A look at an important health care story that was not important enough for the Wheeling Intelligencer
From the Associated Press: "Trump, GOP states ask appeals court to kill ‘Obamacare’"
Here's the first paragraph for this AP article:
Taking a harder line on health care, the Trump administration joined a coalition of Republican-led states Wednesday in asking a federal appeals court to entirely overturn former President Barack Obama’s signature health care law — a decision that could leave millions uninsured. . . .
Capito apparently will abandon Medicaid (her only disagreement with her party is how long this will take)
Reading more on the senate health care proposal
It's being worked out in secret and it appears that it will be pushed through with little or no debate. Here is what Sarah Kliff at VoxCare wrote late yesterday:
Behind closed doors, Senate Republicans have worked out a path toward Obamacare repeal. The plans under . . .
But I can't seem to find a list of his scheduled town hall meetings
I'm sure I'm just looking in the wrong places but I've seen nothing about a McKinley town hall meeting -- not even on his website.
For starters, I know a number of McKinley's constituents are concerned about the what will happen to Obamacare and what its replacement will look like. Additionally, as one of many, many . . .
I know, I know -- their "facts" need to adjust to what just happened
Here is what an Intelligencer editorial claimed on March 9:
But in contrast to the arrogance of Pelosi and her fellow Democrats in shoving Obamacare down our throats without even explaining it in advance, Republican lawmakers are taking a different approach.
Here is what today's editorial claims:
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Examining the Intelligencer's news priorities
Look to this morning's Intelligencer for an answer
Here are this morning's top-of-the-front-page headlines for major U.S. newspapers as illustrated by Kiosko.net:
New York Times:
24 Million More Among Underinsured Under G.O.P. Plan
ACA repeal may boost uninsured . . .
A sign of desperation?
Two more days worth of editorials in the Wheeling News-Register demonstrates that last week's attack upon Obamacare's popularity was just the beginning of our local papers' repeal efforts. So desperate are they to see Obamacare ended that they are clearly willing to lie about its passage and how it relates to the current . . .
The News-Register returns to its old editorial ways
Like West Virginia's Republican legislative delegation, our local "newspapers" are better off out of power where they can criticize and criticize knowing that they don't have to be responsible. Now that Republicans are in the majority on both the state and national level, they're expected to govern. That's . . .