Opinion

What do I know about guns?
By May 14, 2013 Read More →

What do I know about guns?

By Robert Byers “Liberals don’t know anything about guns.” I’ve heard that stereotype more than a few times in my life, and more so in the months since the massacre at Newtown, Conn. Like most stereotypes, it’s a twisted view of reality, repeated by people trying to prop up their argument — in this case, […]

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By May 3, 2013 Read More →

State Superintendent of Schools: A Nationwide Search

By Charles McElwee I want to share with you what I believe should be the State’s No. 1 priority for achieving a bold and comprehensive  review, and possible reformation, of the State’s public school system. It is that the West Virginia Board of Education (“State Board”), with the requested assistance of two former Governors, Gaston […]

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Beri Fox: Op-Ed on Manufacturing Jobs
By April 24, 2013 Read More →

Beri Fox: Op-Ed on Manufacturing Jobs

West Virginia is poised to make a major comeback in manufacturing jobs, and affordable, domestic energy will play a key role in that resurgence. Our company, Marble King in Paden City, is currently one of just four glass manufacturers in the Mountain State, a place that once saw 240 companies employ more people than any […]

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By April 18, 2013 Read More →

Afraid of fracking? Not fracking is what we should fear.

By Greg Kozera Recently I got a call from some college students. They asked, “Can you tell us about fracking?” “Sure.” I responded. “But why do you want to know?” “They are going to frack under our college and we’re scared.” They answered. So I told them what I tell everyone, the truth. There has […]

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