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Blame Obama and provide no evidence

The News-Register returns to its old editorial ways

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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 . . .

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March 01, 2017

The repeal of Obamacare and West Virginia

Effects and possible solutions

How would repealing Obamacare affect West Virginia?

Here are the key findings from the West Virginia Center on Budget and Policy report released earlier this week:

– At least 184,000 West Virginians could lose health insurance coverage, many of whom are working in low-wage jobs such as food services.

– An estimated 29,000 West Virginians . . .

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January 27, 2017

What's DINO Joe been doing?

Obamacare

While WV Democratic senator Joe Manchin last night voted with the Democrats against the adoption of the budget resolution to repeal Obamacare, he continues to look and act like a Republican. For example, Politico reported two hours ago that he wants to help the Republicans "repair" Obamacare:

West Virginia Sen. Joe . . .

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January 12, 2017

Reading the Sunday Opinion Section

Plastics

In The Graduate (1967) Benjamin (Dustin Hoffman) gets advice from a friend of the family: "I want to say one word to you. Just one word. . . . Plastics." I thought of the movie as I read Friday morning's Intelligencer front page. You may have been as stunned as I was that the top story was

Ohio Outlaws Plywood on . . .

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January 08, 2017

What's the matter with West Virginia?

Trump voters and Obamacare

Yesterday's Wall Street Journal carried an article, "Trump Counties Would See Big Impact From Obamacare Repeal." In its analysis they found that the areas and types of voters that overwhelmingly voted for Donald Trump have the most to lose.

When he campaigned for president, Donald Trump made repealing and replacing the . . .

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December 20, 2016

Be careful what you wish and vote for, Shelley (with update)

Suddenly Senator Capito cares about what might happen if Republicans end Obamacare

Here is what I about wrote about Capito's position on Obamacare in 2014 when she was running for the U.S. Senate:

House Republicans, including Capito, have voted to end Obamacare at least 54 times. Earlier this year at her West Liberty University-sponsored political rally, she asserted that "everybody is unhappy" with . . .

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December 02, 2016

The Intelligencer attacks Obamacare (again)

The editorial actually makes Fox News look "fair and balanced"

This morning's Intelligencer editorial is another in a long line of unethical editorials which uses information not previously reported by the paper as the basis for an editorial written by a writer who then picks and chooses the information that best supports his/her thesis. (Note, I realize that this is an editorial and not a news . . .

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December 11, 2015

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