Sunday, August 23, 2015

Common Core Highlights Educational Failures

When our esteemed Republican state leaders here in West Virginia aren't chasing away companies wanting to do business here, or demonizing Workforce West Virginia for releasing honest data they happen to dislike, or wasting state taxpayers' money on a robo-dial system so Attorney General Patrick Morrisey can spam potential voters, they're denouncing Common Core.

Sunday, August 2, 2015

Inciting Butthurt Among Local Conservatives

When your letter to the editor garners the condemnation of area conservatives, you know you've done your job.

I submitted my recent blog post about the Donald Trump presidential campaign to the Bluefield Daily Telegraph (itself a bastion of anti-liberal thought), and they actually published it! Reaction from local GOP loyalists and Tea Potty people was swift and fierce. Here's a sampling: