Despite only a few mentions in this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer, President Trump has been making news
Here is some of what you may have missed
Trump on good/dead Democrats
After midnight, Trump retweeted a video from Cowboys for Trump in which the speaker,Couy Griffin, says that "the only good Democrat is a dead Democrat."
Thank you Cowboys. See you in New Mexico! https://t.co/aCRJeskUA8— Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) May 28, 2020
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Just because it gets less attention doesn't mean that the problem has gone away
Recent media stories about yesterday’s “epidemic” that is still with us
Thanks to the coronavirus, it gets less local, regional, and national coverage, but opioid addiction is still a major problem for Appalachia. National media, for the most part, have switched their focus to the virus but there is still some good reporting being . . .
The News-Register announced on its front page that, following in the footsteps of other Ogden newspapers, today will be last time readers will receive their Sunday paper on Sunday. Henceforth, local readers will receive it on Saturday even though it will be called the Sunday News-Register. (Yeah, I know.) Additionally, the Monday . . .
Watch Senator Capito put “aggressive pressure” on EPA chief and former Murray Energy lobbyist, Andrew Wheeler
(Unfortunately, because Wheeler is shot from the waist-up, we do not see him shaking in his boots.)
More bribery from our president and silence from our senator
Back in February, after Republican senators found Trump innocent of trying to shakedown the Ukraine to get them to investigate the Biden family, West Virginia’s Shelley Moore Capito excused the president's behavior by suggesting that he just needed to be a bit more careful in how he phrased things:
"I think he's . . .
A reminder to West Virginians: If you have not yet registered to vote, today is the final day to register for the primary election
If you are unregistered, you can register online at Go Vote WV.
Here is more information from WV Clean elections:
Remember: Due to #COVID-19 every registered #WV voter has the option to vote absentee. This is the safest way to vote while protecting your health and the health of others. Stay safe and request your absentee ballot . . .
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Easy for you to say, Mike
Saturday’s Mike Myer column continued the local Ogden papers’ push to end the coronavirus closures. “Shutdowns Cost Lives, Too” describes what Myer considers the gloomy state of affairs that will result from the “nanny-state’s” shutting of the economy: businesses permanently closed, high unemployment, . . .