The Wheeling Alternative

Reading the weekend Wheeling News-Register

More Ogden contributions to Capito’s and McKinley’s reelection campaign, another evidence-free column by the editor, and guess who is the target of the paper’s political cartoon

A 1400 word article (1/3 of which are direct quotes) toward Senator Capito’s re-election campaign

Ogden Newspaper political reporter, Steven Allen Adams, has written another article in Ogden's continuing efforts to re-elect West Virginia's incumbent Republican senator, Shelley Moore Capito. (See here for my discussion of the . . .

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July 20, 2020

Sunday odds and ends

(Mostly Trump stuff)

Trump takes the test!

Earlier today, Chris Wallace at Fox News asked the president about the cognitive test he took:

In response, NY Times . . .

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July 19, 2020

Hey Senator, even Fox News fact checked Trump’s speech on deregulation

Did West Virginia's Capito actually watch the speech or did she just tweet the Republican talking points?

Trump's White House speech

Yesterday, President Trump gave a political speech (with expensive visual aids) in the rose garden (which is supposed to be non-partisan) about deregulation.

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July 17, 2020

Still more odds and ends from around the Web

Videos, Trump stuff, and higher education

Two videos worth a look

And:

Impressive! . . .

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July 12, 2020

Defending and praising Congressman David McKinley

It is the least the Wheeling Intelligencer can do for an Ogden favorite

Two weeks after an event that was ignored by the paper when it happened, today’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial praises local representative David McKinley for his actions.

On Tuesday, June 23, Anthony Fauci, the director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, testified before Congress. In that hearing, . . .

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July 10, 2020

Yesterday’s Wheeling papers told us that “West Virginia Governor’s Companies Get Millions in Coronavirus Loans” (with evening update)

Neither mentioned, however, that our local congressman’s company also received from $350,000 to one million dollars from that same PPP program

Tuesday’s local “newspapers” both featured a front-page Associated Press article about the money that Governor Jim Justice’s companies received from the federal government's coronavirus aid package:

Billionaire West Virginia Gov. Jim Justice’s family businesses received at least $11.1 million from a federal rescue package . . .

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July 08, 2020

Yesterday’s news tomorrow (with update)

You wouldn’t know this if you depend upon the Wheeling Intelligencer for your news, but on Sunday afternoon, the Atlantic Coast Pipeline was canceled by its developers

Here is the lede on yesterday afternoon’s Associated Press story:

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — The developers of the long-delayed, $8 billion Atlantic Coast Pipeline announced the cancellation of the multi-state natural gas project Sunday, citing uncertainties about costs, permitting and litigation.

Whether you agree or . . .

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July 06, 2020

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