“To run, or not to run. That is the question.”
Some thoughts on whether West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will actually run for U.S. Senate
Last fall, WV’s AG Patrick Morrisey hinted that he would soon be announcing that he was running for U.S. Senate. Here’s the Fox News online’s headline for November 15, 2022:
'BIG NEWS COMING': West Virginia AG Morrisey hints at 2024 Senate run, points to likely 'new position in 2025'
And here’s . . .
Thank-you, Mr. Mayor, for saying this
The mayor of Wheeling, Glenn Elliott, comments on the practice of redlining:
I had many people reach out to me afterwards and say that they had never heard of this discriminatory housing practice that systematically denied loans, insurance, and other financial services in predominantly minority neighborhoods. (2/8)— Mayor Glenn Elliott . . .
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Monday morning legislative stuff
If you want to keep up with the WV legislature, I would highly recommend the free subscription to “60 Days with Giles Snyder and Dave Mistich."
As the reporters note:
This newsletter is completely free. We came up through public media and believe our work should be available to anyone who stumbles upon it. But if . . .
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With ONLY 15 months left until the WV primary, the Republican race for the U.S. Senate nomination is heating up
Alex Mooney is already attacking Jim Justice and WV media, remembering the income generated from the McKinley-Mooney contest, want to know “when will the attack ads begin?”
Earlier today, from Alex Mooney:
Big RINO Jim Justice can’t win a truly contested Republican primary. He’s a big supporter of Biden’s $1.2 trillion non-infrastructure bill and proposed the largest tax increase in the history of WV.— Alex . . .
West Virginia Republicans are conservative and don’t want Big RINO Jim. pic.twitter.com/TBZnxcvigA
Today's Wheeling Intelligencer: Lets not let the facts get in the way of our effort to score political points for the Republican Party
Here is the headline from one of yesterday's Associated Press stories on the situation in East Palestine, Ohio:
Today's Wheeling Intelligencer did not use this AP story choosing instead, a more local story. I have no problem with the paper's decision to feature an article about East Palestine residents seeking . . .
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Guns and West Virginia
February 14, 2023 (The day after another mass shooting)
Guns: our politicians love using them
West Virginia State Treasurer Riley Moore:
Your financial information belongs to YOU, not the financial institutions colluding with anti-gun activists to create back-door gun registries.
Every state should follow our lead and protect the financial privacy of citizens . . .
Have I unknowingly slipped into some kind of alternative reality?
Earlier today, John McCabe, Editorial Director for Ogden Newspapers, criticized Fox News tweeting that the news channel was “garbage and an embarrassment to the industry”
I am still stunned. Here was McCabe’s tweet:
When in the world did this level of crap — “mannequin president” — become acceptable? Like @POTUS or not, think he’s doing the job or not, he’s still the president. @FoxNews is garbage and an embarrassment to the industry I give my life to each day. pic.twitter.com/pDDbr4qwPD— John McCabe . . .