Tuesday, April 23, 2019

West Virginia's Deadbeat, Absentee Governor


The state of West Virginia recently had the dubious honor of seeing its governor as the subject of a Forbes article - an article that definitely was not kind to Jim Justice.

The Forbes piece is hardly the first time the media has reported on Justice's tendency to avoid paying fines, taxes and settlements. Such stories circulated long before he was elected governor... patterns of misbehavior that have made him a pariah in government and business circles.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

The Art Of the Snow Job


“Let me tell you exactly what my message is: The Republican Party will soon be known as the party of health care,” Donald Trump said recently. “You watch.”

We've already sat through this act once. Trump made the same grand promise in 2018, touting insurance for everybody, regardless of their ability to pay. He then presented absolutely no means to accomplish this.