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Kathy Griffin, Ben Shapiro, Kurt Cobain and the Wheeling Intelligencer

Back in November of 2017, the Wheeling Intelligencer ran an editorial that cheered the fact that comedian Kathy Griffin was having difficulty finding jobs after she had posted “a video of herself holding a fake severed head that strongly resembled the president of the United States.” (I wrote about it here). The editorial could not hide its . . .

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March 03, 2022

Do Representative David McKinley’s internal polls indicate that he is losing to Alex Mooney in the District 2 primary?

I don’t know, but McKinley's reaction to Biden’s SOTU address suggests that he is losing the battle and that he now needs to out-embrace Mooney with Trump

In a press release, McKinley responds to Biden’s speech by using the old poem, “Casey at the Bat,” as a metaphor to describe Biden address. Its title reads:

MCKINLEY ON THE STATE OF THE UNION: PRESIDENT BIDEN HAS STRUCK OUT

According to our local congressman, the President (like the “mighty Casey”) had a chance to . . .

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March 02, 2022

Paging Dr. Freud

A look at Jane Timken's ad to win the Ohio Republican Senate nomination

Jane Timken's most recent Ohio Primary ad:

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March 01, 2022

More Republican hypocrisy on the Ukraine

A continuing look at how the area’s congressional representation is dealing with the crisis in the Ukraine

Rob Portman’s photo-ops

On Sunday, Ohio’s Senator Rob Portman attended a Ukrainian prayer service:

And here is a more recent Portman photo-op:

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March 01, 2022

And here is our hypocritical representative, David McKinley, on the Ukraine

McKinley praises Trump and criticizes Biden
Some quick history

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February 27, 2022

Senator Capito on the Ukraine

Send in the stenographers

Here is West Virginia senator, Shelley Moore Capito, explaining her reaction to the Russian invasion of the Ukraine to local channel 9 news:

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February 24, 2022

What have WV's senators been doing lately?

Senator Joe

A number of observers have pointed to Manchin's and Senate Republican's vote on the child tax credit and its effect upon on child poverty in this country:

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February 23, 2022

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