Our morning “newspaper” continues its efforts to re-elect Senator Capito
Headlines are important. Frequently, it’s all that readers read.
Here’s the headline from The West Virginia Press Association:
U.S. Senators Capito, Manchin announce more than $7 Million in EDA Grants
Senators Manchin and Capito announce more than $7.9 million for workforce and . . .
Ogden's political reporter explains the Republican governor's loss in Kentucky
Steven Allen Adams discusses the Kentucky governor race in today's Wheeling papers:
First of all, let’s pop some balloons and rain on some parades. A few narratives are out there on why this happened. The first one was that teachers played a role in ousting Bevin.
Bevin ran afoul of teacher unions during his first term. . . .
In his search for a sports venue where he will not be roundly booed, President Donald Trump announced earlier this week that he will be attending the LSU/Alabama football game this Saturday (with 4 updates)
Actions by clueless school administrators suggest that the booing of the president will be deafening (even in conservative Alabama)
From Sports Illustrated, earlier this afternoon:
The biggest college football showdown of the weekend will be between Alabama and LSU in Tuscaloosa on Saturday afternoon. However, the Student Government Association at the University of Alabama reportedly sent out a letter on Wednesday warning students that protesting President . . .
Yesterday: Kentucky’s Republican governor loses. Today: Mitch McConnell becomes co-sponsor of a new miner pension bill
Last night, Kentucky’s incumbent Republican governor, Matt Bevins, was upset by Democrat Andy Beshear. Today, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R – KY), who has long prevented any vote on miner pensions has decided to co-sponsor new miner pension legislation with West Virginia’s two senators. According to WV News:
Joining . . .
Banning the NY Times, building a wall, gun auctions in schools
From the Washington Post:
The librarians of Citrus County, Fla., had what seemed like a modest wish: A digital subscription to the New York Times. For about $2,700 annually, they reasoned, they could offer their roughly 70,000 patrons an easy way to research and catch up on the news.
But when their . . .
See if you can guess where it will be held
Here's the invitation
The location is not listed in the invite. Where will it be held?
Trump's Washington D.C. hotel.
Guest staying at President Trump's hotel in Washington, D.C. during a Republican event being held there will be paying three times more than the usual room rates, . . .
No surprises, here: McKinley simply repeats the Republican talking points
This morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer reports that all three of West Virginia’s representatives voted against the formal resolution to open impeachment hearings. In the article, local representative David McKinley once again quotes Alexander Hamilton to justify his opposition to impeachment:
“Our founding fathers never intended . . .