The Wheeling Alternative

A Republican Christmas

Celebrating the birth of the Prince of Peace with WV's Treasurer, Riley Moore:

This is couple of years old but it still applies: "GOP Jesus" by Friend Dog Studios:

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December 26, 2022

An alternative energy company plans to bring lots of jobs to the Northern Panhandle

Wait a minute: Haven’t Republicans spent most of the year telling us how terrible the Inflation Reduction Act was for West Virginia

West Virginians probably saw coverage of this in their morning newspaper:

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December 23, 2022

Trump Republicans at work

Highlights of recent action by the WV GOP and Donald Trump

We’re about dividing people not helping them!

From The West Virginia GOP:

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If you're viewing this on something that makes the GOP's words too small to read, the WVGOP says: "Perhaps training on the definition of "WIC" is in order for DHHR staff." (Note -- this is a screen shot. The . . .

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December 16, 2022

His "heart's in the right place”

The quality of news reporting in West Virginia just took a major hit

Four excellent Charleston Gazette-Mail reporters are now gone

From Eric Eyre, who won a Pulitzer Prize for reporting in 2017 when he worked for the Gazette-Mail:

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December 13, 2022

West Virginia odds and ends

Last month, I wrote about WV Senator Shelley Capito Moore’s backing of proposed legislation that would protect interracial and same-sex marriages. In the post, I noted how Capito’s support for the bill brought her a lot of angry online criticism. This morning, the Wheeling News-Register carried an Associated Press article about Republican . . .

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December 10, 2022

Baseball on the cheap #784

Another look at Bob Nutting’s profit-producing baseball team

It’s the same old story: the player gets good and then he asks Pittsburgh Pirates management to be paid what he is worth. Rather than paying, the Pirates then trade the player for (low-salaried) “prospects.” If any of these prospects develop into anything marketable, they are then traded for more prospects. Rinse and repeat. This year it is . . .

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December 06, 2022

Keeping-up with Arch Moore's progeny

Another descendent of Arch Moore announces for 2024 while another suggests she won't be running in 2026

Announced this morning:

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November 29, 2022


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