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Let EPA Know How You Feel

July 17, 2014 Public opinion — at least, that of West Virginians — does not seem to have any effect on the Environmental Protection Agenc. more »»

EPA Wants Power Over Paychecks

July 17, 2014 Most Americans probably believe the main threat they face from the Environmental Protection Agency is higher electric bills and devastation to the economies of coal-mining states. That is incorrec. more »»

Politics, Not Charity, Is Union’s Priority

July 17, 2014 Most Americans are level-headed enough not to allow politics to become too personal. But some liberals seem intent on demonizing anyone who disagrees with them in any way. more »»

Spill Case Fine Far Too Low

July 16, 2014 Federal officials sometimes seem overly eager to enforce some laws and regulations, at times inventing new ones to fit their own ideological agendas. more »»

Don’t Limit Basic Free Speech Rights

July 16, 2014 Frustrated that the Constitution enshrines Americans’ freedom of speech, including that in which they spend money to speak out on political candidates, a few liberals in the U.S. more »»

Improve Health Care in W.Va.

July 16, 2014 New federal Health and Human Services Secretary Sylvia Mathews Burwell has an opportunity to do something important for her native state — West Virginia. more »»

Reporting Sexual Assaults on Campus

July 16, 2014 If you are a young woman heading off to college this fall, or her parents, a federal government report should concern you. more »»

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 »»

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