The Wheeling Alternative

Fox News now requires masks, daily health screenings, and a vaccine pass system of all employees

What has happened to FREEDOM at Fox News?

From Media Matters earlier today:

In an internal Fox memo obtained by Adweek, the company announced on Tuesday that in response to the delta variant, it was instructing “all employees —whether on site as part of our essential workforce or working remotely,” to enter their vaccination status into a human resources database. . . .

Read More

August 18, 2021

More on Afghanistan’s refugees

The response from the right: We feel sorry for the Afghans and we blame President Biden for their plight. (Hey, but that doesn’t mean we want Afghans coming here.)

From Fox’s Laura Ingraham

From Fox’s Tucker Carlson

Read More

August 17, 2021

Biden’s decision to end the Afghan War

A look at the predictable Republican response

Earlier today, the Associated Press published

The costs of the Afghanistan war, in lives and dollars

From the "Human costs" section:

American service members killed in Afghanistan through April: 2,448.
U.S. contractors: 3,846. Afghan national military and police: 66,000. Other allied . . .

Read More

August 17, 2021

The subject is continuing unemployment benefits

Analysis from the WVCBC plus the Manchin and Fox News perspectives

Sean O’Leary at the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy provides some background:

On June 19, Governor Justice ended all federally funded pandemic unemployment benefit programs, 12 weeks before they were set to expire. The benefits — which included an extra weekly $300 payment to unemployed workers, as well as extended . . .

Read More

August 14, 2021

Inflation, inflation, inflation: The GOP sends Senator Shelley Moore Capito her talking points

The senator has apparently never heard of supply and demand

Here is Senator Capito earlier this week:

Look at the first three items (the ones with a sizable increase) of what Capito calls . . .

Read More

August 13, 2021

8/9 covid news

Marshall County among the worst in the state

The numbers continue to worsen across the state. Locally, Marshall County is the worst:

Silvrback blog image

The different color for Ohio County and Marshall County can probably be explained by the percentage vaccinated. In Ohio County, 63% of those over 12 have had at least one shot . . .

Read More

August 09, 2021

Senator Joe making news

Looking out for #1

More investigative journalism from Sludge* on Senator Joe Manchin:

Manchin Bailed Out Plant That Pays Millions to His Family’s Coal Company

With the subheadline:

Here's how Joe Manchin made his millions in the waste coal industry

A sample:

. . .

Read More

Posted in: joe manchin

August 08, 2021

Archive

All Categories: trump presidency(173) shelley moore capito(164) david mckinley(148) joe manchin(147) coronavirus(99) mike myer(88) wheeling newspapers(88) donald trump(81) war on coal(78) wheeling intelligencer(71) patrick morrisey(71) coal(61) intelligencer editorial(58) hillary clinton(58) ogden newspaper bias(56) wheeling intelligencer editorial(56) jim justice(51) ogden newspapers(49) ogden favorite(48) wheeling news-register editorial(43) climate change(43) murray energy(40) wheeling news-register(38) trump administration(37) gun control(34) obama(33) news-register editorial(31) robert murray(30) anti-clinton bias(29) fracking(28) obamacare(27) wheeling newspaper biases(26) impeachment(26) trumpcare(25) intelligencer propaganda(25) newspapers on the cheap(24) michael myer(24) wv legislature(24) epa(23) town hall meetings(22) don blankenship(22) racism(21) bill cole(21) fox news(21) fair and balanced(21) republican legislature(20) evan jenkins(19) ogden bias(18) wheeling newspaper hypocrisy(17) sinclair broadcasting(16) news on the cheap(15) wheeling newspaper ethics(15) bishop bransfield(15) yesterday's news tomorrow(15) mac warner(15) wv politics(15) wv teachers(13) alternative energy(13) gordon gee(13) ryan ferns(13) pittsburgh pirates(13) ogden newspaper hypocricy(13) bob nutting(13) intelligencer(13) umwa(12) bernie sanders(12) wtov(12) wv supreme court judges(12) charleston gazette-mail(12) wv drug problems(12) plagiarism(11) koch(11) it's all obama's fault(11) wv republicans(11) natural gas(11) republican candidates(11) republican tax reform(11) mitch mcconnell(10) west virginia economy(10) 2020 presidential election(10) west virginia coronavirus(10) coronavirus masks(10) wv governor race(10) gretchen whitmer(10) ethical journalism(10) right-to-work(10) west virginians(10) john oliver(9) polls(9) vendetta(9) kendra fershee(9) renewables(9) republican presidential candidates(8) obamacare replacement(8) fake news(8) morrisey(8) republicans vs. democrats(8) west virginia republican party(8) trump racism(8) china and west virginia(8) murray coal(8) blankenship trial(8) riley moore(8) steven allen adams(8) baseball on the cheap(8) trump border wall(8) 2018 wv senate race(8) political correctness(8) west virginia state government(8) trump party(8) opioids(7) fact checking(7) robin capehart(7) wtrf(7) west virginia legislature(7) john kasich(7) u.s. supreme court(7) alpha natural resources(7) electricity costs(7) bill johnson(7) doug reynolds(7) west virginia university(7) 2018 wv senatorial election(7) alex mooney(7) wv gop(7) clean coal(7) teacher unions(7) mountaintop removal(7) coal ash(7) pro-trump coverage(7) sports betting(7) intelligencer headlines(7) paula swearengin(6) jeff kessler(6) trump twitter(6) joe biden(6) afghanistan(6) iran(6) misleading headlines(6) religious freedom bill(6) full disclosure(6) fox guarding hen house(6) appalachian sterotype(6) community newspaper(6) medicaid(6) astroturf(6) u.s. energy policy(6) voting rights(6) clean power plan(6) western coal(6) brett kavanaugh(6) mueller investigation(5) scott pruitt(5) miner retirement(5) george floyd protests(5) abortion(5) money in politics(5) nobel peace prize(5) global warming(5) trump criticism(5) west virginia health care(5) wv stereotype(5) liberals(5) rob portman(5) coal wars(5) andrew wheeler(5) trump golf(5) education(5) worst editorial of the year award(5) hoppy kercheval(5) wv taxes(5) discrimination(5) brent benjamin(5) republican senatorial primary(5) charter schools(5) deathmatch(5) dumbest editorial award(5) wheeling newspaper hypocricy(5) betsy devos(4) mckinley(4) west liberty university(4) capito(4) investment in coal(4) immigration(4) peabody energy(4) wv jobs(4) coal propaganda(4) blood on the mountain(4) drugs(4) scalia replacement(4) democratic presidential candidates(4) darrell mcgraw(4) patrick buchanan(4) ryan weld(4) republican national convention(4) imperial president(4) russians and trump(4) intelligencer hypocrisy(4) climate change polls(4) trump budget(4) guns(4) nra(4) ogden self-promotion(4) pro-trump bias(4) patricia rucker(4) wv education(4) robert byrd(4) trump west virginia(4) trump(4) political cartoons(4) paula jean swearingen(4) fossil fuels(4) conservation(4) odds and ends(4) antifa(4) wv trump party(4) biden presidency(4) wv stenographer(4) wv coronavirus(4) little blue run(3) laura hollis(3) natalie cline(3) concealed carry(3) breitbart(3) worst editorial of 2019(3) twitter news(3) iraq(3) ohio politics(3) charlottesville(3) water quality(3) umw(3) republican hypocrisy(3) medicare(3) election fraud(3) united states postal service(3) david zatezalo(3) ogden syndicated columnists(3) anthony fauci(3) most unethical editorial award(3) wheeling hospital(3) west virginia's future(3) pope francis(3) budget cuts to social programs(3) ogden stenography(3) the onion(3) executive action(3) west virginia history(3) bluefield state college(3) wheeling new-register editorial(3) wv aclu(3) cults(3) amy coney barrett(3) jeff sessions(3) wv public broadcasting(3) election security(3) wilbur ross(3) william ihlenfeld(3) wv flooding(3) bethesda(3) severance tax(3) infrastructure(3) snap benefits(3) dreamers(3) first energy(3) green new deal(3) msha(3) west virginia gop(3) west virginia 2017 budget(3) ted cruz(3) bipartisanship(2) william barr(2) evangelicals for trump(2) franking(2) millennials(2) sexual harassment(2) ron desantis(2) american chemical council(2) blame obama(2) ohio county schools(2) pittsburgh post-gazette(2) coronovirus(2) wind energy(2) lugar bipartisan index(2) alexander acosta(2) secretary of education(2) tariffs(2) miners protection act(2) associated press(2) cnbc survey(2) rewriting history(2) wv mining disasters(2) wv unemployment(2) epipen(2) obama white house(2) the iraq war(2) u.s. deficit(2) jim jordan(2) benghazi(2) solar energy(2) mike pence(2) quid pro quo(2) atlantic coast pipeline(2) james van nostrand(2) west virginia stereotype(2) voter suppression(2) huckabee(2) charleston gazette(2) climate change denier(2) mike azinger(2) united mine workers(2) alt right(2) integrity fee(2) 2017 summer recess(2) michael flynn(2) worst article of the year award(2) james comey(2) ferc(2) ethics(2) kellyanne conway(2) alec(2) 2019 government shutdown(2) ken ward jr(2) brett crozier(2) freedom of speech(2) vouchers(2) black lung(2) sunday wheeling news-register(2) tpp(2) planned parenthood(2) mass media(2) conspiracy theories(2) trump tv(2) metronews poll(2) ohio republicans(2) booth goodwin(2) trump stuff you can't make up(2) civility(2) anti-muslim attacks(2) concern trolling(2) confederate statues(2) north korea(2) popular posts(2) 2020 democratic presidential candidates(2) carol miller(2) omnibus funding bill(2) hilary clinton(2) michelle malkin(2) vawa(2) elizabeth warren(1) newt gingrich(1) blogging(1) wv employers(1) worst column of 2019(1) lgbtq(1) public access(1) wvu(1) capito reelection editorial(1) storage hub(1) patriot coal(1) barry goldwater(1) sex trafficking(1) kkk(1) refugee crisis(1) environmental films(1) ogden holiday editions(1) alaska(1) wheeling area media(1) inflation(1) war on christmas(1) wvcbc(1) sean o'leary(1) methane(1) rant(1) eqt(1) alexander hamilton(1) heroin(1) ovmc closing(1) syria(1) mo brooks(1) ivanka trump(1) air travel(1) american civil war(1) wheeling police(1) term limits(1) matt bevin(1) cdc(1) whistleblower(1) 2019 awards(1) nativism(1) first amendment(1) wheeling city council(1) legal notices(1) orwell(1) 2020 congressional race(1) 24/7 survey(1) michael bloomberg(1) stephen colbert(1) minimum wage(1) erickson(1) shawn fluharty(1) solar energy in west virginia(1) poverty(1) 2020 worst column award(1) john prine(1) dr strangelove(1) coronavirus humor(1) cracker plant(1) charleston(1) freedom to choose(1) higher education(1) joe jeffries(1) jeb bush(1) republican family values(1) fentanyl(1) rand paul(1) 2020 wv senatorial race(1) little blue(1) keystone pipeline(1) marco rubio(1) john mccabe(1) mountain state spotlight(1) investigative reporting(1) china(1) wv tourism(1) wv media(1) no allegiance(1) phil kabler(1) making comments(1) ogden predictions(1) hunter biden(1) jill biden(1) ben shapiro(1) kamala harris(1) biden-bashing(1) derrick evans(1) wv income tax(1) marjorie taylor greene(1) social security(1) elgin baylor(1) ohio river valley institute(1) tax cuts(1) pays you owns you(1) entitlements(1) ohio county library(1) earmarks(1) intelligencer editorials(1) insurrection investigation(1) bill clinton(1) pat buchanan(1) al gore(1) flint(1) third-party candidates(1) super pac(1) stephen bannon(1) trump foundation(1) dumbest column award(1) hurricane matthew(1) rounding up the usual suspects(1) poverty porn(1) heather bresch(1) sierra club(1) cyberbullying(1) ethics committee(1) rex tillerson(1) martin luther king(1) exxon(1) tax foundation(1) alternate facts(1) terrorism(1) events(1) stereotypes(1) radical islam(1) aarp(1) stream protection rule(1) tax rates(1) pelosi quote(1) ultra-liberals(1) city of wheeling(1) west virginia media(1) internet service provider(1) medical marijuana(1) wv board of education(1) liberal blame(1) jared kushner(1) jim lees(1) due process(1) aclu(1) obama's fault(1) gary cohn(1) paris agreement(1) move(1) biased research(1) local sports coverage(1) hurricane harvey(1) boris epshteyn(1) superdelegates(1) wv democratic party(1) democratic party(1) coal company bankruptcy(1) jack yost(1) bridges(1) lng(1) casey junkins(1) ethane storage(1) flag burning(1) rush limbaugh(1) single payer(1) mepco(1) football culture wars(1) beth walker(1) john conyers(1) blake farenhold(1) main studio rule(1) gil white(1) media matters(1) roy moore(1) chris regan(1) chip(1) kathleen hartnett-white(1) trump supporters(1) mercatus center(1) ogden national debt editorial(1) national debt(1) fake editorial(1) 2018 budget(1) conflict of interest(1) self-promotion(1) self-disclosure(1) voter id(1) 2017 wrap-up(1) 2017 favorites(1) 2017 awards(1) federal budget(1) rick perry(1) gazette-mail bankruptcy(1) fcc(1) net neutrality(1) death of newspaper(1) tyler county(1) anti-semitism(1) 2018 elections(1) comments(1) mccarthyism(1) mark curtis(1) the health plan(1) west virginia public broadcasting(1) a charlie brown christmas(1) roseanne barr(1) freudian slip(1) west virginia wilder(1) teach for america(1) cbo(1) ohio state(1) wv business climate(1) wheeling jesuit university(1) buffalo creek(1) mountain valley pipeline(1) tim armstead(1) sec(1) richard ojeda(1) new media(1) coal subsidies(1) cybersecurity(1) school shootings(1) national education association(1) veterans(1) automation(1) michael cohen(1) plastic bags(1) benwood bridge(1) canary in the coal mine(1) 2018 awards(1) mike folk(1) sexual assault(1) viatris/mylan(1) clean water bill(1) media ethics(1) covington(1) americans for prosperity(1) grassroots leadership academy(1) eric porterfield(1) pat mcgeehan(1) local news(1) coal companies(1) sherrod brown(1) ogden online poll(1) paul manafort(1) low-information voter(1) lgbt(1) madison cawthorn(1) test scores(1) epa pr(1) beto o rourke(1) ilhan omar(1) home