President Trump explaining why the day is important
It was exactly three years ago today, January 20, 2017, that I was sworn into office. So appropriate that today is also MLK jr DAY. African-American Unemployment is the LOWEST in the history of our Country, by far. Also, best Poverty, Youth, and Employment numbers, ever. Great!— Donald . . .
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 . . .
Will the Wheeling Intelligencer finally criticize the president? Don’t bet on it.
Earlier today, the President tweeted:
So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the Republicans win the House, even by a tiny margin, they can impeach the President, without due process or fairness or any legal rights. All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here - a lynching. But we will WIN!— . . .
Because it’s the Democrats who are the real racists!
If you’ve had access to any news sources beyond our local Ogden “newspapers” this weekend, you’re probably aware of the president’s Twitter attacks on Congressman Elijah Cummins of Baltimore. This was the first one on Saturday morning:
Rep, Elijah Cummings has been a brutal bully, shouting and screaming at the great men & women of . . .
Little news and another Myer cure for racism
Page 1 of today’s Wheeling News-Register features mostly old news and yet another promo for the Ogden Wellness Weekend. Three-fourths of the front page is taken up by two stories on the roads in Marshall County. About one-third of the first story is what the WV Division of Highways had to say about the roads on Wednesday: essentially, they . . .
Shorter version of today’s Wheeling News-Register editorial: “We’re shocked, shocked that anyone could possibly think that the WV Republican Party encourages racism”
Who is criticized the most? A look at the possible answers
A. It's not House Speaker Roger Hanshaw. The speaker is quoted in the article about allowing:
national level politics to become a cancer on our state, to become a cancer on our Legislature, to invade our chamber in a way that, frankly, makes me . . .
Yesterday, the group that the racist poster group claimed to be affiliated with put out a statement that essentially said: “Hey, we aren’t that racist!” And why did it take so long for WV Republican officials to notice?
Act for America responds
The controversial booth with the racist poster at Friday’s “Republicans Take the Rotunda” event claimed affiliation with Act for America. The Southern Poverty Law Center considers ACT for America to be an anti-Muslim hate group because
it pushes wild anti-Muslim conspiracy theories, denigrates . . .