dealing with WV's drug problem
Amid all the "blame-Obama for drugs" hoopla that we got last week from state Republicans and our local "newspapers," none of the finger-pointers wanted to mention, let alone blame, the drug companies and their distributors for shipping pain pills into southern West Virginia in numbers that far exceeded the demand. At the . . .
Investigating Planned Parenthood
You had to figure that this was inevitable -- from Metro News about our needs-to-be-in-the-spotlight attorney general:
State Attorney General Patrick Morrisey is throwing his public support behind legislative efforts to investigate Planned Parenthood in West Virginia in the wake of questions about the organization’s alleged . . .
An AP story you won't see in the Wheeling "newspapers"
From the AP: "Feeling the Heat: Earth in July Was Hottest Month on Record"
Earth just keeps getting hotter. July was the planet's warmest month on record, smashing old marks, U.S. weather officials said.
West Virginia . . .
Expect front-page coverage on this one!
The Associated Press reported this morning:
Coal executive Robert Murray, West Virginia Supreme Court Justice Brent Benjamin and WV Attorney General Patrick Morrisey will speak at an Ohio County Republican event.
The Ohio County Republican Executive Committee's Lincoln Day Dinner will be July 22 at Wheeling Country Club. . . .
Can he hit for the cycle?
In the previous post I wrote about the coverage afforded Attorney General Patrick Morrisey for simply choosing not to run for governor next year. Yesterday the Intelligencer continued their publicity campaign for this non-candidate by giving him additional coverage (picture included) for touring a local business and then taking part in a . . .
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The Pope and Climate Change
The Faith section of the "newspaper" carried an AP story about Pope Francis and the coming encyclical on climate change and the environment:
Pope Francis warned the rich and powerful this week that God will judge them on whether they fed the poor and cared for the Earth, his latest . . .