Tagged: west virginia

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Bang!

I doubt I could get a thousand tons of uranium ore without attracting a bit of unwanted attention. In fact, it’s probably best I don’t disclose too much”

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West Virginia, Mountain Mama

So much is happening right now that it’s hard to pay attention to any one particular thing, particularly my implausible escapades.

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To the Place I Belong

By this point, I am afraid that the absurdity of all this had become too much to bear.

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Country Roads, Take Me Home

If you choose to rely upon Google, Verizon, and/or Samsung products as an aid to road navigation, do yourself a favor and verify the route using traditional methods.

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Big Jim vs The Corona

When West Virginia’s governor “Big Jim” Justice speaks, the residents hold our breath to see what sort of colorful (read: embarrassing) babble will come out

refugees

One of Three, But Should Be Many

Thinking we are better off without such people as Najib Ahmad Bakhtari in our nation is lunacy.

appalachia

Slummin’ in Appalachia

Invariably, this brand of poverty tourism results in another iteration of the same article that’s been written dozens of times already.

West Virginia

About that Clean Water and Air in West Virginia

There is much about environmental sciences/climate change debate that I do not know much about. The water and air in West Virginia? That I know about.

Mike Maroney

Dirty Politics

If Maroney is proven guilty, his ouster is not inappropriate, though I am of the opinion that such ouster should occur at the voting booth.

WVU Football

A Very Welcome Victory

Sports are not a salve. That said, an unexpected win still manages to feel awfully damned good.

Wednesday Writs for 6/19 – West Virginia Day Edition!

It’s Wednesday Writs, West Virginia Day edition! WV Day isn’t until tomorrow, but now is a good time to brush up on how we became a state, in our case of the week. Also: several SCOTUS updates, a “Cops” expose, John Denver, and more!

Patrick Morrisey

WV Attorney General Pats Himself on the Back

West Virginia AG Patrick Morrisey vigorously patted himself on the back over a $37M settlement with pharmaceutical giant McKesson. He shouldn’t have.

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Mother Sued for Uncovering Abuse

The School Board and all involved are entitled to defend themselves, but decision to counter-attack the mother because she exposed the atrocities happening in that classroom is a ruthless and tasteless move on behalf of a body of public servants.

Counterpoint: Don Blankenship Deserves His Spot On The Ballot

As our own Em Carpenter ably wrote Wednesday, West Virginia’s (badly hobbled) Supreme Court refused to allow Don Blankenship to appear as a candidate on the state’s ballots for its Senate election this year. This post is about that decision.