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Halfway point for the legislature

Halfway point for the legislature

By Phil Kabler For the W.Va. Press Association Legislators marked the halfway point of the 60-day regular session with an …

February 15th, 2016 |  

Republicans debate who will play the alpha

The most primal scene in American politics is a debate stage, where candidates wrestle in rhetorical mud for dominance. Of …

January 20th, 2016 updated: January 20th, 2016. |  

Russia & Hezbollah: A dirty nexus

The following editorial is from the Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Jan. 16—Russia’s “assistance” in the Middle East is not limited to Syria’s …

January 19th, 2016 |  

Doubts on Islamic State plan spur fear

Doubts on Islamic State plan spur fear

Here’s the message President Barack Obama was promoting on foreign policy in his last State of the Union speech Tuesday: …

January 19th, 2016 |  

Trump-Putin friendship gives reason to worry

Trump-Putin friendship gives reason to worry

Nothing better symbolizes the depressing foreign policy year of 2015 than the bromance between Vladimir Putin and Donald Trump. “Bromance,” …

January 7th, 2016 |  

State Department delusions

The following editorial is from The Pittsburgh Tribune-Review: Jan. 04—Among its self-congratulatory year-end assessments, the State Department raised more than …

January 7th, 2016 updated: January 7th, 2016. |  

The end of ‘affluenza’

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Thursday, Dec. 30: Not influenza, “affluenza.” The term — a play …

January 7th, 2016 |  

Politicians say dumb things, but we’re the ones voting

Politicians say dumb things, but we’re the ones voting

WASHINGTON — Politicians said the darndest things this past year. I know Art Linkletter said that about children, but honestly, …

December 29th, 2015 |  

Parenting, then and now; BB guns no longer the big problem

The following editorial is from the St. Louis Post-Dispatch: While perusing a distressing new study from the Pew Research Center …

December 29th, 2015 |  

A touchdown for SpaceX

The following editorial is from The Baltimore Sun: Ever since the dawn of the Space Age, rockets blasting off the …

December 29th, 2015 |  

New federal school law more realistic

The following editorial is from the York Daily Record, Pa: Dec. 11—Goodbye, No Child Left Behind. You’ve been left behind …

December 16th, 2015 |  

Iran’s already cheating

The following editorial appeared in the Chicago Tribune on Friday, Dec. 11: As part of the international agreement to prohibit …

December 16th, 2015 |  

Our long presidential campaign season is turning into a long nightmare

Our long presidential campaign season is turning into a long nightmare

If the American political system did not revolve around the two-year-long presidential campaign, Donald Trump would be little more than …

December 16th, 2015 |  

We are fighting back against Obama’s attacks on coal

We are fighting back against Obama’s attacks on coal

When then-Senator Barack Obama was running for president in 2008, he told The San Francisco Chronicle that, if elected, he …

November 17th, 2015 |  

DNR game check goes online

DNR game check goes online

One of the most anticipated time of the year for West Virginians is big game hunting season. So many of …

November 17th, 2015 |  

United Mine Workers endorse Jim Justice for Governor

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — The United Mine Workers of America (UMWA) announced Thursday that its West Virginia Coal Miners Political Action …

November 13th, 2015 |  

Our View: Good news for West Virginia

West Virginia is not ranked last in all good categories and first in all bad ones. In a report released …

November 10th, 2015 |  

Campaign 2016’s quixotic quest for ‘authenticity’

Joe Biden has it, and so does Bernie Sanders. Donald Trump and Ben Carson have it too — at least, …

November 10th, 2015 |  

For such a time as this

For such a time as this

Heresy is a departure from any belief or opinion opposed to official established doctrine. It is fatally subversive of truth …

November 10th, 2015 |  

Uncovering West Virginia’s history

Uncovering West Virginia’s history

No matter where you live or where you’re from, there is always something fascinating about finding an unearthed treasure. Whether …

November 3rd, 2015 |  

October at the Capitol: Tax reform to be challenging

October at the Capitol: Tax reform to be challenging

CHARLESTON, W.Va. — Wrapping up six months of study of the state’s tax laws, the legislative Select Committee on Tax …

November 3rd, 2015 |  

For such a time as this

For such a time as this

Sedition in a political sense is defined as a stirring up of discontent, resistance, or rebellion against the government where …

November 3rd, 2015 |  

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