Our local Republican/Trump Party turns a good idea into a Trump rally
Local readers may have read in yesterday’s paper about the creation of an “appreciation day” for first responders planned by the Ohio County Republican Party. The event was to culminate at the White Palace with a showing of Dinesh D’Souza propaganda film, “2000 Mules.” Apparently, our local Republican/Trump Party did not check first with the . . .
From an AP report in the Wheeling Intelligencer on June 23:
Ex-West Virginia Lawmaker Sentenced to 3 Months for Role in Capitol Riot
A former West Virginia lawmaker who livestreamed himself on Facebook storming the U.S. Capitol and cheering on what he described as a “revolution” was . . .
In neighboring states
This is so gross. How can any Republican with a straight face say this isn’t a personality cult? Every debate in every state is a contest to see who can grovel the most to Trump, instead of presenting a set of proposals to benefit their constituents. https://t.co/HPN12qtOa4— Ron Filipkowski . . .
West Virginia’s Shelley Moore Capito speaks out on Putin/the Ukraine and Biden nominee Ketanji Brown Jackson
Senator Capito “talks tough” on Putin but has nothing to say about one of his biggest fans
Here is WV Senator Shelley Moore Capito, on Wednesday:
West Virginia Republican Senator Shelley Moore-Capito warns if Russian President Vladimir Putin can kill innocent women and children — he can do anything. . . .
Capito . . .
The state’s covid numbers are down but WV Republicans are doing their best to keep the virus alive, well, and mutating
From the New York Times, here’s today’s snapshot:
WV House of Delegates considers banning proof of vaccination necessary for schools, hospitals
From Friday morning’s Charleston Gazette-Mail:
The West Virginia House committee on Health and Human Resources advanced a bill Thursday that would make it . . .
In other news: Earlier today, casket in Springfield, Illinois began uncontrollably spinning
Here is the announcement:
Isn't Representative Jordan concerned about . . .
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 . . .