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The Wheeling Intelligencer continues to ignore Trump’s racism

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:

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July 29, 2019

Editor Mike Myer in today’s Wheeling Intelligencer: Black lung “is making a comeback”

Sorry, it’s been back, and Myer’s column cannot hide the fact that the Trump Administration and Republican Party are the reason why the federal Black Lung Disability Trust Fund is $4 billion in debt

Early in today’s column about Trump’s comments about black lung, editor Myer tells us:

Coal Workers’ Pneumoconiosis, as the disease is known to medical professionals, is making a comeback.

No, it’s been back as a December 2017 Wheeling Intelligencer editorial told us almost 20 months ago:

In some . . .

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July 27, 2019

WV Senator Shelley Moore Capito apparently watched a different set of Mueller hearings

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That, or she missed this:

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July 25, 2019

The Wheeling Intelligencer gives us a “bottom line” look at what President Trump has done for us

And just like our president, the Wheeling Intelligencer has no problem lying to us

On coal

From this morning’s Wheeling Intelligencer editorial:

We know for a fact that he kept the promises he made to West Virginians. The “war on coal” prosecuted with such vigor by the previous administration was reexamined under Trump. Environmental Protection Agency initiatives launched solely to close coal mines . . .

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July 24, 2019

Updates for contacting me and commenting

Contacting me

My previous website at Wheeling Alternative.com had an easy-to-find link to contact me which I then referenced on this site after I moved. Earlier this year, I allowed the ownership of the domain name "Wheeling Alternative " to expire. Apparently, someone bought the name and is now calling the page . . .

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July 23, 2019

The Washington Post continues its in-depth examination of America’s opioid problem

Did you know that Ohio County received 49 pain pills per resident in 2012?

The best reporting on West Virginia’s and the nation’s drug crisis continues to be from the Washington Post. In the last couple of days, the newspaper has published several articles and a database dealing with the nationwide epidemic:

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July 21, 2019

How did our elected representatives respond to Trump's racism?

To no one's surprise, Representative McKinley blames the Democrats

From WV Metro News

McKinley said Trump has been “under relentless pressure” from Democrats and reporters, which led to “his inarticulate and counterproductive response” on Twitter.

McKinley also suggested:

Both sides . . .

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July 17, 2019

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