The Wheeling Alternative

Could we possibly raise the bar on requirements for becoming West Virginia’s Attorney General?

Our present AG and his likely replacement beg that question

From Patrick Morrisey, running for the Republican nomination for governor:

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May 01, 2024

The Patriot Front marches in Charleston, WV

Yesterday, the Patriot Front, a white supremacist group, rallied and marched in Charleston, West Virginia:

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April 28, 2024

News from the West Virginia Trump Party

I’ve been either away or busy for the last week. Today, I decided to catch-up with what the state’s Trump Party has been doing.

You can’t lose, Alex, with conservative fighters like Ted on your team!

Senator Ted Cruz to appear soon at an Alex Mooney rally:

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April 24, 2024

A shout out to WVPB

Riley Moore lies again but a member of WV media calls him out

Riley Moore and his favorite target

In January 2022, Institutional Investor reported that WV State Treasurer Riley Moore pulled all of the state’s investments from Blackrock ($1.25 million) as part of Moore’s attack upon investment firms that used ESG (environmental, societal, and governmental) investment strategies.

Moore’ . . .

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April 13, 2024

Can Mike Stuart, running for the Republican AG nomination, sink any lower?

Let's give him a chance – there is still a couple of weeks until the WV primary

Mike Stuart has kept me busy since January documenting his atrocities. This one may be the worst. Here are the basics as explained earlier today by WV Metro News reporter Brad McElhinny:

The wife of a state trooper who was slain in the line of duty says a candidate for West Virginia attorney general has repeatedly used the . . .

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April 10, 2024

Off the deep end

Huggins endorses Chris Miller for WV governor

From Amelia Knisely, reporter for WV Watch:

It's like "a full court . . .

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April 04, 2024

The issue is disclosure

Once again, Ogden Newspapers comes up short

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At most newspapers, the biggest story would likely be either A, C, or D. But the Wheeling News-Register only sometimes functions as a newspaper; its Republican bias in news coverage and its failure to disclose its conflicts of interests leave it woefully short of what some readers might expect.

A look at . . .

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April 01, 2024


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