The Wheeling Alternative

The Office of West Virginia Secretary of State should be the least political of all state offices

Unfortunately for the state's citizenry, a highly-partisan politician, Mac Warner, occupies that office (with 3/8 update)

From the Associated Press:

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Posted in: mac warner

March 07, 2023

What has Senator Joe been doing?

For starters, he’s been sounding a lot like a Republican


West Virginia’s Democratic senator, Jo Manchin, was on CBS Face the Nation earlier today. Among other questions, he was asked about his own personal aspirations and whether he would endorse Biden:

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March 05, 2023

Good-bye, Dilbert

Has our local Ogden newspaper done the right thing, has it joined “cancel culture”, or is there another reason why the strip is not in this morning’s newspaper?

After reading about Scott Adams’ racist outburst this weekend, I looked for his comic strip, Dilbert, in the morning Wheeling Intelligencer. There was no Dilbert. The comic strip is no longer on the comic page of the Wheeling Intelligencer or any other Ogden newspapers. The chain, like hundreds of newspapers nationwide, no longer carries . . .

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February 27, 2023

Fact checking WV Treasurer Riley Moore

Can I get some help from my readers?

Yesterday, West Virginia Treasurer Riley Moore tweeted the following:

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February 24, 2023

“To run, or not to run. That is the question.”

Some thoughts on whether West Virginia Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will actually run for U.S. Senate

Last fall, WV’s AG Patrick Morrisey hinted that he would soon be announcing that he was running for U.S. Senate. Here’s the Fox News online’s headline for November 15, 2022:

'BIG NEWS COMING': West Virginia AG Morrisey hints at 2024 Senate run, points to likely 'new position in 2025'

And here’s . . .

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February 21, 2023

Thank-you, Mr. Mayor, for saying this

The mayor of Wheeling, Glenn Elliott, comments on the practice of redlining:

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February 20, 2023

Monday morning legislative stuff

If you want to keep up with the WV legislature, I would highly recommend the free subscription to “60 Days with Giles Snyder and Dave Mistich."

As the reporters note:

This newsletter is completely free. We came up through public media and believe our work should be available to anyone who stumbles upon it. But if . . .

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February 20, 2023


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