Will the locals get around to reporting this?
Last month, our new Secretary of State, Mac Warner, fired 16 employees who had worked for the state for many years and since then has added 22 new people. Today, Phil Kabler on the front page of the Charleston Gazette reports that a wrongful termination suit has now been filed against Warner:
"You know what it looks like on . . .
Explaining his vote (the only Democratic one) for Jeff Sessions
According to Market Watch:
"It’s more what we know about a person than what people say about a person. . . . I have not seen the things he’s been accused of or people talked about."
Specifically on the matter of Session’s . . .
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Does this action really protect jobs?
On Thursday, President Donald Trump killed a rule, the Stream Protection Rule, designed to protect America's waterways from the excesses of coal mining. In signing the legislation, the president said this action
will eliminate another terrible job-killing rule, saving many thousands of American jobs, especially in . . .
Mike Flynn broke no laws and Mike Pence is a major reason why Trump won the election
From Friday afternoon's News-Register editorial:
It does not appear Flynn broke any laws in talking with diplomat about U.S. sanctions had not come up in the talks.
Some other news sources would beg to differ. Here's the Washington Post:
In conveying that message, Flynn may have broken a law . . .
Another pro-coal editorial
This morning's editorial, "Paying Price for Assault on Coal," joins the long list of previous war-on-coal opinion pieces. Unlike a number of these editorials, however, this one cites some statistics beyond the usual "$1000 electric bills" that is sometimes used to support the editorial's points. Unfortunately, the . . .
Lt. Gen Michael Flynn at the Republican Convention leading the crowd in "lock her up"
Given Flynn's illegal actions, I'm sure our local "newspapers" will immediately call for swift punishment for, as yesterday's editorial that referenced Hillary Clinton put it, "behavior that was illegal and damaging to national security." Just kidding.
The Intelligencer defends Kellyanne Conway
This morning's Intelligencer editorial, "Let's Put Conway Slip in Perspective," demonstrates how far the locals are willing to go to defend the Trump administration. Never mind that our local papers have had nothing to say about Kellyanne Conway's assertion that the Trump administration should be allowed " . . .