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Party Affiliation Can Be Irrelevant

July 15, 2014 Political party affiliation ought not to matter as much in local government as it does at the state and federal level. more »»

Wasting Billions In Government

July 15, 2014 Estimates by federal agencies that they in effect threw away nearly $100 billion last year should infuriate taxpayers. It is our hard-earned money, after all. more »»

Democrat Party Sent a Message

July 15, 2014 News that fewer than half the voters in West Virginia consider themselves Democrats should have come as no surprise to party leaders. more »»

IRS Coverup Sounds Increasingly Probable

July 15, 2014 Internal Revenue Service officials testifying before Congress in the probe of the agency’s harassment of conservative organizations have acted shocked — shocked — at suggestions a coverup is... more »»

Work Incentive May Pay Off

July 14, 2014 Something of an experiment in conservative economics is underway in Ohio. Both Gov. John Kasich and state legislators deserve enormous credit for engaging in it. more »»

Blame Obama, Reid on Roads

July 14, 2014 Within weeks, some highway and bridge projects in West Virginia could come to a screeching halt. more »»

Rethink Strategy Against Terrorists

July 14, 2014 Sunni Muslim extremists who have proclaimed creation of a caliphate in Iraq and Syria have been ridiculed by many of their enemies, including other Islamic rebels in Syria. more »»

Press Impartiality Still Matters Here

July 14, 2014 Americans are more fortunate than many know in having a wide variety of privately-owned newspapers and other information sources. more »»

Police Force Cut Is Not Excessive

July 13, 2014 Wheeling has substantially more police officers than cities of comparable size, both in West Virginia and nationall. more »»

Improving Math Education in W.Va.

July 13, 2014 One more study showing solid education in mathematics and science is important in finding a good job has been released by the U.S. Department of Education. more »»

Trim Ohio County Schools Tax Rate

July 13, 2014 New Ohio County Board of Education President Shane Mallett said last week his priorities include pay raises for school employees — and reducing tax rates. That is quite a combinatio. more »»

Johnson Plan Vital for Jobs

July 12, 2014 U.S. Rep. Bill Johnson, R-Ohio, is painfully aware of the damage done by runaway government of the type favored by President Barack Obama. more »»

Get Truth About VA in Clarksburg

July 12, 2014 Something is badly wrong at the Department of Veterans Affairs medical center in Clarksburg, W.Va. The question is, what? Both U.S. Rep. David McKinley, R-W.Va., and U.S. Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.V. more »»

BB, Pellet Guns Can Be Risky

July 11, 2014 “You’ll shoot your eye out” may not be the biggest worry of parents whose children ask if they can have BB or pellet guns. more »»

Principals Lead School Success

July 11, 2014 The critical roles played by school principals are apparent to most in the education community. more »»

Achieving Energy Self-Reliance in U.S.

July 11, 2014 If the United States achieves energy independence during the next decade or so, it will be no thanks to President Barack Obama and liberals in Congress. more »»

Protecting Senate Against Reid Assault

July 11, 2014 U.S. Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid will tolerate no opposition, especially if it threatens one of President Barack Obama’s pet projects. Reid, D-Ne. more »»

Enforce Rules For Prison Food

July 10, 2014 Feeding the thousands of inmates at Ohio prisons is a big, demanding job. Getting it right all the time may be impossibl. more »»

Defending VA Whistleblowers

July 10, 2014 Many people who work in the private sector would have no trouble answering a “what’s wrong with this picture” question about a Veterans Affairs Department official’s apology this week. more »»

Seek Details On Delayed Funds

July 10, 2014 Marshall County officials still have not received hundreds of thousands of dollars — perhaps as much as $1.6 million — they expected to have from the state for the fiscal year that ended June 30. more »»

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