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Editorial

Prioritize getting West Virginia back to work

You’ve heard all the debate over continuing jobless benefits and add-ons while there are so many jobs available. It makes sense then, that Gov. Jim Justice would be doing all he can to get West Virginians back to work — and off the taxpayers’ payroll. Justice did the right thing, ...

Inconsiderate drivers lead to aggressive behavior

By this point in 2020, there had been 407 deaths on Ohio’s roads. This year there have been 507. So what is to blame for the horrifying increase in the number of deadly traffic crashes: OVI? distracted driving? Not exactly. “A lot of the problems we are dealing with is not only the ...

Ohio Attorney General should keep on digging

King Bureaucracy and its partners in the private sector have become masters at bleeding taxpayers’ dry — a little here, a little there, a little hidden in this pile of red tape, a little disguised as that “service” … the possibilities are endless. Ohio Attorney General Dave Yost has ...

Let’s give a heartfelt salute to Old Glory

Today is Flag Day. Our fine nation should be awash in red, white and blue. That is because Flag Day deserves the respect of each and every one of us. Flag Day doesn’t carry the same holiday day off/let’s golf, barbecue, hit the swimming pool and party reputation that its summertime ...

Those still unvaccinated should do it for Babydog

“If you won’t do it for me, if you won’t do it for your family, you’ve got to get vaccinated for Babydog. She wants you vaccinated so badly.” After the past year, no one should be surprised that Gov. Jim Justice is now uttering that phrase in the hopes of getting more West Virginians ...

Manchin stands with the people

Despite a little public ribbing from President Joe Biden, and knowing full well how most all of his fellow Democratic senators feel about the issue, Sen. Joe Manchin, D-W.Va., is taking a stand on HR 1, the biggest federal effort to overhaul U.S. election law in many years. Oddly named the For ...