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Breaking news: Senator Joe Manchin announces he has left the Democratic Party

(I need to pay closer attention to the news -- I thought he did this years ago!)

From WV's senior senator:

An interesting move given the previous speculation that had it that the Democratic . . .

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Posted in: joe manchin

May 31, 2024

The justice system be damned: it’s about loyalty to our leader! (with Capito update)

The West Virginia Trump Party reacts to the Trump verdict

Treasurer and WV#2 candidate Riley Moore

Juries are good only when I agree with their decision:

Attorney General and gubernatorial candidate . . .

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May 30, 2024

Intelligencer editorials (5/29/2024)

Please ignore that AP report we published last week; it’s still President Biden’s fault

Today’s lead editorial, “Standing Up for Domestic Energy,” questions the decision to release oil from the country’s oil reserves. As the first two paragraphs of the editorial describe it, this is President Biden’s fault:

President . . .

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May 29, 2024

Trump pledges to commute a convicted drug trafficker

And the silence from the WV Trump Party is matched by the silence from state’s media

Here is Donald Trump at the Libertarian Convention last weekend:

Who is Ross Ulbricht? Here is the story:

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May 28, 2024

Catching-up on Riley Moore

The election and an important issue facing this nation

Moore “tromps” his opponents

That’s according to conservative media:

But did he “tromp” his opponents?

I guess it depends upon your definition of “tromp.” Here are the . . .

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Posted in: riley moore

May 21, 2024

The Trump Party race for governor

Is it a microcosm of what has happened to West Virginia?

You’ve probably noticed: the Trump Party candidates for governor have been running on fear -- there has been very little discussion of jobs or taxes or the state’s future. Instead, the focus has been one issue:

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May 14, 2024

A cryptocurrency Super PAC just donated $713,000 to the Riley Moore political campaign

Is this political action committee about “saving American jobs” or did they just buy themselves another* West Virginia politician?

Yesterday, “Defend American Jobs” made a major contribution to WV 2 Republican candidate, Riley Moore:

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May 06, 2024


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