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The Washington Post continues its Bransfield investigation

This time it looks at questions surrounding the sale of his property

Set for publication in tomorrow's Washington Post is yet another report in its continuing investigation of the scandals surrounding the former bishop of the West Virginia diocese:

Disgraced bishop spent $4.6 million on mansion that sold for only $1.2 million

It begins:

After Bishop Michael J. . . .

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December 29, 2019

More on the whistleblower

Today’s Wheeling News-Register sort-of covers Trump and the whistleblower

This morning’s Wheeling New-Register carries most of an AP report on Trump’s outing of the whistleblower. Unfortunately, the last quarter of article was not included. Among that which is missing from this morning’s paper is the following:

Michael . . .

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December 29, 2019

Trump on the Twitter machine

Outing the whistleblower and once again demonstrating his lack of class

Trump outs the whistleblower

From CNN reporter, Manu Raju:

Here's more about the source of Trump's information . . .

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December 28, 2019

Plain and simple plagiarism

Yet another reason to call the Wheeling Intelligencer a “newspaper”

Yesterday, the Washington Post released the Vatican report on former Bishop Michael J. Bransfield. (See next post down.) This morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer covered some of the findings of the document in a front-page article attributed to "staff reports." Much of the article quotes directly from the report – that makes sense . . .

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December 24, 2019

Washington Post publishes secret Bransfield report

This afternoon the Washington Post published a link to the secret Vatican report on former Bishop Michael J. Bransfield. Here’s the headline:

The Bransfield report: Post publishes secret Vatican document as parishioners demand answers

The Post explained why it had decided to publish the document now:

. . .

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December 23, 2019

White nationalism

Cadets, screening enlistees, and Stephen Miller

Cadets and Midshipmen

Last Sunday, I blogged about possible white power salutes at the Army-Navy football game. From today’s Washington Post:

West Point cadets and Navy midshipmen were playing the ‘circle game,’ not making a racist gesture, investigators say

The article explains:

An . . .

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December 21, 2019

More updates and news from around the Web

Bevin, CDC, Trump, Christianity Today, SNL

More on Kentucky's former governor

Matt Bevin, the former Kentucky governor,has doubled-down on one of his recent pardons. Today’s Washington Post explains:

Kentucky’s ex-governor pardoned a child rapist because the 9-year-old victim’s hymen was intact

That's because, despite the evidence, Bevin . . .

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December 20, 2019

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