A question for Senators Capito and Manchin, Governor Justice, and the WV GOP: Why is West Virginia not taking any of the Afghanistan refugees?
The WV Republican Party and Senator Shelley Moore Capito have been strong critics of President Joe Biden’s withdrawal from Afghanistan, and both have expressed sympathy for the plight of Afghan citizens who worked closely with this country for the last two decades.
Here is an Axios map that documents where the first wave of Afghan . . .
Inquiring minds want to know
I originally thought this was a joke. But it isn’t. From USA Today:
Former President Donald Trump will provide live commentary when Evander Holyfield makes his return to the boxing ring Saturday in Florida, according to FITE, the digital video streaming service that will carry the pay-per-view event.
The . . .
West Virginia’s governor, Jim Justice, continues his quest to either kill public broadcasting or make it another state Republican news outlet
More on Justice’s appointments to the Educational Broadcasting Authority
My previous post was about the governor's appointments to the board that oversees WV public broadcasting. With additional information, here is some follow-up to that post.
The more I read about the appointments, the more it became clear to me that fairness, objectivity and acceptance of science are not what . . .
"Final Chapter: Back to the Wrong Turn"
You would think that those who were at the head of line would have some sympathy for those who weren’t
Not necessarily so. Here’s our local congressman, David McKinley:
Nominee for terrible legislator:
“Complaining about not getting enough vaccines is like complaining about the size of your meal," said Rep. David McKinley . . .
Wheeling-area readers may have missed it -- the story was not in this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer
Some headlines from this morning’s national newspapers
From The Washington Post:
GOP West Virginia state delegate live-streams as he storms Congress with pro-Trump mob: ‘We’re going in!’
Sporting a black helmet and shouting, “Trump! “Trump!,” a West Virginia state delegate pushed . . .
A quick fact check
Earlier today, I saw this from the WV GOP:
Thanks to the hard work of Governor @JimJusticeWV and Republican leaders in the @WVLegislature, our state’s tax rankings are improving, and job creators are noticing West Virginia is a great place to start a business, create jobs, and raise a family. https://t.co/gMfPUIy1Ep— WVGOP (@WVGOP) . . .