No, sir. Because West Virginia forces me to subsidize the state's coal industry, my electric bills are among the fastest rising in the nation
Answering WV’s publicity-seeking treasurer, Riley Moore
In his near-constant effort to be in the national spotlight, West Virginia’s treasurer, Riley Moore, recently asked the following question on Twitter:
They’ve been telling us for years that green energy will lower utility bills.— Riley Moore (@RileyMooreWV) September 21, 2022
Has your electric bill gone down?
Last month, the . . .
9/21/22: Another close look at the Wheeling Intelligencer editorial page
Irrelevant, lazy editorials
Editorial #1: “Reverse Economic Trend”
It's more Ohio crap: the editorial, “Reverse economic trend,” tells us that the poverty rate in Ohio is 12.7” and that it is “0.8% higher than the national rate.” The editorial (most likely from the Marietta Times) then tells us that “we need” to do . . .
Ogden reporter David Skolnick’s piece is balanced but does he tell us enough -- most importantly, what about the fascists?
Former president Donald Trump held a political rally in nearby Youngstown, Ohio on Saturday. Rather than ignoring the rally, today’s Wheeling Intelligencer used the story filed by a reporter from Ogden’s Youngstown Vindicator, David Skolnick. Skolnik’s coverage of Trump’s is balanced; it provides some of what Trump and Republican senate . . .
The Monday Intelligencer: Another recycled editorial and Steven Allen Adams writes about a popular meme that he says doesn’t make West Virginians look good
The lazy Intelligencer once again demonstrates its disdain for its readership
Steven Allen Adams blames West Virginians for . . .
Our local Republican/Trump Party turns a good idea into a Trump rally
Local readers may have read in yesterday’s paper about the creation of an “appreciation day” for first responders planned by the Ohio County Republican Party. The event was to culminate at the White Palace with a showing of Dinesh D’Souza propaganda film, “2000 Mules.” Apparently, our local Republican/Trump Party did not check first with the . . .
Warning: don’t judge a book by Morrisey’s cover
I recently saw this on the West Virginia Attorney General’s official Twitter account:
The WV AG announced Thursday that he signed the Women’s Bill of Rights.— WV Attorney General (@WestVirginiaAG) September 1, 2022
Read more at https://t.co/EvUy4ghY9R
Hmmm. Had I misjudged Patrick Morrisey all these years? Was he actually a . . .
Capito PR today, Capehart PR yesterday: This is what passes for news?
With accompanying picture, today’s Shelley Moore Capito article covers half of the front page. There is no news in the article and the article is filled with bland statements such as:
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Capito indicated she is happy with the Republican party’s platform at this point in time, and she hopes that it continues going forward.