The Wheeling Alternative

More Republican hypocrisy on the Ukraine

A continuing look at how the area’s congressional representation is dealing with the crisis in the Ukraine

Rob Portman’s photo-ops

On Sunday, Ohio’s Senator Rob Portman attended a Ukrainian prayer service:

And here is a more recent Portman photo-op:

. . .

Read More

March 01, 2022

And here is our hypocritical representative, David McKinley, on the Ukraine

McKinley praises Trump and criticizes Biden
Some quick history

Read More

February 27, 2022

Senator Capito on the Ukraine

Send in the stenographers

Here is West Virginia senator, Shelley Moore Capito, explaining her reaction to the Russian invasion of the Ukraine to local channel 9 news:

. . .

Read More

February 24, 2022

What have WV's senators been doing lately?

Senator Joe

A number of observers have pointed to Manchin's and Senate Republican's vote on the child tax credit and its effect upon on child poverty in this country:

Read More

February 23, 2022

“Just because we can’t cite a specific example doesn’t mean it isn’t happening”

WV Delegate Chris Pritt makes the case for believing that Big Foot, the Loch Ness monster, and the teaching of CRT in West Virginia are all real

The issue: WV Republican’s anti-stereotype (anti-CRT) legislation

This weekend’s Wheeling New Register carried an op-ed by WV Delegate Chris Pritt (R-Kanawha) in which he made the case for the legislation he introduced earlier this month:

Anti-Stereotyping Act Strengthens W.Va.’s Public Schools

This is how Pritt . . .

Read More

February 21, 2022

It’s back!

The WV House considers legislation to arm WV teachers and school personnel

As reported by Ryan Quinn in today’s Charleston Gazette-Mail, the WV House Education Committee advanced a bill for school districts to allow school personnel to be armed:

The West Virginia House Education Committee has again advanced a bill that would let teachers and principals bring concealed guns into public schools, if their . . .

Read More

February 18, 2022

It’s another Republican anti-labor bill

And this one is supported by a recently resigned WV Supreme Court justice

The legislation

From Lacie Pierson in today’s Charleston Gazette-Mail:

The House of Delegates is advancing a bill that would remove the means for West Virginia workers and their families to seek financial relief beyond workers compensation insurance in the event they’re injured or killed due to negligence or . . .

Read More

February 17, 2022

Archive

All Categories: shelley moore capito(191) joe manchin(179) david mckinley(178) trump presidency(177) coronavirus(106) donald trump(89) mike myer(89) wheeling newspapers(88) war on coal(78) patrick morrisey(74) wheeling intelligencer(73) wheeling intelligencer editorial(65) ogden favorite(62) coal(62) hillary clinton(59) intelligencer editorial(59) ogden newspaper bias(59) ogden newspapers(56) jim justice(55) climate change(45) wheeling news-register editorial(43) gun control(41) murray energy(40) wheeling news-register(38) trump administration(37) obama(34) newspapers on the cheap(32) news-register editorial(31) robert murray(30) wv legislature(29) anti-clinton bias(29) fracking(28) alex mooney(27) intelligencer propaganda(27) obamacare(27) wheeling newspaper biases(26) impeachment(26) trumpcare(25) michael myer(24) mckinley mooney primary(23) epa(23) don blankenship(22) racism(22) republican legislature(22) town hall meetings(22) fair and balanced(22) fox news(22) ogden bias(21) bill cole(21) evan jenkins(20) mac warner(17) wheeling newspaper hypocrisy(17) bob nutting(16) wheeling newspaper ethics(16) sinclair broadcasting(16) pittsburgh pirates(15) bishop bransfield(15) yesterday's news tomorrow(15) wv politics(15) news on the cheap(15) alternative energy(13) republican candidates(13) plagiarism(13) ryan ferns(13) riley moore(13) wv gop(13) charleston gazette-mail(13) wv teachers(13) guns(13) ogden newspaper hypocricy(13) gordon gee(13) intelligencer(13) wv supreme court judges(12) west virginia coronavirus(12) wtov(12) umwa(12) wv drug problems(12) bernie sanders(12) wv republicans(12) coronavirus masks(11) baseball on the cheap(11) steven allen adams(11) koch(11) republican tax reform(11) ethical journalism(11) it's all obama's fault(11) natural gas(11) west virginians(11) wv governor race(10) mitch mcconnell(10) 2020 presidential election(10) right-to-work(10) west virginia economy(10) gretchen whitmer(10) u.s. supreme court(10) wv stenographer(9) trump party(9) john oliver(9) voting rights(9) kendra fershee(9) abortion(9) vendetta(9) renewables(9) polls(9) build back better(9) hoppy kercheval(9) murray coal(8) ohio republicans(8) china and west virginia(8) west virginia republican party(8) west virginia legislature(8) wtrf(8) mountaintop removal(8) political correctness(8) west virginia state government(8) sports betting(8) ohio politics(8) full disclosure(8) fake news(8) wv trump party(8) 2018 wv senate race(8) republican presidential candidates(8) trump border wall(8) republicans vs. democrats(8) blankenship trial(8) trump racism(8) obamacare replacement(8) morrisey(8) bill johnson(7) west virginia university(7) john kasich(7) afghanistan(7) robin capehart(7) ukraine(7) doug reynolds(7) opioids(7) teacher unions(7) paula swearengin(7) coal ash(7) pro-trump coverage(7) electricity costs(7) clean coal(7) alpha natural resources(7) 2018 wv senatorial election(7) intelligencer headlines(7) fact checking(7) iran(6) religious freedom bill(6) community newspaper(6) wv education(6) astroturf(6) joe biden(6) misleading headlines(6) rob portman(6) u.s. energy policy(6) infrastructure(6) education(6) wv coronavirus(6) appalachian sterotype(6) trump twitter(6) 2022 wv congressional race(6) medicaid(6) western coal(6) clean power plan(6) fox guarding hen house(6) jeff kessler(6) brett kavanaugh(6) wv taxes(5) west virginia health care(5) charter schools(5) andrew wheeler(5) worst editorial of the year award(5) russians and trump(5) nobel peace prize(5) trump criticism(5) wv stereotype(5) fossil fuels(5) george floyd protests(5) scott pruitt(5) mueller investigation(5) miner retirement(5) dumbest editorial award(5) republican senatorial primary(5) west liberty university(5) brent benjamin(5) discrimination(5) coal wars(5) trump golf(5) money in politics(5) republican hypocrisy(5) odds and ends(5) global warming(5) liberals(5) deathmatch(5) wheeling newspaper hypocricy(5) blood on the mountain(4) capito(4) antifa(4) conservation(4) intelligencer hypocrisy(4) biden presidency(4) anthony fauci(4) paula jean swearingen(4) betsy devos(4) climate change polls(4) ogden self-promotion(4) child tax credits(4) political cartoons(4) republican national convention(4) president biden(4) trump budget(4) trump(4) wv jobs(4) trump west virginia(4) robert byrd(4) mckinley(4) scalia replacement(4) democratic presidential candidates(4) ryan weld(4) peabody energy(4) coal propaganda(4) ethics(4) patricia rucker(4) patrick buchanan(4) imperial president(4) darrell mcgraw(4) immigration(4) drugs(4) pro-trump bias(4) nra(4) investment in coal(4) severance tax(4) umw(3) green new deal(3) first energy(3) most unethical editorial award(3) little blue run(3) jeff sessions(3) william ihlenfeld(3) medicare(3) david zatezalo(3) pope francis(3) election fraud(3) msha(3) black lung(3) election security(3) ted cruz(3) charlottesville(3) wv aclu(3) natalie cline(3) wheeling new-register editorial(3) wilbur ross(3) ron desantis(3) bethesda(3) west virginia 2017 budget(3) dreamers(3) wv public broadcasting(3) breitbart(3) amy coney barrett(3) investigative reporting(3) cults(3) twitter news(3) budget cuts to social programs(3) bluefield state college(3) executive action(3) wv flooding(3) concealed carry(3) united states postal service(3) west virginia's future(3) ogden stenography(3) martin luther king(3) west virginia history(3) wheeling hospital(3) ogden syndicated columnists(3) west virginia gop(3) water quality(3) worst editorial of 2019(3) snap benefits(3) iraq(3) crt(3) laura hollis(3) the onion(3) coronovirus(2) anti-muslim attacks(2) james van nostrand(2) mass media(2) associated press(2) atlantic coast pipeline(2) the iraq war(2) climate change denier(2) trump stuff you can't make up(2) miners protection act(2) confederate statues(2) sunday wheeling news-register(2) earmarks(2) ferc(2) ohio county schools(2) vouchers(2) ken ward jr(2) tpp(2) obama white house(2) fcc(2) derrick evans(2) trump tv(2) 2019 government shutdown(2) omnibus funding bill(2) popular posts(2) intelligencer editorials(2) secretary of education(2) cnbc survey(2) epipen(2) booth goodwin(2) solar energy(2) blame obama(2) freedom of speech(2) ben shapiro(2) west virginia public broadcasting(2) u.s. deficit(2) charleston gazette(2) millennials(2) michael flynn(2) american rescue plan(2) first amendment(2) jim jordan(2) kellyanne conway(2) jd vance(2) lauren boebert(2) josh mandel(2) jane timken(2) wind energy(2) quid pro quo(2) rewriting history(2) wv unemployment(2) planned parenthood(2) refugee crisis(2) pittsburgh post-gazette(2) north korea(2) wvgop(2) filibuster(2) january 6 insurrection(2) alec(2) mike pence(2) west virginia stereotype(2) james comey(2) inflation(2) alexander acosta(2) kkk(2) franking(2) lugar bipartisan index(2) civility(2) integrity fee(2) american chemical council(2) hilary clinton(2) mike azinger(2) benghazi(2) united mine workers(2) huckabee(2) evangelicals for trump(2) william barr(2) bipartisanship(2) vawa(2) michelle malkin(2) alt right(2) 2017 summer recess(2) 2020 democratic presidential candidates(2) wv media(2) worst article of the year award(2) wv mining disasters(2) voter suppression(2) conspiracy theories(2) metronews poll(2) brett crozier(2) carol miller(2) sexual harassment(2) tariffs(2) concern trolling(2) metro news(1) poverty(1) blogging(1) automation(1) stereotypes(1) tax foundation(1) sierra club(1) social security(1) china(1) keystone pipeline(1) little blue(1) jeb bush(1) charleston(1) john prine(1) erickson(1) minimum wage(1) wheeling police(1) air travel(1) heroin(1) rant(1) alaska(1) environmental films(1) barry goldwater(1) patriot coal(1) wvu(1) public access(1) wv employers(1) epa pr(1) test scores(1) clean water bill(1) sexual assault(1) cybersecurity(1) coal subsidies(1) new media(1) sec(1) buffalo creek(1) wheeling jesuit university(1) teach for america(1) a charlie brown christmas(1) tyler county(1) voter id(1) self-disclosure(1) self-promotion(1) conflict of interest(1) chris regan(1) beth walker(1) flag burning(1) lng(1) bridges(1) jack yost(1) coal company bankruptcy(1) democratic party(1) wv democratic party(1) superdelegates(1) biased research(1) aclu(1) due process(1) tax rates(1) aarp(1) radical islam(1) heather bresch(1) hurricane matthew(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) rounding up the usual suspects(1) poverty porn(1) cyberbullying(1) ethics committee(1) rex tillerson(1) exxon(1) alternate facts(1) terrorism(1) stream protection rule(1) pelosi quote(1) ultra-liberals(1) city of wheeling(1) internet service provider(1) medical marijuana(1) wv board of education(1) liberal blame(1) jared kushner(1) jim lees(1) obama's fault(1) gary cohn(1) paris agreement(1) move(1) local sports coverage(1) hurricane harvey(1) boris epshteyn(1) casey junkins(1) ethane storage(1) rush limbaugh(1) single payer(1) mepco(1) football culture wars(1) john conyers(1) blake farenhold(1) main studio rule(1) gil white(1) media matters(1) roy moore(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) 2017 wrap-up(1) 2017 favorites(1) 2017 awards(1) federal budget(1) rick perry(1) gazette-mail bankruptcy(1) net neutrality(1) death of newspaper(1) anti-semitism(1) 2018 elections(1) comments(1) mccarthyism(1) mark curtis(1) the health plan(1) roseanne barr(1) freudian slip(1) west virginia wilder(1) cbo(1) ohio state(1) wv business climate(1) mountain valley pipeline(1) tim armstead(1) richard ojeda(1) school shootings(1) national education association(1) veterans(1) michael cohen(1) plastic bags(1) benwood bridge(1) canary in the coal mine(1) 2018 awards(1) mike folk(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) beto o rourke(1) ilhan omar(1) elizabeth warren(1) newt gingrich(1) worst column of 2019(1) lgbtq(1) capito reelection editorial(1) storage hub(1) sex trafficking(1) ogden holiday editions(1) wheeling area media(1) war on christmas(1) methane(1) eqt(1) alexander hamilton(1) ovmc closing(1) syria(1) ivanka trump(1) american civil war(1) term limits(1) matt bevin(1) cdc(1) whistleblower(1) 2019 awards(1) nativism(1) wheeling city council(1) legal notices(1) orwell(1) 2020 congressional race(1) 24/7 survey(1) michael bloomberg(1) stephen colbert(1) shawn fluharty(1) solar energy in west virginia(1) 2020 worst column award(1) dr strangelove(1) coronavirus humor(1) cracker plant(1) higher education(1) rand paul(1) 2020 wv senatorial race(1) marco rubio(1) john mccabe(1) mountain state spotlight(1) no allegiance(1) phil kabler(1) making comments(1) ogden predictions(1) hunter biden(1) jill biden(1) kamala harris(1) biden-bashing(1) wv income tax(1) marjorie taylor greene(1) elgin baylor(1) ohio river valley institute(1) tax cuts(1) pays you owns you(1) ohio county library(1) insurrection investigation(1) west virginia media(1) viatris/mylan(1) madison cawthorn(1) wvcbc(1) sean o'leary(1) mo brooks(1) freedom to choose(1) joe jeffries(1) republican family values(1) fentanyl(1) wv tourism(1) entitlements(1) 2022 wv senate race(1) daily athenaeum(1) west virginia chemicals(1) west virginia cancer rates(1) ketanji brown jackson(1) putin(1) maxine waters(1) mike pompeo(1) biden economy(1) ogden newspaper hypocrisy(1) daily show(1) danielle walker(1) kroger(1) chris pritt(1) mike oliverio(1) gigi sohn(1) john fetterman(1) baby formula(1) texas(1) juneteenth(1) roe v. wade(1) wv vouchers(1) hope scholarship(1) casidy hutchinson(1) events(1) home