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A simple explanation: "kickbacks"

Robert Murray explains why Hillary Clinton wants to curb fossil fuels

Murray Energy CEO Robert Murray was on the FOX Business Network’s "Risk & Reward" earlier today and said:

“The reason why she wants to see coal eliminated is because she’s getting millions of dollars of kickback to the Clinton Foundation and to her campaign from people who she says needs government help,” Murray . . .

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September 07, 2016

New West Virginia poll results

The political results of the latest Metro News poll of likely West Virginia voters were released yesterday and today. In the race for president: Trump got 49% to Clinton's 31% with Libertarian Johnson getting 10% and Green Stein receiving 4%. (West Virginians, according to the poll's director, are enthusiastic for Trump.)

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September 02, 2016

Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 8

Does our "newspapers' " silence about Trump's racism, sexism, nativism and refusal to release his tax returns mean that they agree with him?

In looking at the last five days of Intelligencer and News-Register editorial pages in one sitting, it's not hard to see a pattern:

CLINTON --14 editorials and columns, all negative

Thursday editorials:

Clinton is Tardy in Ethics Concern

Clinton Probe Was Ended Prematurely

Crooked Politics . . .

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August 29, 2016

The News-Register doesn't understand what a fact checker does

Given their attitude toward facts, is this surprising?

This afternoon's lead editorial in the Wheeling News-Register takes the AP fact checker to task for (how can I delicately put this?) actually checking the facts. Here is how the editorial begins:

One of those "fact check" analyses of presidential candidate Donald Trump's speech on the economy made the limits of . . .

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August 09, 2016

Will Wheeling "newspapers" ever condemn Trump for his anti-Muslim comments?

The biggest story on this morning's front page proclaimed:

Hillary & Trump Turn Up Muslim Rhetoric

The original AP article came in at 1000 words of which 400 words were dropped for the Intelligencer version -- most of what was deleted coming at the end of the article. However, the Intelligencer did cut 75 . . .

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August 01, 2016

Documenting the locals' anti-Clinton agenda 7

Is Hillary Clinton scared of West Virginia? Mike Myer explains why as he preaches to the choir

In today's column, Mike Myer tells us that Hillary Clinton is "scared of West Virginia." Why?

Here’s what may be going on: West Virginians, our coal miners in particular, are poster children in a very negative . . .

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July 30, 2016

Compared to our local "newspapers," Fox News looks "fair and balanced"

Seldom does a week goes by that one of our local "newspapers" doesn't remind us that Hillary Clinton said that "we're going to put a lot of coal miners and coal companies out of business." As has been pointed out by Clinton's supporters and a number of media sources, the quote lacks context and does not include . . .

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July 29, 2016

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