Napolitano is being kept off the air indefinitely amid . . .

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March 24, 2017

Trumpcare

The locals bring in the strawmen for support

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March 22, 2017

Against the West Virginia stereotype

Positive coverage of Wheeling from Reuters

Earlier this week the international news agency Reuters featured Wheeling in an article about the growing acceptance of LGBT rights:

In conservative America, small cities stand up for LGBT rights

As the article explains:

Defying stereotypes in the U.S. culture wars over lesbian, gay, bisexual and . . .

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March 19, 2017

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