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Hey, maybe there's something to be gained by beating that dead horse

Myer on flag burning

Halfway into today's column about flag burning on college campuses, the Intelligencer's Editor, Mike Myer, tells us that:

(F)lag burning is a protected form of free speech, under the First Amendment. That is right and proper. One thing that safeguards our freedom is our right to say just about anything, as long as it doesn’t harm . . .

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December 03, 2016

Catching-up

Reading the Sunday "Opinion" section

Editorial tells us that "NFIB’s Support Of Cole Significant"

What would you expect from a Koch-funded "grassroots" organization? Sunday's lead editorial tells us that the National Federation of Independent Business has endorsed Republican Bill Cole for WV governor:

With about 2,000 members, the NFIB is a true . . .

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July 27, 2016

Catching up on the news

Some things never change

Locals back to printing McKinley PR releases as news

McKinley sponsors never-going-to-happen commission and, of course, gets front-page coverage

Thursday morning's front-page of the Intelligencer brought us a David McKinley public relations release disguised as a front-page story. The headline reads:

Rep. David McKinley Seeks Energy . . .

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April 18, 2016

Political correctness

Mike Myer, Democrats and Republicans

Mike Myer devoted his Sunday column to political correctness:

Is political correctness coming to West Virginia University? Well, it probably has achieved at least a beachhead there. WVU is a university campus, after all.

But recent news from Morgantown may make some West Virginians wonder. Is our state university about to go the way of . . .

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November 16, 2015

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