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Thoughts on Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day from the Narcissist-in-Chief and his enablers

President Trump explaining why the day is important

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January 21, 2020

In two columns, local editor Mike Myer discusses the prison trainees’ Nazi salute

He doesn’t blame the trainees, he blames education. I disagree.

Last week, local editor Mike Myer argued that the “Fault Is Ours, Not Trainees.’” In that column, Myer contrasted today’s students with those who grew up after World War II:

West Virginians then understood what the Nazi salute stood for — murderous, organized, institutional evil.

Do younger people, not just here but in other . . .

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December 15, 2019

Headline in today's Wheeling Intelligencer: "Photo of Correctional Officers Causes Controversy, Outrage"

The article does not include the photo, however.

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"You can't handle the truth"

Periodically, the editor of Wheeling's "newspapers," Mike Myer, devotes a column to examples of political correctness from America's campuses. Myer then scolds these students for their political correctness. (They are, to use right wing slang, . . .

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December 06, 2019

Weekend front pages and a righteous Mike Myer column

Irrelevant news and "handling the truth"

Saturday

Trump barely makes the front page

As noted in my previous post, President Trump was only referenced once in Friday's Wheeling Intelligencer -- on the last page of the paper in an article about the Kentucky governor's race. Despite Friday being an especially newsworthy day in the impeachment hearings, . . .

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November 17, 2019

Still clueless on millennials?

It doesn’t matter -- editor Mike Myer suggests how to bring them back to West Virginia

On the front page of yesterday's Wheeling News-Register, editor Mike Myer wants to “Bring the Kids Back Home.” Last January, Myer wrote a similar column. (No link – it wasn’t posted. I wrote about it here.) Like that earlier column, Myer has still not done any research into that age group or what they believe is important. Instead, the . . .

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August 26, 2019

Of red flags and straw men

Today’s Wheeling News-Register features our local congressman and the paper’s editor on gun control

Representative McKinley is doing the same thing on guns as he did on climate change

Earlier this year, I wrote an extended post on how our local representative, David McKinley, had apparently moved away from being a climate-change denier. I argued that McKinley had changed his position because, given the preponderant amount of . . .

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August 18, 2019

Editor Mike Myer in today’s Wheeling Intelligencer: Black lung “is making a comeback”

Sorry, it’s been back, and Myer’s column cannot hide the fact that the Trump Administration and Republican Party are the reason why the federal Black Lung Disability Trust Fund is $4 billion in debt

Early in today’s column about Trump’s comments about black lung, editor Myer tells us:

Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis, as the disease is known to medical professionals, is making a comeback.

No, it’s been back as a December 2017 Wheeling Intelligencer editorial told us almost 20 months ago:

In some . . .

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July 27, 2019

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