CHARLESTON- After President Obama's unsuccessful attempt to dissolve the state of West Virginia last year, relations have been strained between the occupants of the similar looking Capitols. The move was rumored to have been in response to the traditionally Democrat stronghold voting Republican in last few presidential elections. This week, Earl Ray Tomblin attempted to heal the rift by becoming one of a handful of Governors to openly support Obama's healthcare law.
Today, President Obama once again threatened to sign an executive order designed to protect millions from unnecessary and preventable injury.
WASH DC- At a time where Gun Manufacturers are pulling up roots left and right to move to more freedom-friendly states, Freshman Senator Joe Manchin has done them all a favor and pulled West Virginia from the short-list of possible new locations.
Taking a break from the Reconnecting McDowell project, The American Federation of Teachers is speaking out on behalf of all students in West Virginia. At issue are Easter Sunrise Serivces.
ROME- In a surprising revelation this weekend, it appears the 2013 Holy Conclave made an unexpected selection for the 266th Pope. If early reports are to be believed the new Pope may actually be Catholic!
GREENBRIER COUNTY- Incensed that someone within the Vatican betrayed their vow of secrecy regarding the pope’s shocking resignation announcement, officials have announced they are looking for new housekeepers and other employees who can keep confidences from the most trivial and mundane aspects of Vatican life to the most important, as cardinals set about the task of selecting a new pope.
CHARLESTON- WV Legislators are looking out for your health. They can't give you a physical or make you take your doctor's advice ...but they just raised the price of cigarettes in hope that you stop smoking.
Charley Reese's final column for the Orlando Sentinel included this very funny and actual poem on taxes. Enjoy!
KANSAS- Members of the Westboro Baptist Church are staging another hate-filled protest this week but it will be their last. And this time many Americans may feel like joining in. This Friday, the Westboro Baptist Church will be picketing the funeral of the Westboro Baptist Church leader, Fred Phelps.
WASHINGTON DC- After what many called the most divisive presidential campaign in history, the President made an unprecedented move to help reunite the country. Barack Hussein Obama announced he was nominating Mitt Romney to his newly created position, Secretary of Business.