WV's treasurer lectures us on environmental vandalism
From West Virginia's treasurer, Riley Moore:
We can never let West Virginia look like this! https://t.co/7WTdVrTjjF— Riley Moore (@RileyMooreWV) April 10, 2022
Especially when it looks like this:
Coal River mountaintop removal site Naoma, WV
((the second image reminds me of antiseptic applied before surgery)) . . .
Page 3 of the “Region” section in this weekend's Wheeling News-Register brings us an op-ed by Republican Delegate Mick Bates of Raleigh County:
W.Va. Deserves Commitment to Energy Independence
As I read the article, it seemed familiar, but I wasn’t sure why. Given the numerous examples of Ogden’s recycling, I . . .
Hey Intelligencer, instead of publishing month-old Ohio editorials, why not keep us up to date with Ohio’s Republican senatorial primary?
Racism, Trump-worship, and endless clichés
So yesterday, we learned that Mexicans caused his mother’s addiction:
Are you a racist? pic.twitter.com/Fdknxld39i— J.D. Vance (@JDVance1) April 5, 2022
To quote J.D. Vance: Are you a racist?
And this is how other countries judge us?
JD Vance: "A lot of countries look at . . .
A look at how WV’s representatives are bringing home the bacon
The Merriam-Webster Dictionary tells us that an earmark is
a provision in Congressional legislation that allocates a specified amount of money for a specific project, program, or organization.
The New York Times recently reviewed and published its findings on 2022 congressional earmarks. It found:
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Ogden’s political reporter thinks so
From Steven Allen Adams on Friday:
Can someone tell the folks crowing about the various articles detailing Manchin’s relationship w/ the Grant Town power plant that they didn’t reveal anything that hasn’t been known about for more than 20 years? It’s not hard hitting investigative reporting. It’s recycling.— Steven Allen Adams . . .
West Virginia’s Shelley Moore Capito speaks out on Putin/the Ukraine and Biden nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson
Senator Capito “talks tough” on Putin but has nothing to say about one of his biggest fans
Here is WV Senator Shelley Moore Capito, on Wednesday:
West Virginia Republican Senator Shelley Moore-Capito warns if Russian President Vladimir Putin can kill innocent women and children — he can do anything. . . .
Capito . . .
Can anyone name a West Virginia newspaper that does investigative journalism and publishes diverse points-of-views on its op-ed page?
Obviously, rule out the Ogden papers. Okay, from time to time, the Charleston Gazette-Mail does do both. How about West Virginia University’s student newspaper, The Daily Athenaeum?
Here is a sample of some of the paper's recent investigative reporting
Today’s front page. pic.twitter.com/5FkPOD1Pse— The . . .